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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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Pizza at the ends of the earth

Pizza at the ends of the earth

Last Month, Michael Gooseff, Principal Investigator for the McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER and his team had the opportunity to host TV personality Anthony Bourdain of CNN’s Parts Unknown. Boudain, most famous for his exotic culinary exploits, sat down with Gooseff and his team to share a pizza in one of the most remote places on earth - Antarctica.

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Recent storms recouped 37 percent of California’s five-year snow-water deficit

Recent storms recouped 37 percent of California’s five-year snow-water deficit

The recent “atmospheric river” weather pattern that pummeled California with storms from late December to late January may have recouped 37 percent of the state’s five-year snow-water deficit, according to new University of Colorado Boulder-led research.

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Events Calendar

Monday Seminar: Summer time temperatures in the western US over the last ~80 million years: Insights

Full title Summer time temperatures in the western US over the last ~80 million years: insights into terrestrial response to global climate and…

Cryospheric & Polar Processes Seminar: Crunching ice: Compacting massive Antarctic surface temp data

Satellite observations have revolutionized the earth sciences, but data and imagery are accumulating at an accelerating rate. Efficient tools for data…

The global groundwater crisis and the consequences of inaction

Groundwater depletion in the world’s major aquifer systems poses a far more dangerous threat to global food and water security than is currently…

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Seminars

Monday Seminar: Summer time temperatures in the western US over the last ~80 million years: Insights

Full title Summer time temperatures in the western US over the last ~80 million years: insights into terrestrial response to global climate and…

Monday Seminar: Advancing organic molecular paleotemperature proxies in lacustrine & oceanic setting

Monday Seminar: Sensitivity of Antarctica to ocean warming during the Last Interglacial


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