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  • K-12 | Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets
    12 Lesson Plans Student Activities Teachers Polar Books Polar Links Student Bookmarks Posters Glacier Fun Polar Opposites Undergraduate Announcements REU Program Brochure Graduate Announcements Admissions Brochure Student Organization K 12 Home K 12 K 12 K 12 Lesson Plans Student Activities Hands on activities designed for younger students computer based activities designed for older students and short activities used by teachers for lessons help explain climate change glaciers and icebergs as well as remote sensing More Teachers Learn about the CReSIS program for teacher development as well as the Research Experience for Teachers program Also learn about what happens in the classroom with climate change More Glacier Fun This animation teaches all the glacier basics in a fun format how glaciers form move flow and where they are located More Book of the Month Check out the CReSIS Education Team s pick for the book of the month More Polar Links The Education team at CReSIS gathered a large number of resources for teachers to use in the classroom These resources include lessons activities images movies news articles and much more They are organized by content and include resources on sea level rise climate change glaciers polar regions icebergs International Polar Year activities data sets and school and community outreach More Bookmarks Download and print sheets of bookmarks related to CReSIS More Posters Check out recruiting posters IPY student posters and K 12 posters related to CReSIS and climate change More Latest Tweets CReSIS student outreach coordinator Jennah Seaver is featured in the South Middle School s library newsletter https t co mi2JbibtaD RT NSF OPP President Obama mentions NSF funded arctic mapping project in remarks made in Kotzebue Alaska http t co mSnqcSLfAB RT NRDC What if sea levels rose by 25 feet Here s what landmarks on both

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  • Undergraduate | Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets
    Resources Timeline Search form Search Education K 12 Lesson Plans Student Activities Teachers Polar Books Polar Links Student Bookmarks Posters Glacier Fun Polar Opposites Undergraduate Announcements REU Program Brochure Graduate Announcements Admissions Brochure Student Organization Undergraduate Home Undergraduate Undergraduate Announcements CReSIS provides an undergraduate program that incorporates Center research activities into the curriculum and provides students with research and training opportunities See announcements about internships research assistants or other great opportunities for science and engineering undergraduates More REU Program Learn more about the REU program as well as apply and view old REU students The Research Experience for Undergraduates program gives students with diverse backgrounds an opportunity to become involved in Center research More Brochure View or download the undergraduate brochure which outlines some of the opportunities for undergraduate students in science and engineering More Latest Tweets CReSIS student outreach coordinator Jennah Seaver is featured in the South Middle School s library newsletter https t co mi2JbibtaD RT NSF OPP President Obama mentions NSF funded arctic mapping project in remarks made in Kotzebue Alaska http t co mSnqcSLfAB RT NRDC What if sea levels rose by 25 feet Here s what landmarks on both coasts would look like http t

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  • REU Participants | Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets
    eventually like to pursue a Master s in Computer Science Jessica Hathaway is sophomore at ECSU in North Carolina She is studying Elementary Education with a concentration in Mathematics I am interested in all research in the STEM areas said Hathaway Hathaway s mentor Dr Darnell Johnson supported her as she learned about the Common Core and its important role in the country s school system Hathaway looks forward to a career as an educator eventually she hopes to earn a Ph D in Elementary Education and Mathematics Jazette Johnson is a junior studying Computer and Information Sciences at Spelman College I worked under mentor Jerome Mitchell on Developing a Remote Sensing and Cloud Computing Curriculum for the Association of Computer Information Sciences and Engineering Departments at Minority Institutions ADMI said Johnson of her REU research project After receiving her bachelor s degree Johnson says she would like begin working towards a Ph D in Computer Science to work on changing something small into something magnificent using technology Dorothy Brice is a sophomore studying Mathematics at Virginia Union University in Richmond Virginia Brice s research project was entitled A comparative study of the 2011 2013 water quality assessments in the