HOW TO MEASURE SOIL MOISTURE IN THE DESERT WITH COSMIC-RAY NEUTRONS?

Author: Stephanie Reiter eLTER TA site: Negev Research stay dates:      09/16 to 01/17   The water bound in our soils, in particular soil moisture, influences plant growth, water infiltration, flood regulation and even climate patterns. Although on a global scale the overall quantity of soil moisture is small (<0.05%), it influences ecological, hydrological and meteorological processes.... Continue Reading →

Light and conversation advance the work of the Cairngorms LTSER

Author: Jen Holzer Cairngorms LTSER Israeli musicians Ehud Banai and the Refugees muse in the 1987 song, “Magic of the Galil”:   “…I imagined Scotland as Tavor Mountain one dark night when I froze from cold a guitar helped me the fire helped me the morning of renewing light helped me….”   While longing for... Continue Reading →

Adventures in the stoichiometry of Braila Island, Research Center in Systems Ecology and Sustainability

Author: Shabnam G.Farahani Braila eLTER My scientific trip to Romania started on September 2nd, 2017. On the following day, I visited the Faculty of Biology, of the University of Bucharest where I met  the intimate staff of Biogeochemical Circuits laboratory. On Monday morning after meeting the team from the Research Center in Systems Ecology and Sustainability, we... Continue Reading →

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