Landscape and regional impacts of hurricanes in Puerto Rico
Boose, Emery Robert
Serrano, Mayra I.
Foster, David Russell
- Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Caribbean | Fujita scale | historical record | hurricane | landscape patterns | modeling | natural disturbance | Puerto Rico | regional patterns | topographic exposure | tropical forests | wind damage
Puerto Rico is subject to frequent and severe impacts from hurricanes, whose long-term ecological role must be assessed on a scale of centuries. In this study we applied a method for reconstructing hurricane disturbance regimes developed in an earlier study of hurricane...