A rare attempt to directly estimate leaf area in a tropical African broadleaved forest suggests that there may be more tree foliage than previously estimated.
Soils both emit and take up different biogenic volatile organic compounds, altering the chemical composition of the atmosphere and influencing local, regional, and global climate.
In the Andes, islands in the sky flicker, and evolution kicks into high gear.
Research in Yosemite National Park offers a new benchmark for understanding water balance changes in a mountainous basin 4 decades after its natural wildfire regime was reestablished.
Researchers say it’s the oldest-known living tree in eastern North America. If it hadn’t been protected, it could have ended up as garden mulch.
Scientists link vegetation mosaics in California to patterns of weathered bedrock.
Wizened bristlecone pines in California reveal past climate trends, and new research shows how slight variations in landscape position drive different growth patterns in trees’ annual rings.
Simulating the dynamic nature of plant root profiles in Earth system models improves the representation of the carbon and water cycles.
Growing plants near building air vents may help them grow better, while reducing the carbon emissions from the people exhaling inside.
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