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Sharon Billings is part of a newly-funded effort to help establish a new Critical Zone Observatory at the Calhoun Experimental Forest in South Carolina, USA. A team of investigators at multiple universities, including KU, and lead by Duke University's Dr. Daniel Richter has been awarded a five-year grant to investigate ...
The new, NSF-funded greenhouse complex at the KUFS is now complete! Investigators are beginning to apply to use the new facility. It is comprised of a fully climate-controlled greenhouse, a three-season greenhouse, and a headhouse. The facility's construction provides a means for investigators to develop experiments in a more controlled ...
Dr. Kate Buckeridge has joined Sharon Billings' lab as a post-doctoral researcher. She is investigating the influence of climate change on soil nitrogen cycling.
Dr. Christoph Lehmeier takes post-doctoral position in Sheffield, UK plant science laboratory.
Kathy Roccaforte, Ph.D. student working with Bryan Foster, has received word that she has won an award from Prairie Biotic Research to further supplement her research on plant-pollinator networks. The award will provide funding for her project titled “Investigating the Impacts of Land Use Intensification and Restoration Efforts on the ...
David Hall and Kathy Roccaforte, Ph.D. students working with Bryan Foster, have each received notice that their research proposals have been chosen for a $1,000 J. E. Weaver Grant from The Nature Conservancy.
Christoph Lehmeier, Kyungjin Min, and Sharon Billings attended the AGU annual meeting in San Francisco to present their work in December 2012.
SOM5, the 5th meeting of the Soil Organic Matter conference, was held in Ascona, Switzerland from 7-11 October 2012.
The COST TERRABITES Workshop on Dynamic Global Soil Modeling met from 18-21 September 2012 in Cordoba, Spain.
Billings and co-authors Susan Ziegler, Bill Schlesinger, Ron Benner, and Dan Richter published an essay describing a new way forward for predicting carbon cycle feedbacks to climate in the 8 May issue of EOS, a publication of the American Geophysical Union.