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Coast redwoods are among the oldest and tallest living things on the planet.
Using global climate change models, an international team of scientists compared changes in temperature and precipitation anticipated near the end of the century across a vast coastal region of 1,800 miles from California's coast redwoods to Alaska's Tongass rainforest.
Wells--came together at crucial moments, and pushed forward the effort to save the California Coast redwoods from extinction through destruction by timber cutters.
For pure visual impact, this new coast redwood discovery (one of several), blows away the General Sherman giant sequoia when it comes to photographic illustration showing human next to trunk for scale comparison.
Famed photographer Julius Shulman looks out from his Hollywood Hills studio and doesn't see a Los Angeles planted with palms, but a city cloaked in coast redwoods, the world's tallest trees.
In 1850, there were nearly 2 million acres of ancient coast redwood forests in California.
Coast redwood Height: 349' Tree Circumference: 845" Coast Douglas-fir Height: 281' Tree Circumference: 505" Common baldcypress Height: 96' Tree Circumference: 647" Saguaro Height: 54' Tree Circumference: 83" Mexican-buckeye Height: 9' Crown Spread: 16' Person Height: 5'5"
DellaSala, Chief Scientist of Geos Institute, "In the Pacific Northwest, the glass is half empty as the climate may no longer support rainforest communities like coast redwood, while on the Tongass National Forest in southeast Alaska the glass is half full as cooler, moister conditions may prevail as a refuge for rainforest communities that can migrate in time.
As the work proceeds, contractors will bring in 39 live, mature Douglas fir, incense cedar, coast redwood, giant sequoia, western red cedar and Canadian hemlock trees, all 35 to 40 feet tall.
His goal: find out what keeps a coast redwood, or even the giant sequoia (shown, far right), from spindling upward forever.
Veticka notes the coast redwood has been in cultivation in Europe since 1840.
A number of species will be available, including Douglas fir, Noble fir, Ponderosa pine, Grand fir, Western Red Cedar, Coast Redwood, Red Alder, Giant Sequoia and White Oak.