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- Drivers and ecological impacts of a wildfire outbreak in the southern Appalachian Mountains after decades of fire exclusion
Reilly, Matthew J.; Norman, Steven P.; O
- LiDAR Voxel-Size Optimization for Canopy Gap Estimation
Ross, C. Wade; Loudermilk, E. Louise; Skowronski, Nicholas; Pokswinski, Scott; Hiers, J. Kevin; O’Brien, Joseph.
- Compositional attributes of invaded forests drive the diversity of insect functional groups
Traylor, C.R.; Ulyshen, M.D.; Wallace, D.; Loudermilk, E.L.; Ross, C.W.; Hawley, C.; Atchison, R.A.; Williams, J.L.; McHugh, J.V.
- Delayed fire mortality has long‐term ecological effects across the Southern Appalachian landscape
Robbins, Zachary J.; Loudermilk, E. Louise; Reilly, Matthew J.; O
- Vegetation’s influence on fire behavior goes beyond just being fuel
Loudermilk, E. Louise; O