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  • One of the historic uses of wood was for heating. In recent years, however, most heating in the United States…

    A Chip Off the Old Block: Using Wood Energy to Heat Schools

  • The scientists in this study were interested in environmental changes occuring in the Southern United States. The scientists were interested…

    Everything but the Carbon Sink: Carbon Storage in the Southern United States

  • Sunlight is the source of energy for plants, which create food through photosynthesis. Photosynthesis occurs in the foliage, or the…

    Finding Ways to Soak Up the Rays: Lodgepole Pine Adaptation to Different Environmental Conditions

  • Sunlight is the source of energy for plants, which create food through photosynthesis. Photosynthesis occurs in the foliage, or the…

    Finding Ways to Soak Up the Rays: Lodgepole Pine Adaptation to Different Environmental Conditions (Spanish)

  • Pine trees cover much of the Southeastern United States. When older pine trees are cut for making wood products, only…

    How Now Round Crown? Predicting the Energy Future of Tree Crowns

  • Koa is one of the most valued of tropical woods. A particular type of koa tree, called Acacia koa, is…

    Koa Constrictors: Studying Things That Slow the Growth of Koa Crop Trees

  • In this study, the scientists studied trees growing on Puerto Rico, an island in the Caribbean Sea. The scientists wanted…

    Leaf Me Alone! The Movement of Nutrients Between Trees and the Soil

  • In this study, the scientists studied trees growing on Puerto Rico, an island in the Caribbean Sea. The scientists wanted…

    Leaf Me Alone! The Movement of Nutrients Between Trees and the Soil (Spanish)

  • The scientists wanted to know if the information gathered by satellites was as good as the information they would get…

    The GLAS Is Half Full: Satellites and Changing Tropical Forests

  • Test your knowledge on archeology, biomass, and dendrochronology.

    Word Search – Climate Change

  • Test your knowledge on photosynthesis, biomass, and elevation.

    Word Search – Finding Ways to Soak Up the Rays

  • Test your knowledge decomposers, organisms, and species.

    Word Search – Leaf Me Alone!