Tag: arctic


UMaine researchers refining Arctic climate history through diatoms

Just above the Arctic Circle, in remote southwestern Greenland, UMaine researchers are seeking to better understand the effects of a changing climate on arctic lakes by looking at one of their smallest inhabitants — Discostella stelligera. The research team conducted a large-scale experiment to test the role of a lake’s thermal structure on populations of […]

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Mayewski to discuss ice melt, adaptation at Maine-Arctic Forum

A distinguished Maine Professor School of Earth and Climate Sciences who is also director of the University of Maine Climate Change Institute will talk about the Arctic’s changing climate and resulting economic opportunities and geopolitical concerns Oct. 3 at the University of Southern Maine in Portland. Paul Mayewski, who has led expeditions and conducted climate […]

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