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09 Aug 2013
Region-wide glacier mass balances over the Pamir-Karakoram-Himalaya during 1999–2011
J. Gardelle, E. Berthier, Y. Arnaud, and A. Kääb
The Cryosphere, 7, 1263-1286, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-7-1263-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-7-1263-2013, 2013 | 69,230 views
06 May 2013
Speedup and fracturing of George VI Ice Shelf, Antarctic Peninsula
T. O. Holt, N. F. Glasser, D. J. Quincey, and M. R. Siegfried
The Cryosphere, 7, 797-816, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-7-797-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-7-797-2013, 2013 | 65,763 views
22 Jul 2011
Dust from the dark region in the western ablation zone of the Greenland ice sheet
I. G. M. Wientjes, R. S. W. Van de Wal, G. J. Reichart, A. Sluijs, and J. Oerlemans
The Cryosphere, 5, 589-601, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-5-589-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-5-589-2011, 2011 | 49,066 views
28 Aug 2014
Sensitivity of CryoSat-2 Arctic sea-ice freeboard and thickness on radar-waveform interpretation
R. Ricker, S. Hendricks, V. Helm, H. Skourup, and M. Davidson
The Cryosphere, 8, 1607-1622, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-1607-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-1607-2014, 2014 | 47,910 views
10 Jan 2014
A satellite-based snow cover climatology (1985–2011) for the European Alps derived from AVHRR data
F. Hüsler, T. Jonas, M. Riffler, J. P. Musial, and S. Wunderle
The Cryosphere, 8, 73-90, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-73-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-73-2014, 2014 | 47,044 views
28 Feb 2013
Bedmap2: improved ice bed, surface and thickness datasets for Antarctica
P. Fretwell, H. D. Pritchard, D. G. Vaughan, J. L. Bamber, N. E. Barrand, R. Bell, C. Bianchi, R. G. Bingham, D. D. Blankenship, G. Casassa, G. Catania, D. Callens, H. Conway, A. J. Cook, H. F. J. Corr, D. Damaske, V. Damm, F. Ferraccioli, R. Forsberg, S. Fujita, Y. Gim, P. Gogineni, J. A. Griggs, R. C. A. Hindmarsh, P. Holmlund, J. W. Holt, R. W. Jacobel, A. Jenkins, W. Jokat, T. Jordan, E. C. King, J. Kohler, W. Krabill, M. Riger-Kusk, K. A. Langley, G. Leitchenkov, C. Leuschen, B. P. Luyendyk, K. Matsuoka, J. Mouginot, F. O. Nitsche, Y. Nogi, O. A. Nost, S. V. Popov, E. Rignot, D. M. Rippin, A. Rivera, J. Roberts, N. Ross, M. J. Siegert, A. M. Smith, D. Steinhage, M. Studinger, B. Sun, B. K. Tinto, B. C. Welch, D. Wilson, D. A. Young, C. Xiangbin, and A. Zirizzotti
The Cryosphere, 7, 375-393, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-7-375-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-7-375-2013, 2013 | 39,282 views
24 Sep 2013
High-resolution provenance of desert dust deposited on Mt. Elbrus, Caucasus in 2009–2012 using snow pit and firn core records
S. Kutuzov, M. Shahgedanova, V. Mikhalenko, P. Ginot, I. Lavrentiev, and S. Kemp
The Cryosphere, 7, 1481-1498, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-7-1481-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-7-1481-2013, 2013 | 35,559 views
17 Feb 2012
Derivation and analysis of a high-resolution estimate of global permafrost zonation
S. Gruber
The Cryosphere, 6, 221-233, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-6-221-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-6-221-2012, 2012 | 35,311 views
02 Feb 2010
Overview of areal changes of the ice shelves on the Antarctic Peninsula over the past 50 years
A. J. Cook and D. G. Vaughan
The Cryosphere, 4, 77-98, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-4-77-2010,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-4-77-2010, 2010 | 34,777 views
14 Jan 2014
A decade (2002–2012) of supraglacial lake volume estimates across Russell Glacier, West Greenland
A. A. W. Fitzpatrick, A. L. Hubbard, J. E. Box, D. J. Quincey, D. van As, A. P. B. Mikkelsen, S. H. Doyle, C. F. Dow, B. Hasholt, and G. A. Jones
The Cryosphere, 8, 107-121, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-107-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-107-2014, 2014 | 31,092 views
05 Nov 2014
Glacier-like forms on Mars
B. Hubbard, C. Souness, and S. Brough
The Cryosphere, 8, 2047-2061, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-2047-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-2047-2014, 2014 | 28,619 views
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03 Apr 2014
