Maxbauer and students investigate carbon cycle processes for landscape restoration

December 17, 2019
By Dee Menning, CFR

Dan Maxbauer,Dan Maxbauer Assistant Professor of Geology, has been awarded a grant from the Engeseth-Rinde Restoration Fund of Northfield SHARES to investigate carbon cycle processes in restored agricultural soils and wetlands in the Prairie Creek Wildlife Management Area. The research will be carried out during 2020-2021 by Carleton students in Environmental Studies and Geology courses and by a Geo major as part of their senior comps project. This work will benefit landscape restoration in Rice County.