About the Biosphere 2 Landscape Evolution Observatory (LEO)
The Biosphere 2 Landscape Evolution Observatory (LEO) consists of three huge landscapes constructed inside an environmentally controlled greenhouse facility. LEO aims to address fundamental “grand challenges” in Earth systems science:
- How will Earth's landscapes change as climate changes?
- How do water, energy and carbon move through landscapes?
- How do biological systems (vegetation and microbes) modify landscapes?
How will terrestrial water resources alter with climate change?
Construction is nearly complete! The first landscape is operational, and the second and third hillslopes will be completed in 2013!
Read more here about the LEO project: UANews