The design of the Beijing National Hotel is being dictated in part by its sprawling (10,000 m2) interior rain forest...

NewsBriefs: NASA Develops Map of Carbon Stored in the Earth's Tropical Forests (NASA)

Massive U.K. 'Biodome' to Enclose African Rain Forest Habitat

'Urban' Developments Found in Amazon Rain Forests

NewsBriefs: Software Addresses Water Contamination (Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture)

NewsBriefs: California Considers Tunnel Under National Forest (Los Angeles Times)

Geologic Hazards on National Forests

Environmental Engineering: Multiple Crossings Enable Animals to Pass from Forest to Forest

Impacts of All Terrain Vehicles (ATV) on National Forest Lands and Grasslands

Book Review: Green Phoenix: Restoring the Tropical Forests of Guanacaste, Costa Rica by William Allen. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001

Structural Lumber from Small-Diameter Western U.S. Softwood Trees
The purpose of this study was to determine the mechanical properties, and corresponding economic value, of dimension lumber produced from selected over-stocked forest stands of small-diameter...

Water Quality Restoration of the Mammoth Cave Karst Aquifer: A Work in Progress
Over tens of thousands of years the aquatic ecosystem of the Mammoth Cave Karst Aquifer evolved in concordance with natural recharge supplied through 24,000 hectares of tall-grass prairie...

Erosion from an Industrial Forest Road in the Ouachita Mountains of Southeastern Oklahoma
Erosion from 4 segments of a 2-year old forest road in a 740 ha basin was measured for each of 105 storms that occurred in a 3.5 year period. Two road segments were part of a mid-slope...

Small-Diameter Round Timber Connections
An over stocking of trees having diameters less than 20 cm, as measured 1.52 m off the ground presents a major fire hazard to over 54 million acres of National Forest land. Improving the...

Safeguarding Los Alamos
A forest fire that burned 48,000 ac (19,500 ha) around the Los Alamos National Laboratory, in New Mexico, in May 2000, created another problem for one of the nation's most...

Beach Changes Triggered by Seaward Development of Towns, Expansion of Coastal Forest and Construction of Detached Breakwaters at a Pocket Beach
Beach changes triggered by seaward development of towns, expansion of coastal forests and construction of detached breakwaters at a pocket beach were analyzed, taking the Ariake-Ishihama...

The Forest for the Concrete

The Forest for the Concrete

Management of Mangrove Forest for Coastal Wetland Restoration

Benefits from Wood Engineering Research

 

 

 

 

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