Drought-stressed forests in northern Arizona do not recover as quickly as previously thought. (Photo courtesy of William Anderegg.)
In forests around the world, drought leaves a legacy that endures even after the rains return....
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As global temperatures increase, fragile ecosystems across the world are facing drastic changes, such as more extreme forest fires and increasingly severe droughts. Dr. Michelle Mack, a professor at NAU’s Center for Ecosystem Science and Society (ECOSS) and a recognized leader in plant and ecosystem ecology, is researching how global climate change is affecting... read more