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The Mountain Research Station turns 100 years old

The Mountain Research Station turns 100 years old

INSTAAR's Mountain Research Station celebrates a century of teaching, learning, and discovery Colorado's climate and ecosystems, and looks toward an inclusive and accessible future.

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INSTAAR DEI Summer Scholars share research plans

INSTAAR DEI Summer Scholars share research plans

INSTAAR’s first cohort of DEI Summer Scholars has been announced. Sáde Cromratie Clemons, Christina Geller, and Katarena Matos will each be awarded a stipend for the summer months to continue their research projects. The scholars answer a few questions about their research and summer plans.

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Angevine Middle School students visit INSTAAR for hands-on science

Angevine Middle School students visit INSTAAR for hands-on science

200 students from Angevine Middle School visited INSTAAR this morning, engaging in hands-on science activities. The students participated in the INSTAAR Open House, a cherished tradition of INSTAAR that brings middle school students into our labs and workspaces.

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Lovenduski, Rahman, and Suding garner seed grants from CU Research & Innovation Office

Algae in the ocean, water on Mars, and supercharged apple orchards are research topics for three INSTAAR scientists awarded RIO seed grants. The grants are designed to foster new areas of research with high impact and future funding potential.

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Persistent places: A new project pulls together diverse groups to define and map climate change

Persistent places: A new project pulls together diverse groups to define and map climate change

A project that unites land managers, citizens, and scientists to jointly understand how Colorado Front Range ecosystems and public lands are responding to pressures from people and climate change has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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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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