Influence of snow depth distribution on surface roughness in alpine terrain: a multi-scale approach
J. Veitinger, B. Sovilla, and R. S. Purves
The Cryosphere, 8, 547-569, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-547-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-547-2014, 2014 | 27,523 views
07 Apr 2008
Improving estimation of glacier volume change: a GLIMS case study of Bering Glacier System, Alaska
M. J. Beedle, M. Dyurgerov, W. Tangborn, S. J. S. Khalsa, C. Helm, B. Raup, R. Armstrong, and R. G. Barry
The Cryosphere, 2, 33-51, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2-33-2008,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2-33-2008, 2008 | 26,160 views
22 Jan 2013
Current state of glaciers in the tropical Andes: a multi-century perspective on glacier evolution and climate change
A. Rabatel, B. Francou, A. Soruco, J. Gomez, B. Cáceres, J. L. Ceballos, R. Basantes, M. Vuille, J.-E. Sicart, C. Huggel, M. Scheel, Y. Lejeune, Y. Arnaud, M. Collet, T. Condom, G. Consoli, V. Favier, V. Jomelli, R. Galarraga, P. Ginot, L. Maisincho, J. Mendoza, M. Ménégoz, E. Ramirez, P. Ribstein, W. Suarez, M. Villacis, and P. Wagnon
The Cryosphere, 7, 81-102, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-7-81-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-7-81-2013, 2013 | 26,029 views
20 Sep 2018
Stopping the flood: could we use targeted geoengineering to mitigate sea level rise?
Michael J. Wolovick and John C. Moore
The Cryosphere, 12, 2955-2967, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-2955-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-2955-2018, 2018 | 24,371 views
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04 Apr 2013
Evidence and analysis of 2012 Greenland records from spaceborne observations, a regional climate model and reanalysis data
M. Tedesco, X. Fettweis, T. Mote, J. Wahr, P. Alexander, J. E. Box, and B. Wouters
The Cryosphere, 7, 615-630, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-7-615-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-7-615-2013, 2013 | 22,900 views
17 Feb 2014
Diffusive equilibration of N2, O2 and CO2 mixing ratios in a 1.5-million-years-old ice core
B. Bereiter, H. Fischer, J. Schwander, and T. F. Stocker
The Cryosphere, 8, 245-256, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-245-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-245-2014, 2014 | 22,873 views
20 Aug 2014
Elevation and elevation change of Greenland and Antarctica derived from CryoSat-2
V. Helm, A. Humbert, and H. Miller
The Cryosphere, 8, 1539-1559, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-1539-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-1539-2014, 2014 | 21,478 views
11 Jun 2014
Surface kinematics of periglacial sorted circles using structure-from-motion technology
A. Kääb, L. Girod, and I. Berthling
The Cryosphere, 8, 1041-1056, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-1041-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-1041-2014, 2014 | 21,121 views
15 Apr 2014
A data set of worldwide glacier length fluctuations
P. W. Leclercq, J. Oerlemans, H. J. Basagic, I. Bushueva, A. J. Cook, and R. Le Bris
The Cryosphere, 8, 659-672, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-659-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-659-2014, 2014 | 20,174 views
09 Nov 2012
Greenland ice sheet surface mass balance: evaluating simulations and making projections with regional climate models
J. G. L. Rae, G. Aðalgeirsdóttir, T. L. Edwards, X. Fettweis, J. M. Gregory, H. T. Hewitt, J. A. Lowe, P. Lucas-Picher, R. H. Mottram, A. J. Payne, J. K. Ridley, S. R. Shannon, W. J. van de Berg, R. S. W. van de Wal, and M. R. van den Broeke
The Cryosphere, 6, 1275-1294, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-6-1275-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-6-1275-2012, 2012 | 19,557 views
15 Jun 2015
Brief Communication: Newly developing rift in Larsen C Ice Shelf presents significant risk to stability
D. Jansen, A. J. Luckman, A. Cook, S. Bevan, B. Kulessa, B. Hubbard, and P. R. Holland
The Cryosphere, 9, 1223-1227, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-9-1223-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-9-1223-2015, 2015 | 19,431 views
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22 Jul 2014
A spurious jump in the satellite record: has Antarctic sea ice expansion been overestimated?
