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Amazon Wind Disturbance

Strong thunderstorms in the Amazon basin are capable of producing mass tree mortality events, but there impact of the long-term forest structure, carbon stocks, and species composition.

During my PhD I examined which trees are most likely to die from a wind disturbance event, how the community composition changes in the decades following disturbance, and I quantified the spatial and temporal patterns of wind disturbance in the northwest Amazon.