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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

50th annual International Arctic Workshop

Visit the AW2021 Workshop website >> Hosted by the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR), University of Colorado, Boulder, the 50th…

INSTAAR seminar: Karen Bailey - Climate change, social capital, and sustainable livelihoods in…

Full title Climate change, social capital, and sustainable livelihoods in conservation landscapes Abstract Dr. Bailey will discuss her ongoing work…

INSTAAR seminar: Nuria Catalan - Organic carbon processing across inland waters under global change

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Seminars

INSTAAR seminar: Karen Bailey - Climate change, social capital, and sustainable livelihoods in…

Full title Climate change, social capital, and sustainable livelihoods in conservation landscapes Abstract Dr. Bailey will discuss her ongoing work…

INSTAAR seminar: Nuria Catalan - Organic carbon processing across inland waters under global change


Grad Student Talks

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...