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MERI's John All to Speak at Cosmos Club in DC

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 18:04

John All, director of Western's Mountain Environments Research Institute, will present "Climate Change and Civil War on the Mount Everest Massif" on Nov. 18 at the Cosmos Club in Washington DC. The event is co-sponsored by the Explorers Club and the Circumnavigators Club. For more info, see:



Liz Balgord to kick off inaugural MERI Speaker Series Oct. 26

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 15:53

Weber State University's Liz Balgord will present "The Impact of Glacier Retreat on High Alpine Watersheds in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru" at noon on Thursday, Oct. 26 in ES 418 as the first speaker in the new WWU Mountain Environments Research Institute (MERI) Speaker Series. 

The talk is free and open to the public.

The Best New Survival Books

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 21:36

Danger on the mountain

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 18:05

WWU's John All to discuss his new book, "Icefall" at Village Books April 7

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 19:36

Western Washington University's John All will discuss his new book, “Icefall: Adventures at the Wild Edge of Our Dangerous, Changing Planet”  Friday, April 7 at 7 p.m. at Village Books, 120 11th St. 

All is a research professor of mountain environmental science at Western and founding director of Western's Mountain Environments Research Institute. 

WWU Creates New Mountain Environments Research Institute

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 18:14

Western Washington University has created a new research center, the Mountain Environments Research Institute (MERI) and named Environmental Sciences Department research faculty member John All as its founding director.

The mission of MERI is to develop an inclusive and collaborative research, conservation, and education community through local and international field-based programming to facilitate innovative scientific research, improve life for mountain peoples, foster effective mountain stewardship, and to create the next generation of skilled mountain researchers.