Posts Tagged ‘ Southern McMurdo Sound Project ’

ANDRILL finds warm history in Antarctica

Oct 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, October 15, 2009

15.7-million-year-old algae, pollen lead to unexpected data BATON ROUGE, La. – Researchers with the UNL-based Antarctic Geological Drilling Program found unexpected evidence of a remarkably warm period in Antarctica 15.7 million years ago. The evidence includes fossils of marine algae and pollen of woody plants indicating that land temperatures reached a January (austral summer) average […]

New course brings Antarctica to campus

Jan 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, January 15, 2009

During his many trips to Antarctica as a researcher, UNL geoscientist David Harwood has gained firsthand perspective of the region’s role in past, present and future global climate change. Now, Harwood is heading into the classroom – and he’s bringing the entire continent with him. This semester, Harwood will lead a new geology course that […]