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Taryn Black
Graduate Student
Office: ATG 208B / RTB 562
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Interests: glaciology; satellite remote sensing; climate change; science communication; data visualization

Courses TA'ed
Course #
% Responsible
WIN 20CENV500315100
SUM 18ESS101530
SPR 18ESS213547

Class Talks
Course #
Type or Title
SPR 19Environmental ScienceUCOR 3800Seattle UniversityHow much, how fast? Building a record of glacier change in Greenland

Award Name
Awarding Body/Group
Description of Award
Graduate Research Fellowship4/2014National Science FoundationThree years of funding for stipend and tuition.

Professional Talks
Black, T. and I. Joughin. An annual record of outlet glacier termini in northwestern Greenland from 1972-2018. Northwest Glaciologists, Corvallis, OR, 5 Oct. 2019. Black, T. Observations of Greenlandic marine-terminating outlet glaciers on multiple time scales. Oceanography Graduate and Postdoc Symposium, Seattle, WA, 31 May 2019. [invited]
I regularly give public talks, visit classrooms, and participate in other science outreach activities in the greater Seattle area. Within the university, I am a board member and the 2020 course instructor for Engage, a public science communication program at UW. I am a representative to the faculty for the ESS graduate student body, and I serve on the ESS curriculum committee. I also organize an annual ESS graduate student housing survey, and a crowd-sourced welcome guide for new ESS graduate students.
Research Interests
I am interested in understanding glacier variability on sub-seasonal to multi-decadal timescales, particularly by leveraging the abundant imagery produced by various earth-observing satellites. I am also curious about processes related to glacier melt and ice-ocean interactions.
Curriculum Vitae