An International Workshop

Antarctic Peninsula Climate Variability: Observations, Models, and Plans for IPY Research

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Invited Speakers

Eugene Domack
Hamilton College, Department of Geosciences & Environmental Studies

Environmental change across the Northern Antarctic Peninsula, evaluating the reach of global processes (see abstract and presentation)

William Fraser
Polar Oceans Research Group

Western Antarctic Peninsula glacial history and its importance to understanding comtemporary marine ecosystem structure and function (see abstract and presentation)

Ian Joughin
Polar Science Center, Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington

A recently funded analysis of rapidly changing Antarctic ice shelves using ERS and GLAS altimetry, RADARSAT SAR interferometry and 3-D ocean modeling (see abstract and presentation)

Amy Leventer
Colgate University

Diatom assemblages from the ex-Larsen A and B ice shelf regions: a comparison of the modern and Holocene record (see abstract and presentation)

Douglas Martinson
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University

12-Years of PAL-LTER: physical oceanography, spatio-temporal variability and ventilation of ocean heat along the Western Antarctic Peninsula (see abstract and presentation)

Rob Massom
Australian Antarctic Division and Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre (ACE CRC)

Extreme sea ice conditions in the Antarctic Peninsula region, their impact and possible links with the disintegration of the Larsen-B Ice Shelf (see abstract and presentation)

Wolfgang Rack
Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research

Satellite observations of ice acceleration and numerical studies of the flow regime at Larsen Ice Shelf (see abstract and presentation)

Marilyn Raphael
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Department of Geography

The influence of extra-tropical, atmospheric zonal wave three on the regional variation of Antarctic sea ice (see abstract and presentation)

Andrew Shepherd
University of Edinburgh

Melting and freezing beneath the Larsen Ice Shelf (see abstract and presentation)

Jefferson Simões
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

Signals of climatic variations in the northern most part of the Antarctic Peninsula and the South Shetlands Islands (see abstract and presentation)

Susan Solomon
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL)

A century of climate change on the Antarctic Peninsula (see abstract)

Lonnie Thompson
Ohio State University

Glaciological evidence for abrupt climate change: past and present (see abstract and presentation)

David Vaughan
British Antarctic Survey

Recent decades of climate and cryospheric change on the Antarctic Peninsula (see abstract and presentation)