In the News

Here’s a little bit more about how I went from living below sea level to studying sea level: (UA Alumni Magazine Winter Issue 2022)

Hakai Magazine (Johns Hopkins Journalism): “Alabama’s Return to the Sea” by Jack Tomisea. September 8, 2021.

Tales of Prehistory: “Exciting Paleontological Discoveries You Probably Missed in April,” by Panos Grigorakakis. April 29, 2021.

BBC News: Science & Environment: “Thwaites: ‘Doomsday Glacier’ vulnerability seen in new maps,” by Jonathan Amos. September 9, 2020.

 University of Alabama News: “The Last Frontier: Antarctica’s unique role helps UA research push boundaries of discovery,” by Adam Jones. July 2, 2020.

National Geographic Magazine: “These women are changing the landscape of Antarctic research” by Elizabeth Rush. March 7, 2019.

Feature article in National Geographic during the RV/IB Nathaniel B. Palmer research cruise in 2019.


Rolling Stone Magazine: “Journey to Antarctica: The Dark Art of Coring” by Jeff Goodell. Mar 12, 2019.

PRI The World: “Into the Thaw” series of field pieces about Thwaites Glacier, Antarctica by Carolyn Beeler. Featured in several of the 9 dispatches published from January 23 to March 22, 2019.

NSF- NERC International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration Blog by Tasha Snow and the Science Coordination Office (SCO). Published in series January to March, 2019.

NSF- NERC Thwaites Offshore Research Blog by Linda Welzenbach. Published in series from January  to March, 2019.

UA News: “UA Researcher Helps to Understand Possible Antarctic Glacier Collapse” by Adam Jones. May 1, 2018.

UA Research Magazine: “Nutrient Packed: UA Researchers attempt to understand how Mobile Bay deals with excess nutrients” by Adam Jones. Published April 2018.

UA Research Magazine: “Ancient Ice Sheet Melting Offers Clues for Today” by Adam Jones, April 2018.

Inside UA: “Up from the Ground: UA researchers set out to understand the role of groundwater

in Mobile Bay” by Adam Jones and Zach Riggins. September 25, 2017.

UA News: “To Aid Utilities, Researchers Seek Ancient Floods Near Tennessee River” by Adam Jones. August 22, 2017.

UA Desktop News: “Scientist Finds Historical Precedent for Warm Water Melting Antarctic Ice Shelves” by Mary Carpenter, March 9, 2017. “Alabama’s newest climatologist has a heads-up for Gulf Coast” by Lee Roop for February 22, 2017.

Eos Earth and Space Science News, American Geophysical Union: Derouin, S. (2017), Déjà vu? Ocean warmth melted ancient West Antarctic Ice Shelf, Eos, 98, January 30, 2017.

The RV/IB Nathaniel B. Palmer in front of Thwaites Glacier in 2019. Drone photo by Dr. Aleksandra Mazur.