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Jason M. Amundson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Geophysics 
Arts and Sciences - Natural Sciences


Whitehead Bldg 225, Juneau Campus



Ph.D. Geophysics, 2010, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Iceberg Calving Dynamics of Jakobshavn Isbrae, Greenland

M.S. Geophysics, 2006, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Evidence for Stress Redistribution Beneath Black Rapids Glacier, Alaska

B.S. Geology, 2003, University of Minnesota
B.S. Geological Engineering, 2003, University of Minnesota

Curriculum Vitae (see Jason's personal site)


  • Controls on iceberg calving
  • Oceanic response to calving events
  • Glacier seismicity
  • Subglacial processes, including basal motion and glacial erosion


Selected Publications (see Jason's personal site)

Courses Taught:

Lower Division:

  • PHYS 123: College Physics I
  • PHYS 124: College Physics II
  • PHYS 211: General Physics I
  • PHYS 212: General Physics II

Upper Division:

  • ENVS 302: Glaciology
  • ENVS 422: Earth's Climate System
  • GEOG 350: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Climate Change

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