SES climate scientist Deborah Huntzinger recently published a paper in Science about the potential for forests to absorb our excess greenhouse gas emissions. You can learn more about challenges and solutions from Debbie’s interviews with NAU News and the AZ Daily Sun.
NAU SES scientists are using drones, seismometers, cameras and more to study the aftermath of Museum Fire. This NSF-funded research is critical to understanding flooding potential and debris flows on a disturbed landscape. Plus major bonus, the article in the Daily Sun is written by one of our amazing local geology alums, John Noll!
Check it out! Lexi’s award and her work on the origins of the Colorado Plateau’s uplift is highlighted in NAU News today.
SES hydrology Professor Abe Springer is collaborating with NAU Forestry faculty to study the impact of water use by encroaching trees and shrubs in meadow ecosystems surrounding Flagstaff. Changing vegetation means both changing habitat for wildlife and less water for springs and streams. Read more about restoration efforts at azcentral.
We have the best alumni! Geology grad Dave Cook works as an environmental consultant in Seattle, WA, leading projects to clean up contaminated land along with both the public and private sector. What’s more, Dave is also serving as a mentor for the new Lumberjacks Thrive Externship Program, hosting a current NAU student for a workplace experience. Read more about Dave (and other members of our… Read more