boreal forest, china, forest, research, wildfires

Post-fire Understory Recovery in Chinese Boreal Forest

Increasing disturbances and activities in disturbed boreal forest areas greatly contribute to the global degradation of forested ecosystems, with important influences on biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. Thus, understanding the restoration processes of forest biodiversity, community structure, and ecosystem functioning is a key issue in restoration ecology. In a boreal forest, understory vegetation composes the majority ...

Troy Oakes

A fire in a boreal forest.