Jun 16, 2014 ... The results of the study by Thomas Newsome and William Ripple in the Oregon
State University Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society were published
today in the Journal of Animal Ecology by the British Ecological Society. “As
wolves were extirpated across the southern half of North America, ...
Apr 27, 2009 ... The film makers, Karen and Ralf Meyer, will attend this screening, along with
OSU forestry scientists William Ripple and Robert Beschta, the subjects of the
film. The documentary explores the role that wolves and cougars have historically
played in the health of natural ecosystems, controlling both the ...
June 21 — “The Ecology of Fear: The Role of Large Predators in Environmental
Harmony,” by Bill Ripple, OSU College of. Forestry, Department of Forest
Ecosystems and Society With fewer large predators in the West, increased elk
and deer browsing appears to have adversely affected plant communities and
led to a loss ...
Oct 28, 2003 ... "In one case where a gully formed an escape barrier for elk, the tree height went
up proportionally as the gully deepened and formed an increasing barrier to
escape," said William Ripple, a professor with the College of Forestry at OSU. "
Where the fear factor of wolves is high, the young trees and willows ...
Jul 29, 2013 ... “Wild fruit is typically an important part of grizzly bear diet, especially in late
summer when they are trying to gain weight as rapidly as possible before winter
hibernation,” said William Ripple, a professor in the OSU Department of Forest
Ecosystems and Society, and lead author on the article. “Berries are ...
Jul 11, 2008 ... “We've seen the impact of wolves on the ecosystem in Yellowstone, the effect of
cougars in Yosemite National Park, the same basic story about the importance of
key predators being played out in many different places,” Ripple said. “What's so
surprising here is that it's happening in a temperate rainforest, ...
Aug 4, 2011 ... In addition to answering pressing scientific questions, OSU research has a ripple
effect throughout Oregon's economy. Some studies say every dollar invested in
university research generates as much as four additional dollars in economic
activity through wages and purchases of goods and services.
Dec 29, 2008 ... The work is of particular importance, researchers said, because so many
elements of ecosystems are undergoing rapid change, from human manipulation,
climate change, increase or decrease in various species, new invasive species,
and other factors. Any one of those changes could have ripple effects ...
Jul 10, 2002 ... OREGON CITY - The countryside is changing. Where once there were berry
fields and sheep pastures, now there are backyard vineyards and alpacas. Small
acreages, from one to 10 acres, ripple out from the cities in the Portland
metropolitan area. In Clackamas County alone, there are more than 5,000 ...
Feb 6, 2001 ... Usually triggered by earthquakes, they bear little resemblance to the usual ocean
waves which are a mere ripple by comparison, and have nothing to do with tides,
even though they are often inaccurately referred to as tidal waves. They can be
huge and travel at enormous speeds of more than 400 miles ...