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Dead Ponderosas in Jemez, N.M.
Dead Ponderosas in Jemez, N.M.
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Title: Dead Ponderosas in Jemez, N.M.


Drought and climate change are causing extensive forest dieback in the U.S. West as well as worldwide. These photos show dead ponderosa pines in the Jemez Mountains of New Mexico killed by a combination of drought stress and attacks by bark beetles on weakened trees.

Location: Jemez, NM, USA

Date Taken: 2006

Photographer: Craig D. Allen
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Photographer Organization: USGS

Usage: This image is public domain/of free use unless otherwise stated. Please refer to the USGS Copyright section for how to credit the photo.


File Details:
Type: JPEG image - 2.63 MB
Dimensions: 2272 x 1704

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