Tier III throughfall exclusion x fertilization site in Taliaferro County, Georgia. Photo courtesy of Leslie Boby.
University of Florida M.S. student Maxwell Wightman drills a hole to insert thermal dissipation sensor probes into a tree at the Tier III throughfall exclusion x fertilization site in Taylor County, Florida. Photo courtesy of Geoff Lokuta
High school students participating in the University of Florida's Science Quest summer camp measure trees and calculate the amount of carbon stored in trees as part of the Project Learning Tree/PINEMAP Secondary Module activity "Counting the Carbon." Photo courtesy of Jessica Ireland.
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.
Leaf level gas exchange being measured with a Li-Cor 6400 portable photosynthesis sytem. Photo courtesy of John Seiler.
Throughfall exclusion structures at the Tier III site in McCurtain County, Oklahoma. Photo courtesy of Duncan Wilson.
Throughfall exclusion structures visible in a November 2012 Google Earth image of the Tier III site in McCurtain County, Oklahoma.
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.
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