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The following lists the discussion papers and final revised papers published within the last 60 days.
20 Feb 2017
Experimental observation of transient δ18O interaction between snow and advective airflow under various temperature gradient conditions
Pirmin P. Ebner, Hans Christian Steen-Larsen, Barbara Stenni, Martin Schneebeli, and Aldo Steinfeld
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-16, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
16 Feb 2017
Quantifying irreversible movement in steep, fractured bedrock permafrost on Matterhorn (CH)
Samuel Weber, Jan Beutel, Jérome Faillettaz, Andreas Hasler, Michael Krautblatter, and Andreas Vieli
The Cryosphere, 11, 567-583, doi:10.5194/tc-11-567-2017, 2017
16 Feb 2017
Frontal destabilization of Stonebreen, Edgeøya, Svalbard
Tazio Strozzi, Andreas Kääb, and Thomas Schellenberger
The Cryosphere, 11, 553-566, doi:10.5194/tc-11-553-2017, 2017
16 Feb 2017
How much can we save? Impact of different emission scenarios on future snow cover in the Alps
Christoph Marty, Sebastian Schlögl, Mathias Bavay, and Michael Lehning
The Cryosphere, 11, 517-529, doi:10.5194/tc-11-517-2017, 2017
15 Feb 2017
Brief communication: Glaciers in the Hunza catchment (Karakoram) have been nearly in balance since the 1970s
Tobias Bolch, Tino Pieczonka, Kriti Mukherjee, and Joseph Shea
The Cryosphere, 11, 531-539, doi:10.5194/tc-11-531-2017, 2017
15 Feb 2017
Models for polythermal ice sheets and glaciers
Ian J. Hewitt and Christian Schoof
The Cryosphere, 11, 541-551, doi:10.5194/tc-11-541-2017, 2017
13 Feb 2017
Surface energy budget responses to radiative forcing at Summit, Greenland
Nathaniel B. Miller, Matthew D. Shupe, Christopher J. Cox, David Noone, P. Ola G. Persson, and Konrad Steffen
The Cryosphere, 11, 497-516, doi:10.5194/tc-11-497-2017, 2017
10 Feb 2017
Active-layer thickness estimation from X-band SAR backscatter intensity
Barbara Widhalm, Annett Bartsch, Marina Leibman, and Artem Khomutov
The Cryosphere, 11, 483-496, doi:10.5194/tc-11-483-2017, 2017
09 Feb 2017
Ground-penetrating radar reveals ice thickness and undisturbed englacial layers at Kilimanjaro's Northern Ice Field
Pascal Bohleber, Leo Sold, Douglas R. Hardy, Margit Schwikowski, Patrick Klenk, Andrea Fischer, Pascal Sirguey, Nicolas J. Cullen, Mariusz Potocki, Helene Hoffmann, and Paul Mayewski
The Cryosphere, 11, 469-482, doi:10.5194/tc-11-469-2017, 2017
08 Feb 2017
Simultaneous disintegration of outlet glaciers in Porpoise Bay (Wilkes Land), East Antarctica, driven by sea ice break-up
Bertie W. J. Miles, Chris R. Stokes, and Stewart S. R. Jamieson
The Cryosphere, 11, 427-442, doi:10.5194/tc-11-427-2017, 2017
08 Feb 2017
Connected subglacial lake drainage beneath Thwaites Glacier, West Antarctica
Benjamin E. Smith, Noel Gourmelen, Alexander Huth, and Ian Joughin
The Cryosphere, 11, 451-467, doi:10.5194/tc-11-451-2017, 2017
08 Feb 2017
Brief communication: Observations of a glacier outburst flood from Lhotse Glacier, Everest area, Nepal
David R. Rounce, Alton C. Byers, Elizabeth A. Byers, and Daene C. McKinney
The Cryosphere, 11, 443-449, doi:10.5194/tc-11-443-2017, 2017
07 Feb 2017
Coupled Land Surface-Subsurface Hydrogeophysical Inverse Modeling to Estimate Soil Organic Content and explore associated Hydrological and Thermal Dynamics in an Arctic Tundra
Anh Phuong Tran, Baptiste Dafflon, and Susan S. Hubbard
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-1, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
03 Feb 2017
Spatial variability in mass loss of glaciers in the Everest region, central Himalayas, between 2000 and 2015
Owen King, Duncan J. Quincey, Jonathan L. Carrivick, and Ann V. Rowan
