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Reed Scherer
Reed Scherer’s doctoral research set out to test a radical hypothesis put forth in the 1970s that the West Antarctic Ice Sheet “collapsed” during the interglacial period that immediately predated the most recent Ice Age, and could again. Confirming past instability of this ice sheet would contribute to growing concerns regarding future collapse and consequent...
Reed Scherer
Antarctica is melting, according to evidence brought back to Illinois by NIU Geology professor Reed Scherer and his students. At the next STEM Café, Scherer will discuss his Antarctic research, why it matters and what it reveals about global climate trends. The free talk and discussion will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday,...
Collage of NIU news stories
Many people work behind the scenes to make sure Northern Illinois University is front and center. That’s the case for NIU’s Office of Media and Public Relations. “We want to raise the profile of the university and make people realize that NIU is involved in some very important and exciting research, teaching and artistry,” said...