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In memoriam: Rolf Kihl

In memoriam: Rolf Kihl

Rolf Kihl, a meticulous and inventive scientist who established INSTAAR’s Sedimentology Lab and ran it for decades, passed away on January 19, 2021. The INSTAAR community mourns his loss.

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The secret life of glaciers: Lake sediments reveal a 10,000 year record of climate and ice

The secret life of glaciers: Lake sediments reveal a 10,000 year record of climate and ice

A team of past and present INSTAAR researchers have reconstructed the history of Teton Glacier, Wyoming, by analyzing sediment from alpine lakes. Their work is documented in a new study published this week in Science Advances.

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Mette Bendixen receives the AGU Science for Solutions Award

Mette Bendixen receives the AGU Science for Solutions Award

The American Geophysical Union has announced that INSTAAR postdoctoral scholar Mette Bendixen is the recipient of their 2020 Science for Solutions Award. The award follows Bendixen’s out-of-the-box work on an overlooked global challenge: the scarcity of sand resources.

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Events Calendar

INSTAAR seminar: Keith Musselman - Mountains of change: Emerging models, measurements and theory…

Full title Mountains of change: Emerging models, measurements and theory of climate impacts in headwater basins

Colorado WASH Symposium

Dear friends of the CO WASH Symposium, Registration for your favorite gathering of WASH practitioners, academics, and professionals is now open! As…

Racial Equity Challenge for Institutes: Facilitator-led discussion

Learn more on the Challenge website.

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Seminars

INSTAAR seminar: Keith Musselman - Mountains of change: Emerging models, measurements and theory…

Full title Mountains of change: Emerging models, measurements and theory of climate impacts in headwater basins

INSTAAR seminar: Aisha Morris - Creating a culture of inclusion for a strong geoscience community

Full title Creating a culture of inclusion for building a strong geoscience community

INSTAAR seminar: Karl Rittger - Multi-platform, multi-sensor snow surface properties for energy…

Full title Multi-platform, multi-sensor snow surface properties for energy balance and model validation


Grad Student Talks

Graduate student seminar

Graduate student seminar - semester wrap-up and social

Tentatively in person in a park? with pizza? We'll see what the world is like in April...