The Cryosphere, 11, 407-426, doi:10.5194/tc-11-407-2017, 2017
02 Feb 2017
Antarctic subglacial lakes drain through sediment-floored canals: theory and model testing on real and idealized domains
Sasha P. Carter, Helen A. Fricker, and Matthew R. Siegfried
The Cryosphere, 11, 381-405, doi:10.5194/tc-11-381-2017, 2017
01 Feb 2017
Future snow? A spatial-probabilistic assessment of the extraordinarily low snowpacks of 2014 and 2015 in the Oregon Cascades
Eric A. Sproles, Travis R. Roth, and Anne W. Nolin
The Cryosphere, 11, 331-341, doi:10.5194/tc-11-331-2017, 2017
01 Feb 2017
A 60-year ice-core record of regional climate from Adélie Land, coastal Antarctica
Sentia Goursaud, Valérie Masson-Delmotte, Vincent Favier, Susanne Preunkert, Michel Fily, Hubert Gallée, Bruno Jourdain, Michel Legrand, Olivier Magand, Bénédicte Minster, and Martin Werner
The Cryosphere, 11, 343-362, doi:10.5194/tc-11-343-2017, 2017
01 Feb 2017
Generating synthetic fjord bathymetry for coastal Greenland
Christopher N. Williams, Stephen L. Cornford, Thomas M. Jordan, Julian A. Dowdeswell, Martin J. Siegert, Christopher D. Clark, Darrel A. Swift, Andrew Sole, Ian Fenty, and Jonathan L. Bamber
The Cryosphere, 11, 363-380, doi:10.5194/tc-11-363-2017, 2017
01 Feb 2017
Multi-year surface velocities and sea-level rise contribution of the Basin-3 and Basin-2 surges, Austfonna, Svalbard
Thomas Schellenberger, Thorben Dunse, Andreas Kääb, Thomas Vikhamar Schuler, Jon Ove Hagen, and Carleen H. Reijmer
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-5, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
01 Feb 2017
Change in Frozen Soils and its Effect on Regional Hydrology in the Upper Heihe Basin, the Northeast Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau
Bing Gao, Dawen Yang, Yue Qin, Yuhan Wang, Hongyi Li, Yanlin Zhang, and Tingjun Zhang
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-289, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
01 Feb 2017
Comparison of different methods to retrieve effective snow grain size in central Antarctica
Tim Carlsen, Gerit Birnbaum, André Ehrlich, Johannes Freitag, Georg Heygster, Larysa Istomina, Sepp Kipfstuhl, Anaïs Orsi, Michael Schäfer, and Manfred Wendisch
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-294, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
31 Jan 2017
Marine ice sheet model performance depends on basal sliding physics and sub-shelf melting
Rupert Michael Gladstone, Roland Charles Warner, Benjamin Keith Galton-Fenzi, Olivier Gagliardini, Thomas Zwinger, and Ralf Greve
The Cryosphere, 11, 319-329, doi:10.5194/tc-11-319-2017, 2017
31 Jan 2017
Reply to Basal buoyancy and fast-moving glaciers: in defense of analytic force balance by C. J. van der Veen (2016)
Terence J. Hughes
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-6, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
31 Jan 2017
On measuring snow ablation rates in alpine terrain with a mobile GPR device
Nena Griessinger, Franziska Mohr, and Tobias Jonas
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-295, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
31 Jan 2017
Sea Ice Assimilation into a Coupled Ocean-Sea Ice Adjoint Model of the Arctic Ocean
Nikolay V. Koldunov, Armin Köhl, Nuno Serra, and Detlef Stammer
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-2, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
30 Jan 2017
The past, present, and future viscous heat dissipation available for Greenland subglacial conduit formation
Kenneth D. Mankoff and Slawek M. Tulaczyk
The Cryosphere, 11, 303-317, doi:10.5194/tc-11-303-2017, 2017
30 Jan 2017
