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Nora Weitz

Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D in Earth Sciences

(Working) Thesis Title

Thesis Title: 'Modeling Glaciers and Ice Sheets in Greenland and Antarctica with an Emphasis on Embedded Modeling and Subglacial Hydrology'

Research Interest: Ice Flow on Earth and Mars, Numerical Modeling, Impact Craters

Recent Abstracts


N. Weitz, M. Zanetti, G. Osinski and J. Fastook. (2017). "Modeling concentric crater fill in Utopia Planitia, Mars, with an ice flow line model", Icarus, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2017.08.023

N.Weitz, G. S. Hamilton and J. L. Fastook. (2011). “Ice Dynamics And Ice-Ocean Interaction of Outlet Glaciers”. Conference Abstract - Midwest Glaciology Meeting- Hanover, New Hampshire

N.Weitz, G. S. Hamilton and J. L. Fastook. (2012). “Simulating rapid changes of a Greenland outlet glacier using an embedded numerical model”, Abstract C31B-0586. -AGU Annual Fall Meeting- San Francisco

N.Weitz, G. R. Osinski, J. L. Fastook and M. Zanetti. (2016). “Investigating Concentric Crater Fill on Mars with an Ice Flow Model”. Conference Abstract 6036 -Sixth International Conference on Mars Polar Science and Exploration- Reykjavik, Iceland

Degrees Obtained

Degrees Obtained

University of Maine
Orono, Maine, USA

University of Münster
Münster, Germany



Post doctoral Fellowship with NSERC CREATE "Technologies and Techniques for Earth and Space Exploration" (2016)