Research About standing dead

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Animal use of dead and down timber

Snags and blowdown trees that were killed by the May 1980 eruption were marked for future study. Objectives were to document animal use of snags and down timber and to observe changes in decay stage and wood nutrient status. Sound trees with bark and branches intact were originally marked in several areas of blowdown and standing dead zones.

 

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Plant succession and Pacific silver fir (Abies amabilis) mortality

The post-eruption remeasurement of ecology reconnaissance plots installed before 1980 is comprised of five distinct parts. The most basic information was collected on 76 plots relocated during the summer of 1981. Photo points and reconnaissance level plots identical to the pre-eruption plots were installed.

 

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