Chapter 8 – Natural versus Human Disturbances of Old-growth
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On August 28th, 1986, strong winds from Typhoon 15 reached the southern and western slopes of the Changbaishan Natural Reserve (CNR) (长白山自然保护区). The winds knocked down 9924.5 hectares of trees, in a phenomenon called “windthrow.” Ninety-eight per…

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Shen, Xiaohui and Piao, Zhengji, “Chapter 8 – Natural versus Human Disturbances of Old-growth”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 16 December 2017 <>
First published online: 2016

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