Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Forest and woodland stand structural complexity: Its definition and measurement

McElhinny, Chris; Gibbons, Phillip; Brack, Cristopher; Bauhus, Juergen


This paper reviews the literature concerning forest and woodland structure at the scale of an individual stand. Stand structure is defined in terms of structural attributes and stand structural complexity. Stand structural complexity is considered to be a measure of the number of different attributes present and the relative abundance of each of these attributes. The review indicates there is no definitive suite of structural attributes; different authors emphasise subsets of different...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Forest Ecology and Management
DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2005.08.034


File Description SizeFormat Image
01_McElhinny_Forest_and_woodland_stand_2005.pdf437.91 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator