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Prof headed to UC-Irvine; led UA to Biosphere 2

Travis Huxman, who led the University of Arizona's efforts to acquire ownership of Biosphere 2 and transform it into a laboratory for scientific research, has been hired away by the University of California. Read more >>

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The development of the Landscape Evolution Observatory is the first major renovation of Biosphere 2 since it was constructed. Scientists plan to study how water moves through mountain landscapes and how ecology and landscapes co-evolve in these unprecedented, one-million-kilogram experimental structures. Like us on Facebook and follow the amazing LEO Experiment behind the scenes. Learn more about the project.

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Biosphere 2 is open for tours daily 9am-4pm. We are closed Thanksgiving and Christmas day. No reservations required. For more information, please contact 520.838.6200.


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Biosphere 2 
32540 S. Biosphere 2                             520-838-6200
Oracle, AZ 85623

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