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The West Antarctic Ice Sheet Initiative Science Plan

2016 WAIS Workshop

October 3-6, 2016
Algonkian Regional Park
Sterling, Virginia, U.S.A.

Monday, October 3 - evening ice breaker
Tuesday, October 4 - Day 1 of workshop
Wednesday, October 5 - Day 2
Thursday, October 6  - Day 3, workshop concludes with lunch

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Past Meetings

Current science plan: How Much, How Fast? (PDF)


Past Science Plans

2014 WAIS Science Plan


Amundsen Sea Embayment (ASEP) Science and Implementation Plan (February 2002)

WAIS Initiative Science Plan 2013-2016 (PDF)

Related Information

The following links provide information related to the WAIS Initiative. They will take you to outside Web sites.

Pine Island Glacier (PIG) Ice Shelf (2007 - 2010 and beyond)

Who, what, where, why, how, and when ...

LIMA: Landsat Image Mosaic of Antarctica (November 2007)

View and Download Data | Information and Resources

International Polar Year, 2007-2008

U.S. Committee to the IPY, and much more ...

Royal Society Scientific Discussion Meeting on the Antarctic Ice Sheet(October 2005)

Programme (PDF) | Read Details

Glaciologists Honored by ACAN: Ross Sea Ice Streams and Ridges Renamed (January 2003)

Map | Write-up by Terry Hughes