This is a field-based study of intermediate wind disturbance (i.e., blowdown) effects on forest structure, composition, and carbon dynamics. Under Professor William Keeton's supervision, field crews collected data at four sites at multiple points in time. One of the primary outcomes is a journal article in Ecological Applications.
The primary objective of this study is to quantify the stand-scale effects of intermediate-severity blowdown on (1) live and dead legacy structure, (2) aboveground carbon storage, and (3) tree regeneration and associated stand dynamics.
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Status - Active
Start date: 2007-08-22
Anticipated end date: 2015-08-13