Remote Sensing of the Cryosphere III Posters

Tuesday, 16 December 2014: 8:00 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  Melody J Sandells, University of Reading, Reading, RG6, United Kingdom and Mary J. Brodzik, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States
Primary Conveners:  Melody J Sandells, University of Reading, Reading, RG6, United Kingdom
Co-conveners:  Mary J. Brodzik, Univ Colorado, Boulder, CO, United States and Marco Tedesco, CUNY City College, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, New York, NY, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Mary J. Brodzik, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

Distinguishing Ice from Snow for Melt Modeling Using Daily Observations from MODIS
Karl Rittger1,2, Mary J. Brodzik1,2, Adina Racoviteanu1, Andrew P Barrett1,2, Siri-Jodha S Khalsa1,2, Thomas H Painter3, Richard L Armstrong1,2 and Annie Bryant Burgess4, (1)National Snow and Ice Data Center, Boulder, CO, United States, (2)Univ Colorado, Boulder, CO, United States, (3)NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, (4)University of Southern California, Computer Science, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Using TerraSAR-X and hyperspectral airborne data to monitor surface deformation and physical properties of the Barrow permafrost landscape, Alask
Mahmud Haghshenas-Haghighi1, Mahdi Motagh2, Birgit Heim3, Torsten Sachs2, Katrin Kohnert1 and Dmitry A Streletskiy4, (1)Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum GFZ, Potsdam, Germany, (2)Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany, (3)Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz-Center for Polar and Marine Research Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany, (4)George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States
Comparison of Near−Surface Air Temperatures from Multiple AWS and MODIS Ice−Surface Temperatures at Summit, Greenland (2008−2014)
Christopher A. Shuman1, Dorothy K Hall2, Nicolo E. DiGirolamo3, Thomas K Mefford4 and Michael J. Schnaubelt1, (1)University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, United States, (2)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Cryospheric Sciences Laboratory, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (3)Science Systems and Applications, Inc., Lanham, MD, United States, (4)NOAA / ESRL Global Monitoring Division, Boulder, CO, United States
Monitoring of the ground surface temperature and the active layer in NorthEastern Canadian permafrost areas using remote sensing data assimilated in a climate land surface scheme.
Nicolas Marchand1, Alain Royer1, Gerhard Krinner2 and Alexandre Roy1, (1)University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada, (2)LGGE Laboratoire de Glaciologie et Géophysique de l’Environnement, Saint Martin d'Hères, France
Validation of supraglacial bathymetry models developed for optical sensors using high-resolution stereo-imagery: Implications for meltwater storage assessments across the ablation region of the Greenland ice sheet.
Mahsa S Moussavi1,2, Waleed Abdalati1,2, Allen Pope3 and Theodore A Scambos1,3, (1)University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, United States, (2)Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, Boulder, CO, United States, (3)National Snow and Ice Data Center, Boulder, CO, United States
Retreival of Sea Ice Properties from AMSR-E Measurements with an Analytical Relationship Between Fresnel Reflectivity.
Sang-Moo Lee, B.J. Sohn and Euijong Kang, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
Snow cover detection and snow depth algorithms for the Global Change Observation Mission (GCOM) AMSR2 instrument using AMSR-E/AMSR2 measurements
Yong-Keun Lee, Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies, Madison, WI, United States, Cezar Kongoli, Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, COLLEGE PARK, MD, United States and Jeffrey Robert Key, Center for Satellite Applications and Research, NOAA/NESDIS, Madison, WI, United States
Simulation and Analysis of Icesat-2 Point Clouds
John P Kerekes1, Scott D Brown1, Jiashu Zhang1, Jie Yang1, Beata M Csatho2 and Anton F Schenk2, (1)Rochester Institute of Technol, Rochester, NY, United States, (2)University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, United States
The use of airborne radar reflectometry to establish snow/firn density distribution on Devon Ice Cap, Canadian Arctic: A path to understanding complex heterogeneous internal layering patterns
Anja Rutishauser1, Cyril Grima2, Martin J Sharp1, Donald D Blankenship3, Duncan A Young3 and Julian A. Dowdeswell4, (1)University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, (2)University of Texas, Institute for Geophysics, Austin, TX, United States, (3)University of Texas at Austin, Institute for Geophysics, Austin, TX, United States, (4)Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Object-Based Aerial Photos Analysis for Arctic Sea Ice Melt Ponds and Pressure Ridges
