Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder

CIRES IRP Poster Session and Reception

This poster session and reception will feature the research results of the 2017 IRP winners, listed below. Light refreshments and beverages will be served.

The Innovative Research Program (IRP) is an internal CIRES competition designed to stimulate a creative research environment within CIRES and to encourage synergy between disciplines and research colleagues. The program encourages novel, unconventional or fundamental research that might otherwise be difficult to fund. CIRES-wide competitions are conducted each year to foster an innovative research environment where risk taking is allowed and even encouraged.

2017 IRP Recipients: 
Pliocene temperatures from the tropics: the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia
Investigators: Lina Perez-Angel, Peter Molnar
Novel particulate aerosol sampling design capable of withstanding high winds in polar and high mountain regions
Investigators: Mark Serreze, Alia Khan
Toward a more comprehensive picture of snowpack evolution through the integration of time-lapse photography, high-resolution snow modeling, lidar data, and in situ observations
Investigators: Jeffery Deems, Mark Raleigh
Direct spectroscopic detection of tropospheric chlorine radicals
Investigators: Andrew Rollins, Joshua Schwarz 
Estimating temporal variations in ocean circulation using magnetic satellite data
Investigators: Manoj Nair, Neesha Schnepf
Combining satellite and acoustic remote sensing data with a numerical model to characterize the vertical structure of marine ecosystems
Investigators: Kristopher Karnauskas, Carrie Wall
Citizen science, showerheads, and the ecology of an emerging disease
Investigators: Noah Fierer, Matt Gerbert

Nowcasting Geoelectric Hazard on United States Power Grid
Investigators: Anne Sheehan, Daniel Feucht
Application of computer vision to Earth Science problems: An initial application using 3D scene reconstruction and image velocimetry to estimate surface water velocities in rivers
Investigators: J. Toby Minear, Christoffer Heckman, Robert Anderson


Thursday, November 15, 2018



Refreshments provided