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Photo of The cloud-immersed forest of the Luquillo Mountains in eastern Puerto Rico
ID: 1478
A 42 year inference of cloud base height trends in the Luquillo Mountains of northeastern Puerto Rico

Cloud base altitude has been found to be increasing in the late rainfall season at the Luquillo Mountains

Principal Investigator : Ashley Van Beusekom

Wildlife and Fish
Water, Air, and Soil
2018IITF
Photo of Fire prone dry forest and grassland ecosystems may expand in area as climate is projected to become warmer and drier
ID: 1486
Climate space for fire occurrence and extent in Puerto Rico

The cumulative effect of small frequent fires found in the Caribbean can shape large landscapes. Relationships between weather patterns and the ...

Principal Investigator : Ashley Van Beusekom

Wildland Fire and Fuels
Inventory and Monitoring
Resource Management and Use
Water, Air, and Soil
2018IITF
Photo of The greenness loss in the Luquillo Experimental Forest after Hurricane Maria and Hurricane Irma
ID: 1473
Hurricane Maria in the U.S. Caribbean: Disturbance Forces, Variation of Effects, and Implications for Future Storms

Landscape-wide models could be useful at predicting effects of hurricanes on vegetation greenness loss and landslide occurrence

Principal Investigator : Ashley Van Beusekom

Resource Management and Use
Water, Air, and Soil
2018IITF
Photo of The elevation gradient in northeastern Puerto Rico, from coastal lowlands to the tropical mountain peaks of Luquillo Experimental Forest. USDA Forest Service
ID: 766
Precipitation and Temperature Trends Along an Elevation Gradient in Northeastern Puerto Rico Examined

Forest Service researchers studied climatic trends along an elevation gradient in northeastern Puerto Rico. Study results showed that differing ...

Principal Investigator : Ashley Van Beusekom

Water, Air, and Soil
Inventory and Monitoring
2015IITF