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The following lists the discussion papers and final revised papers published within the last 60 days.
11 Feb 2016
Effect of soil property uncertainties on permafrost thaw projections: a calibration-constrained analysis
D. R. Harp, A. L. Atchley, S. L. Painter, E. T. Coon, C. J. Wilson, V. E. Romanovsky, and J. C. Rowland
The Cryosphere, 10, 341-358, doi:10.5194/tc-10-341-2016, 2016
10 Feb 2016
Past Ice-Sheet Behaviour: Retreat Scenarios and Changing Controls in the Ross Sea, Antarctica
Anna Ruth Halberstadt, Lauren M. Simkins, Sarah L. Greenwood, and John B. Anderson
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-33, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
10 Feb 2016
Cloud effects on surface energy and mass balance in the ablation area of Brewster Glacier, New Zealand
J. P. Conway and N. J. Cullen
The Cryosphere, 10, 313-328, doi:10.5194/tc-10-313-2016, 2016
10 Feb 2016
Snow and albedo climate change impacts across the United States Northern Great Plains
S. R. Fassnacht, M. L. Cherry, N. B. H. Venable, and F. Saavedra
The Cryosphere, 10, 329-339, doi:10.5194/tc-10-329-2016, 2016
09 Feb 2016
Frozen debris lobe morphology and movement: an overview of eight dynamic features, southern Brooks Range, Alaska
Margaret M. Darrow, Nora L. Gyswyt, Jocelyn M. Simpson, Ronald P. Daanen, and Trent D. Hubbard
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-1, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
09 Feb 2016
Critical analysis of the relations between the velocities of elastic waves and effective anisotropy of ice polycrystals
A. Maurel, J.-F. Mercier, and M. Montagnat
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-23, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
05 Feb 2016
Strong degradation of palsas and peat plateaus in northern Norway during the last 60 years
Amund F. Borge, Sebastian Westermann, Ingvild Solheim, and Bernd Etzelmüller
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-12, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
05 Feb 2016
Heterogeneous glacier thinning patterns over the last 40 years in Langtang Himal
S. Ragettli, T. Bolch, and F. Pellicciotti
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-25, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
05 Feb 2016
Diagnostic and model dependent uncertainty of simulated Tibetan permafrost area
W. Wang, A. Rinke, J. C. Moore, X. Cui, D. Ji, Q. Li, N. Zhang, C. Wang, S. Zhang, D. M. Lawrence, A. D. McGuire, W. Zhang, C. Delire, C. Koven, K. Saito, A. MacDougall, E. Burke, and B. Decharme
The Cryosphere, 10, 287-306, doi:10.5194/tc-10-287-2016, 2016
05 Feb 2016
Brief communication: Impact of mesh resolution for MISMIP and MISMIP3d experiments using Elmer/Ice
O. Gagliardini, J. Brondex, F. Gillet-Chaulet, L. Tavard, V. Peyaud, and G. Durand
The Cryosphere, 10, 307-312, doi:10.5194/tc-10-307-2016, 2016
04 Feb 2016
Snowpack modelling in the Pyrenees driven by kilometric resolution meteorological forecasts
Louis Quéno, Vincent Vionnet, Ingrid Dombrowski-Etchevers, Matthieu Lafaysse, Marie Dumont, and Fatima Karbou
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-20, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
03 Feb 2016
The modelled surface mass balance of the Antarctic Peninsula at 5.5 km horizontal resolution
J. M. van Wessem, S. R. M. Ligtenberg, C. H. Reijmer, W. J. van de Berg, M. R. van den Broeke, N. E. Barrand, E. R. Thomas, J. Turner, J. Wuite, T. A. Scambos, and E. van Meijgaard
The Cryosphere, 10, 271-285, doi:10.5194/tc-10-271-2016, 2016
02 Feb 2016
Near Real Time Arctic sea ice thickness and volume from CryoSat-2
R. L. Tilling, A. Ridout, and A. Shepherd
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-21, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
