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Researchers discover dust plays prominent role in nutrients of mountain forest ecoystems


March 28, 2017

A new study shows that dust may be crucial in mountainous forest ecosystems, dominating nutrient budgets despite continuous replacement of depleted soils with fresh bedrock via erosion. Full Story

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University of Wyoming

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