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Women in STEM group at UC Merced

Read about our Women in Science and Technology group that we launched to support faculty members and students in STEM fields. Our new organization at UC Merced is working to close the gender […]

UC Catalyst award to study carbon dynamics in CA agricultural soils

Our team received one of the four 2016 recipients of the President’s Research Catalyst Awards for our proposed work on: “California Drought and Carbon Management for Agriculture,” $1.69 million, PI: Sam Ying (UC […]

Biogeochemistry lab manager position at UC Merced

The Berhe Biogeochemistry lab at the University of California, Merced ( http://www.aaberhe.com ) has an opening for a part-time lab manager. The lab manager will be responsible for day-to-day management of the lab; […]

Erin’s paper published in Biogeosciences

Erin’s firth paper was published in Biogeosciences. Among other things, this study shows that, in the Southern Sierra Nevada, annual rates of sediment export (for the time period between 2005 and 2011) varied from […]

Asmeret discusses ‘Soil and Human security’ on Down on the Farm with Tom Willey on KFCF 88.1 FM

Asmeret had the pleasure to be a guest on Tom Willey’s radio program – Down on the Farm with Tom Willey on KFCF 88.1 FM in Fresno, CA. Listen to the whole […]

New paper in Science: Soils and Human Security in the 21st century

Asmeret is a co-author on a newly released paper in Science on “Soil and Human Security in the 21st century.” see link to article from Science Megazine  Read press Releases about this […]

Congratulations to our amazing lab members – awards, funding!

We are lucky to have an amazing group of folks in the Berhe lab whose works have been recognized by awards of competitive funding over the last couple of months. Congratulations to: […]

Our biochar work featured in UC Merced Megazine

Our recent projects on using nutrient enriched biochar to reduce losses of carbon, nitrogen and phosphorous from agricultural soils was featured in the latest issue of the UC Merced Megazine. The article highlights different […]

Asmeret’s work featured by the Hellman Family Foundation

In 2011, Asmeret was awarded the Hellman Family Foundation’s grant for early career scientists. Recently, the Hellman Family foundation featured a few of the past recipients, including Asmeret. Check this out (link)…

Asmeret’s work highlighted by the Earth Science Women’s Network (ESWN)

Check out the highlight of Asmeret’s work that was recently published by the Earth Science Women’s Network (ESWN) http://eswnonline.org/asmeret-asefaw-berhe/ … if you are a women doing Earth Science Work, and your are […]