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Muddy waters: First mapping of Greenland sedimentation rates shows a turbulent system

Muddy waters: First mapping of Greenland sedimentation rates shows a turbulent system

A new study has measured the sediment carried by Greenland’s rivers to the ocean, with implications for marine ecosystems, carbon in the ocean, and dynamics of the coastal zone. Led by INSTAAR researchers and published today in Nature Geoscience, the study is the first to quantify in detail the concentrations of sediment in rivers flowing from Greenland to the sea.

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Alan Townsend named new director of INSTAAR

Alan Townsend named new director of INSTAAR

After an internal search, Terri Fiez, Interim Dean of the Institutes and Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation, appointed Alan R. Townsend director of INSTAAR on October 2nd.

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In memoriam: Parker E. Calkin, 1933-2017

We are grieved by the loss of Parker Calkin, glacial geologist and long-time INSTAAR Affiliate, who passed away June 10, 2017.

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Events Calendar

Monday Seminar: Losing breath: The future of ocean oxygen

The loss of oxygen from the ocean, termed deoxygenation, is a consequence of climate warming. As the ocean warms, it loses oxygen due to the…

CSTPR seminar: AAAS Catalyzing Advocacy in Sci & Engrg workshop student competition panel discussion

For the fourth year CSTPR organized a competition to select two University of Colorado Boulder students to attend the AAAS Catalyzing Advocacy in…

CSTPR seminar: AAAS Catalyzing Advocacy in Sci & Engrg workshop student competition panel discussion

Panel Past competition winners Adalyn Fyhrie, Carrie Havrilla, Angela Boag, and Nicholas Valcourt. Moderator: Heather Bené, University of…

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Seminars

Monday Seminar: Losing breath: The future of ocean oxygen

The loss of oxygen from the ocean, termed deoxygenation, is a consequence of climate warming. As the ocean warms, it loses oxygen due to the…

Monday Seminar: Studies of Late Quaternary in the variations of glacial marine sediment provenance


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