The Hydro-Biogeochemistry Group in the Media



Rising temperatures, rice, and arsenic uptake

September 2017
A publication written by Becca, group PI, titled "Soil Warming Increases Arsenic Availability in the Rice Rhizosphere" was highlighted in a news story written by the Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences Societies. The story was picked up by the International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS) and included in their October 2017 Alert (Alert 148).


Science happens at the border of different disciplines

June 2017
The wetland methane project was featured in EMSL's Molecular Bond (newsletter for DOE's Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory). Plant growth experiments conducted as part of the project are harnessing the molecular capabilities of EMSL and the sequencing capabilities of DOE's Joint Genome Institute to advance understanding of the complex plant and microbial interactions that control methane production and methane oxidation within the rhizosphere of wetland plants.

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Students bring big improvements to a small village

June 2017
Becca, group PI, was quoted in The Bridge (UW CEE's alumni newsletter) in a story about a new water supply project in Nicaragua organized by UW's chapter of Engineers Without Borders. Becca is a faculty advisor for the student group.


Washington’s Big Dam Climate Nightmare

October 2016
Becca, group PI, was quoted in Seattle Weekly in a story about methane emissions from Washington's man-made reservoirs.


Student teams research the environmental impact of UW's air travel

October 2016
Nick Waldo, graduate student in the group, calculated the carbon footprint associated with UW's air travel as part of a Certificate in Environmental Management keystone project. The work was featured In Our Nature (UW's sustainability blog).