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The West Antarctic Ice Sheet Initiative Science Plan

2020 WAIS Workshop

October 5-8, 2020
Algonkian Regional Park
Sterling, Virginia, U.S.A.

The 2020 WAIS workshop will be held in Sterling, Virginia, in the Washington DC area at Algonkian Regional Park. Sponsored by the NSF and NASA, the workshop will focus on marine ice-sheet and adjacent earth systems, with particular emphasis on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. 

More details on the 2020 edition of the WAIS Workshop will be sent out to the WAIS Workshop listserv and Cryolist in the Spring. In the meantime, you can view the 2019 WAIS Workshop oral presentations here, or view the abstract booklet to find slides, video, and abstracts for individual presentions here.

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Questions? Please contact us at wais@mines.edu.

Past Meetings

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

 


Past Science Plans

2014 WAIS Science Plan

PDF

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