Reconstruction Of Holocene Climate From Greenland Lake Sediment Cores: A Pilot Study

Wed, Feb 15, 12:00 pm
127 Barnard Hall
Speaker Name: 
Dr. Spruce Schoenemann
University of Montana Western
Environmental Sciences

Dr. Spruce Schoenemann is an Assistant Professor of Geology, Geochemistry, and Climate at the University of Montana Western.  He earned his doctorate in Paleoclimate and Isotope Geochemistry from the University of Washington. He has spent years studying polar regions and reconstructing climate from ice cores.  Spruce’s research goals are to understand the past climate to provide context for the climate changes of today and the future.  He does this by utilizing environmental archives of climate like ice cores, lake sediments, glacier deposits, and isotopes.  Spruce is an avid outdoor enthusiast, with experience leading sailing courses, backcountry trail crews, and experiential education programs.  He is a devoted steward of the planet and enjoys snowboarding, climbing, mountain biking, and camping with his family. 


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