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Adventures in Climate Change

Dr. Paul Mayewski, Brooklin resident and Director of the University of Maine Climate Change Institute in Orono, has led research expeditions in far-flung regions like the Antarctica, Greenland and South Georgia Island to drill ice core samples used to determine historic levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and climate stability.

Traversing snow

Traversing snow

Paul Mayewski leads an expedition in 2015 to South Georgia Island to drill for ice cores.

Photo courtesy of Paul Mayewski

Dr. Paul Mayewski

Dr. Paul Mayewski

Paul Mayewski lives in Brooklin, overlooking Eggemoggin Reach as it heads into Naskeag Point.

Photo courtesy of Paul Mayewski

Expedition crew

Expedition crew

Paul Mayewski, at far right, stands with his 2015 research expedition crew in the remote regions of South Georgia Island.

Photo courtesy of Paul Mayewski

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