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Latest Ecological succession Stories

2013-11-26 14:07:57

As trees grow larger in even-aged stands, competition develops among them.

Forest Fire Predictor Model
2013-11-14 16:16:28

As forest fire season winds down, scientists have developed a new computer model that can help predict the paths of forest fires.

Wildfire Smoke Poses Health Risks
2013-10-28 05:11:32

The increasing number of wildfires occurring throughout the US in recent summers has been sending carbon monoxide and other toxins into the atmosphere, causing respiratory issues among people living far from the affected areas.

Fire Detection Satellite Designed By UC Berkeley Scientists
2013-10-22 12:24:33

As firefighters emerge from another record wildfire season in the Western United States, University of California, Berkeley, scientists say it's time to give them a 21st century tool: a fire-spotting satellite.

Plant Mapping Project Highlights Where Rarest Species Thrive
2013-10-17 15:35:22

A new plant-mapping project has allowed for scientists to find locations where some of the rarest plant species live and thrive. The results were surprising due to the varying degree of climate and vegetation type found in many of these regions.

Wildfires Change Climate Models
2013-08-30 13:45:15

While raging wildfires can consume property and even lives, the towering infernos could also be heavily influencing the forces of climate change.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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