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Professors Look to Geologic Past to Predict Future Environmental Conditions

An outcrop on Seymour Island, part of a chain of islands near the Antarctic Peninsula

An outcrop on Seymour Island, part of a chain of islands near the Antarctic Peninsula

June 22, 2016

Earth scientists use NSF grant to study link between elevated temperatures, precipitation in ancient Antarctica

Linda IvanyScott SamsonZunli Lu and Christopher Junium, all professors in the Department of Earth Sciences, have been awarded a two-year, $312,182 grant from the National Science Foundation(NSF) to study the relationship between elevated temperatures and precipitation in Antarctica tens of millions of years ago.  Read more...