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Jan. 29 Maine Climate Council meeting will be live streamed

The second meeting of the Maine Climate Council on Jan. 29 in Augusta will focus on a report from the Science and Technical Subcommittee about the effects of climate change in the state. The subcommittee’s work in the past four months provides the initial scientific basis for the ongoing deliberations of the various working groups, […]

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Sandwich Enterprise interviews Clifford about Everest experience

The Sandwich Enterprise talked with University of Maine doctoral student Heather Clifford about her experience on the National Geographic and Rolex Perpetual Planet Everest Expedition. “The expedition overall was quite an incredible experience; having little travel experience I had quite a few firsts,” said the 2011 graduate of Sandwich High School. “First time being in […]

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Contributions from the Archaeological Record: Molluscan Climate Proxies and El Niño-Southern Oscillation, North Coast, Peru

  Expedition Dates – October 10 – December 18, 2019 Field Team: Frankie St. Amand (UMaine IPhD, CCI)   Expedition Funding Acknowledgement – Dan & Betty Churchill Exploration Fund, Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Award, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program   Research Background: El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is a complex climatic phenomenon that […]

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Speaking in Maine airs Mayewski’s ‘Arctic Climate Change and Maine’ talk

Maine Public’s Speaking in Maine is sharing Paul Mayewski’s address titled “Arctic Climate Change and Maine” in December to the Mid-Coast Forum on Foreign Relations in in Camden. Mayewski, director of the University of Maine Climate Change Institute, recently led National Geographic and Rolex’s Perpetual Planet Extreme Expedition to Mount Everest. The world-renowned climate scientist […]

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Science magazine speaks with Mayewski about Everest expedition

Science magazine spoke with Paul Mayewski, director of the Climate Change Institute at the University of Maine, for the article “What’s it like to install a weather station at the top of the world?” Mayewski and Tom Matthews, a climate scientist at Loughborough University in the United Kingdom, were interviewed about their experiences as members […]

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Mayewski continues climate change conversation on ‘The Maine Question’

What’s it like living and doing research in the world’s most remote locations? Listen as Ron Lisnet continues his conversation with Paul Mayewski, director of the University of Maine Climate Change Institute. In Part 2 of the two-part podcast “The Maine Question,” Mayewski recalls drilling ice cores on glaciers and living in a tent for […]

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