Xin Miao, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, United States, Hongjie Xie, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, United States, Changqing Ke, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China and Ruibo Lei, Polar Research Institute of China, Shanghai, China
On the Role of Atmospheric Forcing in September Sea Ice Extent in the Russian Arctic 1933-1996
Todd E Arbetter and Amanda H Lynch, Brown University, Providence, RI, United States
Decadal-scale dynamic changes on Novaya Zemlya, Russian High Arctic, from remotely sensed imagery
Tom Holt1, Rachel Carr1, Heather Bell2 and Laura Ludwinski-Heydenkorn2, (1)Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, SY23, United Kingdom, (2)Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
Determining Crevasse Sequences in Surging Glaciers using Neural Network Classification from Remotely Sensed Images of Bering Glacier, AK
Jessica Bobeck1, Ute C Herzfeld2,3, Lukas Goetz-Weiss2 and Griffin Hale4, (1)University of Colorado at Boulder, Department of Geography, Boulder, CO, United States, (2)Univ Colorado Boulder, Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Boulder, CO, United States, (3)Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States, (4)Sierra Nevada Corporation, Louisville, CO, United States
Regional and interannual variations of freezing and melting at GRENE Arctic observation sites derived by satellite microwave data
Nuerasimuguli Alimasi1,2, Hiroyuki Enomoto1,3 and Takao Kameda2, (1)NIPR National Institute of Polar Research, Tokyo, Japan, (2)Kitami Institute of Technology, Kitami, Japan, (3)SOKENDAI Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Kanagawa, Japan
Buried CO2 Ice traces in South Polar Layered Deposits of Mars detected by radar sounder
Luigi Castaldo1, Daniel Mège1,2, Roberto Orosei3 and Antoine Séjourné4, (1)Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Science, Wrocław, Poland, (2)Université de Nantes, Laboratoire de Planetologie et Geodynamique, Nantes, France, (3)Istituto di Radioastronomia, Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica, Bologna, Italy, (4)Université Paris-Sud 11, Départment Sciences de la Terre, Orsay, France
Airborne geophysical survey of ice caps in the Queen Elizabeth Islands, Arctic Canada
Steven John Palmer1, Julian A. Dowdeswell2, Poul Christoffersen3, Toby J Benham3, Duncan A Young4, Donald D Blankenship4, Tom Richter4, Gregory Ng4, Cyril Grima4, Feras Habbal4, Martin J Sharp5 and Anja Rutishauser5, (1)University of Exeter, Exeter, EX4, United Kingdom, (2)Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom, (3)Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, United Kingdom, (4)University of Texas at Austin, Institute for Geophysics, Austin, TX, United States, (5)University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Analytical Incorporation of Velocity Parameters into Ice Sheet Elevation Change Rate Computations
Sudhagar Nagarajan1, Yushin Ahn2 and Ramesh S V Teegavarapu1, (1)Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, United States, (2)Michigan Technological University, school of technology, Houghton, MI, United States
Land Cover and Permafrost Change Mapping Using Dense Time Stacks of Landsat and Quickbird Imagery
Kelsey E Nyland, Dmitry A Streletskiy and Nikolay I Shiklomanov, George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States
The monitoring of ice sheet movement using multiple spaceborne data fusion: A case study of a remote sensing observation over Russell Glacier in Greenland
YunSoo Choi1, Jungrack Kim1, Shih-yuan Lin2 and Wei-Chen Chen2, (1)University of Seoul, Seoul, South Korea, (2)National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan
Towards the Improved Estimates of Mountain Snow Water Equivalent Using Space-borne Passive Microwave Measurements: an Ensemble Kalman Batch Reanalysis over the Upper Kern Basin, Sierra Nevada, USA
Dongyue Li, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, United States, Michael T Durand, Ohio St Univ-Earth Sciences, Columbus, OH, United States and Steven A Margulis, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States
New Analysis of Spatial and Temporal Variability of Antarctica for Intercomparison of L-band Satellite Brightness Temperatures
Hemanshu Patel, Edward J Kim and Albert Wu, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States
Investigating the Cause of the 2012 Acceleration of Jakobshavn Isbræ, Greenland Using High Resolution Observations of the Glacier Terminus
Ryan Cassotto, University of New Hampshire, Department of Earth Sciences, Durham, NH, United States; Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, Durham, NH, United States, Mark A Fahnestock, Univ. of Alaska/GI, Fairbanks, AK, United States, Margaret S Boettcher, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, United States, Jason M Amundson, University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau, AK, United States and Martin Truffer, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, United States
Advanced Ice Velocity Mapping Using Landsat 8
