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12.12 - 16.12.2016
San Francisco, USA

Fall Meeting brings together the entire Earth and space science community from across the globe for discussions of emerging trends and the latest research. The technical program includes presentations on new and cutting-edge science, much of which has not yet been published.

Antarctic sessions:

  • PP030: Tectonic, glacial, and ocean influences on bed geology and paleoelevation through time, Ross Embayment, West Antarctica
  • C007. Antarctic sea ice extent - why is it increasing and why do coupled climate models not reproduce observations?
  • C009. Assessing stability of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet
  • C015. Fast-moving Glaciers in Alaska, Greenland and Antarctica (and Elsewhere)
  • C029. Processes and Properties of Arctic and Antarctic Sea Ice
  • C039. The Antarctic Ice Sheet: past, present and future contributions towards global sea level

Cryosphere sessions:

  • C001. Advances in Geophysical Exploration of Ice Sheets and Ice Shelves, and Strategies for Data-Model Fusion
  • C002. Advances in understanding processes at the beds of glaciers and ice sheets
  • C003. A Half Century of Satellite Snow Cover Extent Mapping Over Northern Hemisphere Lands
  • C004. Advances in understanding sea ice variability and change in the coupled earth system
  • C005. Altimetry of the polar regions
  • C008. Arctic sea ice cover in decline: impacts on the interactions in the atmosphere-snow-ice-ocean-eco-system
  • C010. Integrating observations and models to better understand a changing Arctic sea ice cover
  • C011. Chemical Exchange between Air, Snow and Ice: from the Micro to the Global Scale
  • C012. Cryospheric Applications of Landsat 8 and the Landsat Record
  • C013. Dust, Black Carbon, and other Aerosols in the Cryosphere
  • C014. Exploring ice: direct glacial and subglacial exploration missions on Earth and Beyond
  • C016. Geophysical and Geological Records of Glaciated Margins
  • C017. Glacier Monitoring From In-Situ and Remotely Sensed Observations
  • C018. Glacier-Ocean Interactions, Mechanisms, & Synthesis
  • C019. Glacier response to climate change
  • C020. High Mountain Asia's Cryosphere: Systems Dynamics and Hazards
  • C021. Hydrology of Glaciers and Ice Sheets
  • C022. Modeling of the Cryosphere: Glaciers and Ice Sheets
  • C023. Modeling of the Cryosphere: High-resolution sea ice modeling
  • C024. Modeling of the Cryosphere: Seasonal Snow
  • C025. New frontiers in process modeling of the polar regions
  • C026. Nye Lecture 
  • C027. Observing and Understanding Changes in Polar Ice Sheets and Glaciers Using Ground, Airborne and Satellite Remote Sensing.
  • C028. Processes and dynamics of marine-based ice sheets: Insights from the palaeo-record
  • C030. Progress in Land Surface Modeling in Cold Regions for Earth System Models
  • C031. Quantifying Spatial and Temporal Variability of Snow and Snow Processes
  • C032. Recent Advances in Monitoring, Measuring, and Modeling Snow Processes
  • C033. Remote Sensing of Glaciers
  • C034. Remote Sensing of the Cryosphere
  • C035. Scratching the surface: discoveries and challenges in constraining surface processes over ice sheets, glaciers, and sea ice
  • C036. Snow and Firn: physical processes, atmospheric interactions, and climate feedbacks
  • C037. Snowmelt Driven Hydrological Processes
  • C038. Solid Earth-Cryosphere Interactions
  • C040. The future of ice in the polar world: using past and present data to prepare for rapid change
  • C041. Understanding linkages between climate feedbacks and ice sheet stability
  • PP014:  How Fast? How Far? How Much?  Paleo-constraints on the extent and rates of retreat in marine-terminating glaciers, ice sheets and sea ice
  • PP015: Ice-sheet and sea-level variability during late-Cenozoic warm periods (PALSEA2)

Abstract submission closes on Wednesday 3rd August.

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