Pasquotank Watershed in Northeastern North Carolina Her mentor was Jeff Wood of ECSU Brice plans on pursuing a Master s in Mathematics after graduation and eventually a Ph D Courtney Farmer is a junior at ECSU She is majoring in Mathematics and minoring in Education Farmer s research project TeraScan Curriculum Development and Integration of SeaSpace Technology into the Classroom focused on creating a curriculum for K 12 classrooms The curriculum consists of a number of one hour training modules such as the module Introduction to Remote Sensing Her mentor was Je aime Powell Farmer wants to find a career teaching math near her hometown of Hampton Virginia Anthony Lynn is a junior at Winston Salem State University studying Computer Science Lynn s summer research project was called A comparative study of the 2011 2013 water quality assessments in the Pasquotank Watershed in Northeastern North Carolina This project consisted of collecting water samples and comparing the samples with data from 2011 water samples Lynn s REU mentor was Jeff Wood He plans on attending graduate school after graduation Zazie Lumpkin is a junior studying Computer Science at Spelman College Lumpkin worked with two REU research partners Dorias Brown and Donquel Davis and under mentor Jerome Mitchell on a project entitled Estimating Surface and Bedrock layers in Polar Radar Imagery using Active Contours Before graduating Lumpkin said she hopes to start a non profit in Atlanta that promotes computing computer literacy game design programming web design and provide a center for low income and disadvantaged African American students and their families to bond through exploring the wonderful world of technology Ya Shonti Bridgers is a junior studying Math Education at ECSU Her research project X Informatics MOOC Web Development and Design was supported by her mentor Sidd Maini and supervisor Dr Geoffrey Fox Her research project sought to improve online learning through enhancing the interaction between student users and the educational content Justin Deloatch is a graduate student studying Mathematics with a concentration in Remote Sensing at ECSU His summer research project is entitled Utilizing HUBzero to Create an Educational Hub for CReSIS Educational Data Sets His project will create a Hub that will allow students and educators to have access to CReSIS information for the use of education and scientific collaboration Deloatch s mentor through the program was Dr Geoffrey Fox After completing his Master s degree Deloatch says he will pursue a Ph D in Computer Science Donquel Davis is a sophomore studying Computer Science at Winston Salem State University in North Carolina Davis worked with two REU research partners and with mentor Jerome Mitchell on a project called Estimating Surface and Bedrock layers in Polar Radar Imagery using Active Contours The project looks into how polar scientists can speed up the time it takes to accurately determine and outline the layers of ice sheets After completing his Bachelor s degree Davis says he hopes to continue studying Computer Science into graduate school Dorias Brown is a senior at Spelman College in Atlanta Georgia She is majoring in Computer Science and minoring in Art Brown worked with fellow REUs Zazie Lumpkin and Donquel Davis on a research project called Estimating Surface and Bedrock layers in Polar Radar Imagery using Active Contours Brown s mentor through the program was Jerome Mitchell an IU Graduate Research Assistant GRA After finishing school Browns hopes to become a graphic designer combining her studies in Computer Science and Art Derek Morris Jr is a sophomore at ECSU Morris is majoring in Computer Science and minoring in Mathematics The REU program provided an ideal of what I can do as a computer scientist said Morris During the REU program at Indiana University this summer Morris worked with mentor Dr Gregor Von Laszewski Morris research project From 0 to 100 Cloud computing for the Non Programmer demonstrates how a student can use and program a cloud without prior programming or research experience Michael Chamberlain is a junior attending the University of California Berkeley He s majoring in Geophysics and minoring in Geo engineering Chamberlain s research project created a method for determining the rate of mass input along the shear margins of the Northeast Greenland Ice Stream He said the REU experience was very beneficial The career support and assistance provided by Dr Hayden and the ECSU staff was superb said Chamberlain After graduating Chamberlain hopes to pursue a graduate degree Emma Reeves a senior at Hamline University in St Paul Minnesota is majoring in Physics and Geology and minoring in Mathematics She s interested in using physical concepts to understand geologic phenomena Reeves wanted to learn about geophysical techniques and climate research during the REU program and was excited to work with students from around the