AGM 2021 – Final Programme

Friday, 26 March 2021

AGM Opening 9:00 – 9:10

Cryo-biology and environment 9:10 – 10:25

9:10 – 9:25 Roberto Ambrosini, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, Università degli studi di Milano

Ecology of supraglacial habitats
9:25 – 9:40 Andrea Franzetti, Department of Environmental and Earth sciences, Università degli studi di Milano-Bicocca

Temporal gene transcriptional pattern in supraglacial microbial communities
9:40 – 9:55 Francesca Pittino, Department of Environmental and Earth sciences, Università degli studi di Milano-Bicocca

Bacterial communities of supraglacial ecosystem of four glaciers of the Ortles-Cevedale group
9:55 – 10:10 Marco Parolini, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, Università degli studi di Milano

Microplastics in glacial ecosystems
10:10 – 10:25 Beatrice de Felice, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, Università degli studi di Milano

Macroplastic contamination on glaciers of Italian Alps
10:25 – 10:45Coffee break

Glacier change, mass balance and glacier hazards 10:45 – 13:10

10:45 – 11:00Eric Mannerfelt, Laboratory of Hydraulics, Hydrology and Glaciology (VAW), ETH Zurich

Toward a 1930 DEM of the entire Swiss Alps
11:00 – 11:15Tomás Kroczek, Department of Physical Geography and Geoecology, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague

Gurudongmar Lake Complex Development and GLOF Susceptibility Assessment, Sikkim Himalaya, India
11:15 – 11:30Lander Van Tricht, Earth System Science & Departement Geografie, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Estimating surface mass balance patterns from UAV measurements on the Morteratsch-Pers glacier complex (Switzerland)
11:30 – 11:45Luca Mondardini, Fondazione Montagna Sicura – Montagne Sure

Thoula glacier (Mont-Blanc, Aosta Valley, Italy) mass balance reconstruction (2012-2020) through Multitemporal Satellite stereo DEMs and accuracy assessments
11:45 – 12:00Syed Hammad Ali, Water & Power Development Authority (WAPDA),

Identification of potentially hazardous glacial lakes in Chitral catchment using remote sensing / GIS for future hazard and risk assessment
12:00 – 12:40Lunchtime
12:40 – 12:55Wolfgang Rainer, Department of Geography, University of Innsbruck

Estimating the committed glacier mass loss for the Ötztal Alps
12:55 – 13:10Philémon Autin, Institut des Géosciences de l’ Environnement, Université Grenoble Alpes

Analysis of the Climatic Factors Controlling the surface Mass Balance of Zongo Glacier, Bolivia using nine years of data by application of a Distributed Energy Model

Glaciers in high Asia – 13:10 – 14:10

13:10 – 13:25Vladimir Aizen, University of Moscow, Idaho

Central Asian glaciers passed the warm periods in Holocene
13:25 – 13:40Martina Barandun, Department of Geosciences, University of Fribourg & EURAC

Hot spots of glacier mass balance variability in Central Asia
13:40 – 13:55Eric Pohl, Department of Geosciences, University of Fribourg

Drivers of heterogeneous glacier mass balance in the Tien Shan and Pamir
13:55 – 14:10Alexander Groos, Institute of Geography, University of Bern

Spatio-temporal variability of snow accumulation on the Biafo and Hispar glaciers in the central Karakoram
14:10 – 14:30Coffee Break

Francisco Navarro, IGS – The International Glaciological Society 14:30-14:45

Large scale glacier change 14:45 – 15:45

14:45 – 15:00Lukas Sochor, Institute of Geography, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Increased Ice Thinning over Svalbard measured by ICESat/ICESat-2 Laser Altimetry
15:00 – 15:15Michael Zemp, Department of Geography, University of Zürich,

Dwindling Impact of Large Volcanic Eruptions on Global Glacier Changes in the Anthropocene
15:15 – 15:30Etienne Berthier, LEGOS, Université de Toulouse

Accelerated global glacier mass loss in the early twenty-first century
15:30 – 15:45Melissa Mengert, Institute of Geography, University of Bremen

The relevance of the past unsustainable increase of glacier runoff for large-scale basins in different climatological settings

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