NALT Keyword: environmental science

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Forest biomass diversion in the Sierra Nevada: Energy, economics and emissions
Forest biomass diversion in the Sierra Nevada: Energy, economics and emissions
Forest biomass diversion in the Sierra Nevada: Energy, economics and e...

In this case study, converting forest wastes to electricity had energy and emissions benefits but was not economically viable.

Standards vary in studies using rainfall simulators to evaluate erosion
Standards vary in studies using rainfall simulators to evaluate erosion
Standards vary in studies using rainfall simulators to evaluate erosio...

Rainfall simulators help quantify soil erosion rates due to rain and runoff, but the lack of standardization in methods and analysis can hamper progress.

Monitoring soil carbon will prepare growers for a carbon trading system
Monitoring soil carbon will prepare growers for a carbon trading system
Monitoring soil carbon will prepare growers for a carbon trading syste...

Baseline estimates are the first step in establishing a long-term soil carbon monitoring network for Northern California perennial croplands.

Forest nurseries face critical choices with the loss of methyl bromide fumigation
Forest nurseries face critical choices with the loss of methyl bromide fumigation
Forest nurseries face critical choices with the loss of methyl bromide...

Integrated pest management approaches can help compensate for the loss of methyl bromide, but converting to container production may be the best option.

4-H boosts youth scientific literacy with ANR water education curriculum
4-H boosts youth scientific literacy with ANR water education curriculum
4-H boosts youth scientific literacy with ANR water education curricul...
A pilot test of the curriculum There’s No New Water! shows it is a promising way to meet some state and national education goals.

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