Research in Soil Ecology Group at UC Santa Cruz

I was told that “soil generates all the things,” and I believe it is true, because, after all, soil is still regarded as “the last frontier” in science. For this we do research on soils. Please click on one of the titles listed below if you would like to know about our research:

Rhizosphere Effects on Soil Organic Matter Decomposition

Method Development for Rhizosphere Research

Global Environmental Change and Soil Processes

Root Growth, Turnover, and Production

Linkages Between Vegetation Aboveground and Processes Belowground

Grassland Degradation and Recovery in Inner Mongolia, China

Arctic Soil Biology

Other Research about Soil Ecology in Agroecosystems