Storms Czech Republic
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A comprehensive analysis of windstorms and forest damage was carried out for the Czech Lands, covering 215 years (1801-2015). The concentration of outstandingly damaging windstorms after 1950 is a signal of increasing windstorm damage to forests in the Czech Lands. This is not a signal of a changing (storm) climate, however. This concentration of outstandingly damaging storms may be attributed in part to the negative consequences of forest management that prioritises high, short-term profits over ecological well-being: two tree-generations of spruce monoculture were cultivated in places where diverse forests once stood (1).
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- Brázdil et al. (2018)