The University of Montana, (U of M) was founded in 1893 in Missoula, Montana. Today, U of M has a student body of more than 13,850 students. U of M has numerous undergraduate programs and some graduate programs as well as a professional degree program in law. Noteworthy departments include, College of Forestry and Conservation and College of Health Professionals and Biomedical Sciences.
UM researcher helps NASA get the dirt on soil moisture
During the early-morning hours on Tuesday, Jan. 29, NASA will launch a satellite that will peer into the topmost layer of Earth's soils to measure the hidden waters that influence our ecosystems weather and ...
Mountain system artificially inflates temperature increases at higher elevations
In a recent study, University of Montana and Montana Climate Office researcher Jared Oyler found that while the western U.S. has warmed, recently observed warming in the mountains of the western U.S. likely ...
Cicada study discovers two genomes that function as one
Two is company, three is a crowd. But in the case of the cicada, that's a good thing.
Study improves temperature modeling across mountainous landscapes
New research by University of Montana doctoral student Jared Oyler provides improved computer models for estimating temperature across mountainous landscapes.
New study shows humans have more impact on tropical nitrogen levels
A new paper co-written by four University of Montana researchers finds that humans have more than doubled tropical nitrogen inputs.
Study shows converting land to agriculture reduces carbon uptake
University of Montana researchers examined the impact that converting natural land to cropland has on global vegetation growth, as measured by satellite-derived net primary production, or NPP. They found ...
Study finds wolf predation of cattle affects calf weight in Montana
A recent study by University of Montana faculty and graduate students found that wolf predation of cattle contributes to lower weight gain in calves on western Montana ranches. This leads to an economic loss at sale several ...
Study finds loss of sea ice causes ecological changes
A new paper co-written by UM associate professor Mark Hebblewhite details ecological changes caused by a loss of Arctic sea ice.
Scientists use new approach to reveal function of Greenland's ice sheet
(Phys.org) —Findings from a large-scale ice drilling study on the Greenland ice sheet by a team of University of Montana and University of Wyoming researchers may revise the models used to predict how ice ...
Scientists Create Innovative Listening Device to Track Wolves
Tracking the elusive wolves of Idaho is a costly and exhaustive endeavor. The shadowy animals inhabit some of Idaho’s - and the country’s - most rugged and isolated terrain. The average pack of seven animals ranges across ...