We've learned a lot from the Boulder area ozone gardens this summer, and we're already making plans to continue this project in 2016!
Becca Hatheway's blog
In addition to damaging the leaves of some plants, ozone pollution can impact plant growth, including plants we use as a source of food.
Poor air quality in Colorado from wildfires in the western U.S. has caused an increase in ozone damage on plants in our gardens. In this post we explore how ozone damages plants.
What’s the status of ozone damage on plants in Rocky Mountain National Park this summer? Is it similar to what we’re seeing in our gardens?
There is no observable ozone damage to the plants in the CU Museum garden, but does this really mean there is no ground level ozone here?
A group of middle and high school science teachers visited the ozone gardens at NCAR and tried out our new data collection sheets.
Learn about our newest ozone garden in Colorado! This summer we planted a garden at the University of Colorado Mountain Research Station in order to study ozone pollution at higher elevations.
Not all plants are sensitive to ground-level ozone! The Boulder ozone gardens include four types of plants that are vulnerable to ozone damage and show visible signs of that damage.
Even though the Front Range in Colorado is known to have high levels of ozone, ozone measurements can vary greatly between locations, even within the same city.
Ozone gardens in Boulder, CO are growing fast and showing signs of ozone damage!