Essays about: "understorey"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the word understorey.

  1. 1. Increased Drought and Fire Intensity Regimes Reduce the Ecological Resilience of Mediterranean Forests in the South-West Australian Floristic Region

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildning

    Author : Shareen Sanders; [2020]
    Keywords : Allometric models; Above-ground biomass AGB ; drought; fire; disturbance; understorey; resilience; Mediterranean.;

    Abstract : Future climate projections suggest an increase in average temperature as well as a decrease in average winter rainfall across the south-west Australian floristic region (SWAFR). These adverse future climatic conditions will amplify the intensity and frequency of disturbance events such as drought and fire. READ MORE

  2. 2. Forest succession on abandoned agricultural land and its carbon stock

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Parisa Mazinanian; [2017]
    Keywords : forest succession; carbon stock; tree species; understorey vegetation; agricultural land abandonment; biomass; secondary forest; old-growth forest; soil carbon; carbon sequestration;

    Abstract : The development of secondary forest on abandoned agricultural lands has proven significant to land cover changes, especially in marginal areas across Europe. It is therefore important to quantify secondary forest succession in order to sustainably manage forest and agricultural resources, and also for modelling climate change. READ MORE

  3. 3. Introduktion av buskskikt i ungskogar

    University essay from SLU/Landscape Management, Design, and Construction (until 121231)

    Author : Richard Lymer; [2010]
    Keywords : buskar; buskskikt; tätortsnära skogar; ungskogar; profildiagram; kronprojektion; struktur;

    Abstract : Young stands in urban forests often lack a shrub layer, though shrubs play an important structural and biological role in forests. All layers interact with one another to form a multilayered stand, in which shrubs have a vital role. READ MORE

  4. 4. The importance of undergrowth vegetation and browsing pattern on oak seedlings

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Mariama Mattila; [2010]
    Keywords : oak; seedling; browsing; undergrowth vegetation;

    Abstract : This 30 ECTS master thesis aim was to investigate how the species composition andstructures in the understorey vegetation community affects oak seedling browsing risk,frequency and severity.The study was conducted in 10 mixed broadleaved forests in Southern Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Förröjning i förstagalling - vad kostar det och följer utförarna instruktionerna?

    University essay from SLU/School for Forest Management

    Author : Anders Eriksson; Anders Lindberg; [2010]
    Keywords : Förröjning; Underväxtröjning; Första gallring;

    Abstract : This report is a B.Sc. Forestry thesis work at the school for Forest Management, SLU. The work was an assignment from the forest owners’ association Mellanskog. READ MORE