Flux Towers: Part I

Most solar energy absorbed at the earth’s surface is radiated back into space. For every high energy solar photon absorbed, about 20 degraded thermal photons are eventually radiated back. Ecosystems hitch a ride on this…

Vegetation piles on the carbs

Human activty is putting nearly ten billion tons of additional CO2 into the atmosphere each year. These emissions derive from burning of fossil fuels and changes in land use. Only half of this additional CO2…