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Geertje van der Heijden

Geertje van der Heijden, a post-doctoral fellow in the Schnitzer Lab at Marquette University.

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Marquette scientists find vines in tropical forest may significantly accelerate climate change
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Marquette scientists find vines in tropical forest may significantly accelerate climate change

The three-year project by Marquette biologists found that the amount of carbon absorbed in a tropical forest in Panama decreased by 76 percent per year when the woody vines, called lianas, were present.