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NA2742 Harold “Hal” Borns, interviewed by Pauleena MacDougall and Adam Lee Cilli, July 25, 2013, in his office in Sawyer Hall at the University of Maine, Orono. Borns talks about the beginnings of his career in geology; his interest in glaciers; his early years at UMaine; founding the Climate Change Institute; obtaining funding; the definition of “quaternary”; conducting research in Maine and Antarctica; and the reality of anthropogenic climate change.
Text: 12 pp. transcript
Recording: mfc_na2742_audio001 61 minutes
Photos: P12767 - P12773, P14029 - P14033 (photographs provided by H. Borns)
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Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History
glaciers, geology, University of Maine, Climate Change Institute, Antarctica, Maine, climate change, quaternary
Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment | Geology | Glaciology
Borns, Harold W. Jr., "NA2742 Harold “Hal” Borns interviewed by Pauleena MacDougall and Adam Lee Cilli" (2013). MF192 Climate Change Institute 40th Anniversary Oral History Project. 1.