Idaho carbon dating
The 11,000-year-old skeleton is one of the oldest skeletons ever discovered in North America.
Only a handful of skeletons of this age had previously been unearthed in North America.
He is particularly well known for his research on the effects of climate change on Pacific salmon populations. It's possible that widespread changes in the ecosystems may not be far behind." Humans release nitrogen into the environment through a wide variety of means, including burning fossil-based and other fuels and applying fertilizers.
Finney's research funding has totaled more than million, much of which has come from a series of competitive grants from the National Science Foundation. While the public and biologists are enjoying the rare opportunity to view sockeye salmon in Idaho’s upper Salmon River this year, an Idaho State University research professor has taken looks at Gem State sockeye salmon runs going back thousands of years.
Bruce Finney is a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, with a joint appointment in geosciences. Geophysical Research Letters 41 (7):2553-2560; doi: 10.1002/2014GL059499, 2014. "Organisms in these lakes," continued Shapley, "are sensitive to nitrogen in those watersheds.