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July 1, 2003

Aquatics Research Expanded at Harvard Forest

The Harvard Forest is expanding the role of aquatic studies in its research program. Aquatics research integrates hydrology, Aquatics Researchwater quality, and freshwater ecology with ongoing work on forest vegetation, ecosystem function, plant physiology, disturbance history, and climate.

The Forest recently appointed Dr. Betsy Colburn, an aquatic ecologist, to the staff. In addition, construction

June 1, 2003

Yucatán Studies to be Published

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Oxford Press to release:

B.L. Turner, J. Geoghegan, and D. R. Foster. (Eds) 2003. Integrated Land Change Science and Tropical Deforestation in Southern Yucatan: Final Frontiers.

Book available here.

June 1, 2003

Summer Students Arrive

36 summer students have arrived as part of the Harvard Forest summer research program in ecology. Students come from all over Summer REU Studentsthe United States to participate in on-going research projects including atmospheric pollution, global warming, hurricanes, treefalls, and insect outbreaks. Researchers come from many disciplines and institutions. Specific projects center