Landscape and regional impacts of hurricanes in Puerto Rico

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Boose, Emery Robert; Serrano, Mayra I.; Foster, David Russell;
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1890/02-4057., doi: 10.1890/02-4057
  • Subject: 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... View more
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