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Hewitt mycorrhizal fungy illustration

13Jan
Like a long-distance food delivery app with no apparent highway, fungi that associate with shallow-rooted shrubs in the tundra are accessing deep stores of nitrogen being released by thawing permafrost. The findings...
AGU Meeting 2019
AGU Meeting 2019

07Dec
Use this guide to find where Ecoss scientists will be presenting at the annual fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) in San Francisco, Dec. 9 - 13, 2019. If you're...
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08Nov
NAU joins with ASU, UA and Arizona communities to confront climate crisis As Arizona confronts the impacts of a hotter world, Northern Arizona University is joining partners from Arizona State University, the...

30Oct
Wired red oak is first of its kind in North America. As trees across the U.S. continue their picturesque march toward autumn, one 100-year-old oak tree in Massachusetts is attracting a crowd...
Peltier_GCT_Flux Puppy

01Oct
Ecoss postdoc Drew Peltier led a 2 hour class on tree ring science and climate change at Mangum Ranch on the North rim of the Grand Canyon. Drew joined a Grand Canyon...
IPCCdelegate_photo_Monaco2019

25Sep
The world’s oceans are getting hotter and acidifying under climate change at unprecedented rates, threatening coastal and high-mountain communities, marine ecosystems, and global fishing stocks, according to a new Special Report on...
Walker_Nature_paper_2019_4_3

21Aug
Pools of old carbon in the soil of boreal forests historically safe from combustion are being released by more frequent and larger wildfires, an Ecoss team led by Xanthe Walker and Michelle...

19Aug
Ecoss' Bruce Hungate and Victor Leshyk co-authored a study on the "CO2 fertilization effect". The study was led by César Terrer and Rob Jackson and published in Nature Climate Change. Although excessive...

26Jul
The research team, led by Bradley Butterfield from NAU’s Center for Ecosystem Science and Society (Ecoss) and including Scott Anderson from the School of Earth and Sustainability, found that a plant’s evolutionary...
Plaza_publication_illustration

08Jul
Ecoss researchers show that more carbon is being released from thawed permafrost than previously thought. A new paper published this month in Nature Geoscience introduces a new way to track soil carbon...
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