Planned and organized by Dan Frost, a participant in SIPERG’s northern Norway field work, the Paleoclimate Teacher Workshop introduced five teachers from the coastal Maine to hands-on paleoclimate research. Topics covered included paleoclimate proxies in general, biology of clams, skeleton plotting of tree rings, and lake coring, among others. The event was a huge success … Continue reading SIPERG participates in High School teacher workshop
The International Sclerochronology Conference 2016 was held in Portland, Maine June 5th-9th. The meeting was organized by members of SIPERG and several faculty from other universities. There were 90+ attendees representing 15 different countries, approximately half of which were students. Overall, the meeting was a huge success! Many specatular talks and posters presented recent research … Continue reading SIPERG attends ISC 2016 – Nina Whitney wins student talk award
SIPERG is very excited to share our work in Northern Norway with the scientific community. Congratulations to Ph.D. Candidate Maddie Mette on her first paper! The publication, titled “Linking large-scale climate variability with Arctica islandica shell growth and geochemistry in northern Norway,” will be published in the journal Limnology and Oceanography in early 2016. The … Continue reading New SIPERG Publication!
Rhawn Denniston of Cornell College leads a study published in PNAS that links flood layers in Australian speleothems (shown here) to cyclones, floods, and El Niño. The link to the study can be found (here). The link to the paper can be found (here).