SRS Science Areas

Forest Threats

Provides the knowledge and tools required to predict and avert or mitigate the impacts of forest health threats.

Forest Values

Considers natural resources and humans inextricably linked in the South. These linkages will only strengthen as increased urbanization, globalization, and shifting values influence and alter how people interact with forests.

Forest Inventory and Monitoring

Quantifies and monitors the condition of natural resources in the South. It is critical for determining ecosystem responses to forest health threats and improvements in natural resource condition resulting from management activities.

Forest Restoration and Management

Creates and improves tools and technologies that are needed to successfully restore and manage ecosystems in this changing environment.

Forest Watershed Science

Provides the knowledge and tools required to manage the full range of forest water resources in a dynamic and complex landscape.