Sept. 13, 2019After sequencing more than 400 different genomes of the West Nile Virus, an NAU scientist discovered the two reports of West Nile Virus in Coconino County came … Read more about Biologist: Two samples of West Nile in Coconino County came from different sources
Arctic research at NAU
As scientists measure the speed and effects of carbon release from thawing Arctic permafrost, one group is studying the metabolism of old carbon that has been stored in soils but is now being released by a warming climate.
Estimates put the amount of carbon stored in soils of the permafrost region to be almost twice the amount present in the atmosphere. Billions of tons of organic carbon from plants and animals have been stored in these frozen soils for hundreds… Read more