International Workshop on Glacial Isostatic Adjustment and Elastic Deformation

Event Type:
Conferences and Workshops
When: 
5 September 2017 to 7 September 2017
Where: 
Reykjavik, Iceland

Theme:
Past and present changes in the mass balance of the Earth's glaciers and ice caps induce present-day deformation of the solid Earth on a range of spatial scales, from the very local to global. Of principal interest are geodetic observations that validate, or may be assimilated into, models of glacial isostatic adjustment (GIA) and/or constrain models of present-day ice mass change through measurements of elastic rebound. Using geometric measurements alone, elastic and viscoelastic deformations cannot be separated without additional models or observations. The conference will focus on resolving these issues and work on dissemination of these measurements within the glaciological community.

  • Session 1. Observations of present-day changes in glaciers, ice caps and ice sheets and the associated Earth deformation
  • Session 2. Measurement and Models of Elastic Rebound
  • Session 3. Glacial isostatic adjustment on a Heterogeneous Earth
  • Session 4. Reconciling models and observations of GIA

Both Oral and Poster sessions will be held.

Abstract submission deadline: June 16, 2017

Final detailed programme: June 30, 2017

Application deadline for early career scientists travel support: July 1st, 2017

Registration deadline: August 2nd, 2017

More information

http://www.polar.dtu.dk/english/workshop-on-glacial-isostatic-adjustment-and-ela...