One component of the US Department of Agriculture-funded study is to better understand how forest management influences climate, including cloud cover. Credit: VT News Enlarge A professor in Virginia Tech’s College of Natural Resources and Environment is launching a new project to enable scientists to look many decades ahead and […]


Aerial view of an illegal log yard in the Amazon rainforestRaphael Alves/AFP Because of decreasing deforestation and emissions from forest fires in the Amazon over the past ten years, the amount of particulate matter (aerosols), ozone, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxide and other atmospheric pollutants released by burning biomass has fallen […]