Sea-level response to melting of Antarctic ice shelves on multi-centennial time scales with the fast Elementary Thermomechanical Ice Sheet model (f.ETISh v1.0)
Frank Pattyn
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-8, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
27 Jan 2017
Snow fracture in relation to slab avalanche release: critical state for the onset of crack propagation
Johan Gaume, Alec van Herwijnen, Guillaume Chambon, Nander Wever, and Jürg Schweizer
The Cryosphere, 11, 217-228, doi:10.5194/tc-11-217-2017, 2017
27 Jan 2017
Simulating the evolution of Hardangerjøkulen ice cap in southern Norway since the mid-Holocene and its sensitivity to climate change
Henning Åkesson, Kerim H. Nisancioglu, Rianne H. Giesen, and Mathieu Morlighem
The Cryosphere, 11, 281-302, doi:10.5194/tc-11-281-2017, 2017
27 Jan 2017
Atmospheric forcing of sea ice anomalies in the Ross Sea polynya region
Ethan R. Dale, Adrian J. McDonald, Jack H. J. Coggins, and Wolfgang Rack
The Cryosphere, 11, 267-280, doi:10.5194/tc-11-267-2017, 2017
27 Jan 2017
Comparison of hybrid schemes for the combination of shallow approximations in numerical simulations of the Antarctic Ice Sheet
Jorge Bernales, Irina Rogozhina, Ralf Greve, and Maik Thomas
The Cryosphere, 11, 247-265, doi:10.5194/tc-11-247-2017, 2017
27 Jan 2017
Microstructure representation of snow in coupled snowpack and microwave emission models
Melody Sandells, Richard Essery, Nick Rutter, Leanne Wake, Leena Leppänen, and Juha Lemmetyinen
The Cryosphere, 11, 229-246, doi:10.5194/tc-11-229-2017, 2017
26 Jan 2017
Diagnosing the decline in climatic mass balance of glaciers in Svalbard over 1957–2014
Torbjørn Ims Østby, Thomas Vikhamar Schuler, Jon Ove Hagen, Regine Hock, Jack Kohler, and Carleen H. Reijmer
The Cryosphere, 11, 191-215, doi:10.5194/tc-11-191-2017, 2017
26 Jan 2017
Snow water equivalent in the Alps as seen by gridded datasets, CMIP5 and CORDEX climate models
Silvia Terzago, Jost von Hardenberg, Elisa Palazzi, and Antonello Provenzale
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-280, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
25 Jan 2017
A comparison of two Stokes ice sheet models applied to the Marine Ice Sheet Model Intercomparison Project for plan view models (MISMIP3d)
Tong Zhang, Stephen Price, Lili Ju, Wei Leng, Julien Brondex, Gaël Durand, and Olivier Gagliardini
The Cryosphere, 11, 179-190, doi:10.5194/tc-11-179-2017, 2017
25 Jan 2017
Rapid wastage of the Hazen Plateau ice caps, northeastern Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada
Mark C. Serreze, Bruce Raup, Carsten Braun, Douglas R. Hardy, and Raymond S. Bradley
The Cryosphere, 11, 169-177, doi:10.5194/tc-11-169-2017, 2017
24 Jan 2017
Recent changes in area and thickness of Torngat Mountain glaciers (northern Labrador, Canada)
Nicholas E. Barrand, Robert G. Way, Trevor Bell, and Martin J. Sharp
The Cryosphere, 11, 157-168, doi:10.5194/tc-11-157-2017, 2017
24 Jan 2017
New insights into the climatic signal from firn cores at the northern Antarctic Peninsula
Francisco Fernandoy, Dieter Tetzner, Hanno Meyer, Guisella Gacitúa, Kirstin Hoffmann, and Ulrike Falk
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-298, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
24 Jan 2017
A Weekly Arctic Sea-Ice Thickness Data Record from merged CryoSat-2 and SMOS Satellite Data
Robert Ricker, Stefan Hendricks, Lars Kaleschke, Xiangshan Tian-Kunze, Jennifer King, and Christian Haas
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2017-4, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
23 Jan 2017
Evaluation of single-band snow-patch mapping using high-resolution microwave remote sensing: an application in the maritime Antarctic
