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Alessandro Mereghetti awarded an NSF Arctic DDRIG grant award

EES/SBE/CCI PhD student Alessandro Mereghetti has been awarded an NSF Arctic DDRIG: Assessing the impacts of Pleistocene megaherbivores n vegetation stability and resilience in the Arctic ($56,118). This will support his upcoming fieldwork in Alaska, using ancient DNA to reconstruct the last 120,000 years around Squirrel Lake in the Kotzebue Sound region.

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AP cites information from UMaine Climate Reanalyzer – S. Birkel

In an article about the warming Arctic regions of Alaska, the Associated Press cited information from the University of Maine Climate Reanalyzer that showed last Sunday, the Arctic as a whole averaged 11.5 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than the 1979-2000 average temperature. The following Monday, Climate Reanalyzer’s computer models showed that average to likely be 10.5 […]

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2022-23 CUGR and MSGC Academic Year Graduate Fellowship Recipients Announced – H. Brooks

The University of Maine’s Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) has announced the 2022-23 CUGR and Maine Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) academic year graduate fellowship winners. The CUGR Research and Creative Activities fellowships were developed to enhance and increase undergraduate and graduate student involvement in faculty-supervised research and are supported through the office of the Vice […]

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UMaine Climate Change Institute celebrates 50th anniversary

Nun Kun Massif, Ladakh, Indian Himalayas.Photo by Paul Mayewski UMaine Climate Change Institute celebrates 50th anniversary November 21, 2022 The University of Maine’s Climate Change Institute celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2023, marking half-century of research and education related to climate change in Maine, New England and across the planet. In 1973, professor emeritus Harold […]

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Media feature UMaine delegation to COP27 in Egypt – Isenhour et al.

Maine Public, News Center Maine and Bangor Daily News reported that nine University of Maine and University of Maine School of Law faculty and graduate students will attend the proceedings of the United Nations climate summit known as the 27th Conference of the Parties, or COP27, in Egypt next month. Cindy Isenhour, associate professor of […]

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