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  1. Polar Seminar: The impact of mechanical weakening of ice shelves on the stability of a marine ice sheet

    03/18/2014- 2:00pm to 3:00pm Christopher Borstad Postdoctoral Researcher, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA   Title: The impact of mechanical weakening of ice shelves on the stability of a marine ice sheet   Abstract: The majority of the Antarc ...

    Last Updated: March 12, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. Polar Seminar: Till Wagner "The ‘footloose’ mechanism: iceberg decay from hydrostatic stresses"

    05/13/2014- 2:00pm We propose a mechanism of iceberg breakup that may act together with the recognized melt and wave-induced decay processes. Our proposal is based on observations from a recent field experiment on a large ice island in Baffin Bay, East Ca ...

    Last Updated: January 5, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. Special Joint Polar-CASPO Seminar: "Ocean-glacier interactions in Greenland: Fjord dynamics and heat transport"

    04/23/2015- 2:00pm to 3:00pm Thursday, April 23rd, 2:00PM Location: Revelle 4301 Rebecca Jackson PhD Candidate, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA Ocean-glacier interactions in Greenland: fjord dynamics and heat transport Fjords form a k ...

    Last Updated: April 16, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. Polar Seminar: Anders Damsgaard, "Numerical modeling of subglacial sediment and water: Viscous creep and plastic failure"

    04/22/2015- 3:30pm to 4:30pm Wednesday, April 22nd, 3:30PM Location: Revelle 4301 Anders Damsgaard (soon to be) Green Postdoctoral Scholar, IGPP, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA Numerical modeling of subglacial sediment and water: Viscou ...

    Last Updated: April 16, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. Polar Seminar: Jill Mikucki, "The geophysicist and the microbe: an exploration of subglacial life"

    05/07/2015- 2:00pm Tuesday, May 7th, 2:00PM Location: Revelle 4301 Jill Mikucki Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT The geophysicist and the microbe: an exploration of subglacial life Event Contact:  Matthew Sieg ...

    Last Updated: April 16, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. Polar Seminar: Jeff Severinghaus, "New observations from the West Antarctic Ice Sheet Divide ice core suggest strong warming prior to atmospheric CO2 increase during the last deglaciation"

    05/19/2015- 2:00pm to 3:00pm Tuesday, May 19th, 2:00PM Location: Revelle 4301 Jeff Severinghaus Professor, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA New observations from the West Antarctic Ice Sheet Divide ice core suggest strong warming prior to ...

    Last Updated: April 16, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. Polar Seminar: Anja Diez, SIO, "Active and passive source seismics in Antarctica"

    05/05/2015- 2:00pm Tuesday, May 5th, 2:00PM Location: Revelle 4301 Anja Diez Postdoctoral Scholar, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA Active and passive source seismics in Antarctica Seismic methods on ice are an efficient tool to investiga ...

    Last Updated: May 4, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. Polar Seminar: Jess Millar, "Sources and sinks of momentum in the Southern Ocean State Estimate"

    06/02/2015- 2:00pm to 3:00pm Tuesday, June 2nd, 2:00PM Location: Revelle 4301 Jessica Millar PhD Candidate, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA Sources and sinks of momentum in the Southern Ocean State Estimate We calculate the Southern Ocea ...

    Last Updated: May 12, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Polar Seminar: Matthew Mazloff, "State of the Climate: Southern Ocean Discussion"

    05/27/2015- 2:00pm to 4:00pm Wednesday, May 27th, 2:00PM Location: Revelle 4301 Matthew Mazloff Research, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA State of the Climate: Southern Ocean Discussion This year, for the first time, there will be a Sout ...

    Last Updated: May 18, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography