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riparian forest

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Definition

riparian forest noun

At a large scale, it is the band of forest that has a significant influence on a stream ecosystem or is significantly affected by the stream. At a smaller scale, it is the forest at the immediate water’s edge, where some specialized plants and animals form a distinct community[1].

Español

bosque ribereño[2]

Français

Forêt riveraine[1]

中文

河岸林[2]

References


  1. 1.0 1.1 Forest Resources Glossary. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service. (2019, May 08). https://cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/terms/
  2. 2.0 2.1 FAO TERM PORTAL. (2019). Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. http://www.fao.org/faoterm/en/