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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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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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Katharine Suding receives Ecological Society of America Robert H. MacArthur award

Katharine Suding receives Ecological Society of America Robert H. MacArthur award

The Ecological Society of America (ESA) has awarded Katherine N. Suding its prestigious Robert H. MacArthur Award. Suding, fellow of the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research and professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, is a leader in community ecology.

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Townsend to join Colorado College as Provost

Townsend to join Colorado College as Provost

INSTAAR director Alan R. Townsend will be joining Colorado College as that institution's provost on the first of June, 2018.

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