Title: Little Sink Research Natural Area: guidebook supplement 31.
Author: Schuller, Reid; Exeter, Ronald L.
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-725. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 24 p
Station ID: GTR-PNW-725
Description: This guidebook describes the Little Sink Research Natural Area, a 32.38-ha (80-ac) tract occupying an area of geologically unstable marine siltstone exhibiting natural geomorphic disturbances including landslides, slump benches, scarps, basins and ponds. The area supports forested stands dominated by Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) as well as stands codominated by Douglas-fir and bigleaf maple (Acer macrophyllum) representative of coniferous forest along the foothills of the Willamette Valley.
Keywords: Research natural area, geomorphic instability, natural disturbance, Douglas-fir forest, Oregon Coast Range, Willamette Valley foothill forest
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Schuller, Reid; Exeter, Ronald L. 2007. Little Sink Research Natural Area: guidebook supplement 31.. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-725. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 24 p.