Workshop 2008: Predicting Sea Level in the 21st Century: The Role of Ice-Ocean Interaction

Eighth Annual Center for Atmosphere Ocean Science Winter Workshop:

The upcoming CAOS workshop will take place on Friday and Saturday, February 22 and 23, 2008. The purpose of the workshop is to stimulate activity between the cryospheric community and climate modelers in national laboratories. The workshop will consist of a number of 15-30 minute invited lectures each day, as well as ample time for informal discussions. A current list of participants follows:

Anny Cazenave (CNES)
Robert Bindschadler (NASA GSFC)

Robert Thomas (NASA Wallops)
Waleed Abdalati (NASA)
Eric Rignot (NASA JPL)

Stan Jacobs (Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory)
Adrian Jenkins (British Antarctic Survey)
Miles McPhee (McPhee Research)
David Holland (New York University)
Todd Ringler (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
Matthew Piggott (Imperial College)

Tony Payne (University of Bristol)
Frank Pattyn (Universite Libre de Bruxelles)
Ed Bueler (University of Alaska, Fairbanks)
Cornelis Vanderveen (University of Kansas)
Jesse Johnson (University of Montana)
Tad W. Pfeffer (University of Colorado, Boulder)

Ayako Abe-Ouchi (University of Tokyo)
Bill Lipscomb (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
Gavin Schmidt (NASA GISS)
Jeff Ridley (UK Meteorolgical Office)
Greg Flato (CCCMA)
Chris Little (Princeton/GFDL)



The Workshop is open to all interested parties, but because space is limited, registration is required. To register, simply send an email to the workshop coordinator, Joeleen Grant via email at, stating your name, institution, and which days you plan to attend. Formal admission will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis, so please register early if you plan to attend. Some space will be held aside for Courant attendees.

The Workshop will take place in room 109 on the first floor of the Courant Institute at Warren Weaver Hall, New York University, 251 Mercer Street, NY, NY 10012. More location information, directions, and information for visitors can be found here

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The Workshop is organized by David Holland, New York University (NYU), and is sponsored jointly by the Morse Chair of Arts and Sciences at NYU, the Cryospheric Program of the National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA), and the Office of Polar Programs of the National Science Foundation (NSF).