United States
Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research

Douglas MacAyeal

Full Professor
University of Chicago
Geophysical Sciences
Research Interests
I work with ice shelves, do cryoseismology, do field work and numerical modeling. My work has contributed to the development of modern, predictive models of how Antarctica will respond to climate change, and in particular, ice-shelf stability.
Antarctic Research Location(s)
McMurdo Station
Field camp - fixed wing access
Research Keywords
ice-shelf stability
NSF Antarctic Program
Antarctic Glaciology
Other NSF Antarctic Programs
Antarctic Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
SCAR Science Group Affiliation
Geosciences Group
Current SCAR Group Participation
I have served in the past as the President of the International Glaciological Society.