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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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Zhong, X., Zhang, T., Kang, S., Kang Wang, Zheng, L., Hu, Y., Wang, H. 2018: Spatiotemporal variability of snow depth across the Eurasian continent from 1966 to 2012. Cryosphere, 12(1): 227-245. DOI: 10.5194/tc-12-227-2018

Lakeman, T. R., Pienkowski, A. J., Nixon, F. C., Furze, M. F. A., Blasco, S., John T. Andrews, King, E. L. 2018: Collapse of a marine-based ice stream during the early Younger Dryas chronozone, western Canadian Arctic. Geology, 46(3): 211-214. DOI: 10.1130/G39665.1

Karen Alley, Scambos, T. A., Robert S. Anderson, Rajaram, H., Pope, A., Haran, T. M. 2018: Continent-wide estimates of Antarctic strain rates from Landsat 8-derived velocity grids. Journal of Glaciology, 64(244): 321-332. DOI: 10.1017/jog.2018.23

Graham A. Sexstone, David W. Clow, Steven R. Fassnacht, Glen E. Liston, Christopher A. Hiemstra, John Knowles, Colin A. Penn 2018: Snow sublimation in mountain environments and its sensitivity to forest disturbance and climate warming. Water Resources Research, 54(2): 1191-1211. DOI: 10.1002/2017WR021172

Peng, X., Zhang, T., Frauenfeld, O., Kang Wang, Luo, D., Cao, B., Su, H., Jin, H., Wu, Q. 2018: Spatiotemporal changes in active layer thickness under contemporary and projected climate in the Northern Hemisphere. Journal of Climate, 31(1): 251-266. DOI: 10.1175/jcli-d-16-0721.1

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