History & Implications of 70-years of Research from the Juneau Icefield

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    Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

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    On February 19th from 6:30pm-8:00pm at the Mendenhall Public Library, USGS scientist Chris Mcneil will present History & Implications of 70-years of Research from the Juneau Icefield, A Science Talk with Chris J Mcneil. This is a FREE event facilitated by the City Museum.
    Chris McNeil is a Geophysicist with the USGS in Anchorage who has been studying the Lemon Glacier analyzing seventy years of data. For the City Museum's first City Salon event of 2020, McNeil will talk about the Lemon Glacier, the Mendenhall Glacier, and a recent discovery about the Taku Glacier. Discussion will include the history of scientific research on the Juneau Icefield, what it tells us about the cryosphere in Southeast Alaska, and how that research continues to advance science in the 21st century. City Salon is a free City Museum program series centered on community dialogue about local history, culture, art, and literature.


    Juneau-douglas City Museum
    4th And Main Streets

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