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Bio - Eric Rignot

Dr. Eric Rignot is a research scientist for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Radar Science and Engineering Section. His research interests are in geoscience applications of radar interferometry and polarimetry. He is a principal investigator on several NASA-funded projects to study the mass balance of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets using radar interferometry combined with other methods; the interactions of ice shelves with the ocean; and the dynamic retreat of Patagonian glaciers. He received the JPL Lew Allen Director's Award for Excellence in 1998.

Dr. Rignot is a member of AGU and of the International Glaciological Society.


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