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- Ribeiro, G.H.P.M.; Chambers, J.Q.; Peterson, C.J.; Trumbore, S.E.; Magnabosco Marra, D.; Wirth, C.; Cannon, J.B.; Négron-Juárez, R.I.; Lima, A.J.N.; de Paula, E.V.C.M.; Santos, J.; Higuchi, N.
- Forest ecology and management 2016 v.380 pp. 1-10
- Eschweilera; Scleronema; basins; clay fraction; ecosystems; models; plateaus; regression analysis; soil texture; storms; topography; torque; tree and stand measurements; tree mortality; trees; tropical forests; valleys; variance; wind damage; wind resistance; wind speed; windthrow; wood density; Amazonia
- ... High descending winds generated by convective storms are a frequent and a major source of tree mortality disturbance events in the Amazon, affecting forest structure and diversity across a variety of scales, and more frequently observed in western and central portions of the basin. Soil texture in the Central Amazon also varies significantly with elevation along a topographic gradient, with decrea ...