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Jeff W. Atkins, Ph.D., a post-doctoral researcher in VCU's Department of Biology, uses a lidar system to collect data in a forest at VCU's Rice Rivers Center in 2016. (Photo by Julia Rendleman, University Marketing)

Structurally complex forests better at carbon sequestration

August 13, 2019

Photo by Julia Rendleman, University Marketing: Jeff W. Atkins, Ph.D., a post-doctoral researcher in VCU's Department of Biology, uses a lidar system to collect data in a forest at VCU's Rice Rivers Center in 2016. 

 

The field work being done at the Rice Rivers Center contributes to the data researchers need to study carbon sequestration.

Read the VCU News article about the important study co-authored by Chris Gough, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Biology, "Structurally complex forests better at carbon sequestration."

 

 

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