“If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to see it, does it make a sound?”
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“If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to see it, does it make a sound?”

In this picture, Dr. Ann Marie Carlton from Rutgers University is scouting out the SEARCH site location.  Notice that the site features both pines and a young understory.  Many of the SOAS investigators will be studying properties of biogenic volatile organic compounds (BVOCs) released from these plants.  Isoprene (C5H8), for example, is a common example … Continue reading