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dc.contributor.authorResende, Angélica Faria de-
dc.contributor.authorNelson, Bruce Walker-
dc.contributor.authorFlores, Bernardo Monteiro-
dc.contributor.authorAlmeida, Danilo Roberti Alves de-
dc.description.abstractNeighboring upland and nutrient-poor seasonally flooded Amazon forests were penetrated by a fire in 2009, providing a natural comparative experiment of fire damage for these widespread forest types. In upland, only 16 ± 10% (±2 SEM) of stems and 21 ± 8% of basal area were lost to fire, while seasonally flooded forest lost 59 ± 13% of stems and 57 ± 13% of basal area. Drier understory contributes to greater flammability. Much of the area occupied by seasonally flooded woody vegetation (>11.5 percent of the Amazon region) is vulnerable to fire due to high flammability and slow recovery. © 2014 The Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation.en
dc.relation.ispartofVolume 46, Número 6, Pags. 643-646pt_BR
dc.titleFire damage in seasonally flooded and upland forests of the Central Amazonen
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