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In May of 2013, a collaborative team led by Erich Osterberg, Cameron Wake, and Karl Kreutz returned to Denali National Park to collect two ice cores to bedrock from the Central Alaska Range, completing a campaign 6 years in the making.
By Eric Kelsey and Cameron Wake, Univ. New Hampshire
While long-term climate variability in central Alaska has been mapped, high-resolution records of Holocene climate variability have been lacking from central Alaska. However, a collaboration of scientists from New England is working to recover valuable information from the ice in Denali National Park.