The Soil Microbial Black Box - Does What’s Inside Matter?
Dr M Giles, Dr E Paterson, Prof L Baggs, Dr R Neilson
4 January 2019
A single gram of soil can harbor in the order of 1010 bacteria and up to 52 000 individual species. However, the role of this diversity in regulating soil functions (e.g.
Leaf chemistry response to elevated CO2: decomposition and nutrient cycle impacts
Dr R Bartlett, Dr L Batty
21 January 2019
The Birmingham Institute of Forest Research Free Air Carbon Enrichment Facility (BIFoR FACE) is an outdoor experiment studying the impact of elevated carbon dioxide (eCO2) on an established deciduous forest ecosystem through several multi-disciplinary research projects.