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Understanding the past and predicting the future by looking across space and time

May 23, 2013

Studying complex systems like ecosystems can get messy, especially when trying to predict how they interact with other big unknowns like climate change.

Slide show: Northwoods partners

October 17, 2011

The complex interplay between the earth's climate on global and local levels drives UW–Madison atmospheric and oceanic sciences professor Ankur Desai's research. In September, students from the soils and waters course at the College of the Menominee Nation in Keshena, Wis., joined Desai's team to get a look at the high-tech methods researchers use to monitor carbon flux — the movement of greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide in and out of plants, water and soil.