2008 | Susan Day, Virginia Tech
Determine if soil restoration practices improve carbon storage and find the most economically viable and beneficial restoration treatment in terms of carbon sequestration and tree response.
Funding Duration: 3-5 years
Grant Program: Hyland R. Johns
Grant Title: Can Improved Urban Soil Management Result in Increased Soil Carbon Storage and Greater Tree Growth?
Researcher: Susan Day
Key words: urban soil management; soil carbon; microbial biomass
Peer Reviewed Publications from Grant: Chen, Y., S.D. Day, A.F. Wick, B.D. Strahm, P.E. Wiseman, and W.L. Daniels. 2013. Changes in soil carbon pools and microbial biomass from urban land development and subsequent post-development soil rehabilitation. Soil Biology and Biochemistry (in press, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2013.06.022).
General Audience/Trade Publications: none
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