Scarlet Speakers from the Heart of New Brunswick:
Witnessing climate change: My expeditions to the Greenland ice sheet
Asa Rennermalm, Professor, Geography
Please join us virtually on September 29, 2022, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm.
Åsa Rennermalm is an associate professor at the Department of Geography at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Her research interest is hydrology and glaciology of the Arctic region. Her current work explore how climate change is transforming the Greenland ice sheet by studying ice sheet melting and river discharge.
Before coming to Rutgers, she was a postdoctoral researcher at Department of Geography at University of California Los Angeles. Her Ph.D is from Civil and Environmental Engineering at Princeton University.
Greenland ice sheet and the Arctic region are experiencing some of the largest impacts of climate change on Earth. Since the 1990s, Greenland ice sheet surface melting has increased and is now one of the leading drivers of global sea-level rise. For over a decade, my team and I have traveled to Greenland to study how climate change transforms the surface melting of the ice sheet. In this talk, I will share what we have learned from observing rivers on the ice sheet and tundra, and from extracting shallow ice cores high up on the ice sheet.
Thursday, September 29, 2022
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