Ecoss graduate student builds ‘Kraken’ to see where carbon will go in warmer streams

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Ecoss graduate student Ali Martinez and a team of ecologists including her advisor Marks, Ecoss researchers Ben Koch and Zasha Welsh, Alex Flecker (Cornell University) and Steve Thomas (University of Nebraska) constructed a system of miniature streams whose temperatures Martinez can manipulate. The team studies how nutrients will move in the food chain of warming streams. The Arizona Daily Sun featured the experiment (nicknamed the Kraken) in a top story March 26, 2019. Read the full article here.