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From the forest to the sea: a story of fallen trees.Author(s): Chris Maser; Robert F. Tarrant; James M. Trappe; Jerry F. Franklin
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-229. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 153 p
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionLarge, fallen trees in various stages of decay contribute much-needed diversity of ecological processes to terrestrial, aquatic, estuarine, coastal beach, and open ocean habitats in the Pacific Northwest. intensive utilization and management can deprive these habitats of large, fallen trees. This publication presents sound information for managers making resource management decisions on the impact of this loss on habitat diversity and on ecological processes that have an impact on long-term ecosystem productivity.
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CitationMaser, Chris; Tarrant, Robert F.; Trappe, James M.; Franklin, Jerry F., tech. eds. 1988. From the forest to the sea: a story of fallen trees. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-229. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 153 p
KeywordsDecomposition, fallen trees, habitat diversity, ecosystem function, land, water, sea
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