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The following lists the discussion papers and final revised papers published within the last 60 days.
24 May 2017
Self-affine subglacial roughness: consequences for radar scattering and basal water discrimination in northern Greenland
Thomas M. Jordan, Michael A. Cooper, Dustin M. Schroeder, Christopher N. Williams, John D. Paden, Martin J. Siegert, and Jonathan L. Bamber
The Cryosphere, 11, 1247-1264, doi:10.5194/tc-11-1247-2017, 2017
24 May 2017
Spatial and temporal variability of water-filled crevasse hydrologic states along the shear margins of Jakobshavn Isbrae, Greenland
Casey A. Joseph and Derrick J. Lampkin
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-86, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
23 May 2017
Stable accumulation patterns around Dome C, East Antarctica, over the last glacial cycle
Marie G.~P. Cavitte, Frédéric Parrenin, Catherine Ritz, Duncan A. Young, Donald D. Blankenship, Massimo Frezzotti, and Jason L. Roberts
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-71, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
22 May 2017
The modelled liquid water balance of the Greenland Ice Sheet
Christian R. Steger, Carleen H. Reijmer, and Michiel R. van den Broeke
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-88, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
19 May 2017
Methanesulfonic acid (MSA) migration in polar ice: Data synthesis and theory
Matthew Osman, Sarah B. Das, Olivier Marchal, and Matthew J. Evans
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-84, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
19 May 2017
Dark ice dynamics of the south-west Greenland Ice Sheet
Andrew J. Tedstone, Jonathan L. Bamber, Joseph M. Cook, Christopher J. Williamson, Xavier Fettweis, Andrew J. Hodson, and Martyn Tranter
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-79, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
17 May 2017
A new approach to estimate ice dynamic rates using satellite observations in East Antarctica
Bianca Kallenberg, Paul Tregoning, Janosch Fabian Hoffmann, Rhys Hawkins, Anthony Purcell, and Sébastien Allgeyer
The Cryosphere, 11, 1235-1245, doi:10.5194/tc-11-1235-2017, 2017
16 May 2017
Properties of black carbon and other insoluble light-absorbing particles in seasonal snow of northwestern China
Wei Pu, Xin Wang, Hailun Wei, Yue Zhou, Jinsen Shi, Zhiyuan Hu, Hongchun Jin, and Quanliang Chen
The Cryosphere, 11, 1213-1233, doi:10.5194/tc-11-1213-2017, 2017
16 May 2017
Optical properties of laboratory grown sea ice doped with light absorbing impurities (black carbon)
Amelia A. Marks, Maxim L. Lamare, and Martin D. King
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-76, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
15 May 2017
Exceptional retreat of Novaya Zemlya's marine-terminating outlet glaciers between 2000 and 2013
J. Rachel Carr, Heather Bell, Rebecca Killick, and Tom Holt
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-32, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
12 May 2017
Dynamic changes on the Wilkins Ice Shelf during the 2006–2009 retreat derived from satellite observations
Melanie Rankl, Johannes Jakob Fürst, Angelika Humbert, and Matthias Holger Braun
The Cryosphere, 11, 1199-1211, doi:10.5194/tc-11-1199-2017, 2017
12 May 2017
Changes in Andes Mountains snow cover from MODIS data 2000–2014
Freddy A. Saavedra, Stephanie K. Kampt, Steven R. Fassnacht, and Jason S. Sibold
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-72, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
11 May 2017
A multiphysical ensemble system of numerical snow modelling
Matthieu Lafaysse, Bertrand Cluzet, Marie Dumont, Yves Lejeune, Vincent Vionnet, and Samuel Morin
The Cryosphere, 11, 1173-1198, doi:10.5194/tc-11-1173-2017, 2017
11 May 2017
Rapidly-changing subglacial hydrology pathways at a tidewater glacier revealed through simultaneous observations of water pressure, supraglacial lakes, meltwater plumes and surface velocities
Penelope How, Douglas I. Benn, Nicholas R. J. Hulton, Bryn Hubbard, Adrian Luckman, Heïdi Sevestre, Ward J. J. van Pelt, Katrin Lïndback, Jack Kohler, and Wim Boot
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-74, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
10 May 2017
A simple model for the evolution of melt pond coverage on permeable Arctic sea ice
Predrag Popović and Dorian Abbot
The Cryosphere, 11, 1149-1172, doi:10.5194/tc-11-1149-2017, 2017
10 May 2017
The first luminescence dating of Tibetan glacier basal sediment
Zhu Zhang, Shugui Hou, and Shuangwen Yi
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-68, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 2 comments)
09 May 2017
How unusual was 2015 in the 1984–2015 period of North Cascade Glacier Annual Mass Balance?
