Eastern Threat Center researchers work with other scientists nationally as well as with a variety of Federal, State, and local government agencies, universities, and non-governmental partners to address forest threats.

Select the titles on this page to learn more about the Eastern Threat Center's projects and collaborations related to loss of open space. View a staff resource guide to learn more about researchers studying this topic.

New and ongoing projects:

Assessing genetic variation of forest tree species at risk

doesinroad.jpgClimate, population, and vegetation cover change impacts on water supply and demand, carbon sequestration, and biodiversity across the conterminous U.S. (WaSSI model)

International collaboration research with China: the U.S.-China Carbon Consortium

Landscape pattern assessment

Modeling and mapping landscape pattern resilience and vulnerability

Completed projects:

Assessment of ecosystem services and environmental threats across the Appalachians

Effects of "Urbanness" on land surface phenology

Evaluating the consequences of landscape change on dispersal success of forest-dwelling species

Understanding soil and watershed hydrology

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