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Structural and floristic variation in the forest communities of the West Tamar, Tasmania
Brown, MJ and Buckney, RT (1983) Structural and floristic variation in the forest communities of the West Tamar, Tasmania. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 117. pp. 135-152. ISSN 0080-4703
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The forest communities in the West Tamar were sampled by a stratified random process using 55 plots selected after preliminary analysis of 243 Forestry Commission continuous forest inventory plots, which occur in the area. A total of 13 floristic units were recognised and described. The relationship of the floristic units to changing water availability, drainage, soil fertility and fire frequency are assessed and the problems of structural versus floristic classifications of forest types are discussed.
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Page Range:||pp. 135-152|
|Collections:||Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Additional Information:||Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Date Deposited:||25 May 2012 04:05|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:35|
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