Planned Agenda for
Workshop on Long-Term Monitoring of Glaciers of
North America and Northwestern Europe
University of Puget Sound
Student Union Building
11-13 September 1996
10 Sep 96 (Tues): Arrive in Tacoma, WA by non-local attendees Overnight at Tacoma area hotel 11 Sep 96 (Wed): AM SESSION 1 - Existing Remote Sensing Data Bases and Current Status of Glacier Monitoring: State/Country Summaries Time Rapporteur 8:00 - 8:30 Introduction Richard S. Williams, Jr./ Jane G. Ferrigno 8:30 - 9:00 Alaska Dennis C. Trabant 9:00 - 9:30 Canada (Western) Michael Demuth 9:30 - 10:00 Canada (Arctic) Roy M. Koerner 10:00 - 10:30 Break - Coffee, etc. 10:30 - 11:00 Conterminous U.S./Mexico Robert M. Krimmel 11:00 - 11:30 Greenland Anker Weidick 11:30 - Noon Iceland Oddur Sigurðsson Noon - 12:30 Norway Jon Ove Hagen 12:30 - 2:00 Lunch at the Student Union PM SESSION 2 - Glacier Monitoring: Ground, Airborne, and Satellite - Topical Summaries Time Rapporteur 2:00 - 2:30 World Glacier Monitoring Service Wilfried Haeberli 2:30 - 3:00 Historical Reconstruction of Glacier Bruce M. Molnia Fluctuation from Remote Sensing Data Sets 3:00 - 3:30 Airborne and Satellite Altimetry James M. Garvin 3:30 - 4:00 Break - Coffee, etc. 4:00 - 4:30 Satellite Remote Sensing (Imaging) Dorothy K. Hall 4:30 - 5:00 Airborne and Satellite Remote Sensing Julian H. Dowdeswell of Svalbard (Norway) 5:00 - 5:30 Global Glacier Monitoring with Hugh H. Kieffer EOS ASTER 5:30 - 6:00 Glacier Monitoring with Classified Edward G. Josberger Data Sets 7:00 Cookout at Krimmel home on Vaushon Island, Puget Sound 12 Sep 96 (Thurs): AM Session 3 - Selection of Representative Glaciers for Long-Term Ground, Airborne,and Satellite Monitoring Time Activity 8:30 - 10:00 Discussion groups by country on which glaciers of North America and northwestern Europe should be included in a "representative" set of glaciers for long-term monitoring led by state/country Rapporteurs 10:00 - 10:30 Break - Coffee, etc. 10:30 - 11:30 Series of 10-min. presentations by Rapporteurs for the selected "representative" glaciers for each geographic area 11:30 - 12:30 General discussion by Workshop attendees on the use of the World Wide Web site and e-mail connection for exchanging information on fluctuation of "representative" glaciers of North America and northwestern Europe 12:30 - 2:00 Lunch at Student Union PM Session 4 -Draft of Final Workshop Report Time Activity 2:00 - 3:00 Rapporteurs and Workshop Coordinators meet to write final draft of Workshop report 3:00 - 3:30 Break - coffee, etc. 3:30 - 5:00 Continued work on final draft of Workshop report 7:00 Dinner at the Upper Room (local restaurant) 13 Sep 96 (Fri): Field Trip to Nisqually Glacier, Mount Rainier National Park, WA Field Trip Leader: Carolyn L. Driedger Time 9:00 am - Departure from Tacoma area hotel via bus 10:30 am - Start of series of stops along Rt. 706 within the Park boundary: (1) Flood deposits along Tahoma Creek from jökulhlaups from South Tahoma Glacier discharge; (2) Flood deposits along Kautz Creek; (3) Termini of Nisqually Glacier from bridge over Nisqually River Noon Arrival at Visitor Center, Paradise Noon - 1:00 Hike up to Alta Vista and/or Panorama Point with box lunches 1:00 - 2:00 Lunch at Alta Vista or Panorama Point overlooking Nisqually Glacier 2:00 - 2:30 Return to Visitor Center 2:30 - 3:00 Visitor Center 3:00 - 5:00 Drive back to Tacoma Sheraton Hotel[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Evening Dinner (own Arrangements) 14 Sep 96 (Sat): Travel home from Tacoma, WA for non-local attendees or Optional two-day post-Workshop Field Trip to Bering, Childs, Sheridan, Portage,and Exit Glaciers, Southeastern Alaska led by Bruce F. Molnia. The costs of the post-Workshop Alaska Field Trip will be assumed by the participant. The estimated cost of the Alaska Field Trip is $1,000 ± $200 depending on the number of participants.