Richard Alley

Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1987

Contact Information:
Department of Geosciences
The Pennsylvania State University
517 Deike Building
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: 814-863-1700
Center website:
Dept. website:


  • Glaciology, ice sheet stability, paleoclimates from ice cores
  • Interpretation of paleoclimatic records from ice cores
  • Abrupt climate change
  • Physical properties of ice cores
  • Ice-sheet collapse and sea-level change
  • Erosion and sedimentation by ice sheet


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