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Forestry

Assessing forests from afar

UD's Pinki Mondal offers recommendations on using remote sensing to quantify forest healthCredit: Photo courtesy of Pinki Mondal While using large swaths of coarse satellite data can be an effective tool for evaluating forests on a…

Changing forests

Researchers investigate how forests are changing in response to global warming As the climate is changing, so too are the world's forests. From the misty redwoods in the west to the Blue Ridge forest of Appalachia, many sylvan ecosystems…

Blinded by the light

Sensory danger zones: How sensory pollution impacts animal survivalCredit: David Stoner/Utah State University A new paper including research from a Utah State University scientist provides a framework for understanding how light and noise…

Sensitivity to low flow

Credit: Michael Stölzle Heat, dry conditions, and the resulting low flows in rivers and lakes characterized the summer months of 2003, 2015 and 2018 in Europe. Another low flow period is on the cards for the summer of 2020. Researchers…

Plastic from wood

X-ray analysis points the way to lignin-based components made to measureCredit: KTH Stockholm, Marcus Jawerth The biopolymer lignin is a by-product of papermaking and a promising raw material for manufacturing sustainable plastic…