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Research Highlight: Thanos Papanicolaou

Dr. Thanos Papanicolaou

Thanos Papanicolaou’s research is informing farmers and improving agricultural techniques designed to preserve and restore soil organic carbon (SOC) for healthier soil. Carbon is essential to soil, but it is easily depleted from intensively managed landscapes.

Papanicolaou’s research focuses on ground slope and its relationship to concentrations of carbon in the soil from organic sources. The goal is to learn how much capacity soils have to store carbon after they have been tarnished from agriculture.

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