Deforestation and Habitat Loss
Botany or Plant Biology
Rain and Flooding
Endangered, Vulnerable, and Threatened Species
A geographic area characterized by a dense growth of trees and underbrush.
Asked in Forests, Firefighters
Ground fire vs Crown fire?
Ground fires occur when the fire front is burning within the duff or organic soils. These fires are characterized by smoldering as this substrate is limited in oxygen necessary for combustion. These are a concern, especially in northern climates, as these ecosystems have historically been net CO2 sinks. Fires may reverse this process, leading to overall carbon emissions. Crown fires occur when the surface fires (fires burning in the litter, shrubs, and grasses) release enough energy to bridge the distance between the overstory...
Asked in Forests
What do you think autumn smells like?
well the things i associate with autumn probably are the best way i can describe what autumn smells like... the smell of a wood fireplace on a crisp, fall evening, or the smell of old leaves on the ground, or maple trees, pumpkins and such. that's the best way i could describe what autumn smells like. ...
Asked in Pokemon, Pokemon Mystery Dungeon, Forests, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time and Explorers of Darkness
How many floors does Deep Mystifying Forest have?
Mystifying Forest has 14 floors and can be unlocked by defeating Dialga at Temporal Tower. As far as I know there is no Deep Mystifying forest. ...
Asked in Forests
What are some major uses of forest products in the US?
Wood- for lumber to build things- and wood pulp- to make paper. There are other products, such as turpentine, mulch, compost- but lumber and paper are the largest portion. ...
Asked in World War 2, Germany in WW2, Forests
How do you find information on the Battle of Hurtgen Forest?
Info on the Battle of Hurtgen Forest Here are suggestions from FAQ Farmers: You might try reading this web site, BATTLE OF HURTGEN FOREST, then after that go to Google.com and type in Hurtgen Forest. There are also several very good books about about that battle. One being "Forest in Hell" by Paul Boesch. Visit the following website about The Battle of the Hurtgen/Huertgen forest: tiscali.be/huertgen I am a WW2 researcher and I found this about the hurtgen battle (sorry for the bad English). First,...
Asked in Forests
How do forests benefit people?
Life.They are essential for humans to live as they provide oxygen through the process of photosynthesis. We provide the carbon dioxide through cellular respiration. Environmental Benefits. Trees moderate the climate and conserve water by harboring wildlife. It helps us Social Benefits. Give a sight of pleasure. it is proven that people recover faster when they are provided in a place where they feel home. Trees provide that kind of sense. Economic Benefits. production of lumber can lead to profits. indirect benefits. ...
Asked in Deforestation and Habitat Loss, Forests
What is deforestation?
Deforestation is people cutting down whole forests of trees, and making it even less likely for humans to survive. Trees supply oxygen, absorb carbon dioxide, and hold down the soil from washing away or making landslides. The destruction and cutting down of forests is often done to clear land for farming, mining, roads, and grazing of cattle. That causes increased atmospheric CO2 levels, a factor in global warming. The Cutting down and clearing of trees The action or process of clearing forests_ also _The...
Asked in Wood Crafts, Furniture, Forests
Where can I find Azalea wood to make furniture?
Check with a local lumberyard - one of the places that only deals in wood and not a combination place that sells bathtubs and hardware. - - - - - Azalea is hard to find because the azalea plant is a shrub, not a tree. Your option is to go out in the woods, find some azalea shrubs of large size, and harvest them. ...
Asked in Philosophy and Philosophers, Forests
If a big tree falls in the forest and no one is there to hear it does it make a sound?
It should. Put a video recorder there and you'll see. There are three aspects of this question. 1) Although physically, we can "assume" a sound will be created, there would have to be evidence of some sort to actually prove that it happened. 2) Although we define the vibrations the falling tree makes as "sound," its existence as sound would have to be perceived by humans, or by other animals. 3) Philosophically, the existence of the sound cannot be absolutely posited, but then neither...