Richter To Head $5M SC Soils Study

Daniel Richter, professor of soils and forest ecology the Nicholas School of the Environment, will be leading a new initiative to study centuries of soil erosion from human land use in the Calhoun Experimental Forest in upstate South Carolina. The project recently won a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (#1331846) and includes scientists from the USDA Forest Service, the University of Georgia, Georgia Tech, the University of Kansas, Mississippi State University and Roanoke College.