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Ice Sheets, Sea Level and GIA Webinar next week with Terry Wilson and Doug Wiens
Tuesday 10 May 2022
Location Online

We are pleased to announce the next talk in our Webinar Series on Ice Sheets, Sea Level and GIA in the months leading up to the WCRP Sea Level Meeting ( and PALSEA workshop (, both in Singapore and online in July, 2022.

The talk is scheduled for May 10 (2 p.m. Eastern, 11am Pacific, 8 p.m. Central European)/May 11 (6:00 a.m. Wellington, N.Z.)
Terry Wilson and Doug Wiens on “Cryosphere – Solid Earth Interactions in Antarctica: Insights from Geodetic and Seismic Measurements”
Speaker Bios:
Terry Wilson is Academy Professor in the School of Earth Sciences and senior research scientist in the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center at the Ohio State University. With her research group and collaborators, she investigates the structural architecture of Antarctica and the interactions between the solid Earth and the Antarctic ice sheet, using structural field observations, geophysical and geodetic data; she has spent 25 austral summers collecting field data in Antarctica. The Antarctic Network (ANET) of the Polar Earth Observing Network (POLENET), a collaborative project led by Wilson, operates autonomous GNSS and seismic sensors across West Antarctica. 

Doug Wiens is the Robert S. Brookings Professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Washington University in St Louis.   He has worked extensively on the structure of the Antarctic continent, as well as ice quakes and other seismic phenomena in Antarctica.  He has participated in the development of seismic instrumentation and the deployment of seismographs in Antarctica going back to the 1990s.   He also works on the structure and seismicity of subduction zones in the Western Pacific, using data from ocean bottom seismographs.  

Register in advance for the webinar here:

Our final seminar before the WCRP and PALSEA meetings in July will be held on:
June 14  - (1400 UTC) Sally Brown “Impacts and adaptation to sea-level rise” and Ivan Haigh “The impact of sea-level rise on storm surge barriers” 

 All the best,
Organizers from WCRP Sea Level Grand Challenges, IAG Subcommission on Cryosphere Deformation, PALSEA and SCAR-INSTANT
Alessio Rovere, Alex Simms, Jacky Austermann, Jeff Freymueller, Jeremy Shakun, Mark Tamisiea, Natalya Gomez, Natasha Barlow, Tom James
Tuesday 10 May 2022

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