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|Highlight ID||Title||Strategic Program Area(s)||Year||Station|
|An Innovative Study Uses Moss to Measure Air Toxin Levels at Schools in Portland, Oregon|
Air pollution has been linked to major health problems including cancer, cardiovascular disease, and adverse birth outcomes. Children can be par ...
|Water, Air, and Soil||2015||PNW|
|Lichen Are Indicators of Climate Change in Southern Alaska's Forests|
Lichens respond quickly to climate changes and potentially allow early detection of shifting conditions before other changes in vegetation are a ...
|Inventory and Monitoring||2014||PNW|
|Lichen Communities Serve as Canary in the Coal Mine for Air Pollution|
A comparison of lichen communities from 1976 to 2008 suggests continued deterioration of air quality in the Los Angeles Basin despite policy and ...
|Inventory and Monitoring||2012||PNW|
|Lichen Indicate Air Quality Near Natural Gas Wells|
Nitrogen in lichen tissues closely correlates with measured nitrogen deposition in forests near natural gas wells in the Bridger Wilderness, WY. ...
|Water, Air, and Soil|
Inventory and Monitoring
|New Method Monitors Species Groups and Estimates Carbon Storage in Moss and Lichen Layers in Boreal and Temperate Forests|
Mat forming ground layers of mosses and lichens are responsible for sequestering one-third of the world’s terrestrial carbon, regulating water ...
|Inventory and Monitoring||2015||PNW|