Feb. 19 & 21 City Museum programs focus on Juneau Icefield
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On February 19 from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Mendenhall Public Library, USGS scientist Chris Mcneil will present History & Implications of 70-years of Research from the Juneau Icefield, A Science Talk with Chris J Mcneil. This is a free event facilitated by the Juneau-Douglas City Museum.

Chris McNeil is a Geophysicist with the USGS in Anchorage who has been studying the Lemon Glacier analyzing seventy years of data. For the City Museum's first City Salon event of 2020, McNeil will talk about the Lemon Glacier, the Mendenhall Glacier, and a recent discovery about the Taku Glacier. Discussion will include the history of scientific research on the Juneau Icefield, what it tells us about the cryosphere in Southeast Alaska, and how that research continues to advance science in the 21st century. City Salon is a free City Museum program series centered on community dialogue about local history, culture, art, and literature.

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Then, come to the City Museum on February 21st at 5:30 p.m. for an artist panel discussion titled, Art at the Edge of Climate Change & the Juneau Icefield. This is a free City Museum event.

For the City Museum's second City Salon of 2020, three artists working in different mediums will come together to talk about the importance of art in the discussion about the changing environment of the Juneau Icefield within the larger context of Climate Change. Ben Huff, Hannah Mode, and Annika Ord will sit down with UAS English Professor Kevin Maier to talk about process, their involvement with the Juneau Icefield Program, and the landscape that fuels their art.stats

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