Eastern Threat Center researchers work with other scientists nationally as well as with a variety of Federal, State, and local government agencies, universities, and non-governmental partners to address forest threats.
Select a title below to learn more about the Eastern Threat Center's current projects and collaborations related to climate change and pollution. View a staff resource guide to learn more about researchers studying these topics.
Assessing forest carbon sequestration and water supply interactions as influenced by climate and management practices
Assessing forest tree risk of extinction and genetic degradation from climate change
Assessing genetic variation of forest tree species at risk
Assessment of disturbance impacts on U.S. forest carbon sequestration
Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Management Options (CCAMMO)
Climate Change Resource Center
Climate, population, and vegetation cover change impacts on water supply and demand, carbon sequestration, and biodiversity across the conterminous U.S.
Detecting recent broad-scale changes in forest biodiversity
Determining the sensitivity of eastern US fire regimes to climate change
Earth System Modeling Project
Effects of nitrogen deposition on high elevation spruce-fir and deciduous forests across the northern U.S.
Effects of urban climate on land surface phenology
Influence of nitrogen deposition on Southern Appalachian deciduous forests
International collaboration research with China: the U.S.-China Carbon Consortium
Nitrogen deposition and water stress: predisposing factors to southern pine beetle infestation and subsequent mortality of red spruce species, Mount Mitchell, NC
Nitrogen fertilization impacts on high elevation spruce forests, Mount Ascutney, VT
Ozone monitoring and environmental effects analysis
PINEMAP: Mapping the future of southern pine management in a changing world
Prioritizing tree species for conservation and management in changing times
Remote Assessment of Forest Ecosystem Stress (RAFES): Development of a real time decision support system for the eastern U.S.
Systematic assessment of coarse scale, national level and fine scale, special interest area critical load assessments
Template for Assessing Climate Change Impacts and Management Options (TACCIMO)
Understanding soil and watershed hydrology
Yellow birch and acid deposition in the Southern Appalachians