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Climate Change in Athens County—Been There

Climate Change in Athens County—Been There

Picture Athens County today. Dense forests and rolling hills. But it hasn’t always looked like this. Climate change and human activity have combined, research suggests, to alter the hills of Southeastern Ohio many times over the past 3,000 years. Prairie grassland? Ragweed gardens? Park-like woods without dense undergrowth? Clear-cut forests? […]

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June 17, 2014 at 2:45 pmResearch

Life at Patton Bog—3,000 Years and Counting

Life at Patton Bog—3,000 Years and Counting

  Patton Bog, as it is known locally, is a small natural wetland in Athens County. Today it is surrounded by dense forest in a relatively unpopulated area, but it hasn’t always been so. It was once home to villages of Native Americans who used its clay to make their […]

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June 17, 2014 at 1:42 pmResearch

Burmeister Presents Paper on ‘Californication of the Korean Rice Market?’

Dr. Larry L. Burmeister, Professor of Sociology at Ohio University, presented “Californication of the Korean Rice Market?” at the 2013 American Sociological Association meeting. His paper was part of a session on Development, Colonialism and Asia. Abstract: Agricultural trade disputes between the U.S. and South Korea over the opening of […]

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August 3, 2013 at 3:43 pmResearch