Mauri S. Pelto
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-62, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
08 May 2017
Could promontories have restricted sea-glacier penetration into marine embayments during Snowball Earth events?
Adam J. Campbell, Betzalel Massarano, Edwin D. Waddington, and Stephen G. Warren
The Cryosphere, 11, 1141-1148, doi:10.5194/tc-11-1141-2017, 2017
05 May 2017
Combined diurnal variations of discharge and hydrochemistry of the Isunnguata Sermia outlet, Greenland Ice Sheet
Joseph Graly, Joel Harrington, and Neil Humphrey
The Cryosphere, 11, 1131-1140, doi:10.5194/tc-11-1131-2017, 2017
05 May 2017
Response of seasonal soil freeze depth to climate change across China
Xiaoqing Peng, Tingjun Zhang, Oliver W. Frauenfeld, Kang Wang, Bin Cao, Xinyue Zhong, Hang Su, and Cuicui Mu
The Cryosphere, 11, 1059-1073, doi:10.5194/tc-11-1059-2017, 2017
05 May 2017
In situ continuous visible and near-infrared spectroscopy of an alpine snowpack
Marie Dumont, Laurent Arnaud, Ghislain Picard, Quentin Libois, Yves Lejeune, Pierre Nabat, Didier Voisin, and Samuel Morin
The Cryosphere, 11, 1091-1110, doi:10.5194/tc-11-1091-2017, 2017
05 May 2017
Location and distribution of micro-inclusions in the EDML and NEEM ice cores using optical microscopy and in situ Raman spectroscopy
Jan Eichler, Ina Kleitz, Maddalena Bayer-Giraldi, Daniela Jansen, Sepp Kipfstuhl, Wataru Shigeyama, Christian Weikusat, and Ilka Weikusat
The Cryosphere, 11, 1075-1090, doi:10.5194/tc-11-1075-2017, 2017
05 May 2017
Validation of satellite altimetry by kinematic GNSS in central East Antarctica
Ludwig Schröder, Andreas Richter, Denis V. Fedorov, Lutz Eberlein, Evgeny V. Brovkov, Sergey V. Popov, Christoph Knöfel, Martin Horwath, Reinhard Dietrich, Alexey Y. Matveev, Mirko Scheinert, and Valery V. Lukin
The Cryosphere, 11, 1111-1130, doi:10.5194/tc-11-1111-2017, 2017
05 May 2017
Implementing an empirical scalar tertiary anisotropic rheology (ESTAR) into large-scale ice sheet models
Felicity S. Graham, Mathieu Morlighem, Roland C. Warner, and Adam Treverrow
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-54, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
05 May 2017
Investigating the Local Scale Influence of Sea Ice on Greenland Surface Melt
Julienne C. Stroeve, John R. Mioduszewski, Asa Rennermalm, Linette N. Boisvert, Marco Tedesco, and David Robinson
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-65, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 2 comments)
04 May 2017
A revised calibration of the interferometric mode of the CryoSat-2 radar altimeter improves ice height and height change measurements in western Greenland
Laurence Gray, David Burgess, Luke Copland, Thorben Dunse, Kirsty Langley, and Geir Moholdt
The Cryosphere, 11, 1041-1058, doi:10.5194/tc-11-1041-2017, 2017
04 May 2017
Increased West Antarctic ice discharge and East Antarctic stability over the last seven years
Alex S. Gardner, Geir Moholdt, Ted Scambos, Mark Fahnstock, Stefan Ligtenberg, Michiel van den Broeke, and Johan Nilsson
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-75, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
04 May 2017
Impact of impurities and cryoconite on the optical properties of the Morteratsch glacier (Swiss Alps)
Biagio Di Mauro, Giovanni Baccolo, Roberto Garzonio, Claudia Giardino, Dario Massabò, Andrea Piazzalunga, Micol Rossini, and Roberto Colombo
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-66, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
04 May 2017
Spatio-temporal Patterns of High Mountain Asia's Snowmelt Season Identified with an Automated Snowmelt Detection Algorithm, 1987–2016
