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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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Smith, M., Sharon Stammerjohn, Persson, O., Rainville, L., Liu, G., Perrie, W., Robertson, R., Jackson, J., Thomson, J. 2018: Episodic reversal of autumn ice advance caused by release of ocean heat in the Beaufort Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research—Oceans, 123(5): 3164-3185. DOI: 10.1002/2018JC013764

Jakobsson, M., Hogan, K. A., Mayer, L. A., Mix, A., Anne Jennings, Stoner, J., Eriksson, B., Jerram, K., Mohammad, R., Pearce, C. 2018: The Holocene retreat dynamics and stability of Petermann Glacier in northwest Greenland. Nature Communications, 9: article 2104. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-04573-2

Massom, R. A., Scambos, T. A., Bennetts, L. G., Reid, P., Squire, V. A., Sharon Stammerjohn 2018: Antarctic ice shelf disintegration triggered by sea ice loss and ocean swell. Nature, 558(7710): 383-389. DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0212-1

Anne JenningsJohn T. Andrews, Cofaigh, C. O., St-Onge, G., Belt, S., Cabedo-Sanz, P., Pearce, C., Hillaire-Marcel, C., Campbell, D. C. 2018: Baffin Bay paleoenvironments in the LGM and HS1: Resolving the ice-shelf question. Marine Geology, 402(SI): 5-16. DOI: 10.1016/j.margeo.2017.09.002

Jenkins, A., Shoosmith, D., Dutrieux, P., Jacobs, S., Kim, T. W., Lee, S. H., Ha, H. K., Sharon Stammerjohn 2018: West Antarctic Ice Sheet retreat in the Amundsen Sea driven by decadal oceanic variability. Nature Geoscience, early online view. DOI: 10.1038/s41561-018-0207-4

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