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Research Theme: Cryosphere

Here is an atmospheric-level view of all the Cryosphere
research and happenings at INSTAAR.

This research concerns anything to do with habitually frozen parts of the world: ice sheets, sea ice, glaciers, frozen ground and permafrost, and snow cover.

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Alton C. Byers 2019: Chasing GLOFs in the Nepal Himalaya. ECS Nepal, http://ecs.com.np/features/chasing-glofs-in-the-nepal-himalay

Kang Wang, Jafarov, E., Irina Overeem, Romanovsky, V., Schaefer, K., Gary Clow, Urban, F., Cable, W., Mark Piper, Schwalm, C., Zhang, T., Kholodov, A., Sousanes, P., Loso, M., Hill, K. 2018: A synthesis dataset of permafrost-affected soil thermal conditions for Alaska, USA. Earth System Science Data, 10: 2311-2328. DOI: 10.5194/essd-10-2311-2018

Cao, B., Zhang, T., Peng, X., Mu, C., Wang, Q., Zheng, L., Kang Wang, Zhong, X. 2018: Thermal characteristics and recent changes of permafrost in the upper reaches of the Heihe River Basin, western China. Journal of Geophysical Research—Atmospheres, 123(15): 7935-7949. DOI: 10.1029/2018JD028442

Driscoll, J. M., Meixner, T., Noah P. Molotch, Ferre, T. P. A., Mark Williams, Sickman, J. O. 2018: Event-response ellipses: A method to quantify and compare the role of dynamic storage at the catchment scale in snowmelt-dominated systems. Water, 10(12): 1824-1841. DOI: 10.3390/w10121824

Zheng, Z., Noah P. Molotch, Oroza, C. A., Conklin, M. H., Bales, R. C. 2018: Spatial snow water equivalent estimation for mountainous areas using wireless-sensor networks and remote-sensing products. Remote Sensing of Environment, 215: 44-56. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2018.05.029

Urban, F. E., Gary Clow 2018: DOI/GTN-P climate and active-layer data acquired in the National Petroleum Reserve–Alaska and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, 1998–2016. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1092, 71 p. [Supersedes USGS Data Series 1021.] DOI: 10.3133/ds1092

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