Taylor Smith, Bodo Bookhagen, and Aljoscha Rheinwalt
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-67, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
03 May 2017
Brief communication: Impacts of ocean-wave-induced breakup of Antarctic sea ice via thermodynamics in a stand-alone version of the CICE sea-ice model
Luke G. Bennetts, Siobhan O'Farrell, and Petteri Uotila
The Cryosphere, 11, 1035-1040, doi:10.5194/tc-11-1035-2017, 2017
03 May 2017
Measured and Modeled Snow Cover Properties across the Greenland Ice Sheet
Sascha Bellaire, Martin Proksch, Martin Schneebeli, Masashi Niwano, and Konrad Steffen
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-55, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
03 May 2017
Is there 1.5 million-year old ice near Dome C, Antarctica?
Frédéric Parrenin, Marie G. P. Cavitte, Donald D. Blankenship, Jérome Chappellaz, Hubertus Fischer, Olivier Gagliardini, Valérie Masson-Delmotte, Olivier Passalacqua, Catherine Ritz, Jason Roberts, Martin J. Siegert, and Duncan A. Young
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-69, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
26 Apr 2017
Quantifying bioalbedo: A new physically-based model and critique of empirical methods for characterizing biological influence on ice and snow albedo
Joseph M Cook, Andrew J Hodson, Alex S Gardner, Mark Flanner, Andrew J Tedstone, Christopher Williamson, Tristram DL Irvine-Fynn, Johan Nilsson, Robert Bryant, and Martyn Tranter
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-73, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
25 Apr 2017
Reconstructions of the 1900–2015 Greenland ice sheet surface mass balance using the regional climate MAR model
Xavier Fettweis, Jason E. Box, Cécile Agosta, Charles Amory, Christoph Kittel, Charlotte Lang, Dirk van As, Horst Machguth, and Hubert Gallée
The Cryosphere, 11, 1015-1033, doi:10.5194/tc-11-1015-2017, 2017
25 Apr 2017
Brief communication: Changing mid-twentieth century Antarctic sea ice variability linked to tropical forcing
Chris S.~M. Turney, Andrew Klekociuk, Christopher J. Fogwill, Violette Zunz, Hugues Goosse, Claire L. Parkinson, Gilbert Compo, Matthew Lazzara, Linda Keller, Rob Allan, Jonathan G. Palmer, Graeme Clark, and Ezequiel Marzinelli
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-51, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 2 comments)
25 Apr 2017
Arctic sea ice drift-strength feedback modelled by NEMO-LIM3.6
David Docquier, François Massonnet, Neil F. Tandon, Olivier Lecomte, and Thierry Fichefet
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-60, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
24 Apr 2017
Measuring the snowpack depth with Unmanned Aerial System photogrammetry: comparison with manual probing and a 3D laser scanning over a sample plot
Francesco Avanzi, Alberto Bianchi, Alberto Cina, Carlo De Michele, Paolo Maschio, Diana Pagliari, Daniele Passoni, Livio Pinto, Marco Piras, and Lorenzo Rossi
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-57, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
24 Apr 2017
Influence of temperature fluctuations on equilibrium ice sheet volume
Troels Bøgeholm Mikkelsen, Aslak Grinsted, and Peter Ditlevsen
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-47, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
20 Apr 2017
Mapping and inventorying active rock glaciers in the northern Tien Shan of China using satellite SAR interferometry
Xiaowen Wang, Lin Liu, Lin Zhao, Tonghua Wu, Zhongqin Li, and Guoxiang Liu
The Cryosphere, 11, 997-1014, doi:10.5194/tc-11-997-2017, 2017
20 Apr 2017
Process-level model evaluation: a snow and heat transfer metric
