ESS431: Principles of Glaciology

(ESS505, The Cryosphere)
University of Washington
Autumn, 2018

In an effort to provide comprehensive study material, class notes are posted after the corresponding class. This is only to supplement study material and is not meant to substitute for class attendence.

Wednesday, 26 September, 2018.

Instructor: Knut Christianson

Title: Natural Occurrences of Ice

Monday, 1 October, 2018.

Instructor:  Knut Christianson

Title:  Measuring Occurrences of Ice

Handout:  Here

Wednesday, 3 October 2018.

Monday, 8 October 2018.

Instructor:  Knut Christianson

Title:  Accumulation I: Snow Formation in the Atmosphere

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Monday 15 October 2018

Instructor:  Knut Christianson

Title:  Ablation I: Mass and energy balance in cryospheric systems.

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Monday, 22 October 2018

Instructor: Knut Christianson

Title: Glacier Dynamics II: Glacier Sliding and Hydrology

Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Monday, 29 October 2018

Instructor: John Christian

Title: Mountain Glacier Responses to Climate

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Instructor: Knut Christianson

Title: Ice Sheets, Ice Streams, and Ice Shelves

Friday, 15 November 2018

Monday, 19 November 2018

Monday, 27 November 2017

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Instructor:  Bonnie Light

Title:  Sea Ice II

Monday, 3 December 2017

Wednesday, 6 December 2017