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Latest Soil respiration Stories

2013-08-08 09:18:00

Forests have a limited capacity to soak up atmospheric carbon dioxide.

2013-02-11 14:45:34

Organic matter is important for soil health and crop productivity.

2013-01-07 10:10:40

What does pulling a radar-equipped sled across the Arctic tundra have to do with improving our understanding of climate change?

Forest Ecosystems Impacted By Climate Change
2012-11-29 12:04:30

A research team from the University of California – Santa Barbara, led by Mariah S. Carbone, studied the influence of clouds on the largest Bishop pine forest of Santa Cruz Island.

2012-08-31 12:09:43

In a surprising finding, North Carolina State University researchers have shown that certain underground organisms thought to promote chemical interactions that make the soil a carbon sink actually play a more complex, dual role when atmospheric carbon levels rise.

Rising Carbon Dioxide In Atmosphere Speeds Carbon Loss From Forest Soils
2012-07-10 15:29:04

Underappreciated player in carbon storage should be included in global change models, researcher says

It's All About The Dirt
2012-06-17 03:00:40

A new study by researchers at BYU, Duke and the USDA finds that soil plays an important role in controlling the planet’s atmospheric future.

Predator-Created Domino Effect Leads To Ecosystem Changes
2012-06-17 05:42:51

Creatures that are feeling the pressure from the presence of predators are known to alter their diets, thus having a noteworthy impact on their habitats, claims new research published in the journal Science.

Measuring CO2 To Help Fight Global Warming
2012-05-15 06:46:02

University of Utah and Harvard scientists develop way to enforce future greenhouse gas treaty

2012-03-29 21:58:34

Why did the atmosphere contain so little carbon dioxide (CO2) during the last Ice Age 20,000 years ago?


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.