This overview of montane forests is based on the research of many scientists. However, the frequent, necessary inclusion of equivocating words such as “likely”, “may”, and “appears” indicates that additional research is needed. This is especially true in light of an uncertain future in which climate change, exotic invasive species, and other stressors may have increasingly large effects.
Conclusions and Literature Cited
While this overview of montane forests is based on the research of many scientists, additional research is still needed.
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Prepared by John L. Vankat, Northern Arizona University, 2011
Last updated: October 5, 2016