Apr 6, 2023
Women of Research: Changing the World Through Soil with Deb Page-Dumroese
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Research soil scientist Deb Page-Dumroese’s research interests center around maintaining soil productivity during and after land management activities.

As site principal investigator for several North American Long-Term Soil Productivity Study plots, Deb is well-versed in the pre- and post-treatment sampling necessary to determine changes in above- and below-ground nutrient properties associated with harvesting, organic matter removal, and biochar additions. In partnership with the Missoula Technology Development Center (Keith Windell) and Dr. Nate Anderson (RMRS) she developed a biochar spreader to easily distribute biochar on forest sites.

Related Research:


  • Deb Page-Dumroese, Research Soil Scientist, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Moscow, Idaho

If you're interested in hearing from more women in the Forest Service, visit the National Forest Service Library and their HerStory oral history project.

Produced by the USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station.

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