Forest Ecology

 

Our forest ecology projects include:


Urban Forest Ecosystems

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Forest Functional Traits

Characterization of forest functional types and their role in mediating ecosystem response to environmental change Terrestrial ecologists are now called upon to provide regional scale predictions of the delivery of key ecosystem services from complex forest environments that are increasingly … Continue reading

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Mountain Pine Beetle

Yellowstone Ecoregion Mountain Pine Beetle project A range of wood-boring beetles (including the mountain pine beetle) have affected broad areas of the Rocky Mountains over the past two decades. These infestations are unprecedented in historical times, and correspond to a … Continue reading

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Pagami Creek Fire: Before, During, and After

From late August through September 2011, the Pagami Creek fire burned approximately 38,000 hectares of boreal forest in and around the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Minnesota, USA. The fire exhibited a wide range of behaviors across this ecologically … Continue reading

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Roanoke

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