Andrew G. Slater, David M. Lawrence, and Charles D. Koven
The Cryosphere, 11, 989-996, doi:10.5194/tc-11-989-2017, 2017
20 Apr 2017
Modelling present-day basal melt rates for Antarctic ice shelves using a parametrization of buoyant meltwater plumes
Werner M. J. Lazeroms, Adrian Jenkins, G. Hilmar Gudmundsson, and Roderik S. W. van de Wal
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-58, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
18 Apr 2017
Surface-layer turbulence, energy balance and links to atmospheric circulations over a mountain glacier in the French Alps
Maxime Litt, Jean-Emmanuel Sicart, Delphine Six, Patrick Wagnon, and Warren D. Helgason
The Cryosphere, 11, 971-987, doi:10.5194/tc-11-971-2017, 2017
18 Apr 2017
How accurate are estimates of glacier ice thickness? Results from ITMIX, the Ice Thickness Models Intercomparison eXperiment
Daniel Farinotti, Douglas J. Brinkerhoff, Garry K. C. Clarke, Johannes J. Fürst, Holger Frey, Prateek Gantayat, Fabien Gillet-Chaulet, Claire Girard, Matthias Huss, Paul W. Leclercq, Andreas Linsbauer, Horst Machguth, Carlos Martin, Fabien Maussion, Mathieu Morlighem, Cyrille Mosbeux, Ankur Pandit, Andrea Portmann, Antoine Rabatel, RAAJ Ramsankaran, Thomas J. Reerink, Olivier Sanchez, Peter A. Stentoft, Sangita Singh Kumari, Ward J. J. van Pelt, Brian Anderson, Toby Benham, Daniel Binder, Julian A. Dowdeswell, Andrea Fischer, Kay Helfricht, Stanislav Kutuzov, Ivan Lavrentiev, Robert McNabb, G. Hilmar Gudmundsson, Huilin Li, and Liss M. Andreassen
The Cryosphere, 11, 949-970, doi:10.5194/tc-11-949-2017, 2017
18 Apr 2017
Monitoring of glacier albedo from optical remote-sensing data: application to seasonal and annual surface mass balances quantification in the French Alps for the 2000–2015 period
Lucas Davaze, Antoine Rabatel, Yves Arnaud, Pascal Sirguey, Delphine Six, Anne Letreguilly, and Marie Dumont
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-49, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 2 comments)
18 Apr 2017
Snowmobile Impacts on the Physical and Mechanical Properties of Different Snowpacks in Colorado, U.S.A.
Jared T. Heath, Steven R. Fassnacht, and Kevin J. Elder
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-26, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 3 comments)
13 Apr 2017
Eurasian snow depth in long-term climate reanalyses
Martin Wegmann, Yvan Orsolini, Emanuel Dutra, Olga Bulygina, Alexander Sterin, and Stefan Brönnimann
The Cryosphere, 11, 923-935, doi:10.5194/tc-11-923-2017, 2017
13 Apr 2017
Linking pollen deposition and snow accumulation on the Alto dell'Ortles glacier (South Tyrol, Italy) for sub-seasonal dating of a firn temperate core
Daniela Festi, Luca Carturan, Werner Kofler, Giancarlo dalla Fontana, Fabrizio de Blasi, Federico Cazorzi, Edith Bucher, Volkmar Mair, Paolo Gabrielli, and Klaus Oeggl
The Cryosphere, 11, 937-948, doi:10.5194/tc-11-937-2017, 2017
12 Apr 2017
Initiation of a major calving event on the Bowdoin Glacier captured by UAV photogrammetry
Guillaume Jouvet, Yvo Weidmann, Julien Seguinot, Martin Funk, Takahiro Abe, Daiki Sakakibara, Hakime Seddik, and Shin Sugiyama
The Cryosphere, 11, 911-921, doi:10.5194/tc-11-911-2017, 2017
10 Apr 2017
Understanding the Mechanism of Arctic Amplification and Sea Ice Loss
Kwang-Yul Kim, Jinju Kim, Saerim Yeo, Hanna Na, Benjamin D. Hamlington, and Robert R. Leben
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-39, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 2 comments)
07 Apr 2017
Determination of snowmaking efficiency on a ski slope from observations and modelling of snowmaking events and seasonal snow accumulation
Pierre Spandre, Hugues François, Emmanuel Thibert, Samuel Morin, and Emmanuelle George-Marcelpoil
