Measuring Progress (image) Michigan State University Caption Jindong Zhang, a postdoctoral research at Michigan State University, measures new growth in earthquake ravaged forests of China's Wolong Nature Reserve. Credit MSU Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability Usage Restrictions With credit. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.