Vena Chu

Dr. Vena Chu was a NCRL Ph.D. student and NASA Earth System Science Fellow (NESSF) in the UCLA Department of Geography.  She completed her Ph.D. in 2015 studying meltwater runoff from the Greenland Ice Sheet to the surrounding coastal environment using satellite remote sensing, geospatial analysis, and field work.  In addition to the Ph.D., she also earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at UCLA.  Her graduate research focused on meltwater export into the ocean through proglacial rivers and fjord sediment plumes, and meltwater input into the ice sheet through supraglacial rivers and moulins.  After graduating from the NCRL, Dr. Chu was a University of California Presidential Postdoc at UC Berkeley before joining the faculty of the Department of Geography, UC Santa Barbara. 




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