country Reeves mentors were Dr Sridhar Anandakrishnan and Peter Burkett Her project entitled Finding mass influx along the Northeast Greenland Ice Stream using radar echograms used airborne radar data to study the North East Greenland Ice Stream KU ECSU IU PSU Tyler Berry is a junior at Haskell Indian Nations University He ll soon be attending the University of Kansas KU and has plans to join KU s School of Engineering As a participant in the REU program Berry wanted to make good friends and contacts at CReSIS He worked on his research project data analysis of snow radar with Professor John Paden Marvin Elder II recently graduated from Mississippi Valley State University where he studied Mathematics He wants to teach 6th grade math and eventually become a high school principal Elder said he applied for the program because he wanted the opportunity to work with the staff at CReSIS and strengthen his research skills Elder worked with Cheri Hamilton modeling and interpreting climate data as K 12 education tools Malcolm McConner is a senior at Elizabeth City State University ECSU majoring in Education with a concentration in Math He is pursuing a career as a teacher and principal McConner said he wanted to learn a lot at CReSIS and utilize his experiences for the CERSER Center of Excellence in Remote Sensing Education and Research program at ESCU He also wanted to make connections with new people at CReSIS McConner worked with Cheri Hamilton on modeling and interpreting climate data as K 12 education tools Kyle Sykes is a junior at Kansas State University in the Mechanical Engineering program He s hoping to pursue a career in mechanical controls engineering Sykes joined the REU program to meet new people while learning and gaining new research skills He particularly wanted to gain hands on research experience Sykes worked with Professor Rick Hale Erica Peterson is a sophomore at Mississippi Valley State University majoring in Mathematics and Math Education with a minor in Information Science Following graduation she hopes to attend graduate school to purse an MBA At CReSIS Peterson wanted to establish friendships and connections while learning new research skills She worked with Cheri Hamilton on modeling and interpreting climate data as K 12 education tools David Carrillo is a junior at UCLA studying Electrical Engineering He s interested in researching sensors wireless technology and nanoscience Carrillo has previously interned with NASA CIPAIR he worked with Dr Fernando Rodriguez Morales at CReSIS His research project at CReSIS focused on transmit waveform shaping and target tracking for the FMCW radar Christine Butcher will enter her senior year this fall at the University of Alaska Fairbanks She s working on a degree in Geography with a concentration in Geographic Information Science and Technology and a minor in Geology Butcher is particularly interested studying retreating glaciers because it s occurring in her home state While at CReSIS Butcher says she wanted learn a lot and work in a mentored environment She worked with Professors John Paden Leigh Stearns and Kees van der Veen on snow radar data analysis for her research project Carolyn Branecky will begin her senior year this fall at Rice University where she studies Geology and Philosophy She is interested in glaciology research and studies of the environment and society Branecky says she wanted to work with other CReSIS students and get research experience from her project While at CReSIS Branecky worked on data analysis with Professors John Paden Leigh Stearns and Kees van der Veen Alexis Moyer is a senior at Gettysburg College She s majoring in Environmental Studies and minoring in Chemistry Moyer would like to attend graduate school to study Geology and Climate Science after completing her undergraduate studies Moyer said she applied for the program because she wanted to meet new people and get research experience Moyer worked with Professors John Paden Leigh Stearns and Kees van der Veen for her research project which focused on glacier formation Shaquia Johnson is a sophomore studying Computer Science at Mississippi Valley State University She says the REU program has taught her how to perform research analyze data and use various programs such as Linux After graduating Johnson wants to pursue a Master s Degree in Mathematics or Computer Science Johnson says she hopes to one day have a career creating software She worked under REU mentor Jeff Wood Maya Smith is a sophomore at Winston Salem State University She is majoring in Information Technology and hopes to continue her studies in the field through graduate school Through her internship at ECSU Smith has learned how to use Linux Ubuntu GPS and other programs Smith says she has always been fascinated by computers and that her interests in computer technology led her to study Information Technology and apply for the REU program Her mentor through