I. Eisenman, W. N. Meier, and J. R. Norris
The Cryosphere, 8, 1289-1296, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-1289-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-1289-2014, 2014 | 18,865 views
03 Feb 2014
Brief Communication: Further summer speedup of Jakobshavn Isbræ
I. Joughin, B. E. Smith, D. E. Shean, and D. Floricioiu
The Cryosphere, 8, 209-214, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-209-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-209-2014, 2014 | 18,696 views
04 Sep 2015
Improving semi-automated glacier mapping with a multi-method approach: applications in central Asia
T. Smith, B. Bookhagen, and F. Cannon
The Cryosphere, 9, 1747-1759, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-9-1747-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-9-1747-2015, 2015 | 18,577 views
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22 Mar 2013
A new bed elevation dataset for Greenland
J. L. Bamber, J. A. Griggs, R. T. W. L. Hurkmans, J. A. Dowdeswell, S. P. Gogineni, I. Howat, J. Mouginot, J. Paden, S. Palmer, E. Rignot, and D. Steinhage
The Cryosphere, 7, 499-510, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-7-499-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-7-499-2013, 2013 | 14,894 views
15 Aug 2012
Antarctic sea ice variability and trends, 1979–2010
C. L. Parkinson and D. J. Cavalieri
The Cryosphere, 6, 871-880, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-6-871-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-6-871-2012, 2012 | 14,792 views
27 May 2015
Modelling glacier change in the Everest region, Nepal Himalaya
J. M. Shea, W. W. Immerzeel, P. Wagnon, C. Vincent, and S. Bajracharya
The Cryosphere, 9, 1105-1128, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-9-1105-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-9-1105-2015, 2015 | 13,272 views
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08 Aug 2012
Greenland ice sheet albedo feedback: thermodynamics and atmospheric drivers
J. E. Box, X. Fettweis, J. C. Stroeve, M. Tedesco, D. K. Hall, and K. Steffen
The Cryosphere, 6, 821-839, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-6-821-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-6-821-2012, 2012 | 12,942 views
23 Apr 2013
New estimates of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice extent during September 1964 from recovered Nimbus I satellite imagery
W. N. Meier, D. Gallaher, and G. G. Campbell
The Cryosphere, 7, 699-705, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-7-699-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-7-699-2013, 2013 | 12,330 views
20 Sep 2010
The relation between sea ice thickness and freeboard in the Arctic
V. Alexandrov, S. Sandven, J. Wahlin, and O. M. Johannessen
The Cryosphere, 4, 373-380, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-4-373-2010,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-4-373-2010, 2010 | 12,238 views
21 Aug 2015
Black carbon in snow in the upper Himalayan Khumbu Valley, Nepal: observations and modeling of the impact on snow albedo, melting, and radiative forcing
H.-W. Jacobi, S. Lim, M. Ménégoz, P. Ginot, P. Laj, P. Bonasoni, P. Stocchi, A. Marinoni, and Y. Arnaud
The Cryosphere, 9, 1685-1699, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-9-1685-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-9-1685-2015, 2015 | 12,169 views
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15 Aug 2012
Arctic sea ice variability and trends, 1979–2010
D. J. Cavalieri and C. L. Parkinson
The Cryosphere, 6, 881-889, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-6-881-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-6-881-2012, 2012 | 11,639 views
06 Jan 2015
UAV photogrammetry and structure from motion to assess calving dynamics at Store Glacier, a large outlet draining the Greenland ice sheet
J. C. Ryan, A. L. Hubbard, J. E. Box, J. Todd, P. Christoffersen, J. R. Carr, T. O. Holt, and N. Snooke
The Cryosphere, 9, 1-11, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-9-1-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-9-1-2015, 2015 | 11,572 views
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24 Oct 2013
Recent mass balance of the Purogangri Ice Cap, central Tibetan Plateau, by means of differential X-band SAR interferometry
N. Neckel, A. Braun, J. Kropáček, and V. Hochschild
The Cryosphere, 7, 1623-1633, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-7-1623-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-7-1623-2013, 2013 | 10,681 views
30 Jan 2013
An estimate of global glacier volume
A. Grinsted
The Cryosphere, 7, 141-151, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-7-141-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-7-141-2013, 2013 | 10,331 views