The Cryosphere, 11, 891-909, doi:10.5194/tc-11-891-2017, 2017
07 Apr 2017
Detecting high spatial variability of ice-shelf basal mass balance (Roi Baudouin ice shelf, Antarctica)
Sophie Berger, Reinhard Drews, Veit Helm, Sainan Sun, and Frank Pattyn
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-41, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 2 comments)
07 Apr 2017
Changes in glacier dynamics at the northern Antarctic Peninsula since 1985
Thorsten Seehaus, Alison Cook, Aline B. Silva, and Matthias H. Braun
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-50, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 2 comments)
06 Apr 2017
Permafrost distribution modelling in the semi-arid Chilean Andes
Guillermo F. Azócar, Alexander Brenning, and Xavier Bodin
The Cryosphere, 11, 877-890, doi:10.5194/tc-11-877-2017, 2017
06 Apr 2017
Antarctic high-resolution ice flow mapping and increased mass loss in Wilkes Land, East Antarctica during 2006–2015
Qiang Shen, Hansheng Wang, Che-Kwan Shum, Liming Jiang, Hou Tse Hsu, and Jinglong Dong
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-34, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
05 Apr 2017
Constraints on post-depositional isotope modifications in East Antarctic firn from analysing temporal changes of isotope profiles
Thomas Münch, Sepp Kipfstuhl, Johannes Freitag, Hanno Meyer, and Thomas Laepple
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-35, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 4 comments)
03 Apr 2017
Mapping snow depth within a tundra ecosystem using multiscale observations and Bayesian methods
Haruko M. Wainwright, Anna K. Liljedahl, Baptiste Dafflon, Craig Ulrich, John E. Peterson, Alessio Gusmeroli, and Susan S. Hubbard
The Cryosphere, 11, 857-875, doi:10.5194/tc-11-857-2017, 2017
03 Apr 2017
Blowing Snow Sublimation and Transport over Antarctica from 11 Years of CALIPSO Observations
Stephen P. Palm, Vinay Kayetha, Yuekui Yang, and Rebecca Pauly
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-45, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 3 comments)
03 Apr 2017
The Greater Caucasus Glacier Inventory (Russia/Georgia/Azerbaijan)
Levan G. Tielidze and Roger D. Wheate
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-48, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
03 Apr 2017
Ice shelf fracture parameterization in an ice sheet model
Sainan Sun, Stephen Cornford, Rupert Gladstone, Liyun Zhao, and John Moore
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-53, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 2 comments)
30 Mar 2017
Internal structure of two alpine rock glaciers investigated by quasi-3-D electrical resistivity imaging
Adrian Emmert and Christof Kneisel
The Cryosphere, 11, 841-855, doi:10.5194/tc-11-841-2017, 2017
28 Mar 2017
Terrain changes from images acquired on opportunistic flights by SfM photogrammetry
Luc Girod, Christopher Nuth, Andreas Kääb, Bernd Etzelmüller, and Jack Kohler
The Cryosphere, 11, 827-840, doi:10.5194/tc-11-827-2017, 2017
28 Mar 2017
Boundary layer models for calving marine outlet glaciers
Christian Schoof, Andrew D. Davis, and Tiberiu V. Popa
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-42, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 2 comments)
27 Mar 2017
Impact of MODIS sensor calibration updates on Greenland ice sheet surface reflectance and albedo trends
Kimberly A. Casey, Chris M. Polashenski, Justin Chen, and Marco Tedesco
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-38, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: final response, 3 comments)
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