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Rare earth elements and old mines spell trouble for Western water supplies

Rare earth elements and old mines spell trouble for Western water supplies

Acid rock and mine drainage into Western streams is a problem. Climate change is making it worse.

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In memoriam: Rolf Kihl

In memoriam: Rolf Kihl

Rolf Kihl, a meticulous and inventive scientist who established INSTAAR’s Sedimentology Lab and ran it for decades, passed away on January 19, 2021. The INSTAAR community mourns his loss.

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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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Events Calendar

INSTAAR seminar: Katharine Kelsey - Climate change-induced temporal changes to Arctic ecosystem…

Full title Causes and consequences of climate change-induced temporal changes to ecosystem processes in the Arctic Abstract Phenology, the timing…

Joint Earth Seminar: Aradhna Tripati - Carbonate clumped isotope geochemistry as an applied tool…

INSTAAR is hosting this iteration of the Joint Earth Seminar Series. Full title Carbonate clumped isotope geochemistry as an applied tool in…

INSTAAR seminar: Benjamin Lehmann - Reconstruction of the dynamics and origin of rock glaciers in…

Full title Reconstruction of the dynamics and origin of rock glaciers in an Alpine environment

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Seminars

INSTAAR seminar: Katharine Kelsey - Climate change-induced temporal changes to Arctic ecosystem…

Full title Causes and consequences of climate change-induced temporal changes to ecosystem processes in the Arctic Abstract Phenology, the timing…

Joint Earth Seminar: Aradhna Tripati - Carbonate clumped isotope geochemistry as an applied tool…

INSTAAR is hosting this iteration of the Joint Earth Seminar Series. Full title Carbonate clumped isotope geochemistry as an applied tool in…

INSTAAR seminar: Benjamin Lehmann - Reconstruction of the dynamics and origin of rock glaciers in…

Full title Reconstruction of the dynamics and origin of rock glaciers in an Alpine environment