Climate Change

Connecticut Media highlight Mayewski’s Arctic lecture

The Darien Times and Fairfield Citizen highlighted a lecture by Paul Mayewski, director of the University of Maine Climate Change Institute, titled “The Arctic, New England and the First Abrupt Climate Change Event in the Modern Era.” The Darien Community Association hosted the talk as part of its Academic Lecture Series.

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Courier advances Ranco’s online talk about climate change and Wabanki

The Biddeford-Saco-Old Orchard Beach Courier advanced an online talk by Darren Ranco, an associate professor of anthropology and chair of Native American Studies at the University of Maine, titled “Wabanaki Climate Justice & Adaptation.” The Biddeford Cultural and Heritage Center will host the webinar at 7 p.m. Jan. 20 via Zoom. To request the Zoom […]

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UPI interviews UMaine personnel about climate change threatening Maine’s lobster industry

United Press International (UPI) interviewed Damian Brady, an associate professor of marine sciences at the University of Maine; Amalia Harrington, a Maine Sea Grant marine Extension associate; and Andrew Goode, a UMaine postdoctoral researcher, about how climate change threatens Maine’s lobster industry and efforts to better understand those possible ramifications. “We’re not too hot for […]

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Maine Science Podcast features Birkel in latest episode

The Maine Science Podcast featured Sean Birkel, Maine state climatologist and research assistant professor at the University of Maine Climate Change Institute, on its latest episode.  In the episode, Birkel discusses his work, which includes creating and managing the Climate Reanalyzer and supporting The Warming Sea project, and his passion for science.  The podcast, a […]

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Media advance study of air bubbles in Antarctic ice co-authored by Kurbatov

ScienceDaily and Phys.org advanced a Rice University-led study of air bubbles in Antarctic ice co-authored by Andrei Kurbatov, an associate professor with the University of Maine School of Earth and Climate Sciences and Climate Change Institute. The study, published in Science Advances, revealed a possible cause for the decline in atmospheric oxygen for at least […]

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​​Brady among national experts on NOAA-led study of the climate change vulnerability of coastal habitats in the Northeast

A first-of-its-kind climate vulnerability assessment of 52 marine, estuarine and riverine habitats in the Northeast United States found more than half impacted negatively by climate change. Coastal habitats also are highly vulnerable, due in part to nonclimate, human-caused stressors, according to a NOAA-led research team that included Damian Brady, University of Maine associate professor of […]

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Kreutz to serve as UArctic chair

Karl Kreutz, director of the University of Maine School of Earth and Climate Sciences and professor in the Climate Change Institute, has been selected as the University of the Arctic Chair in Arctic Ice, Climate and Environmental History. University of the Arctic (UArctic) is a network of universities, colleges, research institutes and other organizations concerned […]

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Phys.org highlights Rutgers study co-authored by Kelemen

Phys.org shared a news release about a recent study led by Rutgers University—New Brunswick that was co-authored by Sara Kelemen, a University of Maine master’s student of plant, soil and environmental studies. The study found that “increasing adoption of agricultural practices such as cover cropping, grazing management and agroforestry can increase the amount of carbon […]

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