iUTAH Team - Undergraduate iFellows
Utah State University
Dave Bowling, University of Utah
Research Focus Area 1 - Ecology
iFellows Field Notes
Analyzing Lichen for Stable Nitrogen Isotope Ratios
Submitted by Brianna Palmer on June 18, 2013
During my experience with iFellows, I have been working at the University of Utah with Dave Bowling to learn how to identify, grind and eventually analyze lichen for stable nitrogen isotope ratios. Larry St. Clair, from Brigham Young University, taught us how to identify various lichen in the Wasatch Front. Lichens are composite organisms made up of both fungi and photosynthetic organism, and can often be found on trees. Read More...