University of Wisconsin–Madison

Can Plants and Trees Change the Weather?

Ankur Desai stands in front of a 27-meter-tall flux tower in 2011. PHOTO: BRYCE RICHTER
Professor Ankur Desai stands in front of a 27-meter-tall flux tower in 2011. Photo: Bryce Richter

An array of towers, aircraft and researchers will keep watch over the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in northern Wisconsin, focusing on an area from a region of the country that is sensitive to changes in climate.

To learn more about the project, named CHEESEHEAD19 (for Chequamegon Heterogeneous Ecosystem Energy-balance Study Enabled by a High-density Extensive Array of Detectors 2019), read the full article on the UW-Madison news page here.