01 Feb 2016
ACCURACY OF SNOW DEPTH ESTIMATION IN MOUNTAIN AND PRAIRIE ENVIRONMENTS BY AN UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE
Phillip Harder, Michael Schirmer, John Pomeroy, and Warren Helgason
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-9, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
01 Feb 2016
Effects of bryophyte and lichen cover on permafrost soil temperature at large scale
P. Porada, A. Ekici, and C. Beer
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2015-223, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
29 Jan 2016
Surface Energy Balance Sensitivity to Meteorological Variability on Haig Glacier, Canadian Rocky Mountains
S. Ebrahimi and S. J. Marshall
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-6, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
28 Jan 2016
Moderate Greenland ice sheet melt during the last interglacial constrained by present-day observations and paleo ice core reconstructions
P.M. Langebroek and K.H. Nisancioglu
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-15, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
28 Jan 2016
Topographic and vegetation effects on snow accumulation in the southern Sierra Nevada: a statistical summary from lidar data
Z. Zheng, P. B. Kirchner, and R. C. Bales
The Cryosphere, 10, 257-269, doi:10.5194/tc-10-257-2016, 2016
26 Jan 2016
Mapping snow depth in open alpine terrain from stereo satellite imagery
R. Marti, S. Gascoin, E. Berthier, M. de Pinel, T. Houet, and D. Laffly
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-11, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
26 Jan 2016
Sea ice diffusion in the Arctic ice pack: a comparison between observed buoy trajectories and the neXtSIM and TOPAZ-CICE sea ice models
Pierre Rampal, Sylvai Bouillon, Jon Bergh, and Eina Ólason
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2015-233, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
26 Jan 2016
ICESat laser altimetry over small mountain glaciers
D. Treichler and A. Kääb
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2015-234, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
26 Jan 2016
Halogen-based reconstruction of Russian Arctic sea ice area from the Akademii Nauk ice core (Severnaya Zemlya)
A. Spolaor, T. Opel, J. R. McConnell, O. J. Maselli, G. Spreen, C. Varin, T. Kirchgeorg, D. Fritzsche, A. Saiz-Lopez, and P. Vallelonga
The Cryosphere, 10, 245-256, doi:10.5194/tc-10-245-2016, 2016
25 Jan 2016
Sensitivity of snow density and specific surface area measured by microtomography to different image processing algorithms
Pascal Hagenmuller, Margret Matzl, Guillaume Chambon, and Martin Schneebeli
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2015-217, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
22 Jan 2016
An ice-sheet wide framework for englacial attenuation and basal reflection from ice penetrating radar data
T. M. Jordan, J. L. Bamber, C. N. Williams, J. D. Paden, M. J. Siegert, P. Huybrechts, O. Gagliardini, and F. Gillet-Chaulet
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-8, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
21 Jan 2016
Grounding and Calving Cycle of Mertz Ice Tongue Revealed by Shallow Mertz Bank
Xianwei Wang, David M. Holland, Xiao Cheng, and Peng Gong
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-3, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
21 Jan 2016
An analytical model for wind-driven Arctic summer sea ice drift
H.-S. Park and A. L. Stewart
The Cryosphere, 10, 227-244, doi:10.5194/tc-10-227-2016, 2016
21 Jan 2016
Sheet, stream, and shelf flow as progressive ice-bed uncoupling: Byrd Glacier, Antarctica and Jakobshavn Isbrae, Greenland
T. Hughes, A. Sargent, J. Fastook, K. Purdon, J. Li, J.-B. Yan, and S. Gogineni
