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Vegetation and SoilsAuthor(s): Sammy L. King; Mark H. Eisenbies; David Gartner
Source: In: Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-38. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. p. 23-28.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionCharacterization of bottomland hardwood vegetation in relatively undisturbed forests can provide critical information for developing effective wetland creation and restoration techniques and for assessing the impacts of management and development. Classification is a useful technique in characterizing vegetation because it summarizes complex data sets, assists in hypothesis generation about factors influencing community variation, and helps refine models of community structure. Hierarchical classification of communities is particularly useful for showing relationships among samples (Gauche 1982).
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CitationBurke, Marianne K.; King, Sammy L.; Eisenbies, Mark H.; Gartner, David. 2000. Vegetation and Soils. In: Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-38. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. p. 23-28.
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