Tag: ice


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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Inilchek Glacier

Grigholm: Ice cores indicate increases in atmospheric heavy metals

Glacial ice core records indicate that humans have significantly altered the atmosphere in Central Asia during the 20th century, say climate scientists from the University of Maine. Climate Change Institute researchers say evidence from ice cores extracted from Inilchek Glacier in the Tien Shan Mountains in Kyrgyzstan reveals that rapid growth of industry and agriculture […]

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