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News From the Field
University of Pittsburgh Geologists Map Prehistoric Climate Changes in Canada's Yukon Territory

May 8, 2012

polar graphic Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have joined an international group of scientists to study past climate changes in the Arctic. Comprising og geologists from Pitt's department of geology and planetary science, the team has analyzed sedimentary and geochemical records of water-level changes in Rantin Lake, located in the boreal forest of Canada's southeastern Yukon Territory. Full Story

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