Title

Simulation Modeling of Forest Landscape Disturbances: Vegetation Dynamics and Biogeochemistry

Published In

Simulation Modeling of Forest Landscape Disturbances

Document Type

Citation

Publication Date

2015

Abstract

This is a book chapter within Simulation Modeling of Forest Landscape Disturbances. Forest landscape disturbances are a global phenomenon. Simulation models are an important tool in understanding these broad scale processes and exploring their effects on forest ecosystems. This book contains a collection of insights from a group of ecologists who address a variety of processes: physical disturbances such as drought, wind, and fire; biological disturbances such as defoliating insects and bark beetles; anthropogenic influences; interactions among disturbances; effects of climate change on disturbances; and the recovery of forest landscapes from disturbances—all from a simulation modeling perspective. These discussions and examples offer a broad synopsis of the state of this rapidly evolving subject.

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© 2015 Springer. All rights reserved.

DOI

10.1007/978-3-319-19809-5

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/19622

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