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Science on the Graveyard Shift

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Photo of a scientist researching soil in a forested area.

By dark of night in an old graveyard, something rustles. It's a scientist, probing the dirt for secrets. View the photo gallery.

Credit: National Science Foundation

 

Photo of graves in a graveyard.

Graveyards are excellent research sites; their soil lies undisturbed.

Credit: Kyungsoo Yoo


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Photo of two men inspecting an ancient oak in a cemetery in London

Anthony Aufdenkampe and Rolf Aalto, to right of tree, inspect an ancient oak in a cemetery in London Grove, Pa.

Credit: Kyungsoo Yoo


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Photo of a sign on on a white oak,  saying the tree was standing in 1682.

This "Penn Oak," or white oak, was standing when William Penn arrived in Pennsylvania in 1682.

Credit: Beth Wenell


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Photo of Anthony Aufdenkampe and  Rolf Aalto at London Grove Friends Meeting cemetery.

Anthony Aufdenkampe (right), and Rolf Aalto, shown at London Grove Friends Meeting cemetery.

Credit: Kyungsoo Yoo


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Map of the Christina River Basin, site of one of six NSF Critical Zone Observatories (CZOs).

Map of the Christina River Basin, site of one of six NSF Critical Zone Observatories (CZOs).

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Photo of Christina River banks.

The Christina River flows through three states: Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware.

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