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View Resource Forest Encyclopedia Network

Jointly developed by the USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station and Southern Regional Extension Forestry, this website has multiple online encyclopedias regarding the forests of the Southern United States, as well as one that covers the environmental threats facing all North American forests. This website is very user-friendly, both for visitors who are not natural resource professionals...

View Resource Agriculture, Climate Change, and Carbon Sequestration

The National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service produces new and compelling research on the world of sustainable agriculture and organic farming. Recently, specialists Jeff Schahczenski and Holly Hill wrote this 16-page paper on "the relationship between agriculture, climate change and carbon sequestration." Broadly speaking, the paper looks at the science of climate change and also...

View Resource Atlantic White Cedar Website

This website, created by Dr. Aimlee Laderman, is dedicated to the knowledge and awareness of Atlantic White Cedar (AWC) Swamps. It includes an image of Atlantic White Cedar and links to two online resources: The Ecology of Atlantic White Cedar Wetlands: A Community Profile; and AWC Flora: Flora Associated with Atlantic White Cedars. The Community Profile describes the AWC and the bogs and swamps...

View Resource Fire Wars

This Public Broadcasting Service NOVA site presents the science of wildfires. Sections provide information on how firefighters are outfitted, how plants have adapted to wildfires, the physics and chemistry of fire, and more. A description of the challenges and dangers faced in producing this NOVA program are also included.

View Resource This Model Can Take the Heat

This site provides a description of how research teams from the Lawrence Livermore and the Los Alamos National Laboratories are joining forces to develop a physics-based model of wildfire development. The model is based on weather patterns, terrain, and local vegetation, three factors that interact through complex physical processes that are stimulated for the first time in this work.

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