Research involved: Field measurements of water temperatures; water chemistry; water depths; water level changes; structure of basins (side-scan sonar); and time-lapse photography are all used towards understanding associations between melt, calving (subaerial and subaqueous) and effects on lake deepening.
- People: Ulyana Horodyskyj, Bob Anderson (PhD committee member), Carl Schmitt (NCAR, outside reference); and I collaborate with scientists in HiMAP (e.g., Dr. Daene McKinney). I had a good learning/training experience in the field with Dr. Sarah Thompson on the Ngozumpa glacier (Nov 2012) which helped guide my current work.
- Institute: University of Colorado, Boulder
- Funding: USAID climber-scientist grant (High Mountains Adaptation Partnership (HiMAP) Program) and the Fulbright Fellowship Program.
- Project website: http://blackicehimalaya.wordpress.com
- People website: http://cires.colorado.edu/education/cu/students/studentsPage.php?id=342