Forest Ecology and Forest Ecosystem
Forest Ecology and Forest Ecosystem NRES 250
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Emily Weiler on Friday October 9, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to NRES 250 at University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point taught by Shelli Dubay in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 32 views. For similar materials see Intro to Fish and Wildlife in Environmental Science at University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point.
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Date Created: 10/09/15
Forest Ecology and Forest Ecosystem Ecology Study interactions between organisms in the environment 0 Autecology Species and environment 0 Synecology All organisms complex interactions and environment 0 Important Forestry ideally is not a random set of actions 0 Ideally predict outcomes Forest management applied forest ecology Species dynamics succession growth and yield economics 0 How do trees regenerate 0 Seeds wind water mechanical animal Hedge apples Buckeye 0 Roots and stump sprouts o Rhizomes root and Stolon s shoot 0 Fragments and layering 0 Growth responses and environmental gradients 0 Important species and Disturbance Determinants o Ecophysiology o Disturbance regimes Tolerance 0 Ability to persist in stressful evironments o Biotic living and Abiotic water soils pH temp factors 0 Light tolerance basis for forest development 0 Competition 0 More things more space 0 Some dielive Stand structure 0 Physical presence 0 Temporal distribution 0 Spatial distribution 0 Horizontal and vertical distribution 0 Common attributes measured Height and diameter Crown strata layers 0 Forest biomes and communities Structure Site factors and tolerance Presence of organisms Competition between and among organisms Within a species no change in competition 0 Between species change in composition Continuous change and Seres 0 Early stages successional sere 0 Later stage climax sere OOOO Disturbance is importance 0 Fire Wind lce storms Moisture stress Insects and disease Wildlife Humans Primary types 0 Hydrarch on or near water pond or lake 0 Mesarch substrate other than rock OOOOOO Species composition 0 Intolerance o Tolerant Structure and age of trees 0 Even aged likely to be intolerant o Uneven aged likely to be tolerant
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