Handful of heavyweight trees per acre are forest champs - UW Today

Big trees three or more feet in diameter accounted for nearly half the biomass measured at a Yosemite National Park site, yet represented only 1 percent of the trees growing there. Jim Lutz, research scientist in Environmental and Forest Sciences, is lead author of a paper on the largest quantitative study yet of the importance of big trees in temperate forests. 

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Chimeras, cloacas and grassland restoration – This week’s CoEnv published research

Each week we share the latest publications coming from the College of the Environment. This week, eight new articles co-authored by members of the College of the Environment were added to the Web of Science or published online. 1. Title: Very low pressures drive ventilatory flow in chimaeroid fishes (abstract; subscription required for full article) Authors: Dean, Mason N.1; Summers, Adam P.2; Ferry, Lara A.3 1. 

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