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BOOK REVIEWS: Forest Dynamics and Disturbance Regimes: Studies from Temperate Evergreen-Deciduous Forests

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The structure of forests in any place is largely the result of the timing and character of past disturbance events. Disturbance opens forest ecosystems for colonization of species and is essential for the long-term survival of both plant and animal species within a forested region. This book focuses on the long-term dynamics of the Lake States Region located within the states of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota in the United States. While the book is regional in its coverage, the approach used in examining disturbance factors that drive forest change could be used for any other region. The author concentrates on three main disturbance factors: fire, wind, and herbivores.
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Keywords: environmental management; forest; forest management; forest resources; forestry; forestry research; forestry science; natural resource management; natural resources

Document Type: Miscellaneous

Affiliations: Professor of Forest Ecology Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University, 1159 Forestry Building, West Lafayette, IN, 47906,

Publication date: 2003-02-01

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  • Forest Science is a peer-reviewed journal publishing fundamental and applied research that explores all aspects of natural and social sciences as they apply to the function and management of the forested ecosystems of the world. Topics include silviculture, forest management, biometrics, economics, entomology & pathology, fire & fuels management, forest ecology, genetics & tree improvement, geospatial technologies, harvesting & utilization, landscape ecology, operations research, forest policy, physiology, recreation, social sciences, soils & hydrology, and wildlife management.
    Forest Science is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October, and December.

    2016 Impact Factor: 1.782 (Rank 17/64 in forestry)

    Average time from submission to first decision: 62.5 days*
    June 1, 2016 to Feb. 28, 2017

    Also published by SAF:
    Journal of Forestry
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