Upcoming Seminar

    • Estimating future flood frequency & magnitude in basins affected by glacier wastage
    • Anna Liljedahl
    • Friday, April 17, 2015 - 3:30PM
    • 531 Duckering
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Abstract

Field measurements and modeling simulations of glacier mass balance and watershed hydrology are presented from four Alaska basins: Valdez Glacier Stream, Susitna River, Phelan and Jarvis Creek. The differing trajectories of long-term runoff projections suggest that it is crucial to account for glacier retreat as a negative feedback runoff projections and that watersheds with small glacier coverage (~5 %) may, unlike high-glacier coverage basins, experience a future reduction in decadal-averaged peak annual mean daily runoff.

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About WERC Friday Seminars

Each Friday during the academic year we have seminars where faculty and students present information of interest. It's an excellent opportunity to hear about current research and for students an introduction to the academic exchange of information with peers.We meet in Duckering 531 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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When you have your talk organized or would like to reserve a date please submit an image or graph that will be used at your talk, along with caption, abstract, title, and the date you'd like to give the talk to weschnabel@alaska.edu. Final decisions about the schedule are made by the WERC Director.

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