Wisconsin's Home Page Add/Update an Event
Find Events
FAQ
Home
Attractions | Almanac | Local Information | Wisconsin | Store | Lodging | Maps | Weather

Click on images to see larger pictures. Use browser "Back" button to return

carbon soil An eroding bluff on the U.S. Great Plains reveals a buried, carbon-rich layer of fossil soil. A team of researchers led by UW-Madison Assistant Professor of Geography Erika Marin-Spiotta has found that buried fossil soils contain significant amounts of carbon and could contribute to climate change as the carbon is released through human activities such as mining, agriculutre and deforestation.
Image credit: Jospeh Mason
Back to article


Copyright © 1995-2017 All About Wisconsin, Inc. All rights reserved.
Wisconline, Wisconsin Online, and Wisconsin.Info are registered trademarks of All About Wisconsin, Inc.
About Us | FAQ | Advertising | Comments | E-mail Us