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We investigated current forest composition in relation to land use history at Broad Meadow Brook, a 157 ha urban wildlife sanctuary in Worcester, central Massachusetts. We obtained historical information from aerial photographs dating back to 1938, maps dating to 1831, various published sources,...

Bertin, R. I.; DeGasperis, B. G.; Sabloff, J. M.
New England Botanical Club, Lawrence, USA
Rhodora, 2006, 108, 934, pp 119-141

Dendrochronological techniques were used to investigate the dynamics of an old-growth forest on the extreme slope (65%) at Ice Glen Natural Area in southwestern Massachusetts. The site represented a rare opportunity to study the disturbance history, successional development, and responses to...

Abrams, M. D.; Gevel, S. van de; Dodson, R. C.; Copenheaver, C. A.
Canadian Journal of Botany, 2000, 78, 7, pp 851-861

Dendroecological techniques were used to examine the patterns of canopy recruitment in relation to disturbance history for 2 dominant but ecologically contrasting species, Pinus strobus (white pine, disturbance dependent) and Tsuga canadensis (hemlock, late successional), in a 300-yr-old primary...

Abrams, M. D.; Orwig, D. A.
Journal of Ecology (Oxford), 1996, 84, 3, pp 353-363

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