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Research Brief: Insect damage versus prescribed fire: comparing long-term carbon impacts


Photo by Jan Christian Thomas
Photo by Jan Christian Thomas


Photo by Jan Christian Thomas


Do prescribed fires create long-term carbon losses from the forest? How about insect defoliations? How long does it take a forest to re-capture that carbon from the atmosphere? Dr. Kenneth Clark and his fellow researchers investigated all of this and more with their latest research in the pinelands of New Jersey. Click below to access the brief.

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