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Hidden Climate Records Within Tree Rings

Hidden Climate Records Within Tree Rings

09/12/2018

Researchers from Utah State University and two other institutions recently published a study that uses tree rings to link climate variability to long-term patterns in temperature.

Soil is Not Dirt

Soil is Not Dirt

08/27/2018

This summer, Emma Thompson participated in international competition at the 21st World Congress of Soil Science in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. She judged individually and with a team representing the U.S.

USU Students Succeed at Soils Judging Competition

USU Students Succeed at Soils Judging Competition

05/17/2017

Zach Voigtman, Sandra Udy, Boston Swan, Britney Allen and Thomas Greene travelled to Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois to compete in a national soils competition and took third place against 24 other teams.

USU Researchers Discover Climate Warming Linked to Air Quality

USU Researchers Discover Climate Warming Linked to Air Quality

02/24/2017

During the winter, cold air is at the base near the earth with warm air above it. As climate warming increases the temperature of the top layer, the cooler layer inhibits the warm air from releasing the pollutants through mixing. This causes inversion. Le...

Utah Climate Center Honored for 125 Years of Weather Data

Utah Climate Center Honored for 125 Years of Weather Data

12/16/2016

Scientists at Utah State University have been recording and reporting daily weather observations for 125 years. The Utah Climate Center was recently recognized by the National Weather Service with an Honored Institution Award for that consistent service a...

Fire and Ice: Climate Change Linked Extremes

Fire and Ice: Climate Change Linked Extremes

11/05/2015

Climate change worldwide is amplifying extreme weather events and researchers in the Utah Climate Center at Utah State University are using modeling tools to help people in very different parts of the.

USU’s Space Crop Expert Separates Fact from Fiction on Farming in Space

USU’s Space Crop Expert Separates Fact from Fiction on Farming in Space

10/02/2015

Professor Bruce Bugbee’s job title, director of Utah State University’s Crop Physiology Laboratory, conjures thoughts of a scientist whose work is firmly rooted in the earth. But for the past 33 years, the majority of Bugbee’s research has focused on how