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Vulnerability of uneven-aged forests to storm damage

Marc Hanewinkel, Thomas Kuhn, Harald Bugmann, Adrian Lanz and Peter Brang.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

October 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6529 words.

Uneven-aged forests are assumed to have a high stability against storm damage but have rarely been analysed for vulnerability to storm damage due to a lack of a sufficient empirical...

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Storm and snow damage in a Norway spruce thinning experiment in southern Sweden

Cristofer Wallentin and Urban Nilsson.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

April 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7050 words.

To assess uncertainties regarding the effects of thinning on risks of storm and snow damage, three thinning treatments (control, normal and heavy: 0, 30 and 61 per cent basal area removal,...

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Analysis of wind damage caused by multiple tropical storm events in Japanese Cryptomeria japonica forests

Kana Kamimura, Satoshi Saito, Hiroko Kinoshita, Kenji Kitagawa, Takanori Uchida and Hiromi Mizunaga.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

October 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 5741 words.

This study analyzed wind damage caused by tropical storms from 1991 to 2007 to Japanese forests mainly consisting of Cryptomeria japonica. Statistical analyses based on logistic regression...

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Financial impact evaluation of catastrophic storm damage in Irish forestry: a case study. I. Stumpage losses

Maarten Nieuwenhuis and Edmond O'connor.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

An occasional feature of the windy and oceanic Irish climate is the occurrence of storms, which cause damage to forests on a catastrophic scale. Such storms can result in substantial...

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An assessment of stem breakage and the reduction in timber volume and value recovery resulting from a catastrophic storm: an Irish case study

Maarten Nieuwenhuis and P.J. Fitzpatrick.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

This article reports on a study initiated to assess in detail the volume and value recovery losses associated with damage resulting from a 1998 catastrophic storm in Ireland. The results...

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Financial impact evaluation of catastrophic storm damage in Irish forestry: a case study. II. Future revenue losses

Maarten Nieuwenhuis and Edmond O'connor.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

The objective of the research reported in this article was to identify factors influencing the economic impact of catastrophic storm damage in forestry. The study was based on data from...

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Testing of WindFIRM/ForestGALES_BC: A hybrid-mechanistic model for predicting windthrow in partially harvested stands

Kenneth E. Byrne and Stephen J. Mitchell.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

April 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7483 words.

Windthrow is a common problem in forest management, particularly in areas exposed by recent harvesting or thinning. A hybrid-mechanistic model, WindFIRM/ForestGALES_BC, which builds upon...

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Observations and predictions of wind damage to Larix kaempferi trees following thinning at an early growth stage

Kana Kamimura, Barry A. Gardiner and Shinya Koga.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

October 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 8628 words.

Abstract

It is important to find effective forest management strategies to reduce wind damage risk, which is expected to increase due to climate change and...

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Experimental investigation on green roofs over buildings

Shrikant Pandey, D.A. Hindoliya and Ritu Mod.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

March 2013; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 3086 words.

Green roof is a passive cooling technique that stops incoming solar radiation from reaching the building structure below. Many studies have been conducted over the past 10 years to consider...

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Effectiveness of clearcut edge windfirming treatments in coastal British Columbia: short‐term results

Charles A. Rowan, Stephen J. Mitchell and Hailemariam Temesgen.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

Routine winter storms often cause windthrow along new stand edges exposed by clearcutting in coastal British Columbia. The operational efficiency of top‐pruning, topping and edge feathering...

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Using competition and light estimates to predict diameter and height growth of naturally regenerated beech seedlings growing under changing canopy conditions

Catherine Collet and Clement Chenost.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

December 2006; p ublished online August 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6275 words.

In a naturally regenerated beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) stand in northeastern France, five regeneration patches were selected with different degrees of canopy closure; the percentage of...

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Monitoring of windthrow occurrence and progression in spruce forests in Britain

C. P. QUINE and P. D. BELL.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

The results of monitoring windthrow occurrence in eight forest areas in Britain are presented. The extent of windthrow was calculated from aerial photographs, and combined with stand data...

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The suitability of Doppler lidar for characterizing the wind field above forest edges

KATJA TRÄUMNER, A. WIESER, B. RUCK, C. FRANK, L. RÖHNER and 
Ch. KOTTMEIER.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

July 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7906 words.

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This study focuses on the usage of Doppler lidar to provide information about the turbulence structure above forest edges. Comparison with...

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Developing a decision support approach to reduce wind damage risk – a case study on sugi (Cryptomeria japonica (L.f.) D.Don) forests in Japan

Kana Kamimura, Barry Gardiner, Akio Kato, Takuya Hiroshima and Norihiko Shiraishi.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

July 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7380 words.

A decision support-based approach has been developed in order to help recommend silvicultural treatments for reducing typhoon wind damage in Japanese forests. A case study was conducted on...

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Oak decline and red oak borer outbreak: impact in upland oak-hickory forests of Arkansas, USA

Laurel J. Haavik, Joshua S. Jones, Larry D. Galligan, James M. Guldin and Fred M. Stephen.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

July 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7328 words.

Oak-hickory forests in the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas recently experienced an episode of oak mortality in concert with an outbreak of the red oak borer (Enaphalodes rufulus (H...

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Sea salt impact on forests in western Norway

Dan Aamlid and Richard Horntvedt.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

Several strong westerly storms hit western Norway during the winter of 1986/87. We studied the uptake, loss and visible effects of sea salt aerosols in Scots pine and Norway spruce. Foliage...

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Salvage logging after windthrow alters microsite diversity, abundance and environment, but not vegetation

Chris J. Peterson and Andrea D. Leach.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

July 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6686 words.

An increasing number of researchers propose that disturbance effects in forests are mediated through ‘legacies', which are organisms or organically derived structures that persist after a...

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Long‐term change and implications for the management of wood‐pastures: experience over 40 years from Denny Wood, New Forest

Edward P. Mountford and George F. Peterken.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

Long‐term changes in Denny Wood, an ancient wood‐pasture in the New Forest, were recorded on two permanent transects. One was located in an unenclosed part of the wood, which remained open...

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