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Disturbance, Scale, and Boundary in Wilderness ManagementAuthor(s): Peter S. White; Jonathan Harrod; Joan L. Walker; Anke Jentsch
Source: USDA Forest Service Proceedings RMRS-P-15VOL-2.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionNatural disturbances are critical to wilderness management. This paper reviews recent research on natural disturbance and addresses the problem of managing for disturbances in a world of human-imposed scales and boundaries. The dominant scale issue in disturbance management is the question of patch dynamic equilibrium. The dominant boundary issue in disturbance management is the effect. of boundary conditions on disturbance frequency and magnitude. Human property and attitudes outside wilderness areas influence management decisions on disturbances within natural areas.
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CitationWhite, Peter S.; Harrod, Jonathan; Walker, Joan L.; Jentsch, Anke. 2000. Disturbance, Scale, and Boundary in Wilderness Management. USDA Forest Service Proceedings RMRS-P-15VOL-2.
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