From Wednesday 16 October 2019
To Friday 18 October 2019
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This meeting hosts transdisciplinary and societally critical science focused on marine ice-sheet and adjacent earth systems, with particular emphasis on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet.
For 2019, sessions topics will include:
- Will the snowflakes save us? Near-surface science in West Antarctica using shallow geophysics, ice cores, firn studies, atmospheric reanalysis, meteorological observations, and modeling.
- Processes Beneath: Deep geophysics, direct-access experiments, microbiology, sediment coring, and modeling for quantifying critical processes from the basal interface to the core.
- The Great Glacier Conveyer - A John Nye & Wally Broecker Appreciation Session: Connecting paleo understanding with modern processes.
- From The Sea: Polar oceanography, tropical teleconnections, marine life, and ice front dynamics and their impact on a changing WAIS.
- The Leading Edge: New boundary conditions, new modeling techniques, Operation IceBridge, ICESat-2, GRACE, GRACE-FO, NISAR, and data science applications for West Antarctic science.
- Dynamics across the grounding line: Past, present, and future understanding of the ice stream-grounding zone-ice shelf transition seen from the ground, air, satellites, and models.
- Science Communication: Taking WAIS science beyond our room.
- Community Health: Avoiding, acknowledging, and approaching issues with field harassment.
Abstract submission deadline: 12 August 2019.
Registration deadline: 10 September 2019.
For full details, please visit the Workshop website.
Location Julian, California, USA