the program was Jeff Wood Kevin Brodie II is a sophomore studying Computer Science at Norfolk State University where he is studying on a full academic scholarship He says he applied to the REU program to learn more about his field improve research skills and network with faculty His mentor through the REU program was Dr Malcolm LeCompte Brodie said the program inspires interns to take leadership roles in science at our schools and in our communities After completing his Bachelor s Degree Brodie wants to begin work on a Master s in Computer Science Donquel Davis is a sophomore studying Computer Science at Winston Salem State University At ECSU Davis worked with the History Group After completing his Bachelor s Degree Davis would like continue studying Computer Science in graduate school Davis says he knew he wanted to study Computer Science from a young age because he enjoyed video games so much He worked under mentor Dr Malcolm LeCompte Dezerae Little is a senior at Saint Augustine s College studying Science and Mathematics After completing her Bachelor s in May 2013 Little hopes to continue her studies in graduate school Little a member of the National Society for Black Engineers NSBE wanted to participate in the REU program for professional development and the opportunity to work with faculty She worked under mentor Darnell Johnson Little says she has always enjoyed math and would like to eventually earn a Ph D in Mathematics Derrick Jones is a sophomore attending Mississippi Valley State University on a full scholarship for the study of mathematics He spent time learning how to use operating systems make webpages use GPS and cultivating other skills in the REU program He worked under mentor Darnell Johnson Jones plans on earning a Master s in Applied Mathematics and a Ph D in Mathematics Education after completing his undergraduate course work He hopes to pursue a career as a college professor Chartese Jones is a junior studying Mathematics at Mississippi Valley State University Jones previously participated in the REU program at Indiana University in 2010 He worked with mentors Dr Constance Bland and Dr Raymond Williams on his summer research project Jones would like to pursue a Master s Degree in Mathematics after graduation He says he hopes to be able to give back to his home state Mississippi through his research Charniece Huff is a junior at Spelman College majoring in Computer and Information Sciences While at ECSU Huff worked under mentor Je aime Powell on the Remote Sensing team Huff says she has a passion for teaching others and working with underrepresented youth in the science technology engineering and mathematics STEM fields After graduating from Spelman Huff hopes to pursue a Master s and a career in cyber security Bernard Aldrich Jr is a junior at Jackson State University studying Computer Science Aldrich previously participated in the CERSER Undergraduate Research Experience at ECSU creating an android application to help students This year he worked with mentor Je aime Powell on the remote sensing team at ECSU Aldrich says he wants to eventually earn a Ph D in Computer Science and pursue a career as a software programmer Ya Shonti Bridgers is a junior at Elizabeth City State University majoring in Mathematics and minoring in Education Bridgers says she hopes to begin a career teaching math after graduation She says the REU program provided an ideal opportunity to move her closer to her career goals while improving her research skills While at IU Bridgers worked in Dr Geoffrey Fox s lab with REU mentor Jerome Mitchell When Bridgers is not working or studying she enjoys singing fishing and playing music Joseph Jackson is a senior studying Computer Science at Mississippi Valley State University After graduation Jackson wants to continue his studies in graduate school He spent the summer working under Dr Geoffrey Fox and mentor Bingjing Zhang on his research project Jackson returned to this summer s REU program after positive experiences with other CReSIS programs Jackson says that the program has improved his research skills and has been a great step in his professional development Brandi Smith is a junior at Mississippi Valley State University studying Mathematics Smith a native of Greenwood Mississippi applied to the REU program to gain research skills and experience Smith said that her experience has been very rewarding and furthered her interest in attending graduate school She hopes to eventually earn a Ph D in Mathematics and conduct research She worked with mentor Bingjing Zhang and Dr Judy Qui through the program While not working or studying Smith said she enjoys writing and biking Nyema Barmore is a sophomore at Elizabeth City State University She worked with mentor Peter Burkett on her research project Barmore said she has been interested in computers and computer programing from a young age She is a participant in the Center of Excellence