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A Workshop on Assessing Global Glacier Recession

Agenda


Sunday,
March 16

Boulder Inn, Conference Room
8:15-9:00 Continental Breakfast
Delivered by 7:45 am
9:00-9:15 Welcome: Roger Barry
The State of World Glaciers
9:15-9:35 Wilfried Haeberli
Challenges and Strategies for Worldwide Climate-Related Glacier Monitoring in the 21st Century
9:35-9:55 Mark Meier
Why are we here? Glacier Variations and Their Relation to Climate, Sea Level, and Everything
9:55-10:15 Mark Dyurgerov
Observational Evidence of Acceleration in Glacier Wastage: Uncertainty in Predication
10:15-10:30 Morning Coffee Break
10:30-10:50 Jon Ove Hagen
Glacier mass balance trends in Svalbard and Scandinavia
10:50-11:30 2-minute Poster Overviews
See List of Posters for Details.
11:30-12:00 Discussion and Working Group Organization
12:00-1:00 Lunch
See Menu for Details.
1:00-3:00 Discussion and Working Groups
Group #1 - Assessment of GCOS Glacier Variables and Identifying Gaps
Group #2 - Extending and Improving the World Glacier Inventory
Group #3 - Glacier Mapping Techniques
3:00-3:15 Afternoon Coffee Break
3:15-4:00 Discussion and Working Groups Continue
4:00-5:00 Brief Discussion Group Reports
6:30 Dinner at the Siamese Plate
Authentic Ancient Recipes from Thailand
Voted Best of Boulder 16 years
See Menus for Details.

MONDAY,
MARCH 17

Boulder Inn, Conference Room
8:15-9:00
Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:15 Welcome: Roger Barry
Glacier Mapping and Databases
9:15-9:35 Tanya Khromova
Glacier Mapping Based on Historical Data and ASTER Imagery: Prospects and Problems
9:35-9:55 Li Xin
Glacier Inventory of China and Glacier Change in the Penqu Area, Tibetan Plateau
9:55-10:15 Richard Williams
Satellite Image Atlas of Glaciers of the World
10:15-10:30 Morning Coffee Break
10:30-10:50 Jeff Kargel
GLIMS - Global Land Ice Measurements from Space
10:50-11:10 Dorothy Hall
Accuracy Assessment of Measuring Glacier Terminus Changes from Space
11:10-12:00 Bruce Raup
Demonstration of the GLIMS Database
Discussion Follows
12:00-1:00 Lunch
See Menus for Details.
1:00-3:00 Discussion and Working Groups
Group #1 - Assessment of GCOS Glacier Variables and Identifying Gaps
Group #2 - Extending and Improving the World Glacier Inventory
Group #3 - Glacier Mapping Techniques
3:00-3:15 Afternoon Coffee Break
3:15-5:15 Brief Discussion and Working Group Reports
6:30-8:30 Poster Session/Reception
See List of Posters and Menus for Details.

TUESDAY,
MARCH 17

Boulder Inn, Conference Room
8:15-9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:15 Welcome: Roger Barry
Critical Regions and Special Regional/National Problems
9:15-9:30 Short Reports
Anthony Arendt
9:30-9:45 Short Reports
Vladimir Aizen; others TBD
9:45-10:15 General Discussion
10:15-10:30 Morning Coffee Break
10:30-12:00 Discussion and Working Group Report Writing
Group #1 - Assessment of GCOS glacier variables and identifying gaps
Group #2 - Extending and Improving the World Glacier Inventory
Group #3 - Glacier Mapping Techniques
12:00-1:00 Lunch
See Menus for Details.
1:00-3:00 Plenary Session
3:00-3:15 Afternoon Coffee Break
3:15-4:00 Final Recommendations and Discussion
4:00 NSIDC Visit