Left untilled, fields gain organic matter and maintain high yields, but there’s a tradeoff to consider when deciding not to till. Fields that aren’t tilled are less likely to erode, sending soil and the components of fertilizer, including phosphorus, downstream, a threat to water quality.
The aquaculture lab in the School of Environment and Natural Resources at The Ohio State University attended and presented their recent research on topics of cichlid, cyprinid, salmonid and percid fish species hybridization, hormonal sex reversal, polyploidy induction, and nutrition at this year's Aquaculture America conference in Honolulu, HI.
The Ohio Division of Wildlife's award winning proposal to develop Ohio public access for wildlife was informed by an assessment conducted by faculty and staff with the Terrestrial Wildlife Ecology Lab in the School of Environment and Natural Resources.
Faculty member Robyn Wilson describes the findings of a new research review in the Feb. 10 Ohio State News release, "Adapting to climate change: We’re doing it wrong." The research review is published in the journal Nature Climate and is co-authored by colleagues in the School of Environment and Natural Resources.
Faculty member Nicole Sintov’s research published in Nature Energy is featured in the Ohio State News release,“Heat or eat? How one energy conservation strategy may hurt vulnerable populations.” Lee White, a former postdoctoral researcher at Ohio State, who is now with Australian National University is the lead author on the published research. According to the published article, the study examined 7,487 households taking part in a randomized control time-of-use pilot in the southwestern United States and found two vulnerable populations, people with disabilities who may be using life-saving equipment and elderly people more sensitive to temperature changes, saw the largest increases in their bills on the time-of-use rates. Read more about the study, the findings and implications for the adoption of time-of-use electricity rates on a large-scale.
A new report, “Economic Valuation of Natural Areas in Ohio” released Nov. 20 estimates the “value” of outdoor recreation in Ohio, or the amount of money Ohioans and others spend on outdoor recreational trips in Ohio, and the contribution of this outdoor recreation to Ohio’s economy.
Your characterization of the thermostat war going on in your house is likely to depend at least in part on whether you’re a man or a woman, new research published in the journal PLOS ONE suggests and featured in Ohio State News. Nicole Sintov, is the lead author of the study and assistant professor of behavior, decision making and sustainability in the School of Environment and Natural Resources at The Ohio State University.