School of Ice 2018

The School of Ice agenda is organized around ice core science themes. Each year the presenters and activities may change, but the core concepts are similar. Below is the School of Ice Agenda for 2018. Each activity and presentation is hyperlinked to the resource or presentation to make it easily accessible for you. Contact us if you have any questions or need other resources!

School of Ice Agenda, 2018

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

TimeActivityPerson/s responsible
SUNDAY, June 29, 2018–Welcome
3:00-6:00Participants arrive at Hanover Inn—dinner on own 
5:30-6:00Workshop registration—Thayer School of Engineering—Rett’s Room–receive notebooks, receipt envelopes and campus mapsLauren, Deb, Vivian
6:00-9:00Reception—soft drinks & light snacksLouise
      Activity: To the Ends of the EarthLouise (Vivian)
      Intro. of facilitatorsLouise
       Welcome from IDPOMary Albert (Vivian)
       Activity: The Only Direction is North—Discovering Antarctica  through MapsLouise & Lauren & Deb (Vivian)
 Overview of WorkshopLouise
 Activity: Introduction–participants & facilitators—Life CoresLouise
 Open discussion/Icebreaker Questions ListLouise & Mary
 Directions for tomorrowLouise
 Reflections:  Great ExpectationsLouise
MONDAY, July 30, 2018—Ice Core Science
7:25        7:30-7:55Meet in lobby Hanover Inn—   Walk to Rett’s Room, Thayer School of EngineeringLauren & Deb
8:00-11:30Theme: Ice Core ScienceLouise
 Introduction to ice sheets–ice core science; isotopes, chemistry and gases; emerging discoveriesErich Osterberg (Vivian)
 Aerosols: Ash, soot and dust recordsErich
 Activity: Polar Detectives (activity) Polar Detectives Directions pptLouise, Lauren & Deb (Vivian)
 Drilling ice coresMary
 Activity: Drill ModelLouise (Vivian)
11:30-1:00LUNCH and walk to ice core lab—Fairchild HallLauren & Deb walk with group
1:00-4:50Theme: Core Processing & Ice Core Analysis 
 Welcome—groups move to assigned activityErich
 1:10-2:00   Group 1a: Core processing; 1b: Gas Labs                                                                      2:05-2:55   Group 1b: Core processing; 1a:  Gas labsErich, Gabe, Lauren                    Vivian (photos 1:10-2:00—2:05 photos in lab room)
 1:10-2:55    Group 2: Activity:  Ice Core Lab-Proxy Video/Nature vs Science (activity)Nature vs Science directions ppt/Bucket Brigade                       Louise,  Deb                                  (Vivian photos 2:05-2:55)
 BREAK– Switch groups 
 3:05-3:55   Group 2a: Core processing;                                                 2b: Gas Labs                              4:00-4:50   Group 2b: Core processing;   2a:  Gas labsErich, Gabe                           Deb                                   Vivian (photos in classroom 3:05-3:55—then in ice core lab 4:00-4:50)
 3:05-4:50   Group 1:  Activity:  Ice Core Lab—Proxy Video/Ice Core Lab Excel Sheet/Nature vs Science (activity)/Nature vs Science ppt/Bucket Brigade                        Louise, Lauren, Vivian—photos 3:05-4:50—then ice core lab
4:50-5:00BREAK—move to classroom#213 
5:00-5:15Revisit Ice Core Data graph;                                                   Reflection: Ah Ha!                         Directions for tomorrowLouise
5:15-5:30Group photoVivian
5:30Walk to hotel– Dinner and evening on own 
TUESDAY, July 31, 2018—   Ice Dynamics in Greenland and Antarctica and Effects on Sea Level
7:40Meet in lobby of Hanover Inn—walk to Rett’s Room 
8:00-9:00Glacial DynamicsBob Hawley
9:00-11:30Geological Walking Field Trip: How Glaciers Shape the LandMeredith Kelly/Kate Salamido                Vivian (photos)
11:30-1:30Walk to Thayer– LUNCH Jackson Conference Room—sediment cores 
1:30-1:50Activity: Set up Land Ice/Sea Ice/Gounded IceLouise (Vivian)
1:50-3:10Activity: Glacier Dynamics–Slip Sliding Away (Coming soon)Louise, Lauren & Deb (Vivian)
3:30-4:00AlbedoMary Albert
4:00-4:45Activity: AlbedoLouise, Lauren & Deb (Vivian)
4:45-5:00Revisit Land Ice/Sea IceLouise
5:00-5:15Reflection: I used to think…but now I knowLouise
5:30Walk to hotel—dinner on own 
WEDNESDAY, August 1, 2018—Technology and Polar Engineering
7:55Meet in lobby 
8:10-8:20Transport to Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab (CRREL)—bring govt. issued IDsMary, Louise, Deb?, Participant?
8:20-8:30Security clearance into CRREL 
8:30-11:15Theme: Imaging –  from the microscale to the macroscale                                                                      (Times include talks, Q&A, tour of CRREL and travel to next presentation.)
–Overview of CRREL (Zoe Courville)–Zoe Courville and Emily Asenath-Smith (in cold room complex) – Ice Adhesion and snow microstructure ( + Q & A), GISP2 core
–Nate Lamie–Oil spills in sea ice    Continue tour of CRREL;discuss engineering projects Sea Ice Runway Movie 
Zoe Courville             Emily Asenath-Smith    Nate Lamie            Terry Melendy            Vivian (photos)
11:15-11:30Travel to Dartmouth 
11:30-12:30Lunch in Rett’s RoomVivian—finish video rest of afternoon—load on flashdrives with Louise by 5:30
12:30-1:30Videoconference—Polar gear and logisticsElaine Hood
1:30-2:30Activity: The CRAAP Test—(CRAAP Reading Materials–Anderegg and FrumhoffIdentifying resource bias and validity  (STINK Test is also available for younger audiences) Mary
2:30-2:45BREAK– collect receipts 
2:45-3:45Activity:  Ice Core/ Pollen and Volcano/ Ice Core–adaptationsLauren
3:45-4:30Group meeting in Rett’s RoomLauren, Louise, Deb
       –Group Workshop and discussion 
4:30-5:00      –Closure and evaluationsLouise
6:15Transport to dinnerMary, Louise, Deb, participant?
6:30-9:00Celebration Dinner—Norwich Inn20
9:00-9:15Transport back to Hanover InnMary, Louise, Lauren
THURSDAY, August 2, 2018
 Safe travels home!