Potential impacts of emerald ash borer invasion on biogeochemical and water cycling in residential landscapes across a metropolitan region

@article{Fissore2012PotentialIO,
  title={Potential impacts of emerald ash borer invasion on biogeochemical and water cycling in residential landscapes across a metropolitan region},
  author={Cinzia Fissore and Joseph P. McFadden and Kristen C. Nelson and Emily B. Peters and Sarah E Hobbie and Jennifer Y. King and Lawrence A. Baker and Ina Jakobsdottir},
  journal={Urban Ecosystems},
  year={2012},
  volume={15},
  pages={1015-1030}
}
Trees provide important ecological services in cities, yet the vulnerability of the urban forest to massive tree losses from pest outbreaks could threaten those services, with unknown environmental consequences. The outbreak of emerald ash borer is an imminent threat to the ash population in North America. In the Minneapolis–Saint Paul, Minnesota, metropolitan area, ash trees are present in 50 % of residential landscapes in Ramsey and Anoka Counties. We used a large survey of household… CONTINUE READING