Journal cover Journal topic
The Cryosphere An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Journal topic

Journal metrics

Journal metrics

  • IF value: 4.790 IF 4.790
  • IF 5-year value: 5.921 IF 5-year
    5.921
  • CiteScore value: 5.27 CiteScore
    5.27
  • SNIP value: 1.551 SNIP 1.551
  • IPP value: 5.08 IPP 5.08
  • SJR value: 3.016 SJR 3.016
  • Scimago H <br class='hide-on-tablet hide-on-mobile'>index value: 63 Scimago H
    index 63
  • h5-index value: 51 h5-index 51
Volume 10, issue 5
The Cryosphere, 10, 2501–2516, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-10-2501-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
The Cryosphere, 10, 2501–2516, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-10-2501-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 25 Oct 2016

Research article | 25 Oct 2016

Ice core evidence for a 20th century increase in surface mass balance in coastal Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica

Morgane Philippe et al.

Related authors

Surface velocity of the Northeast Greenland Ice Stream (NEGIS): Assessment of interior velocities derived from satellite data by GPS
Christine S. Hvidberg, Aslak Grinsted, Dorthe Dahl-Jensen, Shfaqat Abbas Khan, Anders Kusk, Jonas Kvist Andersen, Niklas Neckel, Anne Solgaard, Nanna B. Karlsson, Helle Astrid Kjær, and Paul Vallelonga
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2020-103,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2020-103, 2020
Preprint under review for TC
Short summary
Quantifying the effect of ocean bed properties on ice sheet geometry over 40,000 years with a full-Stokes model
Clemens Schannwell, Reinhard Drews, Todd A. Ehlers, Olaf Eisen, Christoph Mayer, Mika Malinen, Emma C. Smith, and Hannes Eisermann
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2020-98,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2020-98, 2020
Preprint under review for TC
Short summary
An updated seabed bathymetry beneath Larsen C Ice Shelf, Antarctic Peninsula
Alex Brisbourne, Bernd Kulessa, Thomas Hudson, Lianne Harrison, Paul Holland, Adrian Luckman, Suzanne Bevan, David Ashmore, Bryn Hubbard, Emma Pearce, James White, Adam Booth, Keith Nicholls, and Andrew Smith
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 887–896, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-887-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-887-2020, 2020
Short summary
Impact of coastal East Antarctic ice rises on surface mass balance: insights from observations and modeling
Thore Kausch, Stef Lhermitte, Jan T. M. Lenaerts, Nander Wever, Mana Inoue, Frank Pattyn, Sainan Sun, Sarah Wauthy, Jean-Louis Tison, and Willem Jan van de Berg
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2020-66,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2020-66, 2020
Preprint under review for TC
Short summary
Brief communication: On calculating the sea-level contribution in marine ice-sheet models
Heiko Goelzer, Violaine Coulon, Frank Pattyn, Bas de Boer, and Roderik van de Wal
The Cryosphere, 14, 833–840, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-833-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-833-2020, 2020
Short summary

Related subject area

Ice Cores
Stable water isotopes and accumulation rates in the Union Glacier region, Ellsworth Mountains, West Antarctica, over the last 35 years
Kirstin Hoffmann, Francisco Fernandoy, Hanno Meyer, Elizabeth R. Thomas, Marcelo Aliaga, Dieter Tetzner, Johannes Freitag, Thomas Opel, Jorge Arigony-Neto, Christian Florian Göbel, Ricardo Jaña, Delia Rodríguez Oroz, Rebecca Tuckwell, Emily Ludlow, Joseph R. McConnell, and Christoph Schneider
The Cryosphere, 14, 881–904, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-881-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-881-2020, 2020
Multi-tracer study of gas trapping in an East Antarctic ice core
Kévin Fourteau, Patricia Martinerie, Xavier Faïn, Christoph F. Schaller, Rebecca J. Tuckwell, Henning Löwe, Laurent Arnaud, Olivier Magand, Elizabeth R. Thomas, Johannes Freitag, Robert Mulvaney, Martin Schneebeli, and Vladimir Ya. Lipenkov
The Cryosphere, 13, 3383–3403, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-3383-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-3383-2019, 2019
Short summary
Very old firn air linked to strong density layering at Styx Glacier, coastal Victoria Land, East Antarctica
Youngjoon Jang, Sang Bum Hong, Christo Buizert, Hun-Gyu Lee, Sang-Young Han, Ji-Woong Yang, Yoshinori Iizuka, Akira Hori, Yeongcheol Han, Seong Joon Jun, Pieter Tans, Taejin Choi, Seong-Joong Kim, Soon Do Hur, and Jinho Ahn
The Cryosphere, 13, 2407–2419, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-2407-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-2407-2019, 2019
Short summary
Apparent discrepancy of Tibetan ice core δ18O records may be attributed to misinterpretation of chronology
Shugui Hou, Wangbin Zhang, Hongxi Pang, Shuang-Ye Wu, Theo M. Jenk, Margit Schwikowski, and Yetang Wang
The Cryosphere, 13, 1743–1752, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-1743-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-1743-2019, 2019
Short summary
Challenges associated with the climatic interpretation of water stable isotope records from a highly resolved firn core from Adélie Land, coastal Antarctica
Sentia Goursaud, Valérie Masson-Delmotte, Vincent Favier, Suzanne Preunkert, Michel Legrand, Bénédicte Minster, and Martin Werner
The Cryosphere, 13, 1297–1324, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-1297-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-1297-2019, 2019
Short summary

Cited articles

Altnau, S., Schlosser, E., Isaksson, E., and Divine, D.: Climatic signals from 76 shallow firn cores in Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica, The Cryosphere, 9, 925–944, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-9-925-2015, 2015.
Anschütz, H., Sinisalo, A., Isaksson, E., McConnell, J. R., Hamran, S.-E., Bisiaux, M. M., Pasteris, D., Neumann, T. A., and Winther, J.-G.: Variation of accumulation rates over the last eight centuries on the East Antarctic Plateau derived from volcanic signals in ice cores, J. Geophys. Res., 116, D20103, https://doi.org/10.1029/2011JD015753, 2011.
Aristarain, A. J., Delmas, R. J., and Stievenard, M.: Ice-core study of the link between sea-salt aerosol, sea-ice cover and climate in the Antarctic Peninsula area, Clim. Change, 67, 63–86, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-004-0708-6, 2004.
Arthern, R. J., Vaughan, D. G., Rankin, A. M., Mulvaney, R., and Thomas, E. R.: In situ measurements of Antarctic snow compaction compared with predictions of models, J. Geophys. Res., 115, F03011, https://doi.org/10.1029/2009JF001306, 2010.
Boening, C., Lebsock, M., Landerer, F., and Stephens, G.: Snowfall driven mass change on the East Antarctic ice sheet, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L21501, https://doi.org/10.1029/2012GL053316, 2012.
Publications Copernicus
Download
Short summary
The reconstruction of past snow accumulation rates is crucial in the context of recent climate change and sea level rise. We measured ~ 250 years of snow accumulation using a 120 m ice core drilled in coastal East Antarctica, where such long records are very scarce. This study is the first to show an increase in snow accumulation, beginning in the 20th and particularly marked in the last 50 years, thereby confirming model predictions of increased snowfall associated with climate change.
The reconstruction of past snow accumulation rates is crucial in the context of recent climate...
Citation