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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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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 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

Gary Clow 2018: CVPM 1.1: A flexible heat-transfer modeling system for permafrost. Geoscientific Model Development, 11(12): 4889-4908. DOI: 10.5194/gmd-11-4889-2018

Alton C. Byers, Rounce, D. R., Shugar, D. H., Lala, J. M., Byers, E. A., Regmi, D. 2018: A rockfall-induced glacial lake outburst flood, Upper Barun Valley, Nepal. Landslides, early online view. DOI: 10.1007/s10346-018-1079-9

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

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