in Remote Sensing Education and Research Program CERSER and wants to have a career in computer science Michael Koch is a senior at Elizabeth City State University He is majoring in Computer Information Science and minoring in Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing He hopes to pursue a Master s Degree after graduating from ECSU Koch said he initially sought his degree to enhance his resume and develop job skills but that the studies made him passionate about continuing his education in Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing He worked with REU mentor Peter Burkett during the program KU ECSU IU Ghana UW Yibin Zhang is a junior at the University of Pennsylvania majoring in Mechanical Engineering She also plays in a hip hop band called Freaks of the Beat As a participant in the REU program Zhang specialized in modeling glacier dynamics with COMSOL software and Matlab Zhang said the program taught her more about the polar environment in general and helped develop her research skills Tim Godaire from Chaplin Ct is a senior Environmental Analysis major at Unity College in Maine He is also the Curling Club President and the Vice President of the Search and Rescue Club at Unity As a participant in the REU program Godaire specialized in mapping the internal layers of the Jakobshavn Glacier Greenland Godaire said the program taught him more about the research process and helped prepare him for graduate school Ryan Everett is a junior at Towson University majoring in Physics with a minor in Math He is a member of the Society of Physics Students SPS the National Society for Collegiate Scholars NSCS and the International Scholar Laureate Program ISLP As a participant in the REU program Everett examined the changes in the layers of snow accumulation on the Greenland ice sheet that occurred over the past several years Everett said the REU program helped him better understand the research involved in understanding changes in Greenland ice Lynsey Metz is a senior in Electrical Engineering at the University of Kansas In her spare time she also enjoys working with saltwater aquariums As a participant in the REU program Metz assisted with the construction of a 12 way radar switch Metz said the program increased her research methodology experience and confidence Jane Esterline is a junior at Cornell University

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  • Graduate | Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets
    the News Climate Change News For Media Media Kit Logo Poster Templates Presentation Templates CReSIS Meetings IGS Conference 2013 Calendars Education Field Work Management Group Meetings Seminars Lectures Student Organization Climate Change Facts Climate Change News FAQs Resources Timeline Search form Search Education K 12 Lesson Plans Student Activities Teachers Polar Books Polar Links Student Bookmarks Posters Glacier Fun Polar Opposites Undergraduate Announcements REU Program Brochure Graduate Announcements Admissions Brochure Student Organization Graduate Home Graduate Graduate Announcements CReSIS has developed a graduate curriculum in polar remote sensing by building on the expertise and courses designed by faculty at partner institutions Graduate students will examine a broad range of scientific and technical topics related to climate change research Distance learning technology is used to make all courses available to those at partner institutions More Admissions Learn how to apply for graduate studies at one of the CReSIS affiliated universities More Brochure View or download the graduate brochure which outlines some of the opportunities for graduate students in science and engineering More Student Organization View the student organization calendar as well as the forum The CReSIS Student Organization was created in 2006 in order to promote student interaction More Latest Tweets CReSIS student outreach coordinator Jennah Seaver is featured in the South Middle School s library newsletter https t co mi2JbibtaD RT NSF OPP President Obama mentions NSF funded arctic mapping project in remarks made in Kotzebue Alaska http t co mSnqcSLfAB RT NRDC What if sea levels rose by 25 feet Here s what landmarks on both coasts would look like http t co OPa7X9I8H8 http t co evnk Events No upcoming events Go to calendars News March 12 2015 Scientists Warn of Rising Oceans From Polar Melt March 12 2015 CReSIS collaborator and lead scientist featured in Vermont Quarterly newspaper

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  • News & Events | Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets
