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Uncertainty and risk analysis in forest ecosystem dynamics

  1. Content type: Research article

    With the loss of species worldwide due to anthropogenic factors, especially in forested ecosystems, it has become more urgent than ever to understand the biodiversity-ecosystem functioning relationship (BEFR)....

    Authors: James V Watson, Jingjing Liang, Patrick C Tobin, Xiangdong Lei, James S Rentch and Catherine E Artis

    Citation: Forest Ecosystems 2015 2:22

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Forest management faces a climate induced shift in growth potential and increasing current and emerging new risks. Vulnerability analysis provides decision support based on projections of natural resources tak...

    Authors: Matthias Albert, Jan Hansen, Jürgen Nagel, Matthias Schmidt and Hermann Spellmann

    Citation: Forest Ecosystems 2015 2:14

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Forest managers must deal with inherently stochastic ecological and economic processes. The future growth of trees is uncertain, and so is their value. The randomness of low-impact, high frequency or rare cata...

    Authors: Joseph Buongiorno and Mo Zhou

    Citation: Forest Ecosystems 2015 2:4

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  4. Content type: Review

    This article considers threats to a project slipping on budget, schedule and fit-for-purpose. Threat is used here as the collective for risks (quantifiable bad things that can happen) and uncertainties (poorly...

    Authors: Mike Mentis

    Citation: Forest Ecosystems 2015 2:2

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  5. Content type: Research article

    In this paper, a regression model for predicting the spatial distribution of forest cockchafer larvae in the Hessian Ried region (Germany) is presented. The forest cockchafer, a native biotic pest, is a major ...

    Authors: Matthias Schmidt and Rainer Hurling

    Citation: Forest Ecosystems 2014 1:19

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