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Professor Tim Seastedt receives Chase Faculty Community Service Award from CU System

Professor Tim Seastedt receives Chase Faculty Community Service Award from CU System

INSTAAR fellow Timothy Seastedt has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Chase Faculty Community Service Award. The award is sponsored by an endowment from the Chase Corporation through the CU Foundation, and given to a full-time CU System faculty member who, in addition to university responsibilities, has provided exceptional educational, humanitarian, civic or other service in the community pro bono.

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A landscape unseen in over 40,000 years

A landscape unseen in over 40,000 years

Glacial retreat in the Canadian Arctic has uncovered landscapes that haven’t been ice-free in more than 40,000 years, and the region may be experiencing its warmest century in 115,000 years, new INSTAAR-led research finds. The study, published today in the journal Nature Communications, uses radiocarbon dating to determine the ages of plants collected at the edges of 30 ice caps on Baffin Island, west of Greenland.

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Arctic Arts photographers awarded 6 medals at Arctic Biodiversity Congress

Arctic Arts photographers awarded 6 medals at Arctic Biodiversity Congress

Photographers from the Arctic Arts Project, a collective of 8 photographers with a unified mission to promote visual understanding of climate change, were awarded 6 out of 14 medals in the “Through the Lens” international photography competition of the Arctic Biodiversity Congress. The Arctic Arts Project is a frequent partner of the University of Colorado, and director Kerry Koepping is an INSTAAR Affiliate.

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Events Calendar

CWEST Seminar: Changing river dynamics cause permafrost thaw: Exploration of the coupling of a river

Changing river dynamics cause permafrost thaw: Exploration of the coupling of a river temperature and a permafrost model

Grad student talk: Re-assessing pan-Arctic methane budgets using permafrost and microbial dynamics

Science and pizza, featuring "Re-assessing pan-Arctic methane budgets using permafrost and microbial dynamics of methanogen and high affinity…

INSTAAR Directorate meeting

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Seminars

Noon seminar - Changes in flooding in the 21st century

Coffee hour Coffee and cookies will be served starting at 11:45 a.m. outside S228.

Noon seminar - Tectonic geomorphology and soil edaphics as controls on animal migrations and early

Topic Tectonic geomorphology and soil edaphics as controls on animal migrations and early human settlement and dispersal

Noon seminar - Sarah Spaulding


Grad Student Talks

Grad student talk: Re-assessing pan-Arctic methane budgets using permafrost and microbial dynamics

Science and pizza, featuring "Re-assessing pan-Arctic methane budgets using permafrost and microbial dynamics of methanogen and high affinity…


Conferences

49th International Arctic Workshop 2019