I would like to
invite you to an exciting set of short talks and discussion focused on the
wonderful topic of firn, that will
be held on Friday 27 October at 9 am Alaska Time (1 pm Eastern).
This event is hosted
by the Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) Glaciers
& Sea-level Collaboration Team. At this meeting, we have several speakers
who have agreed to lead a present and discuss:
Firming up our knowledge of wet firn
Max Stevens – why do
we need to know about firn? What is the firn model community up to, and what is
needed to drive better models
Kristin Poinar – NASA,
Observations and processes in Greenlandic firn
Clement Miege – University
of Utah, firn observations and processes in Greenlandic firn
Shad O’Neel – USGS
repeat firn coring in Alaska.
We will have time for
a discussion with a focus on how models and observations are aligned (or not).
What can we do as glaciologists to better inform our understanding of firn
We invite all
interested researchers and stakeholders to participate in our meeting
on 27 October 2017 at 9:00 AM Alaska Time (1:00 pm EST).
teams are designed to assist the bi-directional flow of information
between the research community and Federal agencies. Think of it as a regular
science workshop, but on an ongoing and monthly basis. For example,
their research to peers and program managers and learn about new research efforts
within their field. Program
managers learn about one another’s programs, and identify synergies between
programs and programmatic gaps.
Shad O’Neel and Joe MacGregor –
IARPC Glaciers and Sea Level Collaboration Team.
-- Shad O'Neel USGS Glaciologist Alaska Science Center 4210 University Dr. Anchorage AK 99508 907.786.7088