UNH Scientists Drill Alaskan Ice Cores in Collaborative NSF Project to Understand Climate Change

UNH Scientists Drill Alaskan Ice Cores in Collaborative NSF Project to Understand Climate Change

Aug 19, 2013

UNH scientists Cameron Wake and Elizabeth Burakowski spent late spring 2013 in Alaska’s Denali National Park as part of a collaborative UNH, Dartmouth College, and University of Maine ice core drilling project that will fill a key gap in scientists' understanding of climate change in central Alaska over the past 1,000 years.

With support from a $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation, the university scientists and students are working with the National Park Service and the U.S. Ice Drilling Program Office to obtain the first long-term annual record of snowfall in the North Pacific region.

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