Contact: Sandra Hines
University of Washington
Caption: A handful of large-diameter trees per acre, such as these incense cedars, together with remains of big trees like the three-foot-wide white fir snag and downed debris account for half the forest biomass at a Yosemite National park study site.
Credit: J Lutz/U of Washington
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