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Peatland ecosystems studied to better predict environmental change

Diane Banegas, November 20, 2018 at 10:30am

An ambitious ecosystem-level experiment in Minnesota is evaluating the response of northern peatland ecosystems to warmer temperatures and elevated carbon dioxide.

Randy Kola Spruce Testing Chamber

Forest Service research soil scientist Randy Kolka inside one of the SPRUCE testing chambers. Credit: USDA Forest Service.

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