News tagged with soil sciences

Nitrogen in the soil cleans the air

Eutrophication harms the environment in many ways. Unexpectedly, nitrogen fertilizer may also be positive for the environment. And even acidic soils, promoting the destruction of forests, can have a positive ...

dateAug 19, 2011 in Environment
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3Q: The next Mars rover's destination

When the next-generation Mars rover, dubbed Curiosity, touches down on martian soil next summer, its cameras will likely capture a scene similar to what the first explorers of the Grand Canyon witnessed: towe ...

dateJul 25, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Engaging high school students in soil science inquiry

In April 2007, teacher Irka Elsevier and then-graduate student Biance Moebius-Clune began their second inquiry unit designed to enable high school students to better understand soil science concepts through ...

dateJun 09, 2011 in Other
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