GSA, paleoclimate

Rapid glacial advance reconstructed during the time of Norse occupation in Greenland

via Rapid glacial advance reconstructed during the time of Norse occupation in Greenland Boulder, Colo., USA: The Greenland Ice Sheet is the second largest ice body in the world, and it has the potential to contribute significantly to global sea-level rise in a warming global climate. Understanding the long-term record of the Greenland Ice Sheet,… Continue reading Rapid glacial advance reconstructed during the time of Norse occupation in Greenland

Glacial, sedimentary, wisconsin

The Wisconsin Dells | An Ice Age and modern water park

Despite its location in the heart of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Dells is today known as the “Waterpark Capital of the World.” However, it was its rocks—the actual Dells—that first made it a popular Midwest tourist destination back in the 1800s. The Wisconsin Dells—which come from the French word dalles, or narrows—is a 5 mile stretch of… Continue reading The Wisconsin Dells | An Ice Age and modern water park