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Louis Sass, III

Glaciology, mass balance, mountain glacier dynamics, glacier response to climate forcing


Professional Experience

  • 2012 - Present        Physical Scientist, USGS Alaska Science Center

  • 2009 - 2011             Instructor, Alaska Pacific University, Glaciology and Glacier Travel field course

  • 2009 - 2012             Student Trainee, USGS Alaska Science Center

Education and Certifications

  • M.S.   2011      Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, AK           Environmental Science

  • B.A.    2000    The Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO      Geology

Affiliations and Memberships*

  • International Glaciological Society

  • American Geophysical Union

Honors and Awards

  • NASA Earth and space science fellowship, 2009-2011

Science and Products

*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government