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Interactions between the Herbaceous Layer and Overstory Canopy of Eastern Forests: A Mechanism for Linkage

Frank S. Gilliam and Mark R. Roberts

in The Herbaceous Layer in Forests of Eastern North America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199837656
eISBN:
9780190267865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199837656.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter has three primary objectives. First, it determines via literature review what is known of interaction among forest strata, with a specific focus on overstory-herbaceous layer ... More


Bridging the Gap between Ecosystem Theory and Forest Watershed Management: A Synthesis of 30+ Years of Research on WS 7

Jackson R. Webster, Wayne T. Swank, James M. Vose, Jennifer D. Knoepp, and Katherine J. Elliott

in Long-Term Response of a Forest Watershed Ecosystem: Clearcutting in the Southern Appalachians

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195370157
eISBN:
9780190267933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195370157.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter provides a synthesis of the more than 30 years of research on Watershed 7 (WS 7) at Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory. It argues that findings from WS 7 provide important information on the ... More


Ducktown Smoke: The Fight over One of the South's Greatest Environmental Disasters

Duncan Maysilles

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834596
eISBN:
9781469603155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877937_maysilles
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

It is hard to make a desert in a place that receives sixty inches of rain each year. After decades of copper mining, however, all that remained of the old hardwood forests in the Ducktown Mining ... More


. The Palustrine Communities

Robert W. Hastings

in The Lakes of Pontchartrain: Their History and Environments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732719
eISBN:
9781604734706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732719.003.0021
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter describes cypress-tupelo swamps and adjacent bottomland hardwood forests in the Pontchartrain basin. The major vegetation type of the Pontchartrain basin forested wetlands is bald ... More


The Setting, the Cherokees, and the First Era of Ducktown Mining, 1843–1878

Duncan Maysilles

in Ducktown Smoke: The Fight over One of the South's Greatest Environmental Disasters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834596
eISBN:
9781469603155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877937_maysilles.5
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter describes how, in 1837, there was only one way to approach Ducktown from the west: along a footpath that began in the Tennessee Valley and then climbed up and over Little Frog Mountain ... More


Artillery Duel

William L. Shea

in Fields of Blood: The Prairie Grove Campaign

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833155
eISBN:
9781469605098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898680_shea.13
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes Prairie Grove as a town covered with an extension of the hardwood forest that filled the flood plain of the Illinois. A longtime resident wrote that the thicket atop the hill ... More


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