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INSTAAR to celebrate 50th anniversary September 14-16

A celebration will be held be for alumni and friends with past connections to the University of Colorado at Boulder's Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research the weekend of Sept. 14 to Sept. 16 to mark the institute's 50th anniversary.

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High school student with INSTAAR mentor wins science fair

High school student Evan Burgess won the 2001 Colorado State Science Fair (Senior division) for his study of glacier moraines using a Geographic Information System (GIS).

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INSTAAR researchers receive grant to study noxious weed

Tim Seastedt, Kate LeJeune, and Katie Suding have received a $280,000 grant to help unlock the mystery of how diffuse knapweed, a noxious weed that has infested more than 80,000 acres along the Front Range and 3.2 million acres in the West, has become dominant in the prairies around Boulder.

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INSTAAR hosts middle school students at science Open House

Southern Hills Middle School students visited INSTAAR for a day of tours, lab exercises, lectures, and hands-on investigations in the nearby creek.

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Vikings set sail from the Smithsonian

Astrid Ogilvie participated in a Smithsonian traveling exhibition on Viking exploration.

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Colorado’s drought plan considers paleoclimatic record

Connie Woodhouse was cited in the recently published Colorado Drought Mitigation and Response Plan for her dendroclimatological work showing persistent periods of drought lasting longer than droughts in the instrumental record.

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