Annual meeting

The 2019 meeting was held in Kurow at the Kurow holiday Park, 20-22nd February.

SIRG 2019 participants
SIRG 2019 participants in Kurow

Abstracts/proceedings from the 2019 meeting are avalable here

Congratulations to Clarrie Macklin from Victoria University of Wellington for best student presentation: “A finite-element approach for investigating basal friction during episodes of accelerated sliding at Haupapa/Tasman Glacier”. Clarrie won two Cardrona Alpine Resort day passes and a Cardrona hat.

Gemma Brett from University of Canterbury won second prize with her talk: “Variability in the distribution of fast ice and the sub-ice platelet layer near an Antarctic ice shelf”. Gemma won a $200 Cactus Outdoors voucher.

Third prize went to Hamish Prince from theUniversity of Otago for his talk “The development and calibration of a distributed glacier mass balance model for Brewster Glacier“. Hamish won an annual subscription to Wilderness magazine, and a $50 Whitestone cheese gift basket.

SIRG 2019 student presentation prize winners. From left to right Hamish, Gemma, and Clarrie.

With generous support from:

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Proceedings from previous meetings

2018 Methven

2017 Wellington

2016 Arrowtown

2015 Cass

2014 Aoraki Mt Cook

2013 Dunedin

2012 Twizel

2011 Fox Glacier

2010 Queenstown

2009 Albert Town

2008 Cass

2007 Ruapehu

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