Expeditions

Trails cut by the survey team around the monumental core of Tikin Ha.

Rediscovering the Ancient Maya City of Tikin Ha, Belize

Expedition Dates:  February – March, 2019 Expedition Field Team Members: Field Team: Brett A. Houk1, Gregory Zaro2,3, Mark D. Willis4 1 – Texas Tech University – Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work 2 – University of Maine – Department of Anthropology 3 – University of Maine – Climate Change Institute 4 – Flinders University – […]

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Creating the Midden Minders Citizen Science Program

Expedition Dates:  Summer & Fall 2019; Summer & Fall 2018 Expedition Field Team Members:  Alice Kelley1,2, Bonnie Newsom1,3, Arthur Spiess4 1 – University of Maine – Climate Change Institute 2 – University of Maine – School of Earth and Climate Sciences 3 – University of Maine – Department of Anthropology   4 – Maine Historic […]

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Biogeography of the Grand Kankakee Marsh, Northern Indiana, U.S. over the past 5,000 Years

Expedition Dates:  June 8 – June 20, 2019 Expedition Field Team Members:  Katherine C. Glover, Climate Change Institute, University of Maine Jack Ferrara, Ecology and Environmental Science, University of Maine Meredith Helmick, Environmental Geosciences, Concord University Jennifer Philippe, Environmental Geosciences, Concord University Expedition Funding: National Geographic Society Early Career Grant Field Expedition Location:  Grand Kankakee Marsh, […]

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Iceland Lightweight Everest Drill Test

Expedition Dates:  March 2019 Expedition Field Team Members:  Daniel Dixon, Paul Mayewski, and Mariusz Potocki Field Expedition Location:  Iceland Field testing of several lightweight shallow ice core drilling systems in order to develop the best option for the upcoming field expedition to Mt. Everest.  

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Arctic Futures Workshop – 2019

Expedition Dates:  June 21 – 29th, 2019   University of Maine: Yong Chen, Lee Karp-Boss, Alice Kelley, Paul Mayewski, Peter Neill, Robert Northington, Neal Pettigrew, Erin Roche, Jasmine Saros, and Kristin Schild University of Southern Maine: Matthew Bampton, Firooza Pavri, Jan Piribeck, Vinton Valentine Maine Law School:  Charles Norchi, Jeffrey Thaler   Field Expedition Location:  […]

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How Boulders in Mongolian Mountains Reveal the Pace of Climate Change

Expedition Date: July-August 2019 Field Team Members:  Aaron Putnam, Peter Strand, Patricia Joyner (UMaine) Expedition Funding Acknowledgement: National Science Foundation; Comer Family Foundation By Stephanie Fox Editor’s note: This article was produced in partnership with Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications. After sloshing through a soggy swampland, two glacial geologists, a […]

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Predicting the Sensitivity of Boreal Lake Ecosystems to Climate Change

Expedition Date: August 9 – August 19, 2019 Field Team Members: Joseph Mohan (CCI), Dan Engstrom & Mark Edlund  (St Croix Watershed Research Station) Expedition Funding Acknowledgement: National Park Service PMIS #160929 Expedition Report:  Multiple lines of evidence suggest that wilderness boreal lakes are rapidly changing, with unprecedented appearances of potentially toxic cyanobacterial blooms, the […]

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South Sandwich Islands Expedition

An Awful and Wonderful Place: Journey to the South Sandwiches Expedition Dates – Field Team: Paul Mayewski, Mariusz Potocki University of Maine – Climate Change Institute Penguin News, February 7, 2020 PENGUIN News caught up with Pelagic Expeditions’ Skip Novak and three members of the multi-disciplinary scientific expedition that recently spent five weeks on and […]

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