Soils in the City


April 30, 2013

More carbon dioxide is released from residential lawns than corn fields according to a new study. And much of the difference can likely be...

April 07, 2013

Howard Mielke has collected thousands of soil samples from urban areas across the United States. Each sample is tested for lead content,...

March 25, 2013

Work that began as science fair projects for two Baton Rouge, Louisiana middle school students has now been published as peer-reviewed articles...

March 25, 2012

What can be learned from looking at urban soils? Many excavations of a site over many years, may mean a large challenge for any specific study....