Latest Vegetation Stories
Climate change is having a more profound effect on alpine vegetation than at first anticipated, according to a study carried out by an international group of researchers and published in Nature Climate Change.
Wildfires cause tragic losses to life, property, and the environment.
The Environmental Sciences Network Life-Sciences.net features the latest scientific publications in this discipline.
Analysis of a massive set of mammal data accessed through the GBIF Data Portal has helped quantify the influence of various environmental factors on which species are present in a particular area.
University of Guam ecologist Thomas Marler recently mobilized efforts to characterize the vegetation that has recovered following the eruption of Mount Pinatubo, Philippines.
"Macrosystems biology" funding supports predictive understanding of large-scale biological responses to climate, land-use change.
The world's largest database on plants' functional properties, or traits, has been pub-lished. Scientists compiled three million traits for 69,000 out of the world's ~300,000 plant species.
The productivity and health of horticultural crops depends on the ability of the plant cover to intercept light energy.
Heavy and prolonged snowfall can bring about unexpected conditions that encourage fungal growth, leading to the death of plants in the Arctic.
A PhD student at the University of Leeds has developed a fast, accurate and inexpensive method of creating detailed vegetation community maps over very large areas, by coupling aerial photographs with data from maps.
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