The Ecology of Change

Disturbance and succession across biological communities and landscapes - and what they mean for the dynamic system we live in.

North Cascades

North Cascades

All photography provided by Brian Buma unless otherwise noted.

Blowndown, logged, and burned forest in Colorado

Topographical distribution of the mass cedar mortality occurring as a result of climate warming, from southern BC to southcentral Alaska.

Partial dependency plots related to landslide risk in SE Alaska.

Close-up of original 1916 map used by William Cooper for his pioneering work in Glacier Bay (updated in the 1920's with new numbers and datapoints).  


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