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Muddy waters: First mapping of Greenland sedimentation rates shows a turbulent system

Muddy waters: First mapping of Greenland sedimentation rates shows a turbulent system

A new study has measured the sediment carried by Greenland’s rivers to the ocean, with implications for marine ecosystems, carbon in the ocean, and dynamics of the coastal zone. Led by INSTAAR researchers and published today in Nature Geoscience, the study is the first to quantify in detail the concentrations of sediment in rivers flowing from Greenland to the sea.

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Alan Townsend named new director of INSTAAR

Alan Townsend named new director of INSTAAR

After an internal search, Terri Fiez, Interim Dean of the Institutes and Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation, appointed Alan R. Townsend director of INSTAAR on October 2nd.

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In memoriam: Parker E. Calkin, 1933-2017

We are grieved by the loss of Parker Calkin, glacial geologist and long-time INSTAAR Affiliate, who passed away June 10, 2017.

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Events Calendar

CSTPR seminar: Sustained assessment in the U.S. Southwest

Abstract The US National Climate Assessment provides foundational information about the impacts of climate change in large assessment reports that…

Earth Analytics in the Cloud Day

In support of Earth Lab, the Sustainability Innovation Lab at Colorado, and Future Earth, we invite you to join Amazon Web Services for a full day of…

Grad student talk: Lagrangian measurements of water chemistry in river networks

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Seminars

Monday Seminar: Reconstructing Holocene El Niño variability using marine sediments

Monday Seminar: Laurentide ice sheets, Isthmus of Panamá, & the Great American Biotic Interchange

Full title Laurentide ice sheets, the Isthmus of Panamá, & the Great American Biotic Interchange: A tectonic red herring inserted between…

Monday Seminar: High resolution DEMs/imagery


Grad Student Talks

Grad student talk: Lagrangian measurements of water chemistry in river networks

Grad student talk: Modeling aspect controlled formation of seasonally frozen ground at Gordon Gulch

Grad student talk: A high-resolution lipid biomarker perspective on North Iceland Shelf marine…

Full title A high-resolution lipid biomarker perspective on North Iceland Shelf marine climate over the last millennium


Conferences