you can learn all about exciting research at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest (HBEF), who's doing it, and why
out the activities below for more information about the HBEF. You will probably
want to start with the Introduction and Virtual
the glossary to learn more about new, unfamiliar,
or strange words like biogeochemistry.
all about several HBES scientists, graduate students, and technicians.
Click here to read about HBEF acid rain research, on page 13 of the virtual tour.
you have had a chance to read about watersheds
and the experiments conducted on them at
the HBEF, visit this page for a tour of Watershed 6 and the research
conducted there. Watershed 6 is a "reference"
watershed. This tour was designed for a college-educated audience, and was created by Thomas Siccama and Ellen
Denny at Yale University.
In the newest long-term watershed experiment at the HBEF, scientists have added calcium to Watershed 1 to replace what acid rain has leached from the soil. Click here to see a video of the calcium addition. You may want to take the virtual tour before viewing the Watershed 1 webpage or video.
Map of the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest
Click here to view a map of the HBEF, complete with locations of the experimental watersheds, Mirror Lake, the Forest Service buildings, and more.
To learn about the different institutions (universities, government programs, etc.) that work at the HBEF, click here. There may be one near you!