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Pizza at the ends of the earth

Pizza at the ends of the earth

Last Month, Michael Gooseff, Principal Investigator for the McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER and his team had the opportunity to host TV personality Anthony Bourdain of CNN’s Parts Unknown. Boudain, most famous for his exotic culinary exploits, sat down with Gooseff and his team to share a pizza in one of the most remote places on earth - Antarctica.

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Recent storms recouped 37 percent of California’s five-year snow-water deficit

Recent storms recouped 37 percent of California’s five-year snow-water deficit

The recent “atmospheric river” weather pattern that pummeled California with storms from late December to late January may have recouped 37 percent of the state’s five-year snow-water deficit, according to new University of Colorado Boulder-led research.

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Arctic Arts invites us to “See things differently”

Arctic Arts invites us to “See things differently”

Photographer Kerry Koepping is an INSTAAR affiliate and project director of the Arctic Arts Project, an initiative to document environmental and cultural change in the periarctic region over three years.

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Check out INSTAAR’s most talked-about recent research

As part of the new year, we took a look at the most talked-about INSTAAR papers in recent months. An Altmetric search showed the top 10 papers with INSTAAR authors that have figured most prominently in the news and in social media conversations.

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James W. C. White receives Robert L. Stearns Award

James W. C. White receives Robert L. Stearns Award

INSTAAR director Jim White has been awarded the 2016 Robert L. Stearns Award from the Alumni Association of CU Boulder.

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Distinguished Speaker Series addresses diversity and inclusion in science

The new INSTAAR Distinguished Speaker Series kicks off today with a talk on inclusion in science by University of Alaska Fairbanks glaciologist Erin Pettit. The series features seven speakers, chosen for their quality research and for their "lift as they climb" approach to increasing diversity in science.

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