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Researchers at the Eel River CZO site study bedrock as a source of water during the dry season.
Looking far beneath tree roots brought the discovery of a hidden "well" of water.
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As some tree species shift northward, it's the tale of the spruce vs. the hare in northern Alaska.
These Alaska spruce trees and deciduous shrubs show evidence of heavy browsing by snowshoe hares.
Spruce seedling at the NSF Bonanza Creek LTER site that's been severely browsed by snowshoe hares.
A researcher examines white spruce trees killed by hare-browsing in northern Alaska.
Snowshoe hares dig for mineral-laden soils to eat; they use soils to deactivate tannins in forage.
Snowshoe hares also browse on willow trees, here in early spring along Alaska's Dietrich River.
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Creek banks supply critical sediment to the salt marshes of NSF's Plum Island Ecosystems LTER site.
The Pacific sardine is an important species in NSF's California Current Ecosystem LTER Site.
Economically important oysters grow in cages at NSF's Georgia Coastal Ecosystems LTER Site.