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Reversal of human-induced vegetation changes in Sequoia National Park, California

David Graham Roy

Reversal of human-induced vegetation changes in Sequoia National Park, California

by David Graham Roy

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest ecology -- California -- Sequoia National Park,
  • Botany,
  • Sequoia National Park (Calif.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby David Graham Roy
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 75 leaves :
    Number of Pages75
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15009642M

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Please, subscribe or. Vegetation changes in Sequoia National Park, California. J.L. Vankat and J. Major. Journal of Biogeography, (back to s) Fire History of a Sequoia-Mixed Conifer Forest. (Acrobat PDF file - kb) B.M. Kilgore and D. Taylor. Ecology Abstract; Impact of Fire Suppression on a Mixed-Conifer Forest.

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() Divergence in Californian Vegetation and Fire Regimes Induced by Cited by: 1. The Giant Sequoia National Monument we propose will protect close toacres currently managed by the Forest Service (, acres mi acres of in-holdings). This compares to theacres that Sequoia National Park uses to protect its half of the ecosystem (with somewhat fewer groves).

Among Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks’ rich diversity of plants and animals are other elements that are not as obvious but equally important. An air flow eddy circles around the neighboring San Joaquin Valley and carries air pollution from human activity and.

Age class structure varies in mixed stands with a California black oak component. In stands where fire has been excluded, there is a trend towards mostly mature (>50 years) California black oaks, few seedlings and sprouts, and almost no saplings [].In a Placer County, California, mixed-conifer-California black oak stand, mean California black oak age was years, ranging from 58 to.

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The second, at Rabbit Meadow (Sequoia National Forest, California) is also anthropogenic but less obviously so, since it is caused by changes in the quality and distribution of native plants. most visible human-induced changes to the biosphere (Smith ; Smith and Schindler ).

These effects in freshwater ecosystems include major functional and compositional shifts (Scheffer et al. ; Schindler ), decreased species diversity (Kneitel and Lessin ), and loss of trophic levels (Smith ). Indeed, changes in.

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