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It just looks like a fine, light brown dust, but Land and Atmospheric Science student Persephone Ma sees the potential for something more. 

Dr. Tim Griffis is using tall towers to measure what you can't see - the atmospheric gas nitrous oxide. 

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We're hiring! We are looking for great people to join our team. Current openings include an Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist in Nutrient and Water Management, an Assistant Professor in Soil Fertility & Precision Nutrient Management, and an Assistant Professor in Manure Management & Water Quality Specialist. See more at

100 Years of Stories

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The Department of Soil, Water, and Climate celebrated a centennial in 2013. With a rich history, our alumni and emeritus faculty have a wealth of stories. From beginnings in soil science to cutting edge science in climate change and water issues, the past helps inform our future. 

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