New insights into the impact forests have on surface temperature will provide a valuable tool in efforts to mitigate climate change, according to a new research paper co-authored by Clemson University scientist Thomas O’Halloran. For the first time, scientists have created a global map measuring the cooling effect forests generate by regulating the exchange of water and energy between the Earth’s surface and the atmosphere.
Forestry industry leaders from across South Carolina converged on Clemson University Tuesday for an all-day conference billed as an opportunity to forge collaborations between business and higher education.
Prescribed fires are beneficial for forests, but a group of Clemson researchers is wondering just when these fires should be used in the southern Appalachian Mountains.
Clemson, SC—A team of Clemson University students is leading a research project that could reduce the prevalence of invasive species in forests and change how timber producers and civil engineers control erosion. The team has created a rainfall simulator that will allow them to test the ability of native plants to stabilize exposed soil and […]
Clemson, SC—Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Foresty and Life Sciences will offer an online Master’s Degree program in Wildlife and Fisheries Biology beginning fall semester 2017. The online program will allow students with experience in the natural resources field to enhance their professional degree skills. The program is entirely online and all lectures can be […]
Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences has named Jean A. Bertrand Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies.
Clemson University administrators told a state House Ways and Means subcommittee that it wants to expand its water research capability so state agencies and municipalities have the information they need to make sound water-policy decisions.
There will be a free film screening of the documentary "Merchants of Doubt" followed by a discussion with former U.S. Rep. Bob Inglis at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Self Auditorium of the Strom Thurmond Institute at Clemson University.
Clemson University graduate instructor Adam Coates and a boisterous class of forestry students recently visited a sprawling Upstate farm to learn about the latest scientific findings on the restoration of the American chestnut in southern climes.
Clemson football is world-renowned, but it's not the only Tiger team playing in Florida. Clemson University has a variety of research-related projects with collaborators in the Sunshine State.
The Clemson University Wood Utilization and Design Institute continues to add to its cadre of founding partners and has received a $50,000 boost to help support the advancement of the South Carolina wood industry.
The emergence of microplastics as a pollutant-harboring hazard in the oceans is a hot topic in scientific circles, but recent research by a Clemson University scientist and his collaborators suggests there is another potential danger lurking in marine habitats that has been previously ignored.
A Clemson University professor has been awarded a $1 million grant to study movement patterns and at-sea habitat use of brown pelicans along the southeast coast of the United States to obtain baseline data that can be used to help researchers understand potential risks to birds in the marine and coastal environment.
Although fires have roared through the Appalachian Mountains devouring thousands of acres since October, a Clemson University professor wants people to understand not all fires are bad. Rob Baldwin, a forestry and environmental conservation professor, has received a three-year grant for $216,000 from the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Services to fund outreach activities for the Consortium of Appalachian Fire Managers and Scientists
Clemson University doctoral candidate Abby Lawson is helping lead a tracking study that could be instrumental in understanding how to effectively manage alligator populations.