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

NSIDC Events

2021

Jun 16

NSIDC Cryosphere Seminar

New and Novel Sea Ice Observations from the Spire Nanosatellite Constellation by Dr. Dallas Masters and Dr. Jessica Cartwright

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May 26

NSIDC Cryosphere Seminar

Remote Sensing Observations of Melt Ponds on Summer Sea Ice with Ellen Buckley, University of Maryland in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

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Apr 21

NSIDC Cryosphere Seminar

Mapping Abrupt Permafrost Thaw from Space Using Machine Learning by Dr. Lingcao Huang, CIRES

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Apr 14

NSIDC Cryosphere Seminar

Arctic Arts:  A Voice for Science with Kerry Koepping and Andrea Sparrow

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Mar 17

NSIDC Cryosphere Seminar

Driving Exploratory Visualization through Perception & Cognition by Dr. Danielle Szafir, CU Boulder

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Feb 25

NSIDC Cryosphere Seminar

Leveraging Automation for Sea Ice Mapping with Dr. Macarena Ortiz

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Feb 24

NSIDC Cryosphere Seminar

NSIDC’s Cryosphere Seminar with Dr. Åsa Rennermalm on “Decreasing density and ice layer volume in near-surface firn in southwest Greenland’s percolation zone, 2012-2019”

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Jan 27

Cryosphere Seminar Series

NSIDC’s Cryosphere Seminar “Interactions between the polar atmosphere and cryosphere: Observations and modeling” by Dr.

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2020

Nov 18

NSIDC Cryosphere Seminar

Snow-Glacier dynamics and its interaction with the hydrology in Hindukush-Karakoram and Himalayas region of Pakistan by Huma Hayat

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Oct 14

NSIDC Cryosphere Seminar

Measurement, Knowledge, and Representation of Arctic Sea Ice by Laura Seddon, Department of Geography at Durham University

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Sep 30

NSIDC Cryosphere Seminar

The Cultural History of Greenland: Why It Matters to Modern Geopolitics by Dr. Mathias Nordvig, Head of Nordic Studies, CU Boulder

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Mar 4

NSIDC Cryosphere Seminar

Visual Analytics and Interactive Machine Learning for Geospatial Sciences by Dr. Morteza Karimzadeh, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, CU Boulder

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Feb 19

NSIDC Cryosphere Seminar

Biogeochemical, Ecological, and Societal Impacts of Thermokarst in Permafrost soils by Merritt R.

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Feb 5

NSIDC Cryosphere Seminar

Bering Strait Oceanic Volume and Heat Transports and Links to Atmospheric Circulation, Ocean Temperature and Sea Ice Conditions by Dr. Mark Serreze

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2019

Dec 4

NSIDC Cryosphere Seminar

Viewing passive microwave sea ice concentrations through a magnifying glass: Investigating the potential of enhanced resolution products by Walt Meier, DAAC Scientist, NSIDC

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Nov 20

NSIDC Cryosphere Seminar

University of the Arctic (UArctic) and CU by Donna Anger, Director of International Programs for the University of Alaska, Fairbanks

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Nov 13

NSIDC Cryosphere Seminar

Taking science outside the bubble: Lessons and opportunities in science communication by Twila Moon, Research Scientist at NSIDC  

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Nov 6

NSIDC CPP Seminar: Iceberg Calving

The influence of granular ice mélange on iceberg calving by Ryan Cassotto, Post-doctoral Researcher at CIRES

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Oct 30

NSIDC Cryosphere and Polar Science Seminar

Retrieving sea ice parameters from passive microwave measurements by Sang-Moo Lee, Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Dept. of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering, CU Boulder.  

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Oct 23

Cryosphere and Polar Science Seminar

Ice Slabs, aquifers, and crevasses that shouldn’t exist: the rapidly-emerging hydrologic regimes of Greenland’s interior ice by Dr.

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Oct 16

Cryosphere and Polar Science Seminar

Advancing Regional, National and International Arctic Observing Networks through connecting Arctic Value with Global Variables by Dr.

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Aug 7

Cryosphere and Polar Science Seminar

Mapping thermokarst landforms from remote sensing imagery with deep learning by Lin Liu, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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May 8

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

An Embarrassment of Riches; We now have better topography for the ice on Earth than the land by Paul Morin, Polar Geospatial Center, University of Minnesota

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Apr 3

Cryospheric and Polar Processess Seminar

San Rafael Glacier in Patagonia, surface mass balance estimation of a complex glacier in a warm climate regime by Gabriela Collao-Barrios, Phd. Université Grenoble Alpes

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Mar 20

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Advancing Water Supply Forecasts in the Colorado River Basin for Improved Decision Making by Paul Micheletty, Research Hydrologist at RTI International

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Feb 27

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

An underestimated and vulnerable carbon stock: floodplain soil carbon storage in permafrost regions and the potential for future changes due to warming by Dr. Katherine B.

