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June 1, 2021

Earth Science Matters - Volume 12, Spring 2021

This issue of Earth Science Matters highlights recently published research from the Climate Research and Development Program that contributes to an improved understanding of how changing land use, climate, and environment affect communities, ecosystems, and the services they provide.

Date published: May 31, 2021

Comparing tree-ring based reconstructions of snowpack variability at different scales for the Navajo Nation

This article is part of the Spring 2021 issue of the Earth Science Matters Newsletter. 

Date published: May 31, 2021

Using tree-rings to unravel avalanche frequency and associated climate drivers in the northern Rocky Mountains

This article is part of the Spring 2021 issue of the Earth Science Matters Newsletter.

Date published: May 31, 2021

Management strategies that can offset climate-change effects on wetlands in the Prairie Pothole Region

This article is part of the Spring 2021 issue of the Earth Science Matters Newsletter.

Date published: May 31, 2021

Do mountain clouds exist because of upwind forests?

This article is part of the Spring 2021 issue of the Earth Science Matters Newsletter. 

Date published: May 31, 2021

Carbon storage in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem under future warming scenarios

This article is part of the Spring 2021 issue of the Earth Science Matters Newsletter. 

Date published: May 26, 2021

Friday's Findings - June 4 2021

Linking Climate Change, Cattail Expansion, and Wetland Management

Date:  June 4, 2021 from 2-2:30 p.m. eastern time

Speaker: Sheel Bansal, Research Ecologist, USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center

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Date published: May 7, 2021

New Mexico Landscapes Field Station Research informs Fire Management

Researchers at the New Mexico Landscapes Field Station, part of the Fort Collins Science Center, use tree-ring fire scars to establish a historical record of fire that informs present-day fire management practices.

Date published: April 28, 2021

USGS Researchers Develop New Oxygen Isotope Method for Paleoclimate Studies

A new paleoceanography paper was recently published by Climate R&D scientists. 

November 30, 2020

Earth Science Matters - Volume 11, Fall 2020

This issue of Earth Science Matters highlights recently published research from the Climate Research and Development Program that contributes to an improved understanding of how changing land use, climate, and environment affect communities, ecosystems, and the services they provide.

Date published: November 30, 2020

Fire Aerosols Affect Southeastern Alaskan Glaciers

This article is part of the Fall 2020 issue of the Earth Science Matters Newsletter.