The Cryosphere, 10, 193-225, doi:10.5194/tc-10-193-2016, 2016
20 Jan 2016
Simulated high-latitude soil thermal dynamics during the past 4 decades
S. Peng, P. Ciais, G. Krinner, T. Wang, I. Gouttevin, A. D. McGuire, D. Lawrence, E. Burke, X. Chen, B. Decharme, C. Koven, A. MacDougall, A. Rinke, K. Saito, W. Zhang, R. Alkama, T. J. Bohn, C. Delire, T. Hajima, D. Ji, D. P. Lettenmaier, P. A. Miller, J. C. Moore, B. Smith, and T. Sueyoshi
The Cryosphere, 10, 179-192, doi:10.5194/tc-10-179-2016, 2016
19 Jan 2016
MABEL photon-counting laser altimetry data in Alaska for ICESat-2 simulations and development
K. M. Brunt, T. A. Neumann, J. M. Amundson, J. L. Kavanaugh, M. S. Moussavi, K. M. Walsh, W. B. Cook, and T. Markus
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2015-225, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
19 Jan 2016
Case study of spatial and temporal variability of snow cover, grain size, albedo and radiative forcing in the Sierra Nevada and Rocky Mountain snowpack derived from imaging spectroscopy
F. C. Seidel, K. Rittger, S. M. Skiles, and T. H. Painter
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2015-196, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
19 Jan 2016
3D surface properties of glacier penitentes over an ablation season, measured using a Microsoft Xbox Kinect
L. I. Nicholson, M. Pętlicki, B. Partan, and S. MacDonell
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2015-207, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
19 Jan 2016
Sea ice cover in Isfjorden and Hornsund, Svalbard (2000–2014) from remote sensing data
S. Muckenhuber, F. Nilsen, A. Korosov, and S. Sandven
The Cryosphere, 10, 149-158, doi:10.5194/tc-10-149-2016, 2016
19 Jan 2016
Geodetic mass balance record with rigorous uncertainty estimates deduced from aerial photographs and lidar data – Case study from Drangajökull ice cap, NW Iceland
E. Magnússon, J. Muñoz-Cobo Belart, F. Pálsson, H. Ágústsson, and P. Crochet
The Cryosphere, 10, 159-177, doi:10.5194/tc-10-159-2016, 2016
18 Jan 2016
Application of GRACE to the evaluation of an ice flow model of the Greenland Ice Sheet
N.-J. Schlegel, D. N. Wiese, E. Y. Larour, M. M. Watkins, J. E. Box, X. Fettweis, and M. R van den Broeke
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2015-224, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
18 Jan 2016
Estimation of superficial snow specific surface area from spectral albedo time-series at Dome C, Antarctica
G. Picard, Q. Libois, L. Arnaud, G. Vérin, and M. Dumont
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2015-213, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
18 Jan 2016
Similitude of ice-sheet dynamics against scaling of geometry and physical parameters
J. Feldmann and A. Levermann
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2015-226, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
18 Jan 2016
Monitoring long-term changes of glacial seismic activity with continuous seismological observations: a case study from Spitsbergen
W. Gajek, J. Trojanowski, and M. Malinowski
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2015-229, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
18 Jan 2016
Effects of Stratified Active Layers on the High-Altitude Permafrost Warming: A Case Study on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau
X. Pan, Y. Li, Q. Yu, X. Shi, D. Yang, and K. Roth
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2015-201, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
18 Jan 2016
Trends in sea-ice variability on the way to an ice-free Arctic
S. Bathiany, B. van der Bolt, M. S. Williamson, T. M. Lenton, M. Scheffer, E. van Nes, and D. Notz
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2015-209, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
