At a Glance


2019 – Rowley, N.A., A. Carleton, and J. Fegyveresi, Relationships of West Greenland supraglacial melt-lakes with local climate and regional atmospheric circulation, International Journal of Climatology

2019 – Rowley, N.A. and J. Fegyveresi, Generating a supraglacial melt-lake inventory near Jakobshavn, West Greenland, using a new semi-automated lake-mapping technique, Polar Geography

2013 – Lampkin, D., N. Amador, B. Parizek, K. Farness and K. Jezek, Drainage from water-filled crevasses along the margins of Jakobshavn Isbræ: A potential catalyst for catchment expansion, Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface


2016 – Assessing a Depth-Retrieval Method for Determining Supraglacial Melt Lake Volume, Eastern Snow Conference, Columbus, OH [talk]
2016 – Amador, N. Examination of Piteraq Winds of West Greenland, Association of American Geographers, San Francisco, CA [poster]
2013 – Amador, N., and R. Alley, FoveaPro: A GIS tool for semi-automating supraglacial melt lake detection and statistics, Midwest Glaciology Meeting, University Park, PA [talk]

Professional Affiliations

  • American Geophysical Union  (AGU)
  • American Meteorological Society (AMS)
  • American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS)
  • Association of American Geographers (AAG)
  • Secretary of the Cryosphere Specialty Group (CSG) of the AAG
  • National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT)
  • Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

Additional Research Interests

  • Glacial and ice sheet surface processes; melt patterns along the ablation zone
  • Active and passive remote sensing for analysis of geophysical processes
  • Synoptic climatology and teleconnections – NAO, AO and ENSO
  • Land Use/Land Cover (LULC) Change using remote sensing
  • Utilizing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to generate high resolution community maps
  • Cross-regional comparison of anthropogenic impacts on the environment