School of Ice 2017-Dartmouth College-Hanover, NH

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 2017. 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!

SUNDAY, June 25th, 2017: Welcome

Activity/Lab + LinkPresenter
Participants arrive at hotel—dinner on own 
Workshop registration—Thayer School of Engineering—Rett’s Room-receive notebooks, receipt envelopes and mapsLouise Huffman
   Activity: To the Ends of the EarthLouise
       Welcome from IDPOMary Albert
       Overview of workshopLouise
     Activity: Introduction-participants & facilitators-Life CoresLouise & Julia Dooley
       Welcome from NSFLisa Rom
     Activity: The Only Direction is North—Discovering Antarctica through MapsLouise
Open discussion/Icebreaker Questions ListLisa Bastiaans, Louise & Mary
Reflections: Great ExpectationsLouise

MONDAY, June 26th, 2017: Ice Core Science

Activity/Lab + LinkPresenter 
Meet in lobby Hanover Inn-Walk to Rett’s Room, Thayer School of Engineering 
Theme: Ice Core ScienceLouise
Introduction to ice sheets–ice core science; isotopes, chemistry and gases; emerging discoveriesErich Osterberg
Aerosols: Ash, soot and dust recordsBess Koffman
Activity: Polar DetectivesLouise & Lisa B.
Drilling ice cores: Science and EngineeringMary
Activity: Drill ModelLouise
Theme: Core Processing & Ice Core Analysis 
Welcome—groups move to assigned activityErich
Group 1a: Core processing; 1b: Gas Labs
Group 1b: Core processing; 1a: Gas labs
Erich, Grad student/Julia (photos)
Group 2: Activity: Ice Core Lab (and excel sheet) / Nature vs. Science Card GameLouise, Lisa B., Julia (photos)
Group 2a: Core processing; 2b: Gas Labs
Group 2b: Core processing; 2a: Gas labs
Erich, Grad student, Julia (photos)
Group 1: Activity: Ice Core Lab  (and excel sheet) /Nature vs. Science Card GameLouise, Lisa B, Julia (photos)
Reflection: Ah Ha!/ Directions for tomorrowLouise

TUESDAY, June 27th, 2017: Ice Dynamics in Greenland and Antarctica and Effects on Sea Level

Activity/Lab + LinkPresenter 
Meet in lobby of Hanover Inn 
Geological Walking Field Trip: How Glaciers Shape the LandMeredith Kelly/Julia (photos)
Walk to Thayer– LUNCH Jackson Conference Room 
Theme: Glacial Dynamics 
Activity: Set up Land Ice/Sea IceLouise (J)
Glacial DynamicsKristin Schild
Activity: Glacier Goo: Ice DynamicsLisa B , Louise (J)
Revisit Land Ice/Sea IceLouise
AlbedoAmber Whelsky
Activity: AlbedoAmber Whelsky (J)
Reflection: I used to think…but now I knowLouise
Walk to hotel—dinner on own 

WEDNESDAY, June 28th, 2017: Technology and Polar Engineering

Activity/Lab + LinkPresenter 
Meet in Hanover Inn lobby 
Transport to Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab (CRREL)—bring govt. issued IDsMary, Louise, Lisa B. & Julia transport
Security clearance into CRREL 
Theme: 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 (incold room complex) – Ice Adhesion and snowmicrostructure ( + Q & A), GISP2 core
Don Perovich – Remote sensing of sea ice 9:30-9:50- Bruce Elder — Buoys as sensing platforms forsea ice – Cold pit/buoy assembly area (+Q & A)
Zoe Courville –Ice/snow engineering;continue tour of CRREL to include Ice Engineering Facility and Frost Effects Research Facility; discuss engineering projects using facilities
Phoenix Snow Runway – (Zoe Courville) Terry Melendy in materials lab (+Q & A)
Zoe Courville   Emily Asenath-Smith Don Perovich Bruce Elder Terry Melendy Julia (photos)
Videoconference—Polar gear and logisticsElaine Hood
Activity: The Long Haul video and activity (demo)   Activity: Polar Science and Engineering: Drilling Back Through Time (demo)Louise
Activity: The CRAAP TestIdentifying resource bias and validityMary
Group meeting in Rett’s RoomLouise
Group Workshop and discussion Lisa Bastiaans
Closure and evaluations Louise
Transport to dinnerMary, Louise, Lisa B.
Celebration Dinner—Norwich Inn12 + Mary, Louise, Lisa B., Julia, Erich O.
Transport back to Hanover InnMary, Louise, Lisa B.

THURSDAY, June 29th, 2017: Safe travels home!