cryospheric science

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Professors


Christine Dow

Geography and Environmental Management

  • Glacial hydrology and ice dynamics
  • Modelling the development of subglacial hydrological networks
  • Impacts of a warming climate on glaciers and ice sheets
  • Antarctic subglacial lake dynamics
 

Claude Duguay

Geography and Environmental Management

  • Remote sensing and modeling of northern lakes and permafrost
  • Lake-atmosphere interactions
  • The response of lakes to contemporary and future (projected) climate conditions
  • The role of lakes in weather
 

Grant Gunn

Geography and Environmental Management

  • Remote sensing of the Cryosphere, specializing in active and passive microwave data.
  • Using state-of-the-art methods (polarimetric decomposition, interferometry) and sensors to quantify physical freshwater ice and permafrost variables.
  • Application of cloud-computing (Google Earth Engine) to develop retrieval algorithms (i.e. ice phenology, flooded regions)..
  • Dynamics of oil under freshwater ice and implications for retrieval in inundated areas.
 

Richard Kelly

Geography and Environmental Management

  • Remote sensing
  • Snow hydrology
  • Snow climatology
  • Geospatial modelling of snow
  • Citizen science
 
 

Wesley Van Wychen

Geography and Environmental Management

  • Remote Sensing of glaciers and glacier dynamics

  • Glacier melt monitoring and impacts

  • Remote sensing of sea ice

  • Historical Arctic Data Rescue