Start date:
December 2012
End date:
January 2013
Dry Valleys
Principle Investigator:
Diana Wall
Colorado State University
This project is the “soils” component of the MCM LTER. Researchers maintain (through application of water and nutrients), monitor (soil moisture and temperature) and sample (soils) in their long-term experimental plots near Lakes Fryxell, Hoare and Bonney. The project aims to determine the impacts of natural factors and those associated with potential climate change on the abundance, distribution and diversity of soil biota.