Deep Soil Warming Hawaii – Initiated

heating_screenshot.pngM.S. student, Casey McGrath, turned on the heaters for her deep soil warming experiment at Lyon Arboretum in Manoa this week.  She says “Here is a snippet from one of the five heater’s temperature sensors (at 60 cm) from the live feed of data: http://grogdata.soest.hawaii.edu under “Lyon” tab.”  The protective effect of the non-crystalline minerals abundant in volcanic ash-derived soil predominant in the back of Manoa under the Tantalus formation is about to be tested. Here is a link to her blog post, check it out!


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