Programmatic background, site description, experimental approach and treatment, and natural disturbances

  • Authors: Swank, Wayne T.; Webster, Jackson
  • Publication Year: 2014
  • Publication Series: Book Chapter
  • Source: In: Swank, Wayne T.; Webster, Jackson R., comps., eds. Long-term response of a forest watershed ecosystem. Clearcutting in the southern Appalachian. Oxford University Press: 1-10.

Abstract

This volume is a synthesis of a long-term interdisciplinary study of watershed ecosystem responses to a forest-management disturbance. Specifically, a commercial clearcut cable logging experiment was initiated on Watershed 7 (WS 7) at the Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory in 1975 to elucidate ecosystem structure and function by testing hypotheses associated with the hydrologic, biogeochemical, and ecological processes of mixed deciduous forests. Practical forest-management objectives were also integral to the research.

  • Citation: Swank, Wayne T.; Webster, Jackson, R. 2014. Programmatic background, site description, experimental approach and treatment, and natural disturbances. In: Swank, Wayne T.; Webster, Jackson R., comps., eds. Long-term response of a forest watershed ecosystem. Clearcutting in the southern Appalachian. Oxford University Press: 1-10.
  • Posted Date: May 19, 2014
  • Modified Date: September 25, 2014
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