Pine Integrated Network: Education, Mitigation, and Adaptation Project (PINEMAP) is a USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Coordinated Agricultural Project, Award # 2011-68002-30185. Photo courtesy of Tim Martin.
Tier III throughfall exclusion and fertilization site under construction in Taliaferro County, Georgia. Photo courtesy of Leslie Boby.
A PINEMAP research technician spreads fertilizer at the Buckingham County, Virginia Tier III throughfall exclusion x fertilization site. Photo courtesy of Andy Laviner.
Throughfall exclusion structures visible in a November 2012 Google Earth image of the Tier III site in McCurtain County, Oklahoma.
The green shaded area in this map depicts the native range of loblolly pine; blue tags show collaborating institutions and yellow circles show locations of manipulative field experiments to examine the interaction of soil nutrient and water availability. Remote sensing image courtesy Google Earth; range map courtesy USDA Forest Service.
Loblolly pine foliage and cone. Photo courtesy of John Seiler.
Tier III throughfall exclusion x fertilization site in Taliaferro County, Georgia. Photo courtesy of Leslie Boby.
The education team is creating resources and programs to educate high school students and teachers as well as university students about the relevance of forests, forest management, and climate impacts. The PINEMAP education program also engages university students in collaborative, interdisciplinary research aimed at solving complex societal problems.
University of Florida
Alcorn State University
University of Georgia
Mississippi State University
North Carolina A & T University
North Carolina State University
Oklahoma State University | Texas A & M University | Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University | Virginia State University
Cooperative Forest Genetics Research Program |
Cooperative Tree Improvement Program |
Forest Biology Research Cooperative |
Forest Modeling Research Cooperative |
Forest Productivity Cooperative | Plantation Management Research Cooperative | Southern Forest Resource Assessment Consortium | Western Gulf Forest Tree Improvement Program