Secrets Under the Ice

Global scientists gather at UVM to unpack Cold War soil and climate change clues
Camp Century ice tunnel

The real mission was to build a top-secret missile base. But, in the early 1960s, the U.S. Army publicly trumpeted the creation of a scientific station called Camp Century—a “city under the ice” they called it, in northwestern Greenland, far north of the Arctic Circle.

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Fueling Change: UVM Grads Reduce Home Energy Use

“What are you going to do after you graduate?” For recent grads Elizabeth Palchak and Daniel Fredman, the question was answered before they finished their degrees.

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Researchers stand in northeastern old-growth forest

Older Forests Resist Change – Climate Change, That Is

Older is better – for forests facing climate change.

That’s the upshot of new University of Vermont research that finds older forests in eastern North America are less vulnerable to climate change than younger forests, particularly for carbon storage, timber production, and biodiversity.

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