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UT geographer featured in top NBC news article on death of 650 year old tree

Dr. Henri D. Grissino-Mayer has been featured in one of top NBC news stories on the ongoing drought (really a “megadrought”) in the western U.S.  This story features one of the more famous trees that Dr. D. Grissino-Mayer had worked with over the past 25 years which, sadly, had died recently. The NBC News online article can be found at: The story also features former UT Geography Ph.D. student Dr. Grant Harley, now at the University of Southern Mississippi.

This story is one of NBC News’s Top 6 stories at: An extension of the story was appeared in the Albuquerque Journal on Tuesday: The article has since been picked up by the Smithsonian: and many other web sites (such as Newser)…

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