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The second Student Research on the Environment of the Anthropocene in Maine post features original research by Hailey Janelle, a University of Southern Maine Environmental Science student, on altitude's effects on tree diversity and height. This type of research could give clues as to the fate of high-altitude species in the age of climate change. Read it here, or download the file below.
This week, the Weekly Anthropocene is debuting a new supplementary feature: Student Research on the Environment of the Anthropocene in Maine, or S.T.R.E.A.M. S.T.R.E.A.M. will publish USM environmental science students’ research in an effort to share the concepts and tools of environmental science research with the general public. S.T.R.E.A.M. #1 is an observational study on the plant community of the Frazier Preserve wetland. Read it here, or download the file below.
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