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Feb 13

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Firn Aquifers: Water-laden snow on the polar ice sheets by Dr. Ted Scambos, Senior Research Scientist at ESOC and Dr. Julie Miller, Research Scientist

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Feb 6

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Human Health and Potential Mercury Releases from Thawing Permafrost by Dr. Kevin Schaefer, Lead Research Scientist at NSIDC

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Jan 30

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Fires and Their Impacts: From Household Burning to Wildfires by Dr. Christine Wiedinmyer, Associate Director for Science at CIRES

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Jan 23

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Blew swayed spruce: what can trees blowing in the wind tell us about how much snow is in the canopy?​ by Dr. Mark Raleigh, Research Scientist at NSIDC

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2018

Oct 24

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

From the Arctic to the Antarctic (and the Andes in between): a latitudinal study of light absorbing impurities in snow in 2018 by Dr. Alia Khan, Postdoctoral Research Associate at NSIDC

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Oct 17

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

McMurdo Dry Valleys: Ecosystems waiting for water by Dr. Diane McKnight, Professor

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Oct 10

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Space Lasers!  ICESat-2 Data Products and Services by Dr. Steve Tanner, ICESat-2 Data Manager at NSIDC

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Oct 3

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Applications of Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing in the Polar Deep Insights Project by Dr. Siri Jodha Khalsa, NSIDC research scientist.  

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Sep 26

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Mapping debris-covered glaciers using multiple data sets in Google Earth Engine by Dr. Zhixing Ruan, Assistant professor at Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences

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Sep 19

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Modelling the Annual Cycle of Antarctic Sea ice Extent by Marilyn Raphael, UCLA Department of Geography

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Sep 5

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

‘Water on ice at all three poles: tracking surface lakes in Greenland, Antarctica and the Himalaya” by CIRES Visiting Fellow Ian Willis

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Aug 29

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Eight years of lidar observations in Antarctica — what are we studying? by Xinzhao Chu, CIRES Fellow

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Apr 19

Book Talk: Brave New Arctic, by Mark Serreze

Brave New Arctic: The Untold Story of the Melting North

A book talk by NSIDC Director and CIRES Fellow Mark Serreze

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Mar 21

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Studying the Arctic boundary layer at University Centre in Svalbard

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Mar 19

NSIDC Guest Lecture

“Signy Island – an Antarctic Oasis” Stories and Images from the Penguin Highway by A

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Mar 14

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Arctic Dreams: The Role of Science in the Political and Economic Geography of the Arctic by Hannah Moench, Research Intern, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC (former CU student)

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Feb 21

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

The Application of Statistical Learning Techniques to Studying Arctic Sea Ice Survival by Mr. Matthew Tooth, Graduate Research Assistant, Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research

 

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Feb 7

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Why is there so much mercury in permafrost? by Dr. Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC

 

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Jan 24

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

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Jan 17

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

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2017

Dec 6

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

The glacier inventory and surge-type glacier study in China by Wanqin Guo, Associate Professor, Visiting Scholar from State Key Laboratory of Cryospheric Sciences, Northwest Institute of Eco-Environmental and Resources,

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Nov 29

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

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Nov 15

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Using Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar to Study Permafrost Dynamics by Kevin Schaefer, Permafrost Scientist,  NSIDC 

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Nov 1

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Was there a climate warming “Hiatus” in the Arctic? by Kang Wang, INSTAAR, University of Colorado Boulder

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Oct 25

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Paleo-environmental studies on permafrost deposits in western Beringia - from field sampling to lab analysis to regional synthesis by Lutz Schirrmeister, Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Periglacial Research Unit, Potsdam

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Oct 11

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

SAR Remote Sensing for Monitoring Mountain Glacier Surface Movements in High Mountain Asia by
Zhixing Ruan, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

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Oct 4

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Beyond water: impact of Greenland’s melt on its coastal sediment dynamics

Irina Overeem, INSTAAR, University of Colorado

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Sep 27

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Glenn Grant, NSIDC, CIRES, University of Colorado Boulder
Crunching Ice: Compacting Massive Antarctic Surface Temperature Datasets

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Sep 20

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Wet ‘n’ Wild Antarctica: mapping small-scale climate processes in coastal Antarctica combining climate models and observations

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Sep 13

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Ice for Whales, Ice for Whaling: Observing the Current State of an Arctic FoodshedIce for Whales, Ice for Whaling: Observing the Current State of an Arctic Foodshed
Matthew L. Druckenmiller, PhD

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Sep 6

Crysopheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Understanding the atmospheric drivers of Arctic sea ice variability – the role of past and future aircraft experiments

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Aug 10

Crysopheric and Polar Processes Seminar

The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) is hosting a Cryosphere and Polar Processes Seminar

