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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1998)

Document title

Productivity, population structure and subsistence use of a white spruce forest in the Kennicott Valley, Alaska

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

LOSO M. ;

Abstract

White spruce on 26 sites in a sparsely populated Alaskan valley was examined for management of subsistence firewood and house-log harvest. Residants were interviewed to ascertain harvest patterns and quantities. Sites had even-age stands and mixed-age stands ; the latter exhibited old-age characteristics. Old-age stands and mixed-age stands ; the latter exhibited old-age characteristics. Old-age stands were found to be declining in tree sensity due to harvests and beetle outbreaks. Small community wood-lots are recommended as an alternative to selective harvest. - (SLD)

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Mountain research and development / ISSN 0276-4741

Editor : United Nations University, Tokyo - JAPON (1981)

Millesime : 1998, vol. 18, no4 [pp. 285-308]

Bibliographic references : 56 ref.

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 27286

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