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- Selective use of multiple cues by males reflects a decision rule for sex discrimination in a sexually mimetic damselfly .
- Change in diversity and nitrogen accrual following clearcutting and burning in bigtooth aspen ecosystems in northern lower Michigan .
- Shelter availability influences social behavior and habitat choice in crayfish, Orconectes virilis .
Primary Data Sets
Current atmospheric modeling represents both the biosphere and the atmosphere directly above the forest canopy as coarse boundary conditions. The biosphere is expressed as a 2-D surface that does not take into account specific qualities of the forest canopy (i.e. canopy height and crown size). Directly above the forest canopy, it is assumed that mixing allows us to ignore canopy heterogeneity. Present research suggests that a more high-resolution 3-D canopy is needed for a more accurate representation of the interaction between biosphere and atmosphere.