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Five Undergrad Rockstars

Today I am very excited – five of my awesome undergraduate students will be presenting their theses work. I couldn’t be prouder of what they have accomplished. Delaney Tight built a biogeochemical reaction model of nitrogen cycling in  aquifers of tidal freshwater zones. Here, water is completely fresh but diurnal …

Radiocarbon, SUVA, Flowpaths, & Family

Our paper, Riverine export of aged carbon driven by flow path depth and residence time connecting aged dissolved organic matter export with deeper flow paths, is now available online! (Barnes et al. 2018) Inland waters represent an important component of the global carbon cycle, releasing between 2-4 Gt of carbon dioxide into …

Fire Research – Summer 2016

This summer Team Fire grew quite a bit! Following up on last summer’s work in the Hinman and Hayman fires we visited two additional 2002 burn scars (& nearby reference catchments) and sampled an additional hillslope within the Hayman burn. Ecosystem Pools & Soil OM: Asheton Gilbertson (CC ’18) and …

Team Fire

Team Fire has spent the last five weeks collecting soil and water samples from burned and unburned Ponderosa watersheds. At the start of June we were joined by Brian Buma (thank you NOVUS Scientist Exchange Grant) who taught us how to quantify fuel loads, above ground biomass, etc. You can …

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