Postdoc, Nathan Mueller Discovers Today's Farming Practices Can Cause Cooler Temps

February 8, 2016
1951 photograph of knee high corn, courtesy of Nathan Mueller

Nathan Mueller, postdoctoral fellow in Michele Holbrook's lab, examined farming practices in the Midwest and found the highly fertilized and too-closely planted crops have resulted in land-use patterns intense enough to change the surrounding climate. The study published in Nature Climate Change shows the regions with the most intense farming have lower peak summer temperatures. Full Story.

See also: Postdoc News, 2016