Glaciologist to lecture on glacial loss, rebound in Southeast

Posted: Friday, January 15, 2010

JUNEAU - Roman Motyka, a world renowned glaciologist and professor, will present a lecture on "The Glaciers of Southeast Alaska: Ice Loss, Glacier Rebound, and Sea Level Rise" on Wednesday, Jan. 20 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Thunder Mountain High School auditorium.

Southeast Alaska is a region where isostatic rebound is active and visible. Organizers are inviting the public to attend and learn about a "phenomenon occurring in our backyards."

Admission is free. The lecture is presented in conjuction with Southeast Alaska Land Trust. For more information call 586-3100.

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