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Contribution Series

The Institute’s internationally recognized researchers are making scientific contributions that are vitally relevant to society. These contributions include:

Understanding the Climate System

Earth's climate is controlled by multiple factors and these factors can change in relative importance over time.

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Understanding Climate Change

Dramatic natural changes in climate have seriously affected humans and ecosystems and have occurred in less than a human lifetime.

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Understanding Atmospheric Chemistry

Dramatic change in the chemistry of the atmosphere has occurred over the last century due to human activity.

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El Niño

Changes Through Time.

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Quebrada Jaguay

An early South American fishing settlement.

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The Behavior of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet

Immense change in the extent and volume of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet has occurred over the past 20,000 years and may be ongoing.

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Paleoclimatic and Hydrologic Changes in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica

Lakes in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica have fluctuated dramatically over the past 30,000 years.

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Ice Sheet Mass Balance

The polar ice sheets of Greenland and Antarctica are the least explored reservoirs of water on the planet and might be contributing to global sea level rise as they change size and shape.

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The Response of Shorelines (and People) to Quaternary Changes in Relative Sea Level

Shoreline response to sea-level rise.

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Mountain Climate and Environmental Variability

High elevation ice cores record natural and anthropogenic changes in the background atmosphere.

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PaleoIndian Mobility and Aggregation Patterns

Archaeology at the Bull Brook Site.

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Paleonutrition

Diet, DNA, and Sex Determination.

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Australian Biodiversity and Aboriginal Burning

Hunting with Fire: Women, Foraging and the Ecosystem.

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New England Weather

Changing Patterns in Growing Seasons.

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University of Maine Ice Sheet Model

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Does Aluminum Geochemistry Control Long-term Changes in the Trophic Status of Lakes?

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Ice Sheet Modeling

Terrestrial Background and Application to Arsia Mons Lobate Deposit, Mars.

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Equatorial Climate Change

Recent African Climate Anomalies & Links to Rift Valley Fever

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Solar Forcing of Climate Through Changes in Atmospheric Circulation

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Lake Level Change in the Northeastern United States

Patterns of Radical & Continuous Change Since the End of the Last Glacial Period.

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Meteorological Reconstruction Using Forensic Synoptic Analysis

The Weather of 1785: A Case Study.

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 Human Impacts on the Landscape

Humans Move Tremendous Amounts of Earth Annually.

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Landscape Evolution and Agriculture in Southern Peru

Hyper-arid Desert Coast Once Supported Significant Farming During Prehistoric and Historic Times.

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Atmospheric Nitrogen Deposition in the North American Rocky Mountains

Ecological Change in Remote, High-Elevation Lakes.

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Conserving Tidal Marsh Birds in an Era of Climate Change

Prioritizing Actions at the Intersection of Our Changing Land and Seascapes.

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Holocene Volcanic Record from the SDMA Ice Core

Unveiling the Volcanic Component of Climate Forcing.

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Ice Core Perspectives

Uncovering the Past to Help Understand the Future.

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