Table 2. Index of disturbance calculated for each study forest relative to the reference forest in each region. The scale ranges from zero (maximum disturbance) to 4.00 (the reference forest). See text for definitions.

Country Forest Tree BA Ratio Tree DBH Ratio Tree Density Ratio Tree Species Ratio Index
Bolivia BO01 0.33 0.80 0.43 0.49 2.05
Bolivia BO02 0.55 0.81 0.82 0.38 2.57
Bolivia BO03 0.67 0.87 0.66 0.40 2.60
Bolivia BO04 0.75 0.92 0.76 0.39 2.82
Bolivia BO00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 4.00
Brazil BR01 0.62 0.83 0.76 0.81 3.03
Brazil BR02 0.47 0.76 0.89 0.30 2.43
Brazil BR03 0.65 0.69 0.60 0.19 2.12
Brazil BR04 0.70 0.86 0.12 0.18 1.86
Brazil BR00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 4.00
Guatemala ME01 0.45 0.90 0.95 0.29 2.59
Guatemala ME02 0.57 0.76 0.47 0.83 2.64
Guatemala ME03 0.43 0.86 0.35 0.25 1.90
Guatemala ME04 0.55 0.83 0.26 1.00 2.63
Guatemala ME05 0.34 0.70 0.54 0.42 2.00
Guatemala ME06 0.89 0.70 0.59 1.00 3.18
Guatemala ME07 0.57 0.86 0.86 0.71 3.01
Honduras ME08 0.22 0.66 0.75 0.25 1.88
Honduras ME09 0.31 0.73 0.37 0.38 1.79
Honduras ME10 0.50 0.63 0.40 0.58 2.11
Honduras ME11 0.22 0.63 0.26 0.46 1.57
Mexico ME12 0.57 0.75 0.52 0.83 2.68
Mexico ME13 0.53 0.77 0.68 0.83 2.82
Mexico ME14 0.77 0.78 0.43 1.00 2.98
Mexico ME00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 4.00
Nepal NE01 0.06 0.34 0.09 0.42 0.91
Nepal NE02 0.55 0.52 0.16 0.84 2.06
Nepal NE03 0.69 0.73 0.23 0.74 2.40
Nepal NE04 0.74 0.61 0.20 0.81 2.36
Nepal NE05 0.60 0.64 0.22 0.95 2.42
Nepal NE00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 4.00
Uganda UG01 0.48 0.86 0.44 0.70 2.48
Uganda UG02 0.49 0.77 0.93 0.82 3.01
Uganda UG03 0.79 0.85 0.70 0.95 3.29
Uganda UG00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 4.00
USA US01 0.64 0.91 0.43 0.69 2.66
USA US02 0.58 0.81 0.90 0.78 3.08
USA US03 0.66 0.87 0.71 0.75 2.99
USA US04 0.67 0.91 0.67 0.78 3.04
USA US05 0.72 0.94 0.77 0.88 3.30
USA US06 0.52 0.70 0.71 0.88 2.81
USA US00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 4.00