Lora Koenig

Lora Koenig
University of Colorado, Boulder
National Snow and Ice Data Center at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Science
1540 30th Street, UCB 449
Fields of interest
Glacier and Ice Sheet Change, Surface Mass Balance, Passive and Active Microwave Remote Sensing, Snow Water equivalent
Description of scientific projects
My primary research focuses on contemporary changes in the Greenland ice sheet ranging from satellite and airborne retrievals of snow fall and surface temperature to field studies of meltwater retention within the ice sheet. Though I am primarily an observationalist, I work with broad collaborate teams that use my observations to improve ice sheet, regional climate and global climate models and to better understand the broader changes occurring in the Arctic System. I have secondary research projects on monitoring and measuring seasonal snow and investigating surface mass balance changes across the Antarctic ice sheet.