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Forests are made of three-dimensional life forms that constantly interact with each other and with the abiotic factors in their environment. A recent study shows how complex those interactions can be.
“Trees growing within an evergreen shrub layer can be almost 20 feet shorter than trees without a shrub layer,” says USDA Forest Service scientist Katherine Elliott.
- Forests, shrubs, and terrain: top-down and bottom-up controls on forest structure
Bolstad, Paul V.; Elliott, Katherine J.; Miniat, Chelcy F.
- Planning for an uncertain future: Restoration to mitigate water scarcity and sustain carbon sequestration
Brantley, Steven T.; Vose, James M.; Wear, David N.; Band, Larry
- Woody bioenergy crop selection can have large effects on water yield: A southeastern United States case study
Caldwell, P.V. ; Jackson, C.R. ; Miniat, C.F. ; Younger, S.E. ; Vining, J.A. ; McDonnell, J.J. ; Aubrey, D.P.
- Parameter transferability within homogeneous regions and comparisons with predictions from a priori parameters in the eastern United States
Chouaib, Wafa ; Alila, Younes ; Caldwell, Peter V
- Regional variation of flow duration curves in the eastern United States: Process-based analyses of the interaction between climate and landscape properties
Chouaib, Wafa; Caldwell, Peter V.; Alila, Younes