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Feb 1

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

New progress in leveraging spaceborne radar and lidar to advance Arctic cloud-climate research by Dr. Jennifer Kay 

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2016

Nov 22

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Polar Science & Research Computing at CU

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Nov 9

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Quantifying sources, distribution, and processing of light absorbing aerosols in the cryosphere: A comparison of dissolved and refractory black carbon in polar and high mountain regions by Dr. Alia Lauren Khan 

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Nov 2

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Uh-Oh. Abrupt Collapse of an Arctic Ice Cap by Dr. Michael Willis

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Oct 26

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Remote sensing of seasonal snow water equivalent: instruments of opportunity, systemic inertia, curiosity-driven science and future prospects by Dr. Richard Kelly

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Oct 19

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

CALIPSO Observations of the Cloud Response to Recent Arctic Sea Ice Loss

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Oct 12

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

A new era for NSIDC's gridded passive microwave data: Using image reconstruction to enhance spatial resolution of the satellite passive microwave historical record by Mary Jo Brodzik

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Sep 28

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

The Sea Ice Index: A Resource for Cryospheric Knowledge Mobilization

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Sep 21

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

Dusting for the fingerprints of dust-on-snow in the Upper Colorado River Basin

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Sep 14

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

The Pluto System as Revealed by New Horizons

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Sep 7

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

The Sociology of Sea Ice Visualizations: 14 preliminary swaths 

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Apr 27

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar: Ted Scambos

The continuing evolution of the Larson B ice shelf system: Cape disappointment

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Apr 13

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar: Amanda Lynch

Linkages between Arctic summer circulation regimes and regional sea ice anomalies

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Mar 30

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar: William Colgan

New paradigm for attributing recent Greenland ice loss

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Mar 16

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar: Allen Pope

Progress on a Landsat 8 Mosaic of Antarctica

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Mar 9

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar: Andrew Barrett

How much water do glaciers and snow cover contribute to runoff from High Mountain Asia?

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Mar 2

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar: Julienne Stroeve

Variability in the Antarctic Marginal Ice Zone and Pack Ice in Observations and NCAR CESM 

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Feb 10

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar: Garrett Campbell

Sea Ice in the 1960's from Satellites

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Feb 3

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar: Lora Koenig

Scratching the Surface: Studies of accumulation and melt over the ice sheets

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Jan 13

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar: Rob Massom

Satellite-based fast ice studies in Antarctica

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2015

Nov 18

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar: Drew Slater

Will the Terrestrial Arctic turn to Mush?

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Nov 11

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar: Jeff Thompson

Perspective from the periphery: Linking vegetation phenology and cryospheric change in Greenland

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Oct 28

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar: Matthew Druckenmiller

Communicating why sea ice matters: New directions for the Study of Environmental Arctic Change (SEARCH)

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Oct 21

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar: Karl Rittger

Mapping snow and snow melt with MODIS, Landsat and other satellites for the CHARIS project

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Oct 7

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar: Katja Friedrich

The Great Colorado Flood of September 2013

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Sep 30

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar: Ted Scambos

The Coldest Place on Earth

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Sep 16

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar: Joseph A. MacGregor

A Synthesis of the Thermal State of the Bed of the Greenland Ice Sheet

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Sep 9

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar: Matthew Hoffman

Validation of the Dynamic Response of Ice Sheet Models to Changes in Outlet Glacier Discharge

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Sep 2

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar: Kevin Schaefer

Using Interferometric Synthetic Apaerature Radar (InSAR) to Remotely Sense Active Layer Thickness in Permafrost Regions

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Mar 31

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar - Lewis Brower

Sharing Indigenous knowledge and concepts of sea ice among Indigenous communities, scientists, and beyond
by Lewis Brower - Barrow Arctic Science Consortium (BASC)

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2014

Dec 4

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar: Twila Moon

Seasonal ice dynamics on the Greenland Ice Sheet

Dr. Twila Moon - CIRES visiting fellow, NSIDC/CIRES

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Oct 9

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar: Alex Crawford

Alex Crawford - Graduate student, Geography, NSIDC/CIRES

A New Look at the Summer Arctic Frontal Zone

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Mar 4

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar: Mark Demitroff

Late Pleistocene Periglacial Processes and the Origin of Pinelands Closed Basins

Mark Demitroff, Geography Department, University of Delaware

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Mar 3

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar: Dr. Albert Chen

InSAR Remote Sensing: Principles and Applications to Greenland and Alaska

Dr. Albert Chen, Department of Gephysics, Standford University

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Feb 10

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar: Alton C. Byers

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar

An Introduction to the High Mountains Adaptation Partnership (HiMAP)

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2013

Nov 6

Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar: Allen Pope

Multispectral classification of glaciers

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Estimating supraglacial lake depth with Landsat 8

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