Robert M. DeConto

Professor and Co-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

Professor Jonathan Bamber

Professor of Glaciology · University of Bristol

Specialist in ice sheets and the impact of melting ice on sea levels

Satellite Remote Sensing Geoscience Ice Mapping Greenland Glaciers

Helen Fricker

Professor · UC San Diego

Helen Amanda Fricker's research focuses on ice sheets in Antarctica and Greenland and their role in the climate system.

Sea-Level Rise Ice Sheets and Sea Levels Antarctic Geophysics Planetary Physics Geophysics

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

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

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 Geosciences · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Julie Brigham-Grette is an internationally-renowned expert on climate evolution in the Arctic.

Polar climate Arctic Science Climate Change Sedimentology Glaciology

Stephen J. Trumble B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology · Baylor University

Dr. Stephen J. Trumble is an Associate Professor of Biology at Baylor University.

Skeletal Muscle Physiology Energetics Diving Mammals Physiological Ecology Lipid Biochemistry

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

Ian Renfrew

Professor of Meteorology · University of East Anglia

His expertise is in the impact of weather systems on climate change.

Atmosphere Environmental Sciences Weather Systems Meteorology Climate Change

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

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

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

Dorothee C.E. Bakker

Associate Professor in Marine Biogeochemistry · University of East Anglia

Her interest is in the marine carbon cycle – and particularly the uptake of carbon dioxide by the oceans.

Oceanography Air-sea interactions Marine Biogeochemical Cycles Carbonate Chemistry Marine Biogeochemistry

Todd Fenton

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

An expert in forensic anthropology.

skeletal trauma unidentified human remains Forensic Anthropology human identification

Todd Latham

Publisher · Actual Media Inc.

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

Environment Infrastructure Water

Jean McNeil

Professor of Creative Writing · University of East Anglia

She is the author of 14 books & much of her writing has drawn on landscapes, the environment & climate change.

Creative Writing Contemporary African Literature Environmental Writing Creative Non-fiction Contemporary Canadian Fiction

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

Brian Keating

Astrophysicist · UC San Diego

Brian Keating is an expert in the study of the universe’s oldest light, the cosmic microwave background (CMB).

Religion and Science Cosmology Big Bang Astrophysics Space and Astrophysics