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Natural Inquirer Soil Articles

Soil isn't just dirt. Soil contains many living and non-living things that are central to ecosystems. Below are all the Natural Inquirer publications focused on soils.

Snowed In? A Closer Look at Soil Activity in the Wintertime: This article is about how climate change might be affecting soil activity during the winter in the Northeastern region of the United States. This article is in the Northern Research Station Investi-gator

Food for the Soil: This article is about how soil is affected by salmon-derived nutrients that come from large numbers of spawning salmon. This article is found in the Food for the Soil Monograph.

Don't Judge a Soil by its Color: In this article, scientists compare how soil is affected by wildfires and how plants and fungi grow in the different levels of damaged soil. This article is found in the Wildland Fire 2 Natural Inquirer

Fill Those Potholes!: In this article, scientists explore the different ecosystem services provided by prairie potholes such as soil nutrients, absorbing carbon, and reducing soil erosion.  This article is in the Ecosystem Services Natural Inquirer.

It's a Gas! The Exchange of Gases between Soil and the Atmostphere: In this article, scientists study how soils change when changing from forested land to pasture land for grazing cattle and then back to forest again. This article is in the Climate Change Natural Inquirer.

Worming Their Way In: In this article, scientists want to find out if there are more native or nonnative earthworms in the forest soils of Georgia. This article is in the Worming Their Way In Monograph.

Leaf Me Alone! The Movement of Nutrients Between Trees and the Soil: In this article, scientists explore how not only trees depend on soil, but how soil also depends on trees! This article is in the Tropical Natural Inquirer.

Quit Yer Horsin' Around! The effects of Trampling on Vegetation in Montana: In this article, scientists explore how different types of recreation impact the soil and vegetation. This article is in the Rocky Mountain Natural Inquirer.