Pinus roxburghii stand dynamics at a heavily impacted site in Nepal: Research through an educational fieldweek

James H. Speer 1 Achim Bräuning 2 Qi-Bin Zhang 3 Kambiz Pourtahmasi 4 Narayan P. Gaire 5, 6 Binod Dawadi 7 Prabina Rana 5 Yub Raj Dhakal 8 Ram Hari Acharya 7 Dhruba Lochan Adhikari 7 Shankar Adhikari 9 Prakash Chandra Aryal 10 Damodar Bagale 7 Binod Baniya 8 Sanjaya Bhandari 6 Navin Dahal 5 Suchana Dahal 10 Narmandakh Ganbaatar 11 Anjana Giri 5 D.B Gurung 12 Yeshey Khandu 12 Binu Maharjan 7 Rajan Maharjan 7 Rayees Ahmad Malik 13 Cheryl D. Nath 14 Bikash Nepal 7 Justine Ngoma 15 Ramesh Pant 6 Mitra Lal Pathak 16 Hari Paudel 7 Bimal Sharma 10 Md Sarwar Hossain 17 Bayarbaatar Soronzonbold 11 Thida Swe 18 Ichchha Thapa 6 Achyut Tiwari 19
Abstract : The fieldweek associated with the 4th Asian Dendrochronological Association Conference was an excellent opportunity for education, networking, and research. The participants and group leaders worked together for five days in an area that was new to some of the group leaders and new to some of the participants which enabled us to learn about forest ecology around Kathmandu and Nagarkot, Nepal. The fieldweek was an excellent networking opportunity and the group leaders and participants bonded which strengthened international research in dendrochronology and continues to foster new research collaborations. All of the group leaders and participants had the opportunity to learn about tree-ring formation in Pinus roxburghii at 1500 masl elevation, to explore its wood anatomy, and to examine specific research questions in our field area. In the end we developed a better understanding of the stand-age structure
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James H. Speer, Achim Bräuning, Qi-Bin Zhang, Kambiz Pourtahmasi, Narayan P. Gaire, et al.. Pinus roxburghii stand dynamics at a heavily impacted site in Nepal: Research through an educational fieldweek. Dendrochronologia, Elsevier, 2016, ⟨10.1016/j.dendro.2016.01.005⟩. ⟨hal-01358740⟩

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