New paper: historical climate constrains contemporary microbial function

June 6, 2017

Our long-term research was recently published in PNAS, highlighting how the moisture sensitivity of microbial respiration depends on historical rainfall. You can read the full article here:

http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2017/05/23/1620811114.short

Mose Buchele at KUT also did a nice radio story on this work:

http://kut.org/post/how-digging-holes-across-texas-could-help-us-fight-c...

And CNS also did a nice press release that was picked up by several science blogs:

https://cns.utexas.edu/news/historical-rainfall-levels-key-in-carbon-emi...