Mountain Pine Beetles and Forest Destruction: Effects, Responses, and Relationship to Climate Change Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Mountain Pine Beetles and Forest Destruction: Effects, Responses, and Relationship to Climate Change

Creator

  • Author: Gorte, Ross W.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Natural Resources Policy

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2009-02-06

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report examines the mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae) epidemic because it is one of the most damaging insects affecting forests and because more is known about its life cycle than the cycles of many other forest pests.
  • Physical Description: 16 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Forests
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Forest conservation
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Forestry law and legislation
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Forest ecology

Primary Source

  • Item is not a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: R40203
  • Accession or Local Control No: R40203_2009Feb06
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc87132