Robert M. DeConto

Provost Professor of and Earth, Geographic, and Climate Sciences and Director of the School of Earth and Sustainability · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Rob DeConto is one of the world's leading experts on modeling polar ice sheets, sea level rise and ocean response to climate change.

Ice Sheets and Sea Level Antarctica Glaciology Climatology Earth System Modeling

Isabella Velicogna

Professor, Earth System Science, Physical Sciences Associate Dean Graduate Studies, Equity and Inclusion · UC Irvine

Isabella Velicogna is a Professor of Earth System Sciences and a Faculty Part time at NASA/Caltech’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Physical Climate Sea Level Rise GRACE Satellite Climate Change

Eric Rignot

Distinguished Professor and Chair, Earth System Science · UC Irvine

Dr. Rignot works to understand the interactions of glaciers and climate and what effects they will have on global sea levels.

Ice Sheet Dynamics and Mass Balance Climate Change Glaciology Radar

Carlos Moffat

Associate Professor, School of Marine Science and Policy · University of Delaware

Prof. Moffat specializes in the dynamics of the coastal ocean in Antarctica, and how this region responds and contributes to climate change.

ocean circulation Polar Oceanography Ice-Ocean Interactions

Alexandra Neel

Associate Professor of English and Director of Humanities · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Nineteenth-Century British Literature Visual Cultures Theories and Histories of Photography Travel Literature Polar Studies

Julie Brigham-Grette

Professor of Earth, Geographic, and Climate Sciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Julie Brigham-Grette is an internationally-renowned expert on the Arctic’s climate history and sea-level rise.

Polar climate Arctic Science Sedimentology Glaciology Geological Mapping

Emma "Mickey" MacKie

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Mickey MacKie uses geophysical observations and machine learning techniques to study the topography, geology and hydrology of glaciers.

Cryosphere Research Glaciology Topography, geology and hydrology of Glaciers Machine Learning Glaciers

John Jaeger

Associate Professor · University of Florida

John Jaeger researches the ways in which hurricanes have impacted Florida’s coastline.

Coastal Erosion Biodiversity and the Environment Sea Level Rise

Dana E. Veron

Professor, Geography and Spacial Sciences; Co-Director, Gerard J. Mangone Climate Change Science and Policy Hub · University of Delaware

Prof. Veron's research interests include climate change impacts, polar and coastal climate and climate change education.

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Brian Gunter

Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Brian Gunter's research activities involve various aspects of spacecraft missions and their applications.

Flight Mechanics and Control Systems Design and Optimization

Dawn Bazely

Professor, Department of Biology · York University

#YorkU Biology professor. Collaborative, interdisciplinary researcher & award-winning teacher. Past #YorkU Sustainability Inst Director.

Animal Behaviour Arctic Affairs Climate Change Curriculum Design & Development Ecology

Amanda M. Grannas, PhD

Vice Provost for Research; Professor, Department of Chemistry · Villanova University

Amanda Grannas, PhD in an expert in the study of snow and ice photochemistry, and the fate of organic pollutants in the Arctic.

Climate Change Environmental Chemistry Atmospheric Chemistry Analytical Chemistry Snow and Ice Chemistry

Todd Latham

Publisher · Actual Media Inc.

Motivator, Optimist, Author, Speaker and President - Actual Media Inc.

Environment Infrastructure Water

Richard Aronson, Ph.D.

Department Head | Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences · Florida Tech

Dr. Aronson's research combines paleontology and ecology to reconstruct the response of marine communities to environmental changes.

Marine Biology Coral-Reef Ecology Ecology Paleobiology Antarctica

Todd Fenton

Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Forensic Anthropology Laboratory · Michigan State University

An expert in forensic anthropology.

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David Blackburn

Curator/Chair · University of Florida

David Blackburn is an evolutionary biologist specializing in amphibians at the Florida Museum of Natural History.

New Species Anatomy Evolution Amphibians Frogs

Torbjörn Törnqvist

Vokes Geology Professor · Tulane University

Professor Törnqvist specializes in how coastal environments evolve under rapid sea-level rise and other impacts.

Paleoclimatology Stratigraphy Climate Change Quaternary Science Sea Level Change

Ian Evans

Adventurer, Motivational Speaker and Business Consultant. · Ian Evans & Associates Inc.

Talks that inspire, challenge & entertain

Public Speaking Motivational Speaking Adventure Travel Mountaineering Logistics

David Chuss, PhD

Professor and Chair of Physics · Villanova University

David Chuss, PhD, has worked at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and studies astronomical polarimetry and magnetic fields.

Astrophysical Magnetic Fields Cosmology Astronomical Polarimetry Galactic Center Star Formation

Ann Daniels

Polar Explorer · Ann Daniels

World record breaking Polar Explorer - Leader of men and women at the Top of the World

Leadership Motivational Teamwork Environmental