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UMN Paleoclimatologist in Science magazine: A Warning from Ancient Tree Rings

January 3, 2020

Our own UMN geography professor/paleoclimatologist, Dan Griffin was recently included in a discussion in Science magazine. The topic? Catastrophic, simultaneous droughts in the Americas that are more than a coincidence? Analyzing tree ring records and models provides understanding of past climates. Professor Griffin, who studies paleoclimate from tree rings, climate variability and change, and drought, was included in the discussion on the Chilean Megadrought and the El Nino/La Nina phenomenon.

See the entire article here.