Forest Ecology and Management 363 (2016) 169–178 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Forest Ecology and Management journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/foreco Frequent severe natural disturbances and non-equilibrium landscape dynamics shaped the mountain spruce forest in central Europe Vojteˇch Cada , Robert C. Morrissey, Zuzana Michalová, Radek Bacˇe, Pavel Janda, Miroslav Svoboda Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, Department of Forest Ecology, Kamycká 129, 165 21 Praha 6 – Suchdol, Prague, Czech Republic article i nfo abstract Article history: Disturbances shape forest structure and composition, but the temporal dynamics of disturbance patterns, Received 11 December 2015 their inﬂuence on dynamics of forest structural complexity, and the potential impacts of ongoing climate Accepted 16 December 2015 changes are not fully understood. We addressed these issues by focusing on (1) long-term, landscape Available online 4 January 2016 level retrospective analysis of disturbance dynamics of mountain Norway spruce (Picea abies) forest; (2) testing for the prevailing disturbance agent; and (3) the detection of disturbance drivers, particularly Keywords: site conditions, using a dendrochronological approach. Disturbance regime We had a unique opportunity to sample a large area of natural forest (in otherwise altered region) in Disturbance synchronization Bohemian Forest, that was
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