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UCI-led team develops more accurate model of climate change's effect on soil

August 1, 2013

Steven Allison Scientists from the University of California, Irvine (UCI), and the National Center for Atmospheric Research have developed a new computer model to measure global warming's effect on soil worldwide that accounts for how bacteria and fungi in soil control carbon. Full Story

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