Mowed Down (IMAGE) Earth Institute at Columbia University Caption Forest ecologist Maria Uriarte (foreground) and students take in a once-lush plot where almost every tree was splintered or simply blown away. Credit Kevin Krajick/Earth Institute, Columbia University Usage Restrictions Credit must be given. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.