|Maintaining the Integrity of the Low-Elevation Granitic-Dome Communities of Carl Sandburg National Historic Site
||A vegetational survey was conducted for the granitic rock-outcrop communities at Carl Sandburg National Historic Site (CARL). Low-elevation granitic domes within the boundaries of CARL have been recognized as a critical resource within the Park (Har...
|Species-Area Relationships of Cliff System Vegetational Communities in Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
||A vegetational survey of vascular plants, bryophytes, and lichens was conducted on eleven discrete cliff systems in Cumberland Gap National Historical Park (CUGA) during the summer of 2011 and 2012. A total of 231 species were collected and identifie...
|Nitrogen Availability and Vegetational Community Structure on a Cliff System in the Southern Appalachians
||While research in almost every ecosystem confirms the importance of nutrient cycling to community dynamics, it has been an under-investigated aspect of cliff ecology. This study explores the influence that nitrogen availability and other abiotic var...