Updates from the PCC Graduate Student Steering Committee (P-GraSC)
The PCC Graduate Student Steering Committee (P-GraSC) is about to have it’s third meeting of the 2018-19 academic year. In the fall, we welcomed new members and said goodbye to those who finished their terms. PCC Assistant Director Miriam Bertram attended the first meeting and PCC Director Cecilia Bitz attended our second meeting to lead discussions of current PCC initiatives.Read more
Early spring rain boosts methane from thawing permafrost by 30 percent
As permafrost thaws, wetlands form, from which methane is released into the atmosphere due to microbial and plant processes. Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas with atmospheric warming abilities that can be up to 32 times stronger than that of carbon dioxide.
Between snow storms PCC gathers to welcome and congratulate
On 6 F ebruary 2019, nestled in time between two major snow events (#SnowMageddon2019) was the PCC Winter Welcome (#PCCWinterWelcome). The event attracted a cozy crowd who gathered to reconnect around food and drink with friends and colleagues from across campus.Read more