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Quantifying the role of National Forest system lands in providing surface drinking water supply for the Southern United States
Forests and water are inextricably linked, and people are dependent on forested lands to provide clean, reliable water supplies for drinking water and to support local economies. This publication provides details at the landscape level about how much of their water supply southern communities receive from federal, state and private forest lands. These results highlight the need for conservation and management of southern forests to ensure clean and dependable water supplies in downstream communities.
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After disturbances, healthy ecosystems are usually resilient enough to return to a pre-disturbance state. However, some disturbances are extreme enough to permanently shift an ecosystem, a phenomenon known as a regime shift.
- Hydrological processes of reference watersheds in Experimental Forests, USA
Amatya, Devendra; Campbell, John; Wohlgemuth, Pete; Elder, Kelly; Sebestyen, Stephen; Johnson, Sherri; Keppeler, Elizabeth; Adams, Mary Beth; Caldwell, Peter; Misra, D.
- Predictive models for radial sap flux variation in coniferous, diffuse-porous and ring-porous temperate trees
Berdanier, Aaron B.; Miniat, Chelcy F.; Clark, James S.; Phillips, Nathan
- Variations in canopy and litter interception across a forest chronosequence in the southern Appalachian Mountains
Brantley, Steven T.; Bolstad, Paul V.; Laseter, Stephanie H.; Oishi, A. Christopher; Novick, Kimberly A.; Miniat, Chelcy F.
- Equations for estimating biomass, foliage area, and sapwood of small trees in the southern Appalachians
Brantley, Steven T.; Schulte, Morgan L.; Bolstad, Paul V.; Miniat, Chelcy F.
Precipitation partitioning in short rotation bioenergy crops: implications for downstream water availability.
Caldwell, Peter; Miniat, Chelcy F.; Aubrey, Doug; Jackson, Rhett; McDonnell, Jeff; Krauss, Ken W.; Latimer, James S.