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The West Antarctic Ice Sheet Initiative Science Plan

2022 WAIS Workshop

September 26–29, 2022
YMCA of the Rockies
Estes Park, CO USA

The 2022 WAIS Workshop will be an in-person workshop at YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park, Colorado. Registration and abstract registration are now closed, but if you would like to live stream the meeting, sign up for our email distribution list! You can view the 2022 WAIS Workshop abstract booklet with agenda here; please visit the 2022 WAIS Workshop webpage for more information.

We are excited to host the 2022 WAIS Workshop September 26–29, 2022, at a new venue: YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park, CO USA. The conference will  kick off with an informal dinner on Monday 9/26, and the formal science agenda will conclude by lunch on Thursday 9/29, with an optional Thursday afternoon workshop. See our abstract booklet for a detailed agenda. 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. Please contact the Organizing Committee if you have any questions or concerns regarding the WAIS Workshop by emailing wais@mines.edu.

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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