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 Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences DAVENPORT, Wash. – Along a blustery rural highway, foresters from Washington State University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture are proving that living snow fences – windbreaks made of live trees – can protect Northwest roads and farms from winter’s fury.
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Researchers know that adding natural buffers to the farm landscape can stop soil from vanishing. Now a scientist at Washington State University has found that more buffers are better, both for pleasing the eye and slowing erosion.
Erosion rates on the Palouse are severe. However, on a recent two-week trip to the Republic of China, a research team from Washington State University realized that they can be worse. The team visited several areas including Bejing and Yan’an, where the crops, climate and soil composition are similar to the Palouse. Both regions have […]