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New method of estimating biodiversity based on tree cover - - Phys.Org

Stanford researchers discovered that in agricultural areas of Costa Rica, increased tree cover corresponds with increases in biodiversity. Credit: David ...
Christian Science Monitor

Trees Are Great: Stanford's Biodiversity Breakthrough in Costa Rica - The Costa Rica Star

The Costa Rica Star
Researchers at Stanford, through intense observations, mapping and analysis, generated a method of estimating biodiversity based on tree cover. The results can be used by policymakers to help protect biodiversity and endangered species. Stanford ...

New method developed for estimating biodiversity based on tree cover - Manila Bulletin

Manila Bulletin
SAN FRANCISCO — Researchers at Stanford University in the United States have used tree cover maps and on-the-ground observations to measure ...

Understanding the biodiversity of forests - WMUR Manchester

WMUR Manchester
Scott Ollinger from UNH's Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space and the Earth Systems Research Center will use the five-year grant to understand how the biodiversity of forests — the number of tree species represented as well as the ...

Even 1 tree adds biodiversity to in-between areas - Futurity: Research News

Futurity: Research News
On a gradient from pristine wilderness to a parking lot, most species live somewhere in between. Protecting species in these in-between areas is a challenge because there's no way to measure biodiversity without time-consuming field surveys. With no ...
Christian Science Monitor

How tree cover can offer shortcut to estimating biodiversity - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science Monitor
The study, which was published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that the density of tree cover is the best indicator of the level of biodiversity in a given area. The researchers hope their results will inform ...

When nature calls: Students study flora, fauna at Guilford Courthouse park - Greensboro News & Record

Greensboro News & Record
Roshni Panwala (right) and Brianna Webb check out ants carrying leaves on a tree as civilian scientists, many from area schools, gathered information on flora and fauna at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park during BioBlitz, on Saturday, Sept.

Pine Tree Taxonomy

Pinus strobus (White Pine)
United States

Describes leaves, cones, and bark. Provides facts about height, diameter, and longevity. Includes photo and illustrations.

Pinus resinosa (Red Pine)
United States

Photos and facts about this species' native range, branching characteristics, height, diameter, and longevity.

United States

Provides forest genetic services to the national forests and cooperators in Oregon and Washington. Includes an overview of services, center ...

Tree Identification Expert
United States

Offers software which identifies northern forest trees. Includes details of the trees covered and an FAQ.

United States

taxonomy: Organisms are classified in a hierarchical tree structure. Our taxonomy database contains every node (taxon) of the tree. UniProtKB ...

United States

Compendium of research papers describing the characteristics and distribution of important broadleaf and coniferous forest trees of the United States ...

The Ancient Bristlecone Pine
United States

Dedicated to the oldest-known living tree, growing in the White Mountains in east central California. Information about the location, dendrochronology, ...

Araucaria angustifolia
United States

Physical features, habitat, and classification of this species, commonly known as the Paranza pine or Brazilian pine.

NCBI Taxonomy
United States

Searchable and browsable taxonomy tree of organisms for which there are publicly available gene sequences.

Wollemi Pine International Pty Ltd.
United States

Joint venture aiming to propagate and market the Wollemi pine in Australia and internationally. Facts, photos, and news about the ...

Araucaria araucana (Monkey Puzzle Tree)
United Kingdom

Image of mature tree and closeup photo of leaves.

Ancient Bristlecone Pine
United States

An exploration of this tree of western North America, consisting of two species (Pinus longaeva and P. aristata), including characteristics, ...

NOVA: Methuselah Tree
United States

Explores the life cycle of the world's oldest living thing: the bristecone pine of California's White Mountains.

United States

Description and images of this species, commonly known as Parana pine or Candelabra tree.

Wollemi Pine, The
United States

Scientific, historical, and growers information. Includes photo gallery.

Wollemi Pine

Information for kids about the so-called Dinosaur tree.

Pinus bungeana (Lacebark Pine)
United States

Brief fact sheet plus images of mature tree, twig, fruit, leaf, and back.

Pinus flexilis (Limber pine)

Features photos of entire tree, leaves, and cone. Describes physical characteristics and habitat.

Araucaria heterophylla (Norfolk Island Pine)
United States

Describes physical characteristics and provides photos of mature tree, bark, fruit, and leaves.

Pteridium aquilinum
United States

Photograph and detailed description of bracken.

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