U researchers found that 1,000 years ago, the Fremont used cultural burning to reduce the risk for large-scale wildfire activity in mountain environments.
Researchers look into the effects of repeated droughts on different kinds of forests.
Use of forests to offset carbon emissions requires an understanding of the risks
In a warming climate, tree communities, particularly in more arid regions, are becoming more drought tolerant primarily through the death of less hardy trees.
Research shows disruptions rippled out from climate change in South America.
A U forest ecologist wins the prestigious Packard Fellowship, which allows freedom to pursue creative research directions.
Society, Water and Climate Research Group melds scientific perspectives toward finding sustainable water solutions in a changing world.
Study finds a link between drought and air quality in the western wilderness.
A remarkably detailed picture of the climate and ecology during the Triassic Period explains why dinosaurs failed to establish dominance near the equator for 30 million years.