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

Updated: Oct 25, 2021

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.

Research Brief

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