Because of the long temporal scales and the large spatial scales over which landscape processes operate, it is often difficult to implement observational studies or controlled experiments at the landscape level. Simulation modeling has therefore...read more.
The contamination of soils by heavy metals such as mercury is a serious environmental problem worldwide. Traditional methods for decontaminating these soils are extremely expensive and disruptive to the...read more.
The forest products industry in the United States faces increased competition from every corner of the globe. In addition, population pressures and changes in land use in the US South where the industry has traditionally...read more.
Natural resource management policies have historically been evaluated and implemented without using simulations of potential forest landscape condition over time. Forest-based resource policies have traditionally been based on stand-level analyses of individual land ownerships...read more.