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David A. Orwig


David A. Orwig is the Forest Ecologist at the Harvard Forest. His research encompasses broad areas of ecosystem response to natural and human disturbance and environmental change. Using a combination of community ecology and tree-ring studies, he has spent over two decades studying the ecology of old-growth forests and approaches for conserving these ecosystems.In addition, he has also concentrated on the complex interactions between invasive pests and pathogens and host trees.

Ecology Ecosystem Science

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Forest Ecologist

Harvard University
Harvard Forest

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