18 Jan 2016
Thermal impacts of engineering activities on permafrost in different alpine ecosystems in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, China
Qingbai Wu, Zhongqiong Zhang, Siru Gao, and Wei Ma
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2015-218, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
18 Jan 2016
Inversion of geothermal heat flux in a thermomechanically coupled nonlinear Stokes ice sheet model
Hongyu Zhu, Noemi Petra, Georg Stadler, Tobin Isaac, Thomas J. R. Hughes, and Omar Ghattas
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2015-228, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
18 Jan 2016
Comparison of multiple glacier inventories with a new inventory derived from high-resolution ALOS imagery in the Bhutan Himalaya
H. Nagai, K. Fujita, A. Sakai, T. Nuimura, and T. Tadono
The Cryosphere, 10, 65-85, doi:10.5194/tc-10-65-2016, 2016
18 Jan 2016
Ablation from calving and surface melt at lake-terminating Bridge Glacier, British Columbia, 1984–2013
M. Chernos, M. Koppes, and R. D. Moore
The Cryosphere, 10, 87-102, doi:10.5194/tc-10-87-2016, 2016
18 Jan 2016
Feasibility of improving a priori regional climate model estimates of Greenland ice sheet surface mass loss through assimilation of measured ice surface temperatures
M. Navari, S. A. Margulis, S. M. Bateni, M. Tedesco, P. Alexander, and X. Fettweis
The Cryosphere, 10, 103-120, doi:10.5194/tc-10-103-2016, 2016
18 Jan 2016
Climatic controls and climate proxy potential of Lewis Glacier, Mt. Kenya
R. Prinz, L. I. Nicholson, T. Mölg, W. Gurgiser, and G. Kaser
The Cryosphere, 10, 133-148, doi:10.5194/tc-10-133-2016, 2016
18 Jan 2016
Utilisation of CryoSat-2 SAR altimeter in operational ice charting
E. Rinne and M. Similä
The Cryosphere, 10, 121-131, doi:10.5194/tc-10-121-2016, 2016
15 Jan 2016
The impact of melt ponds on summertime microwave brightness temperatures and sea ice concentrations
S. Kern, A. Rösel, L. T. Pedersen, N. Ivanova, R. Saldo, and R. T. Tonboe
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2015-202, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
15 Jan 2016
A Maxwell–Elasto-Brittle rheology for sea ice modelling
V. Dansereau, J. Weiss, P. Saramito, and P. Lattes
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2015-200, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
15 Jan 2016
Direct visualization of solute locations in laboratory ice samples
T. Hullar and C. Anastasio
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2015-197, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
15 Jan 2016
Calibration of a non-invasive cosmic-ray probe for wide area snow water equivalent measurement
M. J. P. Sigouin and B. C. Si
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2015-216, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 3 comments)
15 Jan 2016
Brief communication: On area- and slope-related thickness estimates and volume calculations for unmeasured glaciers
W. Haeberli
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2015-222, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
15 Jan 2016
SeaRISE experiments revisited: potential sources of spread in multi-model projections of the Greenland ice sheet
F. Saito, A. Abe-Ouchi, K. Takahashi, and H. Blatter
The Cryosphere, 10, 43-63, doi:10.5194/tc-10-43-2016, 2016
15 Jan 2016
Estimating supraglacial lake depth in West Greenland using Landsat 8 and comparison with other multispectral methods
A. Pope, T. A. Scambos, M. Moussavi, M. Tedesco, M. Willis, D. Shean, and S. Grigsby
The Cryosphere, 10, 15-27, doi:10.5194/tc-10-15-2016, 2016
15 Jan 2016
A moving-point approach to model shallow ice sheets: a study case with radially symmetrical ice sheets
B. Bonan, M. J. Baines, N. K. Nichols, and D. Partridge
