Ice Research Lab: Current Projects

 

  • Bromide in Snow in the Sea Ice Zone (Prof. Rachel Obbard)
    Sponsor: National Science Foundation
  • Characterization of Brine Network Microstructure in First Year Arctic Sea Ice (Prof. Rachel Obbard)
    Sponsor: National Science Foundation
  • Collaborative Research: Fabric Evolution at WAIS Divide (Prof. Erin Pettit, University of Alaska, Fairbanks and Prof. Rachel Obbard)
    Sponsor: National Science Foundation
  • Collaborative Research: Interactions Among Climate, Land Use, Ecosystems Services and Society (Prof. Mary Albert)
    Sponsor: National Science Foundation –EPSCoR Program
  • The Effects of Soluble Impurities of the Flow and Fabric of Polycrystalline Ice (Prof. Ian Baker)
    Sponsor: National Science Foundation-Geophysics Program
  • Faulting under high confinement: Experimental Investigation and Model Development (Prof. Carl Renshaw, Prof. Erland Schulson)
    Sponsor: National Science Foundation-Geophysics Program
  • Firn Metamorphism: Microstructure and Physical Properties (Prof. Mary Albert, Prof. Ian Baker)
    Sponsor: National Science Foundation
  • Frictional Sliding of Cold Ice: Measurements of a Mechanical Process Fundamental to Tectonic Activity on Icy Satellites (Prof. Erland Schulson)
    Sponsor: NASA-OPR (Outer Planets Research Program)
  • Frictional Sliding of Sea Ice: A Scale-Independent Mechanical Process Underlying Brittle Compressive Failure on Scales Large and Small (Prof. Erland Schulson)
    Sponsor: DOI-MMS (Minerals Management Service)
  • Metamorphism of Dry Snow (Prof. Ian Baker)
    Sponsor: Army Research Office
  • Strain-Induced Fabric Development in Ice under Hydrostatic Pressure (Prof. Ian Baker)
    Sponsor: National Science Foundation
  • Structure-Property-Processing Correlations in Ice-templated Materials (Prof. Ulrike Wegst, Prof. I. Baker, Prof. Harold J. Frost)
    Sponsor: National Science Foundation