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Edyn: Dynamic Signaling of Changes to Forests Using Exponentially Weighted Moving Average Charts
Remote detection of forest disturbance remains a key area of interest for scientists and land managers. Subtle disturbances such as drought, disease, insect activity, and thinning harvests have a significant impact on ...
Occupational Safety and Health Concerns in Logging: A Cross-Sectional Assessment in Virginia
Increased logging mechanization has helped improve logging safety and health, yet related safety risks and concerns are not well understood. A cross-sectional study was completed among Virginia loggers. Participants (<i>n ...
Identifying Irrigated Areas in the Snake River Plain, Idaho: Evaluating Performance across Composting Algorithms, Spectral Indices, and Sensors
There are pressing concerns about the interplay between agricultural productivity, water demand, and water availability in semi-arid to arid regions of the world. Currently, irrigated agriculture is the dominant water user ...
Forest Certification Perspectives in the Wood Products Supply Chain in Virginia, U.S.A.
Participation among private forest owners, logging contractors, and wood products manufacturers in the forest certification sector remains low. Those that enroll are mainly large-acreage owners and specialized manufacturers. ...
Small Tree and Utility Friendly Arboreta on Plants Map
Webinar co-hosted by Virginia Tech urban forestry program and Plants Map
Optimizing landscape tree placement to conserve energy for heating and cooling residential structures
Landscape trees can help reduce energy consumption by shading homes in summer and by blocking winds in winter. Because most modern homes have automated climate control, homebuilders and homeowners often do not give much ...