Changing Ice Newsletter

Published biannually and written for a non-technical audience, Changing Ice highlights projects and discoveries led by Alaskan scientists engaged in cryosphere research.

Changing Ice - December 2015

Changing Ice: A Newsletter of Cryosphere Research in Alaska (Volume 3 - December 2015)

In This Issue:

  • Fish for trees: using lake trout ear-bones to reconstruct changes in Arctic climate
  • The snow angle of repose is not so relaxing
  • Computer scientists seek to improve representation of Arctic landscapes in global climate models
  • Glaciologists release a new digital inventory of all 200,000 glaciers on Earth
  • What do changes in the Eklutna Glacier mean for Anchorage’s water supply?
  • Connecting lake area change, ground subsidence and permafrost carbon dynamics in Prudhoe Bay
  • Permafrost, hydrology and methane in Goldstream Valley
  • Documenting a regime shift in Arctic lakes and interactions with permafrost and climate
  • Six years of collaboration in the Sea Ice for Walrus Outlook
  • Melting glaciers contribute to increased winter runoff in Tanana River

Changing Ice - September 2013

In this issue:

  • Monitoring river ice dynamics
  • Alaska glaciers and sea level rise
  • Unusual spring sea ice on Chukchi Coast
  • Susitna Basin runoff projections
  • Monitoring at Hubbard Glacier
  • Black Rapids glacier dynamics
  • New methods for measuring arctic snow
  • The role of glaciers in subarctic hydrology
  • Ice Watch program debuts
  • Interdisciplinary research at Fish Creek Watershed
  • Permafrost degradation and river ice
  • Ground penetrating radar research
  • North Slope Borough geoscience summer school
  • Ice road information needed
  • New Southcentral Alaska weather stations

Changing Ice - December 2012

In this issue:

  • Changing Arctic Lakes and the Circumarctic Lakes Observation Network (CALON)
  • Monitoring Outburst Floods from Mendenhall Glacier
  • Rapidly Moving Debris Lobes Along the Dalton Highway Trigger UAF-DOT Collaboration
  • Sea Ice Thickness Dataset for Improved Ice Prediction Collected in Spring 2012
  • SnowSTAR 2012: Alaskan North Slope Snow LiDAR Campaign
  • Flood Hazards Assessed at the Valdez Glacier Stream
  • Permafrost Dynamics Provide Linkages to Multidisciplinary Science in Barrow
  • Statewide Downscaled Snow Product Underway
  • Digital Sea Ice Atlas and Climate Model Evaluation Developing
  • Exxon-Mobil Transfers More Than 100 New Boreholes to the Geophysical Institute Permafrost Laboratory
  • Observations of Sea Ice, Waves, and Storms During Freeze-up in Coastal Alaska
  • Glaciologists from Around the World Travel to Alaska for IGS Symposium

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