Phone: (303) 735-7239
Mailing address:
  University of Colorado - Boulder
  449 UCB
  Boulder, CO 80309

Twila Moon

I am a Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Snow and Ice Data Center and Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado - Boulder

I received my PhD in Earth & Space Sciences from the University of Washington, where I worked in the Polar Science Center.

My research focuses on characterizing and understanding large ice sheet behavior, particularly for the Greenland Ice Sheet. I use a wide range of data to determine how the hundreds of outlet glaciers around the margin of the ice sheet change. These changes are linked to atmosphere and ocean conditions, and present fascinating questions on 1-m to 100-km scales. Remote sensing, GIS, and big data are all an important part of my research. I also have an interest in broader topics in climate science. Increasing scientific awareness and literacy are important to me and I love talking to all sorts of people about the fun of science.