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- Ricker, Matthew C.; Lockaby, B. Graeme; Blosser, Gavin D.; Conner, William H.
- Biogeochemistry 2016 v.127 no.2-3 pp. 323-338
- hardwood forests, etc ; Acer rubrum; Solenopsis invicta; carbon; carbon sequestration; decayed wood; drought; ecosystems; floodplains; forest litter; invertebrates; landscapes; mineralization; national parks; nitrogen; nutrients; overstory; phosphorus; primary productivity; South Carolina; Show all 20 Subjects
- ... Downed woody debris is an important component of the forest floor, responsible for long-term storage of nutrients in many ecosystems. In large floodplain forests of the southeastern United States, wood loads are relatively low, suggesting these landscapes may promote rapid decomposition and nutrient turnover rates. The goals of this study were to identify the major factors responsible for wood dec ...