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Fire disturbance mapping in a northern boreal forest using AVHRR/NDVI imagery : comparing techniques of change detection and substrate correction
Ontario’s landmass north of 51° latitude has been designated as the least intensively managed zone with respect to fire protection. Consequently, large natural fires dominate the boreal landscape. This northern zone, ...
Ojibway plant taxonomy at Lac Seul First Nation, Ontario, Canada
The Ojibway (Anishinabe) of Lac Seul First N ation reside in the transition zone of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence and southern Boreal Forest regions of northwestern Ontario, Canada. Hunting and gathering of certain animal ...
Effects of soil temperature on growth and biomass allocation in four boreal tree species
Trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx.), black spruce (Picea mariana (Mill.) B.S.P.), white spruce (Picea glauca (Moench) Voss), and jack pine (Pinus banksiana Lamb.) seedlings were subject to seven soil temperature ...
Stand structural dynamics of boreal conifer, mixedwood, and broadleaf fire- and clearcut logging-origin stands in central Canada
Stand structure has been linked to forest regeneration, nutrient cycling, wildlife habitat, biodiversity, and climate regulation. A review and synthesis of literature indicated that boreal forest stand structure is ...