Alyssa Young

Alyssa Young
University of North Carolina at Greensboro | UNCG · Department of Biology

Master of Science 2019

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Introduction
Alyssa Young is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Biology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Alyssa does research in Ecology. Their most recent publication is 'Understory dynamics in North Carolina longleaf pine savannas: Biodiversity, dominance, and biomass'.
Education
August 2017 - May 2019
August 2011 - December 2014

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Publications (4)
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Restoration of ecosystems is complex, with multiple targets that can work in concert or conflict with each other, such as biodiversity, species dominance, and biomass. When properly managed, longleaf pine (LLP) savannas are among the most biologically diverse habitats in the world. However, anthropogenic influences, such as fire suppression, have d...
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The longleaf pine (LLP) savanna ecosystem once covered ~ 92 million acres of the Southeast USA, but due to anthropogenic activities such as logging and fire suppression, only 3% of its once widespread historic range remains. While many restoration efforts are underway to conserve this biodiverse ecosystem, restoration must be done in the context of...