Carbon Dioxide

  • PDF Preview of the Spotlight on Glacier Lakes Ecosystem Experiments Site
    In 1908, the Forest Service established a system of experimental forests and ranges (EFRs) to be set aside for environmental…

    Spotlight – Glacier Lakes Ecosystem Experiments Site

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    The scientists in this study were interested in comparing the water use efficiency of trees. They wondered if the water…

    Streaming Live: How Do Streams Affect How Well Trees Use Water?

  • PDF Preview of Inquiry 4 from World's Forests 2
    In this inquiry, scientists wanted to know how much carbon is held on Earth by the world’s forests. They also…

    Inquiry 4: What Do the World’s Forests Have To Do With Climate Change?

  • Is the climate changing over time? You may have heard different opinions about climate change. In the past few years,…

    Climate Change – Vol. 14 No. 1

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    The scientists in this study were interested in trees that live in the Eastern United States. They wanted to explore…

    Moving on Up: The Possible Impact of Climate Change on Forest Habitats

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    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

  • PDF preview of Everything But the Carbon Sink article cover.
    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

  • This edition of Natural Inquirer presents the results of a worldwide effort to understand the world’s forests, organized by the…

    The World’s Forests – Vol. 11 No. 1

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    The scientists in this study wanted to know how rising levels of carbon dioxide in the troposphere might affect the…

    FACELook! Exploring the Relationship Between Carbon, Photosynthesis, and the Roots of Trees

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    In recent years, the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has been rising. Scientists believe that higher levels of carbon…

    Inquiry 3: How Much Carbon is Held by the World’s Forests?