July 2019 -- Dr. Hongjie Xie leads UTSA team in $3M NASA award to develop Center for Advanced Measurements in Extreme Environments, see UTSA Today for details.
July 2019 -- ICESat-2 overview and processing
April 2019 -- Environmental Science and Engineering doctoral student Jullian Williams, under the supervision of Dr. Hongjie Xie, placed third in the 2019 3MT Research competition hosted by the UTSA Graduate School. Her presentation title was "A nexus between polar ice and tropical climate with the use of sentinel SAR satellite data."
Feb 2019 -- PI Stephen Ackley and co-PIs Drs. Blake Weissling and Hongjie Xie: Greenland Circumnavigation Expedition (GLACE) project "Sea Ice Thickness under Arctic Climate Change."
Feb 2019 -- UTSA project (PIs: Ackley, Weissling, Xie) is one of fifteen selected to participate in the Greenland Circumnavigation Expedition (GLACE), funded by Swiss Polar Foundation, for better understanding the Arctic environment affected by climate change. Dr. Weissling will be on the expedition August and September 2019.