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Simulating the effects of future fire regimes on western Canadian boreal forests

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2003

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de Groot, W. J., Bothwell, P. M., Carlsson, D. H., and Logan, K. A., 2003, Simulating the effects of future fire regimes on western Canadian boreal forests: Journal of Vegetation Science, v. 14, no. 3, p. 355-364.

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Abstract. Effects of future fire regimes on boreal tree species and plant functional types were studied in W Canada using a simulation approach. Present (1975?1990) and future (2080?2100) fire regimes were simulated using data from the Canadian Global Coupled Model (CGCM1). The long-term effects of these fire regimes were simulated using a stand level, boreal fire effects model (BORFIRE) developed for this study. Changes in forest composition and biomass storage due to future altered fire regimes were determined by comparing the effects of present and future fire regimes on forest stands over a 400-yr period. Differences in the two scenarios after 400 yr indicate shifting trends in forest composition and biomass that can be expected [...]

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NWBLCC-20160406.xml

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DOI http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 10.1111/j.1654-1103.2003.tb02161.x
ISSN http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 1654-1103

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