The winter holidays may have come and gone, but for many Americans, snow will be around for a few more months. This is clearly good news if you are fond of the fluffy white stuff. For those that are not, don’t be weary. Snow can be appreciated for more than its good looks. It also … Continue reading Why is it good to have the ground covered by snow?
Most individuals are inspired by the mountain vistas and wildlife found in our National Park System. However, being a soil scientist, I usually have my head down looking at interesting soils and soil-forming factors occurring at these special places. Water and wind erosion of soils have been going on since the beginning of time. When … Continue reading How was Great Sand Dunes National Park “made?”