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FALL 2010
Environmental Sciences

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Living Waters

From listening to marine life in the Gulf Coast to restoring fragile coral habitats and developing eco-friendly oil absorbents, CALS researchers delve beneath the surface to protect the aquatic environment.

FOOD AND ENERGY SYSTEMS

Land Grant

An Ancient Solution for a Modern Problem

Secrets of the dark, fertile Amazonian soil known as biochar reveal ways to sequester carbon and slow climate change.

 


 

LIFE SCIENCES

Life Sciences

Genomic Explorers Go Deep into Plants

Whether developing durable resistance in wheat or breeding a better apple, CALS scientists are improving global food security.

 


 

APPLIED SOCIAL SCIENCES

Applied Social Sciences

Concerns Ignite about Drilling Deep for Gas

Researchers unearth the benefits and hazards of ‘hydrofracking’ for communities in the Marcellus Shale.

 

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CALS News

Web Exclusives

Human eyes are only sensitive to a small portion of the electromagnetic spectrum.
CALS photographer Kent Loeffler explores the campus on a different wavelength.

Infrared Photography

Patriot, pioneer, philanthropist. Learn more about the man for whom the new Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management is named.

Charles Dyson

The Lab of Ornithology documents birdlife after BP in photographs taken soon after oil from the Deep Water Horizon well began spilling into the
Gulf of Mexico.

Lab of Ornithology

Go in depth with CALS’ new dean. Find out more about her research, her role as student mentor, her aspirations for the college, and her favorite Cornell Dairy ice cream flavor.

Dean Boor