Carla Mora, Juan Javier Jiménez, Pedro Pina, João Catalão, and Gonçalo Vieira
The Cryosphere, 11, 139-155, doi:10.5194/tc-11-139-2017, 2017
23 Jan 2017
In situ nuclear magnetic resonance response of permafrost and active layer soil in boreal and tundra ecosystems
M. Andy Kass, Trevor P. Irons, Burke J. Minsley, Neal J. Pastick, Dana R. N. Brown, and Bruce K. Wylie
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-256, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
18 Jan 2017
Brief communication: Thinning of debris-covered and debris-free glaciers in a warming climate
Argha Banerjee
The Cryosphere, 11, 133-138, doi:10.5194/tc-11-133-2017, 2017
17 Jan 2017
Semi-brittle rheology and ice dynamics in DynEarthSol3D
Liz C. Logan, Luc L. Lavier, Eunseo Choi, Eh Tan, and Ginny A. Catania
The Cryosphere, 11, 117-132, doi:10.5194/tc-11-117-2017, 2017
17 Jan 2017
Cryostratigraphy, sedimentology and the late Quaternary evolution of the Zackenberg Delta, Northeast Greenland
Graham L. Gilbert, Stefanie Cable, Christine Thiel, Hanne H. Christiansen, and Bo Elberling
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-299, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
17 Jan 2017
Comparison of CryoSat-2 and ENVISAT freeboard height over Arctic sea ice: Toward an improved Envisat freeboard height retrieval
Kevin Guerreiro, Sara Fleury, Elena Zakharova, Alexei Kouraev, Frédérique Rémy, and Philippe Maisongrande
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-293, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 3 comments)
16 Jan 2017
An assessment of two automated snow water equivalent instruments during the WMO Solid Precipitation Intercomparison Experiment
Craig D. Smith, Anna Kontu, Richard Laffin, and John W. Pomeroy
The Cryosphere, 11, 101-116, doi:10.5194/tc-11-101-2017, 2017
13 Jan 2017
Fram Strait sea ice export variability and September Arctic sea ice extent over the last 80 years
Lars H. Smedsrud, Mari H. Halvorsen, Julienne C. Stroeve, Rong Zhang, and Kjell Kloster
The Cryosphere, 11, 65-79, doi:10.5194/tc-11-65-2017, 2017
13 Jan 2017
Review article: Inferring permafrost and permafrost thaw in the mountains of the Hindu Kush Himalaya region
Stephan Gruber, Renate Fleiner, Emilie Guegan, Prajjwal Panday, Marc-Olivier Schmid, Dorothea Stumm, Philippus Wester, Yinsheng Zhang, and Lin Zhao
The Cryosphere, 11, 81-99, doi:10.5194/tc-11-81-2017, 2017
12 Jan 2017
Satellite microwave assessment of Northern Hemisphere lake ice phenology from 2002 to 2015
Jinyang Du, John S. Kimball, Claude Duguay, Youngwook Kim, and Jennifer D. Watts
The Cryosphere, 11, 47-63, doi:10.5194/tc-11-47-2017, 2017
11 Jan 2017
Operational algorithm for ice–water classification on dual-polarized RADARSAT-2 images
Natalia Zakhvatkina, Anton Korosov, Stefan Muckenhuber, Stein Sandven, and Mohamed Babiker
The Cryosphere, 11, 33-46, doi:10.5194/tc-11-33-2017, 2017
10 Jan 2017
Self-affine subglacial roughness: consequences for radar scattering and basal thaw 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 Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-283, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
10 Jan 2017
Reanalysis of a ten year record (2004–2013) of seasonal mass balances at Langenferner/Vedretta Lunga, Ortler-Alps, Italy
Stephan Peter Galos, Christoph Klug, Fabien Maussion, Federico Covi, Lindsey Nicholson, Lorenzo Rieg, Wolfgang Gurgiser, Thomas Mölg, and Georg Kaser
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-286, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
10 Jan 2017
A multiphysical ensemble system of numerical snow modelling
