Canadian Forest Service Publications

Paludification: causes and effects. 2010. Bernier, P.Y.; Paré, D. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. Branching out, No. 56. 2 p.

Year: 2010

Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 31546

Language: English

Series: Branching Out (LFC - Québec)

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In northwestern Quebec, a large portion of the boreal forest is subject to paludification, a natural process involving the gradual accumulation of a thick layer of organic matter. Can the degree of paludification be predicted? What impact does it have on forest productivity?

Also available under the title:
La paludification : ses causes et ses effets. L’éclaircie du Service canadien des forêts, Centre de foresterie des Laurentides. No. 56. (French)