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Michelle Koutnik
Research Assistant Professor
Office: ATG 717
Phone: 206-221-5041
Fax: 206-543-0489 (shared)
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Website: http://www.michelle-koutnik.com/
Interests: Glaciology
Research Groups: Glaciology

Education:
PhD in Geophysics, University of Washington (2009)
B.S. in Astrophysics, minor in Geophysics/Planetary Science, UCLA (2001)
Current Research:
I am interested in the dynamics and histories of glaciers and ice sheets over time. This requires understanding the controls on ice flow, including climate changes. I work with data from Greenland and Antarctica, and apply ice-flow models and geophysical inverse methods to address process-based questions at these sites. I am also interested in the history of ice on Mars, in particular the large ice masses at the Martian poles.
Please visit my webpage http://michelle-koutnik.com to find out about current research projects and opportunities.