ESS431: Principles of Glaciology


(ESS505, The Cryosphere)
University of Washington
Autumn, 2017

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Assigned:  Friday, Sept. 27, 2017.
Due:  Monday, Oct. 9, 2017.


Assignment 2: The Skater
Assigned:  Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017
Due:  Friday, Oct. 13, 2017.


Assigned:  Friday, Oct. 13, 2017.
Due:  Friday, Oct. 20, 2017.


Assignment 4: Glacier Flow
Assigned:  Friday, Oct. 20, 2017
Due:  Friday, Oct. 27, 2017.


Assignment 5: Basal Sliding (5pts)
Assigned:  Friday, Oct. 26, 2017
Due:  Friday, Nov. 3, 2017.


Assigned:  Friday, Nov. 17, 2017
Due:  Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017.


Presentations:  Wednesday, Dec. 6 and Friday, Dec. 8
Rubric for presentation evaluation is here
Group 1 - Diana ParkSharman Ismail
Group 2 - Theo HungSiti Sarah Rifqah Mohamed Reza
Group 3 - Krizia-Elleise LayamErnesto Lemus
Group 4 - Dylan RedekerSunghoon Park
Group 5 - Sawyer HindleEmily Bundick
Group 6 - Max CollinsDaniel Shanks
Group 7 - Neil BhatiaLiaoliao Gu
Group 8 - Carson ColletierXiaodi Yin
Group 9 - John LimWei-Lin Hsu
Group 10 - Michael GardnerWes Brown
Group 11 - Cole NelsonEthan Dunaway
Group 12 - Sean FlanaganBrooke ParsonsEmily Johnson

Wednesday
1:30 - 1:40 Group 2(Walker and Gardner, 2017) Rapid drawdown of Antarctica's Wordie Ice Shelf glaciers in response to ENSO/Southern Annular Mode-driven warming in the Southern Ocean
1:40 - 1:50 Group 10(Bingham et al. 2017) Diverse landscapes beneath Pine Island Glacier influence ice flow
1:50 - 2:00 Group 11(Pollard and DeConto, 2016) Contribution of Antarctica to past and future sea-level rise
2:00 - 2:10 Group 8(Hofer et al., 2017) Decreasing cloud cover drives the recent mass loss on the Greenland Ice Sheet
2:10 - 2:20 Group 3(Polyakov et al., 2017) Greater role for Atlantic inflows on sea-ice loss in the Eurasian Basin of the Arctic Ocean
2:20 - 2:30 Group 7(Greenbaum et al., 2015) Ocean access to a cavity beneath Totten Glacier in East Antarctica
2:30 - 2:40 Group 6 (Gourmelen et al. 2017) Channelized Melting Drives Thinning Under a Rapidly Melting Antarctic Ice Shelf
2:30 - 2:50 Group 12(Nicolas et al., 2017) January 2016 extensive summer melt in West Antarctica favoured by strong El NiƱo
Friday
1:30 - 1:43 Nick WoganData Needed to Constrain the Salinity of Europan Oceans: An Important Constraint on Habitability
1:44 - 1:57 Max NeedleAnalog modeling of the Europan Ice Shell
1:58 - 2:10 Gemma One-dimensional ice flow modeling to determine a depth-age relationship for the South Pole ice core
2:10 - 2:20 Group 5(Jeong et al., 2016) Accelerated ice shelf rifting and retreat at Pine Island Glacier, West Antarctica
2:20 - 2:30 Group 9(Musilova et al. 2017) Microbially driven export of labile organic carbon from the Greenland ice sheet
2:30 - 2:40 Group 1(Seroussi et al. 2017) Influence of a West Antarctic mantle plume on ice sheet basal conditions
2:30 - 2:50 Group 4(Martos et al., 2017) Heat Flux Distribution of Antarctica Unveiled
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