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Green Week: Go Green 2015. Friday

Green Week Beate's letteringTrinity College Library supports College’s Green Week 2015, 16-20 February.

Recent additions to the Library’s collections.

All titles are available from the Library.

Long-term response of a forest watershed ecosystem : clearcutting in the southern Appalachians / edited by Wayne T. Swank and Jackson R. Webster. Oxford University Press, 2014.

scan0014Location: Berkeley Basement

Shelfmark: HL-360-199

The Coweeta Hydrological Laboratory is a research facility of the USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station. It was established in 1934 and is now world-famous in the research areas of forest hydrology and ecology. With the intended audience of scientists as well as policy makers, this book provides a comprehensive update on research at the facility. The first 11 chapters detail specific responses and recovery of forest and stream processes following cutting. Chapters 12 and 13 look at two additional experimental forests in the Appalachian Highlands Physiographic Division. The final chapter is a synthesis of more than 30 years of research at Coweeta WS7.

The herbaceous layer in forests of eastern North America/ edited by Frank Gilliam. Oxford University Press, 2014. 2nd edition.

scan0002Location: Berkeley Basement

Shelfmark: HL-362-626

A decade after the publication of the first edition, this revised second edition of The herbaceous layer in forests of eastern North America, offers a new look at research by top biologists and ecologists in the area of herbaceous layer structure. Chapters from the first edition have been substantially updated and eight new chapters have been added. These include an overview of reproductive strategies among herb species, an examination of herb layer diversity, as well as an analysis of the effects of disturbances on forest herb communities. This book, with its extensive bibliography, is recommended as an invaluable reference and resource for ecologists, conservationists and forest managers.