News tagged with tree canopy

GNSS technology for better biomass mapping

The EU-funded COREGAL project combines traditional positioning technology with reflected global navigation satellite system (GNSS) signals to let land management professionals see through thick tree canopies and better understand ...

dateJun 10, 2016 in Environment
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Forest canopies buffer against climate change

When temperatures rise and less water falls, forests respond. Forest canopies can buffer juvenile trees from drought and heat by providing shade for the younger trees below the leaf and needle cover. Adult trees have deep ...

dateApr 29, 2015 in Environment
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Amazon's canopy chemistry is a patchwork quilt

In many ways, plants act as chemical factories, using energy from sunlight to produce carbon-based energy and taking nutrients from the soil in order to synthesize a wide variety of products. Carnegie scientists asked the ...

dateMar 03, 2014 in Ecology
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