14 Dec 2012
A method for sea ice thickness and concentration analysis based on SAR data and a thermodynamic model
J. Karvonen, B. Cheng, T. Vihma, M. Arkett, and T. Carrieres
The Cryosphere, 6, 1507-1526, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-6-1507-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-6-1507-2012, 2012 | 10,230 views
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, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-517-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-517-2017, 2017 | 10,099 views
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14 Oct 2011
Recent wind driven high sea ice area export in the Fram Strait contributes to Arctic sea ice decline
L. H. Smedsrud, A. Sirevaag, K. Kloster, A. Sorteberg, and S. Sandven
The Cryosphere, 5, 821-829, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-5-821-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-5-821-2011, 2011 | 10,097 views
14 Mar 2013
Estimating the Greenland ice sheet surface mass balance contribution to future sea level rise using the regional atmospheric climate model MAR
X. Fettweis, B. Franco, M. Tedesco, J. H. van Angelen, J. T. M. Lenaerts, M. R. van den Broeke, and H. Gallée
The Cryosphere, 7, 469-489, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-7-469-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-7-469-2013, 2013 | 9,962 views
29 Sep 2010
A glacier inventory for the western Nyainqentanglha Range and the Nam Co Basin, Tibet, and glacier changes 1976–2009
T. Bolch, T. Yao, S. Kang, M. F. Buchroithner, D. Scherer, F. Maussion, E. Huintjes, and C. Schneider
The Cryosphere, 4, 419-433, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-4-419-2010,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-4-419-2010, 2010 | 9,871 views
23 May 2014
Glacier changes in the Karakoram region mapped by multimission satellite imagery
M. Rankl, C. Kienholz, and M. Braun
The Cryosphere, 8, 977-989, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-977-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-977-2014, 2014 | 9,840 views
02 Feb 2011
Some fundamentals of handheld snow surface thermography
C. Shea and B. Jamieson
The Cryosphere, 5, 55-66, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-5-55-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-5-55-2011, 2011 | 9,741 views
10 Feb 2015
Arctic sea ice thickness loss determined using subsurface, aircraft, and satellite observations
R. Lindsay and A. Schweiger
The Cryosphere, 9, 269-283, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-9-269-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-9-269-2015, 2015 | 9,630 views
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13 Feb 2018
Increased West Antarctic and unchanged East Antarctic ice discharge over the last 7 years
Alex S. Gardner, Geir Moholdt, Ted Scambos, Mark Fahnstock, Stefan Ligtenberg, Michiel van den Broeke, and Johan Nilsson
The Cryosphere, 12, 521-547, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-521-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-521-2018, 2018 | 9,267 views
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20 Apr 2011
Multi-decadal mass loss of glaciers in the Everest area (Nepal Himalaya) derived from stereo imagery
T. Bolch, T. Pieczonka, and D. I. Benn
The Cryosphere, 5, 349-358, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-5-349-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-5-349-2011, 2011 | 9,231 views
28 Jan 2015
Observing Muostakh disappear: permafrost thaw subsidence and erosion of a ground-ice-rich island in response to arctic summer warming and sea ice reduction
F. Günther, P. P. Overduin, I. A. Yakshina, T. Opel, A. V. Baranskaya, and M. N. Grigoriev
The Cryosphere, 9, 151-178, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-9-151-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-9-151-2015, 2015 | 9,224 views
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20 Feb 2013
A synthesis of the Antarctic surface mass balance during the last 800 yr
M. Frezzotti, C. Scarchilli, S. Becagli, M. Proposito, and S. Urbini
The Cryosphere, 7, 303-319, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-7-303-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-7-303-2013, 2013 | 9,198 views
29 Mar 2011
Co-registration and bias corrections of satellite elevation data sets for quantifying glacier thickness change
C. Nuth and A. Kääb
The Cryosphere, 5, 271-290, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-5-271-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-5-271-2011, 2011 | 8,971 views
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