Coarse woody debris is an important structural component of terrestrial habitats that increases diversity of invertebrates and vertebrates (Caldwell, 1996; Hanula 1996; Harmon et al.
What does CWD stand for?
CWD stands for Coarse Woody Debris
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Statistical Analyses We used a 1-tailed, paired t-test to determine differences in the amount of coarse woody debris and distance to the nearest tree at latrine sites vs.
Ecology of coarse woody debris in temperate ecosystems.
Most reproducing-sized pines have been killed, leading to a large amount of decaying coarse woody debris on the forest floor in some areas of the park.
Coarse woody debris (CWD) was defined as any piece of downed wood >8 cm in diameter that crossed a transect.
Removal of burned standing trees for example may hinder the build up of large pieces of coarse woody debris on the forest floor for decades.
Distance to coarse woody debris and distance to nearest vine were retained using the stepwise DFA classification procedure as important variables distinguishing arboreal nests from random locations.
Considerable research on coarse woody debris and its function in forests has been done in North America but most of the emphasis has been in the Pacific Northwest and Canada (Harmon et al.