A new working group on the Regional Assessments of Glacier MAss Change (RAGMAC; 2019-2023) has been approved by the International Association of Cryospheric Sciences: https://cryosphericsciences.org/activities/wg-ragmac/
The overall goal of this working group (WG) is bringing together the research community that is assessing regional glacier mass changes from various observation technologies (e.g., glaciological and geodetic DEM-differencing methods, altimetry, gravimetry) with the ultimate goal to obtain new consensus estimates of global glacier mass changes and related uncertainties.
Participation is open to everybody. We welcome broad international participation and aim for diversity with regard to methodological expertise, gender, geographic spread, and career stage. It is expected that WG members will contribute actively to the WG goals, participate in
regular meetings (organized virtually or during conferences), and become IACS members*. Participants are expected to make their observational results available to the scientific community after publication by submission to an international data repository.
If you are interested in joining and contributing to RAGMAC, please reply to this email with a short abstract outlining your intended contribution.
A virtual kick-off meeting for current and potential future members will be hold + on THU, 30th Jan, at 8 pm CET for participants from Europe, Africa, and the Americas. + on FRI, 31st Jan, at 8 am CET for participants from Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand
Please join our meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone: https://www.gotomeet.me/wgms
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