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Lam Flynn

Liam Flynn: Earth and climate sciences student maps geology in Pyrenees

Liam Flynn of Raymond, Maine is taking a field geology course this summer — in the Pyrenees. Flynn, who just finished his third year as an Earth and climate sciences major, is learning geologic mapping at the field camp. “I am passionate about learning about the Earth’s interactions and how we can use that knowledge […]

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SECS Faculty and Graduate Students take part in National Geographic, Rolex Expedition to Mt. Everest

An international team of scientists, climbers and storytellers, led by the National Geographic Society and Tribhuvan University, and supported in partnership with Rolex, conducted a scientific expedition to Mount Everest, believed to be the most comprehensive single scientific expedition to the mountain in history. The multidisciplinary team installed the two highest weather stations in the […]

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World Climate Negotiation Simulations to be held at Maine schools in May

University of Maine graduate students are partnering with schools across Maine to host World Climate Negotiation Simulation (WCS) activities. The simulation activity was developed by the nongovernmental organization Climate Interactive and involves a role play in which participants act as country leaders and work together to negotiate a global climate agreement. The simulation emulates negotiations […]

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Mariama Dryak

Follow a Researcher® highlights UMaine student studying iceberg melt

Maine 4-H Follow a Researcher® returns for a sixth season with University of Maine graduate student researchers. From 1–2 p.m. May 2, UMaine Earth and climate sciences master’s student Mariama Dryak will be available on Twitter to chat with students and teachers about her studies using satellites to track iceberg melt in Antarctica. Dryak will be […]

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Brenda Hall

College names Hall winner of 2019 Outstanding Research Award

Dr. Brenda Hall, a professor of glacial geology in the School of Earth and Climate Sciences and Climate Change Institute, was awarded the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture at the University of Maine’s 2019 Outstanding Research Award. The award was presented at the college’s annual Celebration of Excellence on April 17. The college […]

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Stone, Deck and McConnell Among 2019 CUGR and MSGC summer fellowship winners

The University of Maine’s Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) has announced the 2019 CUGR and Maine Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) summer fellowship winners. Undergraduate proposals will be awarded $3,000 for MSGC and $3,300 for CUGR. Graduate projects will receive $6,000 each during the summer semester. Funding is provided by the UMaine Office of the Vice […]

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Jesse Walters and Will Kochtitzky named semifinalists for Fulbright grants

Four students named semifinalists for Fulbright grants February 5, 2019 Four University of Maine students and alumni have been recommended as semifinalists for the 2019–20 Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the largest exchange program in the country that offers opportunities for recent graduates in more than 160 countries. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program […]

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The Juneau Icefield Research Program

The University of Maine has recently partnered with the non-profit 503(c) Foundation for Glacier & Environmental Research to run the Juneau Icefield Research Program (JIRP) as a 6-credit summer field course through the School of Earth and Climate Sciences (SECS).  The JIRP Director of Academics & Research, Seth Campbell, is an Assistant Professor within the UMaine  SECS and the Climate Change […]

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William Kochtitzky

World Climate Interactive Negotiation Simulations to be held at Maine schools in October

University of Maine graduate students, Anna McGinn, a master’s student in the UMaine School of Policy and International Affairs and the Climate Change Institute, and Will Kochtitzky, a master’s student in the UMaine School of Earth and Climate Sciences and the Climate Change Institute, are partnering with schools across Maine to host World Climate Interactive Negotiation […]

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Gerbi named associate dean for research

Christopher Gerbi has been named associate dean for research in the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture, and associate director of the Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station. read more 

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