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  • 2/08/2022
    Long-term Soil Monitoring Program Established to Detect Environmental Change (Score: 0.44)

    A 100-year+ study monitoring soil in Vermont forests completed the first 15 years of sampling and detected small changes in…

    Tags:

    • soil chemistry
    • soil

    Themes:

    • forest ecosystems

  • 4/04/2019
    (Score: 0.36)

    Farm manure applications in spring and summer can dramatically increase greenhouse gas emissions in winter.

    Tags:

    • agriculture
    • emissions
    • soil
    • farm

    Themes:

    • climate change

  • 5/03/2017
    Nematodes: New Indicators for Road Impacts (Score: 0.31)

    A new study offers a creative way to monitor roadside ecosystem changes: by tracking nematodes, or roundworms, through the soil.

    Tags:

    • monitoring
    • roads
    • soil
    • nematodes
    • roundworms

    Themes:

    • forest ecosystems
    • biodiversity

  • 11/05/2021
    Earthworms and Elevation Affect Soil Carbon in Vermont Forests (Score: 0.27)

    Study of soil carbon in forest plots reveals complex interaction among land-use history, earthworms, soil chemistry, and tree species.

    Tags:

    • carbon
    • soil carbon
    • forest floor
    • forests
    • forest carbon

    Themes:

    • forest ecosystems

  • 9/22/2016
    Earthworms in Forest Soils: The Bad and the Not So Bad (Score: 0.22)

    Earthworms in forests make soils inhospitable for many tree seedlings and understory plants, but they may help to store carbon…

    Tags:

    • invasive species
    • agriculture
    • land use
    • carbon
    • soil
    • forests
    • non-native species

    Themes:

    • forest ecosystems
    • invasive species

  • 7/25/2016
    Using Digital Soil Maps to Predict Risks of Phosphorus in Riparian Buffers (Score: 0.22)

    Predicting Risks in Riparian Buffers or Digital Soil Maps as Risk Management Tool Study assesses the usefulness of digital soil…

    Tags:

    • water quality
    • modeling
    • nutrients
    • phosphorus
    • soil
    • streams
    • streambank
    • maps
    • sediment

    Themes:

    • water quality

  • 12/21/2015
    Not All Forms of Stream Bank Phosphorus Lead to Algal Blooms (Score: 0.22)

    Investigation of Chittenden County streams reveals surprisingly low amounts of bioavailable phosphorus coming from stream banks.

    Tags:

    • water quality
    • remote sensing
    • phosphorus
    • soil
    • streams
    • lake champlain
    • streambank

    Themes:

    • water quality