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Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Smithsonian Center for Tropical Forest Science/ForestGEO Plots

Caption: Tree growth measurements from more than 600,000 trees belonging to 403 species from forest plots around the world coordinated by the Smithsonian Center for Tropical Forest Studies/FOREST GEO showed that the tree growth often accelerates as trees age.

Credit: Smithsonian Center for Tropical Forest Science

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