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Invasion of an Exotic Pest

David R. Foster (ed.)

in Hemlock: A Forest Giant on the Edge

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300179385
eISBN:
9780300186772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179385.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Tree declines from invasive insect pests generate a variety of short- and long-term effects on forests along with impacts on ecosystems and wildlife. This chapter discusses the hemlock woolly ... More


Hemlock’s Future in the Context of Its Past

David R. Foster (ed.)

in Hemlock: A Forest Giant on the Edge

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300179385
eISBN:
9780300186772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179385.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

The hemlock, a long-lived evergreen tree, suffered the heaviest decline from the landscape destruction following the arrival of Europeans in North America. Since the days of the Civil War, the ... More


Modeling the Dynamics of A Forest Giant

David R. Foster (ed.)

in Hemlock: A Forest Giant on the Edge

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300179385
eISBN:
9780300186772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179385.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter discusses the use of simulation models to address ecological questions. Ecological modelling refers to computer simulations of ecological processses represented and linked together using ... More


Reprise: Eastern Hemlock As A Foundation Species

David R. Foster (ed.)

in Hemlock: A Forest Giant on the Edge

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300179385
eISBN:
9780300186772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179385.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

The eastern hemlock is identified as a foundation species—a species that creates its own ecosystem and is intimately linked to the majority of other species in the system. This chapter discusses the ... More


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