Topic: Carbon cycle

Symbiotic Fungi Inhabiting Plant Roots Have Major Impact On Atmospheric Carbon

Jan. 8, 2014

Amanita mushroom

AUSTIN, Texas  Microscopic fungi that live in plants' roots play a major role in the storage and release of carbon from the soil into the atmosphere, according to a University of Texas at Austin researcher and his colleagues at Boston University and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.

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Arctic River Deltas May Hold Clues to Future Global Climate

May 15, 2009

Scientists struggling to understand how Earth's climate will change in the next few decades have neglected a potential treasure trove of information--sediments deposited in the ocean by major Arctic rivers such as the Colville and Mackenzie rivers--according to geoscientists at The University of Texas at Austin and Texas AandM University.

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