Friday, November 16, 2007

This week

This week in Science
  • Hurricane Katrina's Carbon Footprint on U.S. Gulf Coast Forests - Jeffrey Q. Chambers et al. found that "[s]patially explicit forest disturbance maps coupled with extrapolation models predicted mortality and severe structural damage to ~320 million large trees totaling 105 teragrams of carbon, representing 50 to 140% of the net annual U.S. forest tree carbon sink"
This week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA

Thursday, November 08, 2007

What's new

Since I called this blog Plant News, I am going to try something new - posting links to new papers related to plant biology in major journals (Science, Nature, etc.) This first posting will focus in part on last weeks articles.

This week in Nature:

Last week in Science:
Current issue of PLOS Biology
Recent papers at PLOS ONE