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Chief Volunteer Staff

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Anders E. Carlson, Ph.D. (website)

-Anders is the Founder and President of OGI with a Ph.D. in glacial geology. He has studied climate change and the cryosphere for >20 years from Antarctica to Svalbard and most places in between.

Nicolas Bakken-French (website)

-Nick leads the field observations of OGI as well as taking film, repeat photographs. He holds a Bachelors in Environmental Science with a minor in glaciology and has conducted research on Alaskan and Icelandic glaciers in addition to those in the Pacific Northwest. He guides climbing and glacier travel in Alaska and Iceland, and also works for the Mt. Shasta ski patrol.

Nani Ciafone 

-Nani is an avid climber and skier, and is finishing her M.S. in snow hydrology with a bachelor degree in geography. Nani leads OGI's digital mapping of glacier change and relating this change to concurrent climate change. 

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