Stories from a summer spent on ice

The public is invited to a first-time presentation by Juneau Icefield Research Program students and staff who spent eight weeks this summer on the Juneau Icefield.

JIRP participants will present their field research and expeditionary stories in Juneau beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 17 at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. The presentation, titled “A Summer on the Juneau Icefield,” will mark the conclusion of the eight-week adventure across the Juneau Icefield. Student research will highlight recent work in glaciology, geology, biology, climate, and more.

This lecture is free and open to the public.

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