    Resources Timeline Search form Search News Events Newsletter Newsletter Signup CReSIS In the News Climate Change News For Media Media Kit Logo Poster Templates Presentation Templates CReSIS Meetings IGS Conference 2013 Calendars Education Field Work Management Group Meetings Seminars Lectures Student Organization News Events Home News Events News Events There is always something going on at CReSIS Check our calendars for the latest events and see the headlines we are making in the news Have you been wading through the daily news stories on climate change sea level and polar ice sheets wondering which ones to read Our RSS Feed links provide reliable sources covering the current science and policy about the polar regions and climate The Icebreaker is CReSIS quarterly newsletter Follow our recent Arctic and Antarctic field expeditions Learn about technology breakthroughs and new discoveries Hear from the experts directly You ll also find information on education and outreach activities recent awards and student successes The CReSIS in the News feed highlights local national and international news articles that mention CReSIS affiliated research Our Climate Change News compiles important news from around the globe relating to climate change the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets and sea level rise Facts You May Not Know About CReSIS Things You May Not Know About Climate Change Want to learn more or submit content to our news outlets Contact media cresis ku edu for all inquiries Latest Tweets CReSIS student outreach coordinator Jennah Seaver is featured in the South Middle School s library newsletter https t co mi2JbibtaD RT NSF OPP President Obama mentions NSF funded arctic mapping project in remarks made in Kotzebue Alaska http t co mSnqcSLfAB RT NRDC What if sea levels rose by 25 feet Here s what landmarks on both coasts would look like http t co

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  • Newsletter | Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets
    student at Elizabeth City State University JIRP is an 8 week immersion Posted August 11 2015 A Busy Summer of Outreach for the CReSIS Education Team By Darryl Monteau CReSIS K 12 Educational Outreach events June 2015 Photos Courtesy of Darryl Monteau Krystal Barnett and Cheri Hamilton The CReSIS K 12 Education Outreach team participated in several exciting events this summer the first of which was KU TRiO s Career Horizons program held on the Lawrence campus The CReSIS team shared activities that focused Posted August 11 2015 CReSIS K 12 Education Outreach Team Host John Fiske Elementary at the KC Zoo By Darryl Monteau Lauren Debes Students from John Fiske Elementary learn about animals at the KC Zoo Photos Above Courtesy of Darryl Monteau and Cheri Hamilton The CReSIS K 12 Education Outreach Team hosted the John Fiske Elementary 4th grade class at the Kansas City Zoo on Thursday May 14 2015 Cheri Hamilton who has worked with John Fiske Elementary for the past several Posted August 11 2015 KU Aerospace Engineering Alum Returns to CReSIS By Vicky Diaz Camacho Rachel McCarthy James At five years old Emily Arnold gutted the wires from her dad s radio to create her first plane a piece of plywood hammered together with bunches of radio wires She slid it down the hill by the train tracks hoping for the plane to take flight It flew for a good second she said I ve always had an interest in aerospace engineering as a Posted August 11 2015 From K State to CReSIS to Honeywell Jay McDaniel Always Wants to Learn More By Rachel James McCarthy Jay McDaniel s love of engineering runs deep Where most dads teach their sons the quality of guns and fishing gear my dad was teaching me the quality

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  • Newsletter | Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets
    the PDF The 2014 OIB Wrap Up By Vicky Diaz Camacho Operation IceBridge OIB mission researchers concluded their field campaign and returned from Greenland May 24 after 11 weeks on the field This year researchers from Indiana University collaborated with the University of Kansas to collect and back up data for OIB Carl Leuschen Deputy Director at CReSIS was the principal investigator for the Posted July 24 2014 CReSIS students join and document summer research program in Alaska By Elise Reuter and Vicky Diaz Camacho Two former CReSIS undergraduate student researchers will trek across Alaska as part of the 60th annual Juneau Icefield Research Program JIRP this summer Maya Smith and Ya Shonti Bridgers joined 30 other students as they hike ski and camp from Juneau Alaska to Altin British Columbia to gain information on how climate change is affecting the Posted July 22 2014 Welcoming new staff at CReSIS By Vicky Diaz Camacho Jennifer Bean 39 was born in Lawrence and works for CReSIS as the Accounting Specialist She attained a B S in Agriculture Animal Science and holds a Master of Business Administration Outside of work she said she enjoys traveling Her coffee of choice She sips on Vanilla Cappuccinos Jennifer s favorite food is Italian and her favorite Posted July 22 2014 CReSIS welcomes Ana Maria Ilisei By Vicky Diaz Camacho Ana Maria Ilisei is a newcomer to the United States She hails from