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Act on Climate with new website from CU Boulder Sustainability, Energy and Environment Community

Act on Climate, a new addition to the University of Colorado Boulder Sustainability, Energy and Environment Community (SEEC) website, makes it easy to step through the most effective personal actions you can take on climate.

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INSTAAR begins search for new director

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Diatoms of North America gets a website refresh

Diatoms of North America gets a website refresh

A 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.

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New research shows rapid ecosystem changes in the high Arctic

New research shows rapid ecosystem changes in the high Arctic

A 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.

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Giff Miller receives 2018 Distinguished Career Award from the American Quaternary Association

Professor 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.

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International search for new INSTAAR director is underway

With 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.

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