Contemporary Problems of Ecology

, Volume 7, Issue 7, pp 778–787 | Cite as

Snow cover on logged sites in fir-Siberian pine forests of the Yenisey Ridge

  • T. A. Burenina
  • A. S. Shishikin
  • A. A. Onuchin


The results of the snow measurement at logged sites in fir-Siberian pine forests of the Yenisey Ridge in 2006–2011 are presented. Orographic and biotopic features of snow accumulation in the stands of different forest regeneration stages are considered. The snow cover depth and snow pack are determined by the altitude and topography of this region that form “barrier-shadow” effects. On the local level, the characteristics of snow cover are related to duration after logging, the species composition of young forests, and the logging technology.


dynamics of snow cover snow depth snow density snow pack logged sites forest regeneration successions 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. A. Burenina
    • 1
  • A. S. Shishikin
    • 1
  • A. A. Onuchin
    • 1
  1. 1.Sukachev Institute of Forest, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesKrasnoyarskRussia

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