UTIG polar researchers Dillon Buhl, Anja Rutishauser and Natalie Wolfenbarger have joined colleagues in West Antarctica to conduct vital surveys of one of the most unstable glaciers on Earth. The team are part of LIONESS, an international collaboration between The University of Texas at Austin, Montana State University and the Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI),… Continue Reading LIONESS in the Field 1: The Long Journey South
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LIONESS is an international collaboration between The University of Texas at Austin, Montana State University and the Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI), which aims to resolve unanswered questions about the sprawling Thwaites Glacier system in West Antarctica. On the UTIG team are three experienced field scientists, Dillon Buhl, Anja Rutishauser and Natalie Wolfenbarger. Learn why… Continue Reading LIONESS 2020: Who are the UTIG researchers investigating Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier?
Jamie Austin is challenging AGU members and the Earth and space science community to support future geoscientists by contributing to the Austin Endowment for Student Travel. With your support, we have the opportunity to bring many more students like Kitrea Pacifica Takata-Glushkoff to AGU Fall Meetings. Join the Challenge: the Austin Endowment for Student Travel… Continue Reading Bringing Kitrea Pacifica Takata-Glushkoff to AGU: the Austin Student Travel Grant
These seasonal climate patterns are responsible for far-reaching and damaging weather events that affect the entire world. The University of Texas Institute for Geophysics is leading the way to understand how global climate change could be affecting them. By Constantino Panagopulos Allison Lawman is in The University of Texas at Austin paleoclimate archive, laying out… Continue Reading El Niño, La Niña Rising
In August, The University of Texas at Austin hired Demian Saffer to be the new director of the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics. His full time appointment as UTIG’s director begins Jan. 1, 2020. According to Demian Saffer, geophysics is more than a scientific pursuit. It’s a solution. “If you want to know whether there’s… Continue Reading Scientist Profile: Demian Saffer