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AD believes University of Wyoming will go to 1 of 4 bowls tied to Mountain West

AD believes University of Wyoming will go to 1 of 4 bowls tied to Mountain West

LARAMIE — Tom Burman is confident that the Wyoming Cowboys will go bowling.

November 23, 2011 3:37 pmLoading…
Wyoming scientists study glacier ecosystem

Wyoming scientists study glacier ecosystem

WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS, Wyo. — Shirts whipping in the wind, scientists Craig Thompson and Christopher Robinson clambered over a boulder field recently exposed to wind and sun for the first time in thousands of years. Gray and black, the area looks like a wasteland of dirty ice and broken rock,…

January 23, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Scientists seek more study of Wind River glaciers

CASPER, Wyo. — High in Wyoming's Wind River Range, the largest glacial complex in the American Rocky Mountains sits largely unstudied.

January 22, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…
Glacier study

Glacier study

Professor Craig Thompson uses a turbidimeter to measure clarity of the runoff from Gannett Glacier during a scientific trip to collect data in early September. Glaciers produce glacier flour, which clouds the water. Measuring the clarity gives an indication of how much movement and grinding …

January 22, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…
Glacier study

Glacier study

Craig Thompson, left, and outfitter Meredith Taylor look over a map before heading up the trail to Gannett Glacier in early September. Thompson, who has been studying the glaciers in the Wind River Mountains for 25 years, went with a team to collect samples from the glacial streams.

January 22, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

MWC extends commish’s contract

HENDERSON, Nev. - The Mountain West has extended its contract with commissioner Craig Thompson through the summer of 2012.

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