AGM 2021 – Final Programme

Thursday, 25 March 2021

AGM opening 9: 00 – 9:20

Physics of glaciers 9:20 – 11:40

9:20 – 9:35 Jürg Alean, Glaciers online

Migrating boulders on the surface of Alpine valley glaciers
9:35 – 9:50 Niccolò De Matteis, Research Institute for Geo-Hydrological Protection, National Research Council of Italy

Instabilities and kinematics of the Planpincieux Glacier from time-lapse imagery
9:50 – 10:05 Fabrizio Troilo, Fondazione Montagna Sicura – Montagne Sure

Thermal regime investigations and geophysical surveys at Whymper hanging Glacier (Aosta Valley – Italy)
10:05 – 10:20 Christian Vincent, Institut des Géosciences de l’ Environnement, Université Grenoble Alpes

Evidence of seasonal uplift at Argentière glacier (Mont Blanc area, France)
10:20 – 10:35 Juan Pedro Roldan Blasco, Institut des Géosciences de l’ Environnement, Université Grenoble Alpes

One year of basal speed and deformation velocity in Argentière Glacier using high resolution borehole tilt measurements and GNSS surface velocity observations
10:35 – 10:55Coffee Break
10 : 55 – 11:10 Federica Bruschi, Department of chemistry, biology and biotechnology, Università degli studi di Perugia

Chemical and physical characterization of the seasonal snowpack (2017-2020) at Calderone Glacier (Gran Sasso d Italia)
11:10 – 11:25 Olaf Eisen, Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung

Fabric beats in radar data across the NEGIS ice stream
11:25 – 11:40 Giacomo Traversa, Università degli Studi di Siena

Megadunes in Antarctica: Updated Properties and Genesis by Remote-Sensing

General topics 11:40 – 13:30

11:40 – 11:55Diego Cusicanqui, Institut des Géosciences de l’ Environnement, Université Grenoble Alpes

Volume and flux changes of the Laurichard rock glacier between 1952 and 2019, French Alps
11:55 – 12:10Daniele Giordan, Research Institute for Geo-Hydrological Protection, National Research Council of Italy

The Grandes Jorasses glacial complex: an open-air laboratory to experiment glaciological monitoring approaches
12:10 – 13:00Lunchtime
13:00 – 13:15Fabrizio de Blasi, Institute for polar sciences, National Research Council of Italy

Ice Memory: Italian surveys to preserve ice cores from Alps and Apennines ice bodies
13:15 – 13:30Iris Hansche, Department of Geography and Regional Science, University of Graz

Spatial and temporal variations of air temperature inversions on Ammassalik Island (East Greenland)

Proglacial area dynamics, ecosystem services and dissemination strategies 13:30 – 15:40

13:30 – 13:45Cristina Viani, Department of Earth Sciences, Università degli studi di Torino

Assessing proglacial lake values for territorial enhancement: a methodological proposal applied within the Aosta Valley region (western Alps, Italy)
13:45 – 14:00Katja Laute, Geomorphological Field Laboratory (GFL), Strandvegen, Norway

Recent glacier recession promotes new glacial lake formation and expansion at the Jostedalsbreen ice cap in Norway
14:00 – 14:20Coffee break
14:20 – 14:35Riccardo Scotti, Scientific board – Servizio Glaciologico Lombardo

Glacier change dissemination through time-lapse camera imagery in Lombardy region (Central Italian Alps)
14:35 – 14:50Sara Savi, University of Potsdam

The Sulden glacier (Eastern Italian Alps): Post-LIA history of glacier and proglacial dynamics
14:50 – 15:05Francesco Nardelli, Environmental and Land Engineering, University of Trento (Italy)

Restoration project of the Bus del Giaz ice-cave
15:05 – 15:20Maria Pia Casarini, Polar educators international

Polar Educators International (PEI) and the concept of the “Third Pole”
15:20 – 15:40Coffee Break

Poster Session 15:40 – 16:25

15:40 – 15:45Biagio Di Mauro, Insitute of Polar Sciences – National Research Council of Italy

Pan-Alpine glacier albedo variability from MODIS data
15:45 – 15:50Stefano Perona, Comitato Glaciologico Italiano

