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The Cryosphere An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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Co-editors-in-chief: Florent Dominé, Olaf Eisen, Christian Haas, Christian Hauck & Thomas Mölg
The Cryosphere (TC) is an international scientific journal dedicated to the publication and discussion of research articles, short communications, and review papers on all aspects of frozen water and ground on Earth and on other planetary bodies.
The main subject areas are ice sheets and glaciers, planetary ice bodies, permafrost, river and lake ice, seasonal snow cover, sea ice, remote sensing, numerical modelling, in situ and laboratory studies of the above and including studies of the interaction of the cryosphere with the rest of the climate system.
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16 Jan 2019 SUB Göttingen and Copernicus Publications introduced the National Consortium for Central Payment Processing of Article Processing Charges on 1 January 2019

14 scientific institutions have joined the national opt-in consortium for the central payment processing of APCs for articles of all journals published by Copernicus Publications.

16 Jan 2019 SUB Göttingen and Copernicus Publications introduced the National Consortium for Central Payment Processing of Article Processing Charges on 1 January 2019

14 scientific institutions have joined the national opt-in consortium for the central payment processing of APCs for articles of all journals published by Copernicus Publications.

16 Jan 2019 Institutional Agreement between Iowa State University Library and Copernicus Publications

Iowa State University Library and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on the central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors.

16 Jan 2019 Institutional Agreement between Iowa State University Library and Copernicus Publications

Iowa State University Library and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on the central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors.

28 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signs institutional agreement with Helsinki University Library

To facilitate the publication procedure for authors from Helsinki University, Copernicus Publications and Helsinki University Library have signed an agreement on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs).

28 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signs institutional agreement with Helsinki University Library

To facilitate the publication procedure for authors from Helsinki University, Copernicus Publications and Helsinki University Library have signed an agreement on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs).

Recent papers
22 Mar 2019
Potential faster Arctic sea ice retreat triggered by snowflakes' greenhouse effect
Jui-Lin Frank Li, Mark Richardson, Wei-Liang Lee, Eric Fetzer, Graeme Stephens, Jonathan Jiang, Yulan Hong, Yi-Hui Wang, Jia-Yuh Yu, and Yinghui Liu
The Cryosphere, 13, 969-980, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-969-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-969-2019, 2019
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21 Mar 2019
Impact of floe size distribution on seasonal fragmentation and melt of Arctic sea ice
Adam W. Bateson, Daniel L. Feltham, David Schröder, Lucia Hosekova, Jeff K. Ridley, and Yevgeny Aksenov
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2019-44,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2019-44, 2019
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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21 Mar 2019
Motion of dust particles in dry snow under temperature gradient metamorphism
Pascal Hagenmuller, Frederic Flin, Marie Dumont, François Tuzet, Isabel Peinke, Philippe Lapalus, Anne Dufour, Jacques Roulle, Laurent Pézard, Didier Voisin, Edward Ando, Sabine Rolland du Roscoat, and Pascal Charrier
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2019-41,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2019-41, 2019
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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19 Mar 2019
Evaluation of CloudSat snowfall rate profiles by a comparison with in situ micro-rain radar observations in East Antarctica
Florentin Lemonnier, Jean-Baptiste Madeleine, Chantal Claud, Christophe Genthon, Claudio Durán-Alarcón, Cyril Palerme, Alexis Berne, Niels Souverijns, Nicole van Lipzig, Irina V. Gorodetskaya, Tristan L'Ecuyer, and Norman Wood
The Cryosphere, 13, 943-954, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-943-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-943-2019, 2019
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19 Mar 2019
High-accuracy UAV photogrammetry of ice sheet dynamics with no ground control
Thomas R. Chudley, Poul Christoffersen, Samuel H. Doyle, Antonio Abellan, and Neal Snooke
The Cryosphere, 13, 955-968, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-955-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-955-2019, 2019
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Highlight articles
19 Mar 2019
Evaluation of CloudSat snowfall rate profiles by a comparison with in situ micro-rain radar observations in East Antarctica
Florentin Lemonnier, Jean-Baptiste Madeleine, Chantal Claud, Christophe Genthon, Claudio Durán-Alarcón, Cyril Palerme, Alexis Berne, Niels Souverijns, Nicole van Lipzig, Irina V. Gorodetskaya, Tristan L'Ecuyer, and Norman Wood
The Cryosphere, 13, 943-954, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-943-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-943-2019, 2019
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26 Feb 2019
The Reference Elevation Model of Antarctica
Ian M. Howat, Claire Porter, Benjamin E. Smith, Myoung-Jong Noh, and Paul Morin
The Cryosphere, 13, 665-674, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-665-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-665-2019, 2019
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18 Feb 2019
Thaw processes in ice-rich permafrost landscapes represented with laterally coupled tiles in a land surface model
Kjetil S. Aas, Léo Martin, Jan Nitzbon, Moritz Langer, Julia Boike, Hanna Lee, Terje K. Berntsen, and Sebastian Westermann
The Cryosphere, 13, 591-609, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-591-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-591-2019, 2019
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05 Feb 2019
Four decades of Antarctic surface elevation changes from multi-mission satellite altimetry
Ludwig Schröder, Martin Horwath, Reinhard Dietrich, Veit Helm, Michiel R. van den Broeke, and Stefan R. M. Ligtenberg
The Cryosphere, 13, 427-449, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-427-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-427-2019, 2019
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11 Dec 2018
Retreat of Thwaites Glacier, West Antarctica, over the next 100 years using various ice flow models, ice shelf melt scenarios and basal friction laws
Hongju Yu, Eric Rignot, Helene Seroussi, and Mathieu Morlighem
The Cryosphere, 12, 3861-3876, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-3861-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-3861-2018, 2018
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