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HU awarded grant to study climate change at refuge

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By Margaret McKinney
Highlands University

New Mexico Highlands University was awarded a $50,000 grant to research paleoclimate changes of the Las Vegas National Wildlife Refuge, the first study of its kind in northeast New Mexico.

The grant was awarded from the National Science Foundation’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, EPSCoR, which focuses on global climate change.
Paleoclimatology is the scientific study of climate change through geologic analysis of past ages.


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