- Legacies of historical land use on regional forest composition and structure in Wisconsin, USA (mid-1800s-1930s-2000s)Jeanine M Rhemtulla
Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
Ecol Appl 19:1061-78. 2009..Although the nature of the future forests will be determined in part by climate change and other exogenous variables, land use is likely to remain the driving factor...
- Historical forest baselines reveal potential for continued carbon sequestrationJeanine M Rhemtulla
Department of Geography, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:6082-7. 2009..Restoring historical carbon stocks across the landscape will therefore require reassessing overall land-use choices, but a range of options can be ranked and considered under changing needs for ecosystem services...
- Land-use poverty traps identified in shifting cultivation systems shape long-term tropical forest coverOliver T Coomes
Department of Geography, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 2K6
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:13925-30. 2011..Path dependency in the evolution of household land portfolios and land use strategies strongly influences not only the wellbeing of forest people but also the dynamics of tropical deforestation and secondary forest regrowth...