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INSTAAR hosts first data blitz highlighting new research (and science puns)

INSTAAR hosts first data blitz highlighting new research (and science puns)

Whales, wildfires, and weeds; dams, drones, and diatoms; sulfur, swamps, and sea ice were all headline topics at INSTAAR’s first data blitz last week. In quick succession, faculty, graduate students, and postdocs took turns giving two-minute talks using two slides apiece. The speed talks were meant to showcase the breadth and diversity of research that takes place in the Institute, and to help everyone get to know each other and their work a little better.

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Watershed exhibit to open at Museum of Boulder

Watershed exhibit to open at Museum of Boulder

An educational exhibit on the Boulder Creek watershed is opening at the Museum of Boulder on Friday, January 31 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. All are welcome at the opening reception, which is free.

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DNA recovered from Arctic lakes holds clues for our future world

High in the Canadian Arctic on Baffin Island, beneath 10 meters of water and many more of mud, sits a refrigerated archive of Earth’s past life. The deep sediments in a small lake called CF8 hold ancient pollen and plant fossils. But it now appears that the mud harbors something else: ancient DNA from as far back as the Eemian, a period 125,000 years ago when the Arctic was warmer than today, left by vegetation that otherwise would have vanished without a trace. Highlights the work of postdoc and former grad student Sarah Crump.

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Noon seminar - The effects of China’s coal power generation overcapacity on global climate change

Opening reception for watershed exhibit at Museum of Boulder

Boulder is known for its water-carved landscapes that sweep from the peaks of the Continental Divide to the iconic Flatirons, and down to the grassy…

Noon seminar - Understanding the diversity of extensional mountain fronts

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50th International Arctic Workshop 2020