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Winter view of the Continental Divide with the Mountain Research Station located in the forest below
Winter Ecology course for 2015 has filled, but we are taking names on the wait list
Winter Ecology Course 2014!! photo by Fernando Lima
3:30 am in June near the Tundra Lab
winter sunrise in February (2013) with a paucity of snow- by April the amount had increased substantially
Nacreous clouds over the Arapaho Peaks
Climate change may have profound effects on mountain forests and alpine tundra, and the benefits they provide to surrounding communities such as water, recreation, and forage. Warming of 2-5 °C is expected in the Rocky Mountains over the next 50 years.
Since 2009, a warming experiment run on Niwot Ridge by the University of California, Merced has been experimentally determining what...