In the Amazon Rainforest, Small Roads Have Big Impacts

Cars, trucks, and other vehicles leave noise, pollution, and roadkill in their wake. But if those impacts are subtracted, what about the roads themselves? “We wanted to untangle the effects of a road from the effects of driving vehicles on that road,” says U.S. Forest Service scientist Daniel Saenz. The issue is especially important in…  More 

FIA Support for Forest Inventories in Central and South America

Researchers with the U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station (SRS) continue to provide support for forest inventory activities in other countries. On March 26 and 27, the SRS Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) office in Knoxville, Tennessee hosted Dr. Dionicio Alvarado Rosales, Professor of Forest Pathology, Colegio de Postgraduados, Campus Montecillo, Mexico, who met with…  More