When a Tree Falls, Is It Deforestation?

When a Tree Falls, Is It Deforestation?

Nancy Harris, Elizabeth Dow Goldman, Mikaela Weisse and Alyssa Barrett The narrative is not a new one: The world is losing tree cover at an alarming rate, and the effects on biodiversity, the climate and indigenous communities cannot be overstated. The question is, why? What’s causing this loss? And will tree cover come back, or will the land be used for a new purpose? Our new study, released today in Science, gets […]

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Regional Forest Practice committees to meet in October

Regional Forest Practice committees to meet in October

Three Regional Forest Practice committees will meet in October to hear updates from the Oregon Department of Forestry’s Private Forests Division and select their Operator of the Year. The committee for Eastern Oregon will meet Thursday, Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the main lodge of Sunriver Resort in Sunriver, Ore. The committees for Northwest Oregon and Southwest Oregon will both meet Thursday, […]

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Introduction to Climatology

Introduction to Climatology

Meteorology as a science studying all physical phenomena in the air layer around the earth, or in the atmosphere. Climatology is engaged in research of climate conditions. Climatology is defined as the physics of the atmosphere: It was a descriptive science that has the task to provide a realistic picture of all atmospheric phenomena in the living world.

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