Planned Agenda for
Workshop on Long-Term Monitoring of Glaciers of
North America and Northwestern Europe

University of Puget Sound
Student Union Building
Tacoma, Washington

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

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.

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