Theodore A Scambos1, Marin J Klinger1, Mark A Fahnestock2 and Terence M Haran1, (1)National Snow and Ice Data Center, CIRES University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, United States, (2)University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, United States
Monitoring Glacier change at the Academy of Sciences Icecap, Severnaya Zemlya, Russian High Arctic
Garth Ornelas1, Michael J Willis2,3, Matthew E. Pritchard3 and Andrew K Melkonian3, (1)Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX, United States, (2)Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States, (3)Cornell University, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Ithaca, NY, United States
Identification and Interpretation of a Surge-type Glacier in the Central Tibetan Plateau with Multi-source Satellite InSAR Datasets
Lin Liu1,2, Liming Jiang2, Yafei Sun1,2, Yongling Sun1,2 and Hansheng Wang2, (1)UCAS University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, (2)State Key Laboratory of Geodesy and Earth's Dynamics, Institute of Geodesy and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China
Investigatigating inter-/intra-annual variability of surface hydrology at northern high latitude from spaceborne measurements
Kevin (Kyung-Kuk) Kang1,2 and Claude R Duguay1,2, (1)University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, (2)H2O Geomatics, Waterloo, ON, Canada
Seasonal evolution of melt pond characteristics derived from Worldview and Quickbird imagery
Carolyn Stwertka1, Chris Polashenski1,2, Elias J Deeb3, Donald K Perovich3 and Alexandra E Arntsen1, (1)Dartmouth College, Thayer School of Engineering, Hanover, NH, United States, (2)USACE-CRREL, Ft. Wainwright, AK, United States, (3)CRREL, Hanover, NH, United States
McMurdo Ice Shelf Sounding and Radar Statistical Reconnaissance at 60-MHz: Brine Infiltration Extent and Surface Properties
Cyril Grima, Arami Rosales, Donald D Blankenship and Duncan A Young, University of Texas, Institute for Geophysics, Austin, TX, United States
Assessing the utility of passive microwave data for Snow Water Equivalent (SWE) estimation in the Sutlej River Basin of the northwestern Himalaya
Ty Brandt, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States, Bodo Bookhagen, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany and Jeff Dozier, University of California, Mammoth Lakes, CA, United States
Long-Term High-Latitude Sea and Ice Surface Temperature Record from AVHRR GAC Data
Cristina S Luis1, Gorm Dybkjær2, Steinar Eastwood1, Rasmus T Tonboe2 and Jacob L Høyer2, (1)Norwegian Meteorological Institute, Oslo, Norway, (2)Danish Meteorological Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark
Improving Estimates of Cloud Radiative Forcing over Greenland
Wenshan Wang and Charles S Zender, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, United States
Mapping Glacial Weathering Processes with Thermal Infrared Remote Sensing: A Case Study at Robertson Glacier, Canada
Alicia M Rutledge, Philip R Christensen, Everett Shock and Peter A Canovas III, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States
Weekly Polar-Gridded Aquarius Products and their Applications over the Cryosphere
Ludovic Brucker, Emmanuel Dinnat and Lora Koenig, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States
Mapping Antarctica using Landsat-8 – the preliminary results
Xiao Cheng1, Fengming Hui1 and Xin Qi2, (1)Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, (2)Polar Research Institute of China, Shanghai, China
Mapping Hazardous River Ice from High Resolution Satellite Imagery
Chas Jones, Knut Kielland, Anupma Prakash and Larry D Hinzman, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, United States
Summer snowmelt patterns in the South Shetlands using TerraSAR-X imagery
Carla Mora1, Juan Javier Jimenez2, Joao Catalao Fernades1, Alice Ferreira1, Ana David1, Miguel Ramos3 and Goncalo Vieira1, (1)Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal, (2)University of Alcalá, Madrid, Spain, (3)Universidad de Alcalá, Alcalá de Henares, Spain
A hidden state space modeling approach for improving glacier surface velocity estimates using remotely sensed data
Daniel Henke, Adrian Schubert, David Small, Erich Meier, Martin P Lüthi and Andreas Vieli, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Testing a Light-weight Compact Gamma Ray Detector for Measuring Snow Water Equivalent
Eyal Saiet II, Daniel John Solie and Matthew Sturm, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK, United States
Derivation of Volumetric Liquid Water Content from the RADARSAT-1 SAR Images over a Permafrost Region in interior Alaska
Adeniyi Abiodun Adewuyi, Montana Tech of The University of Montana, Butte, MT, United States and Xiaobing Zhou, Montana Tech, Geophysical Engineering, Butte, MT, United States
Ice Type Classification Using Polarimetric SAR Data in the West Antarctic
Minso Shin, Jungho Im, Jinwoo Kim, Sanggyun Lee and Miae Kim, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Ulsan, South Korea
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