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SIPERG returns to Portugal

In January 2019, Dr. Alan Wanamaker and PhD student Diana Thatcher started the new year with field work to Portugal, accompanied by collaborators, Dr. David Gillkin (Union College) and an undergraduate student from Union College, Alaina Chormann.  While in Portugal, the group visited a total of five caves in the central and southern parts of … Continue reading SIPERG returns to Portugal

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Back to Portugal, thanks NSF

In September, PhD student Diana Thatcher along with Gabi Hiatt, an undergraduate student from Cornell College, returned to Portugal to visit a total of three caves in central and southern Portugal. This project (Collaborative research: Bridging the gap from northern Iberia to northwest Africa to reconstruct atmospheric dynamics and hydroclimate for the last 2,500 years) … Continue reading Back to Portugal, thanks NSF

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Closing a chapter at Ingøya and looking to the future

SIPERG’s recent August 2018 visit to Ingøya (Finnmark, Norway) marked an important step towards wrapping up previous projects and planning future ones.  Since 2013, members of SIPERG, led by Dr. Alan Wanamaker and many accompanying students and collaborators, have ventured to Ingøya for one very special reason: Arctica islandica.  This species of marine bivalve happens … Continue reading Closing a chapter at Ingøya and looking to the future

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SIPERG returns to Portugal

In January, Dr. Al Wanamaker joined collaborator, Dr. Rhawn Denniston (Cornell College), and several Portuguese collaborators to visit four caves in central and southern Portugal. Two of these caves are the subject of current research and two new caves were visited for potential future research. Al and Rhawn were tasked with reading loggers, collecting drip … Continue reading SIPERG returns to Portugal