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gallery forest

[′gal·rē ‚fär·əst]
(forestry)
A forest occurring on both banks of a river in a region that is otherwise treeless.
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Flowers, fruits, and the abundance of the Yellow-chevroned Parakeet (Brotogeris chiriri) at a gallery forest in the south Pantanal (Brazil).
The gallery forests play an key role in the maintenance of diversity of the Lepidoptera of the Cerrado (Camargo 2001; Brown & Giffordi 2002; Scherrer et al.
Models of sustainable use around the gallery forests are implemented as a demonstration sustainable manner.
The dominant vegetation type is dense cerrado (Brazilian savanna) on flat areas, deciduous forests on slopes, and semi-deciduous forests alongside the major water course (Aquidauna River), and permanent green gallery forest along streams.
I positioned one transect in the gallery forest of each stream (at least 2,000 m apart from another stream: carrapato: 19[degrees] 56' S, 54[degrees] 56' W; onca: 19[degrees] 51' S, 54[degrees] 57' W; and lageado, 19[degrees] 58' S, 54[degrees] 52' W).
Project Description: The difficulties faced by grassroots communities in their daily struggle for development, they have developed honey hunting around forests and gallery forests in the intention to obtain additional income on food , medicine or dressing.
Spot-billed Toucanets (Selenidera maculirostris: Ramphastidae) primarily inhabit middle and low strata of the Atlantic Forest in Brazil, but also occur in gallery forests, secondary forests, and large forest fragments (Sick 1997, Guix et al.
The intensity of floods in the municipalities of the Oueme River Basin is limited -: degradation and forest encroachment galleries of the lower valley of the river Oueme expire - models of sustainable use around the gallery forests are being implementation - the GIS data and new topographic maps covering the entire territory of Benin are made and used to inform policy makers - IGN capabilities and structures producing cards are enhanced for the use and management GIS tools
Savannas replace lowland Amazonian forests in this region and, along the rivers, gallery forests replace flooded forests.
Background: Of the many ecosystems found in the great alluvial plains of Europe, the richest and most complex are the dense, temperate and deciduous gallery forests.
The campus is subdivided into a semi-urbanized portion and an adjacent non-urbanized, disturbed cerrado area (savanna that ranges from open grasslands to forested areas, such as gallery forests that grow alongside water-courses; Eiten 1972).
The degradation and destruction of gallery forests in the Oueme river basin, caused by over-exploitation and agricultural encroachment, is being exacerbated by climate change.