Panning for Gold


On the walk from the conference center to my hotel

My last few days in Breckenridge were good. My talk went well and I met with a lot of colleagues I hadn’t seen in a while. I also had a nice chat over breakfast with Bill Gutowski (unrelated) who I met in Boulder back in February. He’s a scientist at Iowa State who seems to focus largely on the atmosphere and hydrology. Should’ve gotten our picture taken together.
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Mountain Air

Today was pretty uneventful. There wasn’t a ton of stuff going on at the conference that interested me since some of the working groups I’m not involved with were having sessions. So after going to some talks in the morning I decided to get out and enjoy the day.

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Breckenridge in June


Welcome to Denver

I’m on the road again, so I thought it was time to update the blog. This time I’m in Breckenridge, Colorado. The land of ski resorts that stay open until the 4th of July. I’m attending the annual meeting about the Community Earth System Model, which I use to study the Greenland Ice Sheet in an effort to improve modeled projections of ice loss and sea level rise.
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Boulder in February

Because I can’t sit still for very long, 10 days after I got back from New Zealand I was off to Boulder, Colorado for a few days. It was a quick trip for a meeting there which was good. I’d opted not to go to a another meeting in Boulder the week before because I was pretty spent from my jet lag and trying to catch up on class. In other words, I was overdue for a conference trip by the time this one came around.
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