Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project: site history, soils, landforms, woody and herbaceous vegetation, down wood, and inventory methods for the landscape experiment.Author(s): Stephen R. Shifley; Brian L., eds. Brookshire
Source: General Technical Report NC-208. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 314 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionDescribes vegetation and physical site conditions at the initiation (1991-1995) of the Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project (MOFEP) in the southeastern Missouri Ozarks. Provides detailed information on sampling protocols and summarizes initial conditions of the landscape experiment prior to harvest treatments. Summaries are by plot, by ~800-acre experimental unit, and by ecological landtype. The detailed information serves as a baseline for the century-long MOFEP experiment and for comparison with forest conditions in the regions.
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CitationShifley, Stephen R.; Brookshire, Brian L., eds. 2000. Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project: site history, soils, landforms, woody and herbaceous vegetation, down wood, and inventory methods for the landscape experiment. General Technical Report NC-208. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsecosystem management, species composition, forest size structure, coarse woody debris, sampling, forest soils, oak-hickory forest, shortleaf pine, fire history
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