Archive for February, 2012

Spatial biogeochemistry

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

I've seen a couple interesting papers recently on spatial biogeochemistry, a topic I enjoyed working on during my dissertation. Here's how I described the importance of spatial biogeochemistry in one of my dissertation papers. In this case, I was discussing nitrogen (N) import and export from ecosystems, but the same ...

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Research Works Act, ctd.

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

There has been some interesting development in the case of the Research Works Act. Some grassroots activism has now forced Elsevier to respond to the criticisms of scientists: A protest against Elsevier, the world's largest scientific journal publisher, is rapidly gaining momentum since it began as an irate blog post at ...

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