Aspen Bibliography

Title

Data on Overstory and understory Trees in Aspen-Dominated Boreal Mixedwood Stands Over 20 Years After Partial Harvesting

Document Type

Article

Journal/Book Title/Conference

Data in Brief

Volume

17

First Page

284

Last Page

287

Publication Date

2018

DOI

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2018.01.019

Abstract

Growing demand for non-timber forest ecosystem services has resulted in increased use of partial harvesting in boreal forests. Since the 1990s, multiple studies have yielded short-term responses to partial harvesting. Here we present an inventory of longer-term (20 years) responses of overstory and understory trees to partial harvesting in aspen-dominated boreal mixedwood stands. Pre- and post-harvesting overstory trees were mapped and measured for total height and diameter at breast height (DBH); understory trees were measured for total height. Codes identify tree species, treatments, and years since harvest. Data are stored in separate Microsoft Excel spreadsheets: overstory trees, understory trees, and years after harvesting.

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