Research Opportunities

Northern Hardwood Calcium Cycling Project

Is acid rain depleting the calcium in forest soils of the northeastern United States? This collaborative project with five other institutions seeks to clarify relationships between stand age and the cycling of calcium between biotic and abiotic pools in the northern hardwood forest in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

Professor: Dr. Elizabeth Hane

Above: RIT student Corrie Blodgett excavates a quantitative soil pit at Bartlett Experimental Forest in the White Mountains, New Hampshire.

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