Northeastern Minnesota experiment to study effects of climate change

Northland's NewsCenter: Researchers are hoping that a first of its kind experiment in Northeastern Minnesota will provide new information on the effects of climate change. Construction is underway on the $50 million project, called SPRUCE (Spruce and Peatland Responses Under Climatic and Environmental Change). The project is located in the Marcell Experimental Forest, north of Grand Rapids. "This is a whole ecosystem experiment," said Randy Kolka, a soil research scientist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest......

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