Workshop Schedule

Day 1: Wednesday February 21

Session 1: Introduction
Chair: Jonny Kingslake

10:00    Welcoming and opening words
Sean Solomon (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory)

10:10     1-slide, 1-minute introductions
All workshop participants

Coffee Break 11:10 – 11:40

Session 2: Antarctic surface melting I
Chair: Luke Trusel
11:40    Dominant drivers of surface melt on an Antarctic ice shelf
C.L. (Stan) Jakobs (Utrecht University)

11:55    The importance of the melt-albedo feedbacks for Antarctic ice shelf melt
Stef Lhermitte (Delft University of Technology)

12:10    Tropical Induced Surface Warming in West Antarctica
Xiajun Yuan (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory)

12:25    Mini-discussion of preceding presentations
    + “Melt-temperature nonlinearity and the need for observationally-grounded modeling”
Luke Trusel (Rowan University)

Lunch 12:45 – 1:45 pm

Session 3: Antarctic surface melting II
Chair: Jan Lenaerts

1:45    The role of snowfall on the meltwater storage capacity of the firn column over Antarctic Ice Shelves
Brooke Medley (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)

2:00    The impact of föhn winds on the Larsen C ice shelf: meltwater patterns and infiltration as simulated by the MAR regional climate model (1982 - 2017)
Tri Datta (City University of New York)

2:15    In-situ observation of surface melt on Antarctic Peninsula ice shelves compared to RACMO2
Peter Kuipers Munneke (Utrecht University)

2:30    Extended discussion of preceding presentations +  “Exploring the fate of meltwater on Antarctic  ice shelves: the need for an interdisciplinary approach”
Jan Lenaerts (University of Colorado, Boulder)

Session 4: Poster presentations
3:10 – 5:10

Meltwater storage in near-surface low-density bare ice in the Greenland Ice Sheet ablation zone
Matthew Cooper (UCLA)

Changing surface hydrology, strain rates and fracture distribution across Nivlisen and Riiser-Larsen Ice Shelves, Queen Maud Land, Antarctica
Becky Dell (University of Cambridge)

OMG! We're. All. Gonna. Drown. #AndMoreEffectiveSciComm
Marlo Garnsworthy (@MarloWordyBird; Wordy Bird Studio)

The hydrology of ice shelves: processes and implications for dynamics
Arno Hammann (Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Áridas (CEAZA))

Present and Past Melt at the Head of Law Glacier, Near the Edge of the EAIS Plateau, 84°S
Mike Kaplan (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory)

Shackleton Glacier: the southern limit of surface hydrology?
Jonathan Kingslake (Columbia University)

Polar surface temperature bias reduction achieved by including realistic longwave surface emissivity in the Community Earth System Model
Chaincy Kuo (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)

Spatial Heterogeneity of Bed Processes in Supraglacial Streams
Sasha Leidman (Rutgers University)

Wave-Induced Ice Shelf Rift Propagation
Bradley Lipovsky (Harvard University)

Early warnings of further disintegration of Pine Island Glacier’s ice shelves
Stef Lhermitte (Delft University of Technology)

Investigating the drainage of supraglacial lakes on Antarctic Ice Shelves
Grant Macdonald (University of Chicago)

Quantifying meltwater in supraglacial lakes across Antarctica from a suite of satellite observations
Mahsa Moussavi (University of Colorado)

Coordination for multi-centennial ice core perspectives on coastal WAIS / Marie Byrd Land climate variability
Peter Neff (University of Washington)

Characterizations of stream hydraulics and the hourly hydrograph in the Rio Behar, a large supraglacial river on the Greenland Ice Sheet
Lincoln Pitcher (UCLA)

Development of a snow-firn-ice surface mass balance treatment for ice sheet models
David Pollard (Pennsylvania State University)

Exploring Atmospheric Drivers of Surface Melt with Weather Models
David Porter (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory)

Meltwater runoff or firn refreezing? Where does the meltwater go?
Asa Rennermalm (Rutgers University)

Classification of Greenland snow and ice using MODIS surface reflectance
Jonathan Ryan (UCLA/Brown University)

Multi-Decadal Trends of a Supraglacial Pond Basin on the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica
Julian Spergel (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory)

Englacial refreezing of ice shelf surface melt: Impacts on ice flow using simple ice shelf model
Martin Wearing (Columbia University)

5:10    Adjourn for day


Day 2: Thursday February 22

8:45    Day 2 welcome and logistics
Luke Trusel

Session 5: Greenland-Antarctic parallels
Chair: Laura Stevens
8:50    Determining the influence of ice shelf surface topography on meltwater geometry
Alexandra Boghosian (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory)

9:05    Constraining the Spatial and Temporal Evolution of Supraglacial and Englacial Meltwater Using Radar Sounding Data
Dustin Schroeder (Stanford University)

9:20    Meltwater percolation and refreezing in compacting snow
Colin Meyer (University of Oregon)

9:35    Hydro-biogeochemical feedbacks of future Antarctic surface melting
Jon Hawkings (University of Bristol)

9:50    Extended discussion of preceding presentations +  “Are surface meltwater features in Greenland suitable analogs for the Antarctic?”
Alexandra Boghosian (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory)    Laura Stevens (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory)

Coffee Break 10:30 – 11:00

Session 6: Impacts of Antarctic meltwater I
Chair: Marco Tedesco
11:00    Ice-shelf stability and the importance of ice shelves to Antarctic Peninsula ice-sheet model forecasts
Nicholas Barrand (University of Birmingham)

11:15    Surface melt and ocean temperature control on Antarctic tidewater glacier terminus positions: implications for sea-level rise contributions from the west Antarctic  Peninsula
Kiya Riverman (University of Oregon)

11:30    Flexural response of the McMurdo Ice Shelf to surface lake filling and drainage
Alison Banwell (University of Cambridge)

11:45    Precursor evidence of weakening prior to break-up of the Larsen Ice Shelves
Christopher Shuman (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)

12:00    Mini-discussion of preceding presentations
Marco Tedesco (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory)

Lunch 12:20 – 1:20 pm

Session 7: Impacts of Antarctic meltwater II
Chair: Indrani Das

1:20    Ross Ice Shelf front morphology from high-resolution airborne laser altimetry
Maya Becker (Scripps Institution of Oceanography)

1:35    Can we use the past to better predict future Antarctic surface melt?
Sarah Das (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

1:50    Lakes and shallow subsurface water on a grounded glacier in East Antarctica
Christian Schoof (University of British Columbia)

2:05    Quantifying vulnerability of Antarctic ice shelves to hydrofracture using microwave scattering properties
Karen Alley (College of Wooster)

2:20    Mini-discussion of preceding presentations
Indrani Das (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory)

Coffee Break 2:40 – 3:00

Session 8: Disciplinary breakouts and cross-disciplinary discussions

3:00    Discipline-specific group breakout sessions
Group A: Surface melting: controls and observations
Group B: Water ponding and flow
Group C: Impact of meltwater on ice-shelf stability
Group D: Ice-sheet/climate modeling

4:00    Cross-disciplinary discussions on identifying scientific priorities and pathways for collaboration
Robin Bell (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory)  + other members of the Organizing Committee

5:00    Closing words

Workshop concludes