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- Hanna, L.; Kissick, A. L.; McCroskey, E.; Holland, J. D.
- Ecosphere 2019 v.10 no.4 pp. e02682
- hardwood forests, etc ; biodiversity; community structure; decayed wood; ecological imbalance; ecological resilience; ecosystems; even-aged management; forest communities; insect communities; pests; prediction; trees; uneven-aged management; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... Resilience is the ability of an ecosystem to return to a previous state following disturbance. Ecological communities may demonstrate resilience after long periods of time. However, short‐term outcomes of disturbance may be reduced functionality despite an increase in biodiversity, a phenomenon known as the disturbance paradox. Silvicultural management regimes are ecological disturbances that vary ...
- Bondi, Cheryl A.; Beier, Colin M.; Ducey, Peter K.; Lawrence, Gregory B.; Bailey, Scott
- Ecosphere 2016 v.7 no.4
- hardwood forests, etc ; Desmognathus; Plethodon cinereus; acid deposition; acid soils; acid tolerance; adults; biogeochemical cycles; body size; cations; chemical bases; ecosystems; embryogenesis; food webs; forest litter; habitat destruction; intraspecific variation; landscapes; life history; microhabitats; neutralization; salamanders and newts; soil acidification; soil pH; surveys; Adirondacks; Northeastern United States; Show all 27 Subjects
- ... Hardwood forests of eastern North America have experienced decades of acidic deposition, leading to soil acidification where base cation supply was insufficient to neutralize acid inputs. Negative impacts of soil acidity on amphibians include disrupted embryonic development, lower growth rates, and habitat loss. However, some amphibians exhibit intraspecific variation in acid tolerance, suggesting ...