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The West Antarctic Ice Sheet Initiative Science Plan

2018 WAIS Workshop

September 16-20, 2018
Stony Point Center
Stony Point, New York, U.S.A.

This year's WAIS workshop is followed by a Thwaites Glacier meeting for NSF/NERC funded PIs.
WAIS Workshop (Sep 16-19) and the International Thwaites Glacier Program meeting (Sep 18-20)

Sunday, September 16 - evening ice breaker
Monday, September 17 - Day 1 of WAIS Workshop
Tuesday, September 18 - Day 2 of WAIS Workshop (Thwaites attendees arrive that evening)
Wednesday, September 19  - Day 3, WAIS overlap with Thwaites
Thursday, September 20 - Thwaites logistics discussion (for Thwaites program awardees), adjourn after lunch

Details on the 2018 meeting are now online!

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Questions? Please contact us at waisworkshop@nsidc.org.

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