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Ingrid Hendy: New Methods Further Discern Extreme Fluctuations in Forage Fish Populations

California sardine stocks famously crashed in John Steinbeck's "Cannery Row." New research, building on previous since the late 1960s, shows in greater detail that such forage fish stocks have undergone boom-bust cycles for centuries.

Ian Winkelstern: Greenland Ice Sheet Melting Can Cool Subtropics and Alter Climate

Effects of melting during last interglacial could shed light on current warming.

University of Michigan Researchers use Drones to Map Landslides from New Zealand Earthquake

A team of geologists and engineers led by U-M is mapping surface ruptures and some of the tens of thousands of landslides triggered by the magnitude-7.8 earthquake that struck New Zealand's South Island on Nov. 13. In this video, team leader Marin Clark, associate professor of earth and environmental sciences, and team member Dimitrios Zekkos, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, discuss the techniques the team is using.

"Bristle Mammoth" Exhibit Highlights First Year's Findings

   

  

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