The Cryosphere, 10, 1-14, doi:10.5194/tc-10-1-2016, 2016
15 Jan 2016
Virtual radar ice buoys – a method for measuring fine-scale sea ice drift
J. Karvonen
The Cryosphere, 10, 29-42, doi:10.5194/tc-10-29-2016, 2016
14 Jan 2016
Mapping snow depth in alpine terrain with unmanned aerial systems (UAS): potential and limitations
Y. Bühler, M. S. Adams, R. Bösch, and A. Stoffel
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2015-220, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
21 Dec 2015
Sea ice drift from Sentinel-1 SAR imagery using open source feature tracking
S. Muckenhuber, A. Korosov, and S. Sandven
The Cryosphere Discuss., 9, 6937-6959, doi:10.5194/tcd-9-6937-2015, 2015
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 4 comments)
21 Dec 2015
Tropical and mid-latitude forcing of continental Antarctic temperatures
C. S. M. Turney, C. J. Fogwill, A. R. Klekociuk, T. D. van Ommen, M. A. J. Curran, A. D. Moy, and J. G. Palmer
The Cryosphere, 9, 2405-2415, doi:10.5194/tc-9-2405-2015, 2015
21 Dec 2015
Inconsistency in precipitation measurements across the Alaska–Yukon border
L. Scaff, D. Yang, Y. Li, and E. Mekis
The Cryosphere, 9, 2417-2428, doi:10.5194/tc-9-2417-2015, 2015
21 Dec 2015
Committed retreat of Smith, Pope, and Kohler Glaciers over the next 30 years inferred by transient model calibration
D. N. Goldberg, P. Heimbach, I. Joughin, and B. Smith
The Cryosphere, 9, 2429-2446, doi:10.5194/tc-9-2429-2015, 2015
17 Dec 2015
Non-climatic signal in ice core records: lessons from Antarctic mega-dunes
A. Ekaykin, L. Eberlein, V. Lipenkov, S. Popov, M. Scheinert, L. Schröder, and A. Turkeev
The Cryosphere Discuss., 9, 6909-6936, doi:10.5194/tcd-9-6909-2015, 2015
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 2 comments)
17 Dec 2015
Brief Communication: Global reconstructions of glacier mass change during the 20th century are consistent
B. Marzeion, P. W. Leclercq, J. G. Cogley, and A. H. Jarosch
The Cryosphere, 9, 2399-2404, doi:10.5194/tc-9-2399-2015, 2015
16 Dec 2015
Which are the highest peaks in the US Arctic? Fodar settles the debate
M. Nolan and K. DesLauriers
The Cryosphere Discuss., 9, 6871-6907, doi:10.5194/tcd-9-6871-2015, 2015
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
15 Dec 2015
Surface speed and frontal ablation of Kronebreen and Kongsbreen, NW Svalbard, from SAR offset tracking
T. Schellenberger, T. Dunse, A. Kääb, J. Kohler, and C. H. Reijmer
The Cryosphere, 9, 2339-2355, doi:10.5194/tc-9-2339-2015, 2015
15 Dec 2015
Measurements and modelling of snow particle size and shortwave infrared albedo over a melting Antarctic ice sheet
R. Pirazzini, P. Räisänen, T. Vihma, M. Johansson, and E.-M. Tastula
The Cryosphere, 9, 2357-2381, doi:10.5194/tc-9-2357-2015, 2015
15 Dec 2015
Summertime evolution of snow specific surface area close to the surface on the Antarctic Plateau
Q. Libois, G. Picard, L. Arnaud, M. Dumont, M. Lafaysse, S. Morin, and E. Lefebvre
The Cryosphere, 9, 2383-2398, doi:10.5194/tc-9-2383-2015, 2015
14 Dec 2015
Greenland annual accumulation along the EGIG line, 1959–2004, from ASIRAS airborne radar and detailed neutron-probe density measurements
T. B. Overly, R. L. Hawley, V. Helm, E. M. Morris, and R. N. Chaudhary
The Cryosphere Discuss., 9, 6791-6828, doi:10.5194/tcd-9-6791-2015, 2015
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: final response, 4 comments)
14 Dec 2015
On the assimilation of optical reflectances and snow depth observations into a detailed snowpack model
L. Charrois, E. Cosme, M. Dumont, M. Lafaysse, S. Morin, Q. Libois, and G. Picard
The Cryosphere Discuss., 9, 6829-6870, doi:10.5194/tcd-9-6829-2015, 2015
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: final response, 3 comments)
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