Romania but her most recent post was Italy for graduate school From 22 year old undergraduate to 30 year old Ph D scholar Ilisei has traveled from Romania to Austria to Germany She is fond of traveling Italian food hiking nature and dancing the latter one of her favorite Posted July 16 2014 On the ice Looking back with Carolyn Branecky By Vicky Diaz Camacho In this interview we re catching up with Carolyn Branecky a former student intern from the 2012 CReSIS REU Program at the University of Kansas Branecky worked with Leigh Stearns Ph D a professor in the Geology Department studying glaciology related research During her internship Branecky embarked on a field study that placed her on the ice Posted July 9 2014 Visiting scholar Abhishek Awasthi on his first time in America By Vicky Diaz Camacho From small town in India to a small town in Kansas Abhishek Awasthi says the transition to America was a smooth one The 28 year old engineering graduate student came to Lawrence from Northern India He said homes in India are bunched together while here there are front yards in nearly every home Back home families Tetris their gardens in any Posted July 3 2014 Education Team Washington D C Trip Report By Levi Houk From April 25 until April 27 the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets CReSIS Education team participated in the national Science Engineering Festival in Washington D C Education team members from the University of Kansas KU included Education Coordinator Darryl Monteau Education GRA Kuang Chen Hsu and

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  • Newsletter | Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets
    time radar signal processing and Posted June 25 2013 CReSIS technology contributes to new Antarctic map By Bill Daehler An updated topographic map of Antarctica was recently released using data from NASA s Operation IceBridge Called Bedmap2 the dataset provides scientists with the clearest image yet of Antarctica s bedrock The new map is an improved version of the original topographic map of the frozen continent called Bedmap which was created more than 10 Posted June 24 2013 IGS Conference updates By Bill Daehler CReSIS will host a major conference on radioglaciology for the International Glaciological Society IGS in Lawrence Kansas USA on September 9 13 2013 Though some details for the IGS Conference are still being determined several important elements have already been finalized Dr Richard Alley of Pennsylvania State University will be the Posted June 21 2013 New media platforms support education outreach By Bill Daehler The CReSIS Education Team recently released an animated game and video that teaches kids and adults some basic facts about polar science Kids don t really understand what glaciers are or how they work said Cheri Hamilton CReSIS Education Outreach Coordinator So we re trying to teach kids the basics about snow and ice In CReSIS Explore Posted June 21 2013 Research Week 2013 fosters educational growth By Darryl Monteau Jennifer Salva ECSU Research Week 2013 was held February 11th through 15th on the Elizabeth City State University ECSU campus in Elizabeth City North Carolina The event was sponsored in part by the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets CReSIS Dr Linda Hayden Associate Director of ECSU operations at CReSIS and Director of CERSER at ECSU served as Posted June 18 2013 CReSIS Students Awarded NASA Fellowships By Bill Daehler Three CReSIS graduate students have received fellowships from the prestigious NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship NESSF Program Jerome Mitchell and Theresa Stumpf were recently awarded the fellowship and Emily Arnold s fellowship which was first awarded last year was renewed for another year Fewer than 17 percent of all applicants were Posted June 6 2013 Download the PDF CReSIS Co Hosts International Research Conference Photo 1 IGS banner welcomes delegates Photo courtesy of CReSIS Lawrence Kansas USA September 2013 saw close to 100 delegates converging at the University of Kansas KU for the International Glaciological Society s IGS second Symposium on Radioglaciology The Symposium started with an icebreaker reception on the ninth floor terrace of the Posted October 9 2013 Educational Outreach at CReSIS By Tyler Wieland The Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets CReSIS brings science education into the classroom with the help of Cheri Hamilton CReSIS K 12 Educational Outreach Coordinator Hamilton and the Education Team work year round to teach students about sea level change glacier dynamics water properties icebergs global warming and remote sensing Posted October 2 2013 CReSIS REU Students Participate in 2013 IGS Symposium By Darryl Monteau Four CReSIS REU students former and current participated in the 2013 International Glaciological Society IGS Symposium

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