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Siddharth Shankar

Sid is a new Ph.D. student you came to KU in 2015. Prior to joining the KU glaciology program, Sid earned his Master's degree in Computer Science at the Illinois Institute of Technology, and worked as a computer programmer in Florida. Sid's research interests include satellite remote sensing, data analysis, and numerical modeling. He is working on the following projects:

  • Building an automated technique to map the distribution of icebergs around Greenland
  • Developing a web-based numerical flowline model for Antarctica

Siddharth's papers and presentations

  • Stearns, L. A., S. Shankar, L. C. Byers, D. A. Sutherland, D. Carroll, E. L. Shroyer, J. D. Nash, G. A. Catania, T. C. Bartholomaus, C. J. van der Veen. 2016. Quantification of calving rates and iceberg size distribution in West Greenland. AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting. New Orleans, LA.
  • Shankar, S. and L. A. Stearns. Quantifying iceberg distribution in Rink Fjord, West Greenland using satellite remote sensing techniques. 2015. KU GIS Research Symposium.

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