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Environmental Change Laboratory

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Our Mission - The Environmental Change Laboratory (ECL) is dedicated to using the biological, chemical, and physical properties of lake sediment to reconstruct long-term and recent patterns of climate and environmental change in arctic, sub-arctic and alpine settings North America, Central America and Asia.


Our Projects

1. Decoding hydroclimate changes amidst rocks & trees of Great Basin National Park. 
2. Unraveling long-term and abrupt changes in the Indian Summer Monsoon in the Himalaya of northern India. 
3. Climate Variability, Fire and Forests in the Intermountain West of the United States.

Related Courses

GEOG 3180
GEOG 4040/6040
GEOG 8020
GEOG 8040

Contact Information

David Porinchu

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