Biosphere 2 Turned Over to Columbia

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Science  17 Nov 1995:
Vol. 270, Issue 5239, pp. 1111
DOI: 10.1126/science.270.5239.1111a


After years of turmoil, managers of this vast, privately funded ecological laboratory in the Arizona desert have taken a final step toward making it a legitimate scientific facility. They have turned it over to Columbia University, which is putting together an ambitious program of research on the effects of global change on vegetation.