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Carleton U’s Michael Pisaric Shares Prestigious Cowles Geography Prize

Several Canadian  researchers have received the prestigious Henry Cowles Award for revealing new evidence of the destructive impact of global climate change on the Mackenzie Delta region in the Northwest Territories, an area hit by a widespread and ecologically destructive storm surge in 1999.

The research into the impact of this salt-water surge is significant because one of the most ominous threats of global warming today is from rising sea levels, causing marine waters to inundate the land.Members of the team included Michael Pisaric, Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Carleton University.

Source: FASS News

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