Science Moab

Series produced by KZMU Moab Community Radio

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Image by: Buddy Hill & Kristina Young 

A radio show exploring the science and learning about the scientists from the Colorado Plateau

Science Moab is a weekly half-hour program exploring current research going on within the Colorado Plateau and beyond, the show includes interviews with scientists about the fascinating research they are conducting in our area. Host and producer Kristina Young explores basic ideas behind various scientific topics, the kinds of research that scientists do to answer their questions, and how current research can help us understand our changing world. Science topics span ecology, geology, chemistry, archaeology, hydrology, and any other -ology that might come our way.


65 Pieces

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Cheatgrass is one of the most pervasive, non-native grasses in the American West, changing ecosystems almost everywhere it goes. Here, we talk with...

  • Added: May 23, 2018
  • Length: 30:18
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Humans have been using and modifying the ecosystems around on the Colorado Plateau for thousands of years. To understand human relationships with t...

  • Added: May 20, 2018
  • Length: 30:23
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The geology of the Colorado Plateau is amazingly exposed and incredibly dramatic. Here, we get to hear about the forces and slow passage of time th...

  • Added: May 12, 2018
  • Length: 28:56
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When you’re walking over the desert soil, you’re walking over huge amounts of fungi. These fungi are connected to the roots of grasses and shrubs, ...

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  • Added: May 12, 2018
  • Length: 23:39
  • Purchases: 1
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In the deserts, the soil surface is alive. The soil is covered with lichens, mosses, cyanobacteria, algae, fungi and other microorganisms that toge...

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  • Added: May 11, 2018
  • Length: 17:52
  • Purchases: 1