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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.