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Research Theme: Soils & Sediments

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

Research concerned with the materials consisting of eroded or weathered rock, minerals, and organic matter that collect on the surface of the earth and are often transported by wind, water, or ice.

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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

Alton C. Byers, Byers, E. A., McKinney, D. C., Rounce, D. R. 2017: A field-based study of impacts of the 2015 earthquake on potentially dangerous glacial lakes in Nepal. Himalaya: The Journal of the Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies, 37(2): article 7.

Bendixen, M., Iversen, L. L., Björk, A. A., Elberling, B., Westergaard-Nielsen, A., Irina OvereemKaty Barnhart, Khan, S. A., Box, J. E., Abermann, J., Langley, K., Kroon, A. 2017: Delta progradation in Greenland driven by glacial mass loss. Nature, 550: 101-104. DOI: 10.1038/nature23873

Irina OvereemBen HudsonJames Syvitski, Mikkelsen, A. B., Hasholt, B., van der Broeke, M. R., Noël, B. P. Y., Morlighem, M. 2017: Substantial export of suspended sediment to the global oceans from glacial erosion in Greenland. Nature Geoscience, 10: 859-863. DOI: 10.1038/ngeo3046

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