Smart Forests Initiative

Smart Forests will provide an integrated technological platform to monitor and respond to environmental change at the local to continental scales.forest service  
   
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Smart Forests Webcams…
  Live webcam pictures from Smart Forests
Smart Forests News and Views…
   Links to recent and upcoming events, publications, press releases
Smart Forests Sensor Science Highlights:
   Seasons Unfolding…
   Birdsong Monitoring…
   Fish Observation…
   Carbon Uptake…
   Rainforest Ecology…(coming soon)

Archives: News and Views / Smart Forests Sensor Science Highlights
News and Smart Forests Sensor Science Highlights archives…

Project Background
Smart Forests needs of the 21st century…
   Short decription of Smart Forests project
Smart Forests Map of Experimental Forest and Ranges (EFR) network…
   Clickable map and links to Smart Forest sites
Regional Collaborators…
   List of participating sites

Data Demos
EFR Climate Tower sites
   Example of pulling RealTime air Temperature from 10 EFR sites
   into one data visualization
Weir Data
   Example of pulling EFR data together with USGS data into
   one data visualization
Map Viewer
   Example of how to link RealTime data with long-term datasets
   in a GIS mapping environment
PnET Real Time Model
   Example of driving an ecological/hydrological/productivity model
   with real time data for realtime outputs
Carbon Tree Visualization
   Beyond Charts and Graphs: an artist's view of real-time data, in this
   case C molecules being slowly taken up and released in realtime for
   a Scots pine forest in Finland

Smart Forests Sites
Smart Forests Map of Experimental Forest and Ranges (EFR) network…
   Clickable map and links to Smart Forest sites
Regional Collaborators…
   List of participating sites

Scientists Toolbox
A one-stop shop for everything you want to know about how to build
a wireless sensor network, a site built with LTER.
   Sensor NIS Toolbox…
   GCE Toolbox…

Smart Forests Educational Resources
Resources for the interested public and educators
   Educational Materials…
   Movies…

Gallery
Smart Forests Webcam Gallery…