Author: blee

The Climate Change Institute Releases its Updated 10green Website

What is 10Green? 10Green is a website that provides U.S. air quality data visualization tools and information on human health impacts. The site features an interactive Air Quality Mapper, where users can explore county-level, annual air quality measures from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for data onward from 1980. These measures include the Air Quality […]

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Photo of Renee Clavette setting up GPR system.

Evaluating the Spatial Distribution and Continuity of Snow and Firn Stratigraphy

Expedition Location: Eclipse Icefield, Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon, Canada Expedition Dates: June 2023 Field Team Members:  Renée Clavette (PhD Student, UMaine) Field Trip Leader, Inga Kindstedt (PhD Candidate, UMaine), Emma Erwin (PhD Student, UMaine), Kailey Mannello (Master’s Student, UMaine). Funding Support: Churchill Exploration Fund, UMaine Graduate Student Government, The Golden Family Foundation – […]

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Birkel speaks to Grist on hurricanes in the Atlantic and climate change

In a story about Hurricane Lee, Grist interviewed Sean Birkel about the rarity of hurricanes in Maine and New England and how climate change is influencing the occurrence of one in the region this year. “Given the record-high sea-surface temperatures in the North Atlantic, it is interesting that in this year we see a hurricane […]

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Reuters cites UMaine Climate Reanalyzer in reporting about Cambodian fishermen

In an article about the impact of warming seas on Cambodian crab fisherman, Reuters cited data from the University of Maine Climate Change Institute’s Climate Reanalyzer noting that temperature spikes have become increasingly common in oceans along Cambodia’s coastline since 2010. WTVB (95.5 FM in Coldwater, Michigan) shared the Reuters report.

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UMaine researchers partnering with UMass on $30 million NSF Science and Technology Center focused on braiding Indigenous knowledges and science – B. Newsom

Indigenous communities worldwide are facing the effects of climate changes, threats to their food supplies and the potential destruction of historically and culturally significant places. Using Indigenous knowledge and Western science, University of Maine faculty will devise new ways to tackle these pressing issues through a new research center based at the University of Massachusetts […]

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