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Fort Collins, CO 80526

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Plant Physiology: awae research subject areas


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Plant physiology is the study of internal plant activities including phytochemistry, environmental interactions, plant morphology, molecular and cell biology, and cellular interactions. It explores plant functions and processes, the effects that plants have on their surroundings and the way plants react to their aquatic environments.

 

At AWAE, Plant physiology and atmospheric deposition are used to study Air and water quality in high elevation natural ecosystems, and the impact of energy development on natural ecosystems.

Scientists (profile pages)

 

bulletRobert Musselman

 

 

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bulletAtmospheric Sciences

 


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Fisheries

 

 

Air Quality: Ozone

Air Quality in Mountain Ecosystems - Ozone

The monitoring of ozone in remote ecosystems is problematic, since continuous ozone monitors need electric power to operate. Two solutions to this problem exist. The first is to use passive samplers to estimate ozone loading. Passive samplers utilize a chemical reaction of ozone with nitrite to form nitrate. The amount of nitrate indicates the amount of ozone loading. Nitrite-coated filters are exposed for 1-2 weeks and then analyzed for nitrate. The second method is to use portable battery powered ozone monitors for continuous monitoring of ozone in remote ecosystems.

 

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Research Subject Areas

 

AQUATIC ENVIRONMENTS AND....

 

bulletAquatic Ecology

bulletAtmospheric Sciences

bulletBiogeochemistry

bulletClimate Change

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Engineering

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Fire & Fuels

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Fisheries

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Geomorphology

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Hydrology

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Plant Physiology

bulletSediment & Erosion

bulletSpatial Analysis

bulletWater & Watershed Processes

 

Resources

 

 

Stream Temperature Modeling Website


River Bathymetry Toolkit (RBT)

 

Bull Trout and Climate Change - Risks, Uncertainties and Opportunities for Mapping the Future

 

Western Watersheds and Climate Change Workshop - November 17-19, 2009

 

 


 

Rocky Mountain Research Station - Air, Water and Aquatic Environments Sciences Program
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