As the last leaves fall from the trees, our work at Creekside Nursery is all wrapped up. All equipment has been brought back to the labs, and we can now start to process our data.
We went to Michigan in July to perform our VOC experiment in the woods not far from Michigan Tech. Our study was part of CABINEX--Community Atmosphere-Biosphere Interactions Experiments. The goal of CABINEX is to provide a collaborative environment in which a number of research institutions share resources to answer one common scientific topic: the effects of forest succession and biogenic volatile organic compounds (BVOCs) on microscale atmospheric chemistry within the canopy layer. Our study took place at the University of Michigan Biological Station.