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Ancient climate change triggered warming that lasted thousands of years

1/22/2019

Matthew CarrollJanuary 21, 2019 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A rapid rise in temperature on ancient Earth triggered a climate response that may have prolonged the warming for many thousands of years,... read more

Greenland ice melting faster than scientists had thought, nears 'tipping point'

1/22/2019

Doyle Rice, USA TODAYPublished 4:55 p.m. ET Jan. 21, 2019  Ice on Greenland is melting four times faster than it did just 16 years ago, a study reports. The melting, which is a result of the Earth's... read more

Fires fueled spread of grasslands on ancient Earth

12/5/2018

Matthew James CarrollNovember 28, 2018 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Ancient wildfires played a crucial role in the formation and spread of grasslands like those that now cover large parts of the Earth,... read more

Furman named president-elect of new American Geophysical Union section

11/19/2018

    by Matthew Carroll Tanya Furman, professor of geosciences in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, was appointed president-elect of the newly formed education section of the American... read more

Penn State to Host Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG)

10/31/2018

October 24, 2018 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — For the first time in 10 years, the Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG) will be hosted in the United... read more

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