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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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DuVivier, A. K., Patricia DeRepentigny, Holland, M. M., Webster, M., Kay, J. E., Perovich, D. 2020: Going with the floe: Tracking CESM Large Ensemble sea ice in the Arctic provides context for ship-based observations. The Cryosphere, 14(4): 1259-1271. DOI: 10.5194/tc-14-1259-2020

Jacquemart, M., Loso, M., Leopold, M., Ethan Welty, Berthier, E., Hansen, J. S. S., Sykes, J., Tiampo, K. 2020: What drives large-scale glacier detachments? Insights from Flat Creek glacier, St. Elias Mountains, Alaska. Geology, early online view. DOI: 10.1130/G47211.1

Helmig D., Daniel Liptzin, Hueber, J., Savarino, J. 2020: Impact of exhaust emissions on chemical snowpack composition at Concordia Station, Antarctica. The Cryosphere, 14: 199-209. DOI: 10.5194/tc-14-199-2020

Holloway, J. E., Lewkowicz, A. G., Douglas, T. A., Li, X., Merritt Turetsky, Baltzer, J. L., Jin, H. 2020: Impact of wildfire on permafrost landscapes: A review of recent advances and future prospects. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, early online view. DOI: 10.1002/ppp.2048

Merritt Turetsky, Abbott, B. W., Jones, M. C., Anthony, K. W., Olefeldt, D., Schuur, E. A. G., Grosse, G., Kuhry, P., Hugelius, G., Koven, C., Lawrence, D. M., Gibson, C., Sannel, A. B. K., McGuire, A. D. 2020: Carbon release through abrupt permafrost thaw. Nature Geoscience, 13: 138-143. DOI: 10.1038/s41561-019-0526-0

Neumann, R. B., Moorberg, C. J., Lundquist, J. D., Turner, J. C., Waldrop, M. P., McFarland, J. W., Euskirchen, E. S., Edgar, C. W., Merritt Turetsky 2019: Warming effects of spring rainfall increase methane emissions from thawing permafrost. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(3): 1393-1401. DOI: 10.1029/2018GL081274

Merritt Turetsky, Abbott, B. W., Jones, M. C., Anthony, K. W., Olefeldt, D., Schuur, E. A. G., Koven, C., McGuire, A. D., Grosse, G., Kuhry, P., Hugelius, G., Lawrence, D. M., Gibson, C., Sannel, A. B. K. 2019: Permafrost collapse is accelerating carbon release. Nature, 569: 32-34. DOI: 10.1038/d41586-019-01313-4

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