Discoveries

Researchers at OSU have changed the way that we understand and think about forest biodiversity.

Explore some of their most important discoveries.

 
 

TROPHIC CAscades

Research at Oregon State University has shown how top predators such as wolves can act as "keystone" species, affecting entire ecosystems.

 

DEAD wood, living forests

Working at the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, OSU researchers uncovered the many ways that forest species depend on dead wood.