Forest Composition in Eastern USA Not Affected by Climate Change, New Study Suggests

October 16, 2014 3:06 PM

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New research has suggested that a change in the forests in the Eastern United States' composition is not a result of climate change.

According to a Penn State University (PSU) news release, the new study appears in the journal Global Change Biology. Study co-author Marc Abrams, a PSU professor of forest ecology and physiology, said the nation's eastern forests still in a "disequilibrium" state since the mass cuttings and burnings...

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