Frequent wildfires erode tree persistence and alter stand structure and initial composition of a fire-tolerant sub-alpine forest
Thomas A Fairman, Lauren T Bennett, Shauna Tupper, Craig R Nitschke
Journal of Vegetation Science | WILEY | Published : 2017
Awarded by ARC Linkage Projects grant
This research was conducted with Parks Victoria National Park Permit #10007138. The authors would like to thank Tim Willersdorf and Ben Smith for assisting with fieldwork, and two reviewers for their instructive and thoughtful comments. The research was funded by an Australian Postgraduate Award, with support from an ARC Linkage Projects grant (LP120200795), a Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment, a VEAC Bill Borthwick Student Scholarship and the Integrated Forest Ecosystem Research program supported by Victoria's Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning.