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2013 WAIS Workshop

September 29 to October 2, 2013
Algonkian Meeting Center
Sterling, Virginia, U.S.A.

Registration is now closed!

Abstract deadline is Friday, August 16
Registration deadline is Friday, September 6

2013 Workshop Information

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Past Meetings

Related Information

Note. These 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

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

PDF| MS Word
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