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Ecological Importance of Large-Diameter Trees in a Temperate Mixed-Conifer Forest

  • James A. Lutz mail,

    jlutz@uw.edu

    Affiliation: College of the Environment, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Andrew J. Larson,

    Affiliation: Department of Forest Management, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana, United States of America

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  • Mark E. Swanson,

    Affiliation: School of the Environment, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, United States of America

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  • James A. Freund

    Affiliation: School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Published: May 02, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0036131

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 04 May 2012 at 20:36 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Wildlife News
Title: “Big trees rule the forests | Wildlife News”
http://wildlifenews.co.uk...

Publication: University of Washington
Title: “Handful of heavyweight trees per acre are forest champs -- University of Washington - washington.edu”
http://www.washington.edu...

Publication: Oregon Live
Title: “Yosemite study shows size (of big trees) matters | OregonLive.com”
http://www.oregonlive.com...

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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

ALarson replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 05 May 2012 at 02:19 GMT

Competing interests declared: Author

RE: Media Coverage of This Article

jlutz replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 11 May 2012 at 21:36 GMT

Publication: New York Times
Title: "Mammoth trees, champs of the ecosystem"
http://green.blogs.nytime...

Publication: American Forests
Title: "How much is a tree worth"
http://www.americanforest...

Publication: Smithsonian Science
Title: "Heavyweight trees are forest champs at sequestering carbon"
http://smithsonianscience...

Publication: University of Montana Press Release
Title: "UM research suggests largest 1 percent of trees dominate forest biomass"
http://news.umt.edu/2012/...

Publication: Washington State University Press Release
Title: "Undergrads research importance of big trees"
http://news.wsu.edu/pages...

Publication: Mariposa Gazette
Title: "Tree lab in Yosemite National Park bears big results"
http://www.mariposagazett...

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RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to jlutz on 11 May 2012 at 21:49 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: e! Science News
Title: “Handful of heavyweight trees per acre are forest champs | e! Science News”
http://esciencenews.com/a...

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