Matthieu Lafaysse, Bertrand Cluzet, Marie Dumont, Yves Lejeune, Vincent Vionnet, and Samuel Morin
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-287, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 2 comments)
09 Jan 2017
The European mountain cryosphere: A review of past, current and future issues
Martin Beniston, Daniel Farinotti, Markus Stoffel, Liss M. Andreassen, Erika Coppola, Nicolas Eckert, Adriano Fantini, Florie Giacona, Christian Hauck, Matthias Huss, Hendrik Huwald, Michael Lehning, Juan-Ignacio López-Moreno, Jan Magnusson, Christoph Marty, Enrique Moran-Tejéda, Samuel Morin, Mohammed Naaim, Antonello Provenzale, Antoine Rabatel, Delphine Six, Johann Stötter, Ulrich Strasser, Silvia Terzago, and Christian Vincent
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-290, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 3 comments)
05 Jan 2017
Use of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle to assess recent surface elevation change of Storbreen in Norway
Walter Immerzeel, Philip Kraaijenbrink, and Liss Andreassen
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-292, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 2 comments)
04 Jan 2017
Submarine melt parameterization for a Greenland glacial system model
Johanna Beckmann, Mahé Perrette, and Andrey Ganopolski
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-284, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 2 comments)
03 Jan 2017
In-situ GPS records of surface mass balance and ocean-induced basal melt for Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica
David E. Shean, Knut Christianson, Kristine M. Larson, Stefan R.M. Ligtenberg, Ian R. Joughin, Benjamin E. Smith, and C. Max Stevens
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-288, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
03 Jan 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 Lukin
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-282, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 3 comments)
02 Jan 2017
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, 11, 1-16, doi:10.5194/tc-11-1-2017, 2017
02 Jan 2017
Climate change threatens archaeologically significant ice patches: insights into their age, internal structure, mass balance and climate sensitivity
Rune Strand Ødegård, Atle Nesje, Ketil Isaksen, Liss Marie Andreassen, Trond Eiken, Margit Schwikowski, and Chiara Uglietti
The Cryosphere, 11, 17-32, doi:10.5194/tc-11-17-2017, 2017
02 Jan 2017
Hypsometric amplification and routing moderation of Greenland ice sheet meltwater release
Dirk van As, Andreas Bech Mikkelsen, Morten Holtegaard Nielsen, Jason Box, Lillemor Claesson Liljedahl, Katrin Lindbäck, Lincoln Pitcher, and Bent Hasholt
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-285, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
02 Jan 2017
Evaluation of Greenland near surface air temperature datasets
J. E. Jack Reeves Eyre and Xubin Zeng
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-297, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 3 comments)
02 Jan 2017
Brief communication: Antarctic sea ice gain does not compensate for increased solar absorption from Arctic ice loss
Christian Katlein, Stefan Hendricks, and Jeffrey Key
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-279, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 3 comments)
23 Dec 2016
Ice bridges and ridges in the Maxwell-EB sea ice rheology
Véronique Dansereau, Jérôme Weiss, Pierre Saramito, Philippe Lattes, and Edmond Coche
The Cryosphere Discuss., doi:10.5194/tc-2016-276, 2016
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: final response, 3 comments)
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