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Spotlight profile: Cryogeographers Lonnie Thompson and Ellen Mosley-Thompson

March 06, 2012

This series of short videos features a husband-wife team of researchers who are affiliated with the Byrd Polar Research Center at Ohio State University. Ellen Mosley-Thompson received the AAG Cryosphere Specialty Group's Lifetime Achievement Award during the 2012 Annual Meeting.

The video series describes the need for ice-core research and the challenges of collecting field data in the face of climate change. It also provides insights on how this dual-academic couple has balanced their professional and family responsibilities over a long and distinguished career.


To view Part 1 of the series, visit

To read Ellen's profile on the AAG Jobs & Careers website, visit:

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