Glacial lake inventory in Kyrgyzstan mountains, Tien Shan
15:50 – 15:55Levan Tielidze, Antarctic Research Centre, Victoria University of Wellington

The New Caucasus Glacier Inventory
15:55 – 16:00Brian Whalley, University of Sheffield

Glacier and rock mapping: solving some problems with Google Earth and the RGI
16:00 – 16:05Francois Burgay, Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry, Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI-LUC)

Towards an interdisciplinary characterization of the Rutor glacier (Aosta Valley) range.
16:05 – 16:10Andrea Fischer, Institute for Interdisciplinary Mountain Research, Austrian Academy of Sciences

Glaciological implications of the recent downwaste in the Austrian Silvretta
16:10 – 16:15Simone Ialongo, Scientific board – Servizio Glaciologico Lombardo

From classical stake measurements to a budget-friendly ablatometer prototype
16:15 – 16:20Paolo Gallo, Scientific board – Servizio Glaciologico Lombardo

The Chachacomani glacier monitoring program (Bolivian Andes)
16:20 – 16:25Matteo Guidicelli, Departement of Geosciences, University of Fribourg

Improving SWE and solid precipitation estimates in high-mountain regions of Switzerland, Central Asia and the Himalayas – a novel approach based on machine learning
16:25 – 16:30Mauro Valt, ARPA Veneto

Snow cover in the Italian Alps (recent variations)

Poster Session 16:40 – 17:45

16:40 – 16:45Paolo Gallo, Scientific board – Servizio Glaciologico Lombardo
Snow accumulation area from satellite data in the Adamello glacier basin (central
Italian Alps) from 1984 to 2020
16:45 – 16:50Davide Fugazza, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, Università
degli studi di Milano
Snow cover variability in the Greater Alpine Region in the MODIS era (2000-
2019)
16:50 -16:55Paolo Colosio, Department of Civil, Environmental, Architectural Engineering
and Mathematics, Università degli Studi di Brescia
Surface melting of the Greenland ice sheet from enhanced resolution passive microwave brightness temperatures
16:55 – 17:00Riccardo Scotti,Scientific board – Servizio Glaciologico Lombardo
The December 2020 rock-ice avalanche at Punta s. Matteo (Ortles-Cevedale
group, Italian Alps)
17:00 – 17:05Riccardo Scotti, Scientific board – Servizio Glaciologico Lombardo
A new ground surface temperature (GST) monitoring network in Lombardy region (central Italian Alps)
17:05 – 17:10Martin Lüthi, Department of Geography, University of Zürich
Tunnel Closure Measurements Revisited
17:10 – 17:15Roberto Sergio Azzoni, Department of Earth Sciences “A. Desio”, Università
degli Studi di Milano
Evolution of recently deglaciated high mountain landforms in the Mediterranean
area: the case study of Turkey proglacial areas
17:15 – 17:20Federico Tognetto, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Torino
Geodiversity and geosystem services in glacial and periglacial environments: the
map of Indren-Cimalegna area (Monte Rosa massif, Western Italian Alps)
17:20 – 17:25Antonella Senese, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, Università
degli Studi di Milano
Glaciers as relevant geoheritage sites within the E-bike project
17:25 – 17:30Julien Brondex, Université de Lausanne
Combining Optically Stimulated Luminescence dating and numerical modeling
to constrain the evolution of Miage debris-covered glacier (Mont-Blanc, Italy)
from Little Ice Age to present
17:30 – 17:35Anna Masseroli, Department of Earth Sciences “A. Desio”, Università degli
Studi di Milano
Reconsidering (soil) chronosequences: diversity between two proglacial areas in
the Italian Alps
17:35 – 17:40Thomas Y. Chen, Academy for Mathematics, Science, and Engineering
Computer Vision Approaches for Glacier Meltage Assessment
17:40 – 17:45Cristiana rizzi, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences , University of Milano Bicocca
Pesticides and synthetic fragrances in glacial meltwaters of
Adamello Brenta Natural Park: ecological risks for the cryophilic
entomofauna (CATENA project)
17:45 – 17:50Guglielmina Diolaiuti, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, Università degli Studi di Milano
an Immersive Experience to virtually visit alpine glaciers and to be part of the
scientific staff who are studying glaciers

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