Energy and Ecology
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Studies in the area of freshwater research reported from University of Wisconsin
April 9th, 2010
According to recent research from the United States, "We quantified standing stocks of large wood in 12 streams along the north shore of Lake Superior in northeastern Minnesota during June - September 2007. All large pieces of wood (> 0.1 m in diameter for a portion > 1 m in length, n = 963) were measured."
"Standing stocks of large wood ranged from 0.01 to 0.48 pieces/m, lower than most published values from around the world. Wood inputs to streams in northeastern Minnesota may be less than elsewhere due to differences in tree species, environmental conditions, and past forest management practices," wrote E.C. Merten and colleagues, University of...
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Source: Energy and Ecology (2010-04-09)