Check out the nice blog post and video from Hakai describing their super cool remote stream flow measuring system on Calvert Island.
Longest running successional plot network in the world: All photos
The longest running ecological plot network in the world looking at succession (1916-present) is in Glacier Bay, and now all available photographs have been compiled. They show a plant community evolving, from mostly bare rock to a variety of current states - spruce, alder, and willow, very different endpoints and something apparently unique to this portion … Continue reading Longest running successional plot network in the world: All photos
New map of yellow-cedar decline published
A new map of both the range and decline of yellow-cedar has been published in Global Change Biology with help from researchers in Alaska, BC, and Washington. The high resolution range map stretches from northern California to southcentral Alaska, from sea level in the north to treeline in the south. The decline, now quantified at … Continue reading New map of yellow-cedar decline published
Yellow-cedar, meet red cedar
It's very wet on Prince of Wales Island. Yellow-cedar, a prominent tree species along the coastal margin (ranging from California to Alaska) is dying, in some places rapidly. About 8% of the current range is currently affected, and in places where the mortality hits, generally about 70% of the basal area dies. Basal area is … Continue reading Yellow-cedar, meet red cedar
Aquatic Carbon Biogeochemistry of Coastal Temperate Rainforests: An NSF RCN Workshop on land-ocean connectivity along the North American Pacific coast Feb 8–10, 2017 | Seattle, WA, USA
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