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The secret life of glaciers: Lake sediments reveal a 10,000 year record of climate and ice

The secret life of glaciers: Lake sediments reveal a 10,000 year record of climate and ice

A team of past and present INSTAAR researchers have reconstructed the history of Teton Glacier, Wyoming, by analyzing sediment from alpine lakes. Their work is documented in a new study published this week in Science Advances.

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Mette Bendixen receives the AGU Science for Solutions Award

Mette Bendixen receives the AGU Science for Solutions Award

The American Geophysical Union has announced that INSTAAR postdoctoral scholar Mette Bendixen is the recipient of their 2020 Science for Solutions Award. The award follows Bendixen’s out-of-the-box work on an overlooked global challenge: the scarcity of sand resources.

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Arctic communities planning for abrupt permafrost thaw

Arctic communities planning for abrupt permafrost thaw

A new INSTAAR-led project will engage Indigenous and Western knowledge systems to better understand abrupt permafrost change in Alaska. The National Science Foundation selected the project as part of its Navigating the New Arctic funding area, one of ten “Big Ideas” that NSF is investing in as an area of profound national challenge and opportunity. The research project brings Alaskan communities together with social and natural scientists to examine changes in permafrost thaw lake environments, including associated effects on villages in the Yukon River watershed.

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Events Calendar

Graduate student seminar

Racial Equity Challenge for Institutes: Facilitator-led discussion

Find more information on the Challenge website.

INSTAAR seminar: Keith Musselman - Mountains of change: Emerging models, measurements and theory…

Full title Mountains of change: Emerging models, measurements and theory of climate impacts in headwater basins

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Seminars

INSTAAR seminar: Keith Musselman - Mountains of change: Emerging models, measurements and theory…

Full title Mountains of change: Emerging models, measurements and theory of climate impacts in headwater basins

INSTAAR seminar: Aisha Morris, NSF

INSTAAR seminar: Karl Rittger - Multi-platform, multi-sensor snow surface properties for energy…

Full title Multi-platform, multi-sensor snow surface properties for energy balance and model validation


Grad Student Talks

Graduate student seminar

Graduate student seminar

Graduate student seminar - semester wrap-up and social

Tentatively in person in a park? with pizza? We'll see what the world is like in April...