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New research and collaboration with Grinnell College

Dr. Betsy Swanner (website: and Dr. Diana Thatcher will be working with Dr. Andrew Graham from Grinnell College to look at mercury in the Gulf of Maine. See story here:

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Gulf of Maine tank experiment wraps up

This project is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Marine Geology and Geophysics, and is titled “Collaborative Research: Using multi-proxy paleo data to constrain natural and anthropogenic hydrographic variability in the Gulf of Maine System over the last 250 years”. In early June 2022, the ocean acidification experiment that had been taking place for … Continue reading Gulf of Maine tank experiment wraps up

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Finally… SIPERG returns to 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) is funded by the National Science Foundation under the Paleo Perspectives on Climate Change (P2C2) program. After a prolonged hiatus due to the pandemic, SIPERG lab members traveled to Portugal in … Continue reading Finally… SIPERG returns to Portugal!

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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