An ecological classification system was developed for Northern Albertathrough the analysis of vegetation, soil, site, and forest productivityinformation. Title, Field Guide to Ecosites of Northern Alberta Special Report (Canadian Forest Service), 5 · Volume 5 of Special report (Northern Forestry Centre ( Canada))). Field guide to ecosites of northern Alberta / [by] J.D. Beckingham and J.H. Archibald. An ecological classification system was developed for northern Alberta.
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Enter search query Clear Text. Saved Searches Advanced Search. Browse Browse, collapsed Browse. Audience Kids Teens Adults Teachers. An ecological classification system was developed for west-centralAlberta through the analysis of vegetation, soil, site, and forestproductivity information. The hierarchical classification system hasthree levels – ecosite, ecosite phase and plant community type.
Forty-four ecosites are described with further detail provided bysubdivision into ecosite and ecosite phase and plant community type. Asoil type classification system that describes 17 soil types was alsodeveloped. Management interpretations were made for drought, excessmoisture, soil rutting hazard, soil compaction hazard, puddling hazard,soil erosion hazard, frost heave hazard, soil temperature limitations,vegetation competition, and windthrow hazard.
Colour photos anddrawings for common plants of west-central Alberta are presented.
Field Guide to Ecosites of Southwestern Alberta | Land Stewardship Centre of Canada
An index listing common and scientific names of illustrated plants isincluded. Keys to ecological variables, definitions of soil horizondesignations, and a glossary are also included. Ian George William Archibald, J.
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Forest Ecology — Alberta — Classification. Forest Site Quality — Alberta. Find it at EPL. City of Edmonton Website.