May 9th, 2018A new version of the community-based website Diatoms of North America launched today at https://diatoms.org. Previously known as Diatoms of the United States, the website is an online guide to diatoms that helps researchers identify almost 900 species.
May 1st, 2018A new study led by INSTAAR postdoc Lineke Woelders has found dramatic shifts in the ecosystem of a remote archipelago in the Arctic Ocean in response to recent climate change. The study was published May 1, 2018 in the open-access journal Scientific Reports, doi 10.1038/s41598-018-25148-7.
April 17th, 2018Professor Giff Miller is the recipient of the 2018 Distinguished Career Award from the American Quaternary Association. It is the highest award made by the Association and honors a lifetime commitment to Quaternary science.
April 5th, 2018With current director Alan Townsend departing next month for a new position as provost to Colorado College, the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research is searching for a new director. An international search will be conducted to find an emerging or established leader with a combination of research and leadership skills.
March 16th, 2018The Ecological Society of America (ESA) has awarded Katherine N. Suding its prestigious Robert H. MacArthur Award. Suding, fellow of the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research and professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, is a leader in community ecology.