By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer PULLMAN, Wash. – As long as ecologists have studied temperate lakes, the winter has been their off-season. It’s difficult, even dangerous, to look under the ice, and they figured plants, animals and algae weren’t doing much in the dark and cold anyway.
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – A call to those who live in Washington to take action to protect and conserve its natural heritage will be part of a presentation by the state commissioner of public lands at noon Tuesday, Nov. 15, in Bryan Hall 308. Pizza […]
PULLMAN, Wash. – Negative campaigning, climate change and Washington’s carbon tax voter initiative are the topics of free, public presentations hosted by the Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service next at Washington State University.
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – A team led by Washington State University will study how to better coordinate and manage the food, water and energy needs of the Columbia River basin and make the region more resilient to a changing climate as part of a $3 million grant […]
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences VANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University scientists Stephen Henderson and Nikolay Strigul have developed a computer model that uses photographs to recreate the complex geometry of coastal plants.
By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences SEATTLE – Community workshops to design a “blue greenway” to help the South Park and Georgetown neighborhoods adapt to rising tides associated with climate change will be held Sept. 22-24 at Seattle Community College’s Georgetown campus in C222.
By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Climate change is already transforming agriculture in Washington. To help farmers deal with climate change, Bill Pan, a Washington State University professor of crop and soil sciences, is talking to them about ways to both adapt to changes and slow them down.
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have found that greenhouse-gas emissions from lakes and inland waterways may be as much as 45 percent greater than previously thought.
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences VANCOUVER, Wash. – Drought could render the U.S. Northeast’s mixed forests unsustainable after 2050 while Washington’s Cascade Mountains may require tropical and subtropical forest species, according to researchers using a new type of mathematical model at Washington State University.
By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have received a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant to better understand the impact of climate change on air pollution.