THURSDAY, April 12, 2012: Keynote lecture

5:30 PM The Polar Regions: A Window into Earth's Past and the Door to Our Future. Keynote lecture by Mary Albert, Professor of Engineering at the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College, and Executive Director of the United States Ice Drilling Program Office. Room 202 at Cook Campus Center
6:30 PM Reception following lecture
7:30 PM
Dinner at Eagleton Institute (by invitation only)

FRIDAY, April 13, 2012: Research Symposium

08:00 AM Registration and breakfast at Eagleton Institute
08:45 AM Welcome
09:00 AM Julienne Stroeve (National Snow and Data Center): Shrinking sea ice, intensifying cyclones: The changing environment around Greenland.
09:30 AM Dorothy Hall (NASA). Surface temperature and melt on the Greenland Ice Sheet, 2000 – 2011
10:00 AM Graduate student introduction of posters

10:30 AM Coffee break

11:00 AM Asa Rennermalm (Rutgers): Evidence of ice sheet meltwater retention within the Greenland Ice Sheet.
11:30 AM Richard Forster (University of Utah): Near-surface water layer discovered within Greenland ice sheet during winter conditions
12:00 PM Plenary discussion. Moderators: John Mioduszewski and Samiah Moustafa

12:30 PM Lunch at Eagleton Institute

02:00 PM Marco Tedesco (City College New York): A summary of activities for studying supragalacial lakes over west Greenland (2009 – 2011).
02:30 PM Carl Leglieter (University of Wyoming): Remote sensing of river systems, and potential applications to understand Greenland ice sheet surface hydrology
03:00 PM Birgit Hagedorn (University of Alaska, Anchorage) Hydrology and Geochemistry in Arctic Rivers

03:30 PM Coffee break

04:00 PM Tom Mote (University of Georgia): Microwave radiometry of surface melt on the Greenland ice sheet.
04:40 PM Christopher Shurman (University of Maryland): Two dozen years of temperature observations at the Greenland Summit

07:00 PM Dinner at Eagleton Institute

SATURDAY, April 14, 2012: Writing workshop

08:00 AM Breakfast at Eagleton Institute

09:00 AM Plenary discussion of conference topics.

12:00 PM Lunch at Eagleton Institute

03:00 PM End of symposium

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