Natural ground color is useful for reference maps as well as maps where a realistic representation of the Earth's surface matters. Natural color schemes are less likely to be misinterpreted, as opposed to hypsometric color schemes, and are generally preferred by map readers. The creation of natural-color maps was once...
Stem sinuosity is thought to negatively impact wood quality, but no studies have characterized its vertical and radial effects on wood properties. Here we study wood quality along the entire stem in 25-year-old plantation grown Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii (Mirb.) Franco) trees (32 trees total) that had been scored...
In 2002, the Biscuit Wildfire burned a portion of the previously established,
replicated conifer unthinned and thinned experimental units of the Siskiyou Long-Term
Ecosystem Productivity (LTEP) experiment, southwest Oregon. Charcoal C in pre and
post-fire O horizon and mineral soil was quantified by physical separation and a
peroxide-acid digestion method....
Soil is an important, dynamic component of regional and global mercury (Hg) cycles. This study evaluated how changes in forest soil Hg masses caused by atmospheric deposition and wildfire are affected by forest structure. Pre and postfire soil Hg measurements were made over two decades on replicate experimental units of...
Changes in soil C and N pools following wildfire are
quite varied, but there is little understanding of the
causes of the variation. We examined how the
legacies of prefire ecosystem structure may explain
the variation in soil trajectories during the first
decade following wildfire. Five years prior to
Homann, P. S., Bormann, B. T., Morrissette, B. A., & Darbyshire, R. L
Hybrids with abnormal development were obtained when particular
genotypes of Phaseolus vulgaris L. were crossed. The phenotypic
aberrations of the F₁s included retarded growth, chlorosis of the
trifoliate leaves and the formation of adventitious roots on the
hypocotyls. The expression of the abnormalities was dependent on the
temperature. At high...
In a story of his life Les reflects on what he
has gained and what he has lost while seeking success in
the moving and shifting of military and academic life
through homes and schools all over the United States.
He describes himself as between races, languages, and