Ecological Archives A023-021-A7

William W. Macfarlane, Jesse A. Logan, Wilson R. Kern. 2013. An innovative aerial assessment of Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem mountain pine beetle-caused whitebark pine mortality. Ecological Applications 23:421–437.

Appendix G. Figure showing aspect-related mortality pattern.


Fig. G1. This LAS aerial photo shows the aspect-related mortality pattern, where warm southern slopes allow beetles to thrive first (red trees, lower right), before they move to cooler northern slopes (green trees, upper left).

Photo credit: W. W. Macfarlane

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