Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) invite you to participate in the Antarctic glaciology webinar highlighting recent glaciological studies in Antarctica on 5 November 2013 at 16:00 GMT. To reserve a spot in the webinar, please follow the link:

This webinar is a follow-up of the first International Workshop on Antarctic Ice Rises held in Tromsø late August this year, with support from the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), Climate and Cryosphere Project (CliC), Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS), British Antarctic Survey and Norwegian Polar Institute’s Center for Ice, Climate and Ecosystems. Presentation video, slides, posters and Frostbytes are available on the workshop web-site:

Holocene glacial history of the Weddell Sea: the record in the ice rise
Neil Ross | Lecturer in Physical Geography, University of Newcastle, UK.
For presentation at Ice Rises [PDF Presentation] [Watch Video]

Weakening contract between ice shelves and ice rises caused by fracture
Christopher Borstad | Post Doc, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
See Borstad’s Ice Rises FrostByte

Pine Island Glacier Ice Shelf: Bathymetry and Ice Thickness
Kiya Riverman | Penn State University, USA
See Riverman’s Ice Rises FrostByte

Geologic control of Whillans Ice Stream grounding lines and the Crary Ice Rise, inferred from ground-based gravity measurements
Atsuhiro Muto | Penn State University, USA
See Muto’s Ice Rises FrostByte


Date and Time: Tuesday, 5 November 2013 at 16:00 GMT

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To attend a webinar a computer or smartphone and an internet connection are needed. A headset or headphones and a built-in microphone are recommended but not required. Webcams and telephones will not be used in the presentations and are not needed to participate.

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