March 13, 2019

Here is a great piece by Missy O'Malley from Montana this Morning-KBZK highlighting our Save the Snow! Climate Summit that kicks off tomorrow at Maverick Mountain and is followed up on Friday at the University of Montana Western with presentations by Montana experts on...

February 20, 2019

Come join us Mar 14-15th for the Save the Snow! Climate Summit in Dillon, MT.  Cory Birkenbuel (skier/owner of Birkenbuel Brands) and I have put together an event focused on bringing awareness to Montana's snowpack, and the long-term implications of a warming climate o...

February 15, 2018

“What makes the Environmental Sciences Department a top ranked program is the combination of small class sizes, projects directly related to research or local stakeholders, frequent guest lectures from professionals in the field of environmental science, and excellent...

January 22, 2018

University of Montana Western Assistant Professor of Geology, Geochemistry and Climate Science, Spruce Schoenemann has been awarded a research grant from the Montana NASA Space Grant Consortium.  

Titled “Precipitation Isotope Ratios and Tree-ring based Snowpack Relatio...

December 14, 2017

I gave my presentation and poster on "Reconstructing Holocene Climate based on Alkenones and Isotopes from West Greenland Lake Sediments: Temperature or Effective Moisture as a Driver?" in the PP24A Past Climate Change in the Arctic and Subarctic: Lessons for the Futur...

August 30, 2017

I will present the above research at the Montana Tech Public Lecture Series on September 14th.  The Fall schedule can be found here:

This work has recently been accepted for presentation at the 2017 Geolog...

February 16, 2017

Title:  A full Holocene record of water isotopes from syngenetic pore ice in central Yukon Territory 

Abstract:  Ice core water isotope records are central to knowledge of Quaternary climates, but are restricted to glaciated locales. Millennial-scale knowledge...

February 15, 2017


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February 2, 2017

University of Montana Western Assistant Professor of Environmental Sciences Spruce Schoenemann will give two talks on climate research on Wednesday, Feb. 15 and Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 in Bozeman, Mont.

January 13, 2017

During week one of the three week block, Assistant Professor of Environmental Sciences Spruce Schoenemann will take his Environmental GeoChemistry class to southwest Montana’s Pioneer Mountains to gather data for exploring climate change in the area.

“My students will c...

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