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The following lists the discussion papers and final revised papers published within the last 60 days.
20 Oct 2017
The influence of the synoptic regime on stable water isotopes in precipitation at Dome C, East Antarctica
Elisabeth Schlosser, Anna Dittmann, Barbara Stenni, Jordan G. Powers, Kevin W. Manning, Valérie Masson-Delmotte, Mauro Valt, Anselmo Cagnati, Paolo Grigioni, and Claudio Scarchilli
The Cryosphere, 11, 2345-2361, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-2345-2017, 2017
20 Oct 2017
Nitrate deposition and preservation in the snowpack along a traverse from coast to the ice sheet summit (Dome A) in East Antarctica
Guitao Shi, Meredith G. Hastings, Jinhai Yu, Tianming Ma, Zhengyi Hu, Chunlei An, Chuanjin Li, Hongmei Ma, Su Jiang, and Yuansheng Li
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-227, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
18 Oct 2017
Combined SMAP/SMOS Thin Sea Ice Thickness Retrieval
Cătălin Pațilea, Georg Heygster, Marcus Huntemann, and Gunnar Spreen
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-168, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
18 Oct 2017
Tidal bending of ice shelves as a mechanism for large-scale temporal variations in ice flow
Sebastian H. R. Rosier and G. Hilmar Gudmundsson
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-193, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
13 Oct 2017
How dynamic are ice-stream beds?
Damon Davies, Robert G. Bingham, Edward C. King, Andrew M. Smith, Alex M. Brisbourne, Matteo Spagnolo, Alastair G. C. Graham, Anna E. Hogg, and David G. Vaughan
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-214, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
12 Oct 2017
Probabilistic forecast using a Lagrangian sea ice model: application for search and rescue operations
Matthias Rabatel, Pierre Rampal, Alberto Carrassi, Laurent Bertino, and Christopher K. R. T. Jones
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-200, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
12 Oct 2017
Numerical reconstructions of the flow and basal conditions of the Rhine glacier, European Central Alps, at the Last Glacial Maximum
Denis Cohen, Fabien Gillet-Chaulet, Wilfried Haeberli, Horst Machguth, and Urs H. Fischer
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-204, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
11 Oct 2017
Using machine learning for real-time estimates of snow water equivalent in the watersheds of Afghanistan
Edward H. Bair, Andre Abreu Calfa, Karl Rittger, and Jeff Dozier
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-196, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
11 Oct 2017
Floe-size distributions in laboratory ice broken by waves
Agnieszka Herman, Karl-Ulrich Evers, and Nils Reimer
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-186, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
10 Oct 2017
Thermodynamic and Dynamic Ice Thickness Changes in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in NEMO-LIM2 Numerical Simulations
Xianmin Hu, Jingfan Sun, Ting On Chan, and Paul G. Myers
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-197, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
09 Oct 2017
Canadian Snow and Sea Ice: Trends (1981–2015) and Projections (2020–2050)
Lawrence Mudryk, Chris Derksen, Stephen Howell, Fred Laliberté, Chad Thackeray, Reinel Sospedra-Alfonso, Vincent Vionnet, Paul Kushner, and Ross Brown
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-198, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
09 Oct 2017
Brief communication: Mapping river ice using drones and structure from motion
Knut Alfredsen, Christian Haas, Jeffrey A. Tuhtan, and Peggy Zinke
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-209, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
09 Oct 2017
Impacts of a lengthening open water season on Alaskan coastal communities
Rebecca J. Rolph, Andrew R. Mahoney, John Walsh, and Philip A. Loring
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-211, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
09 Oct 2017
The Arctic sea ice cover of 2016: A year of record low highs and higher than expected lows
Alek A. Petty, Julienne C. Stroeve, Paul R. Holland, Linette N. Boisvert, Angela C. Bliss, Noriaki Kimura, and Walter N. Meier
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-207, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
09 Oct 2017
Modelling the climate and surface mass balance of polar ice sheets using RACMO2, part 2: Antarctica (1979–2016)
Jan Melchior van Wessem, Willem Jan van de Berg, Brice P. Y. Noël, Erik van Meijgaard, Gerit Birnbaum, Constantijn L. Jakobs, Konstantin Krüger, Jan T. M. Lenaerts, Stef Lhermitte, Stefan R. M. Ligtenberg, Brooke Medley, Carleen H. Reijmer, Kristof van Tricht, Luke D. Trusel, Lambertus H. van Ulft, Bert Wouters, Jan Wuite, and Michiel R. van den Broeke
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-202, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
06 Oct 2017
Spatiotemporal 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, 11, 2329-2343, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-2329-2017, 2017
06 Oct 2017
Modelling the climate and surface mass balance of polar ice sheets using RACMO2, Part 1: Greenland (1958–2016)
Brice Noël, Willem Jan van de Berg, Jan Melchior van Wessem, Erik van Meijgaard, Dirk van As, Jan T. M. Lenaerts, Stef Lhermitte, Peter Kuipers Munneke, C. J. P. Paul Smeets, Lambertus H. van Ulft, Roderik S. W. van de Wal, and Michiel R. van den Broeke
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-201, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
05 Oct 2017
Discovery and characterization of submarine groundwater discharge in the Siberian Arctic seas: a case study in the Buor-Khaya Gulf, Laptev Sea
Alexander N. Charkin, Michiel Rutgers van der Loeff, Natalia E. Shakhova, Örjan Gustafsson, Oleg V. Dudarev, Maxim S. Cherepnev, Anatoly N. Salyuk, Andrey V. Koshurnikov, Eduard A. Spivak, Alexey Y. Gunar, Alexey S. Ruban, and Igor P. Semiletov
The Cryosphere, 11, 2305-2327, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-2305-2017, 2017
05 Oct 2017
Boundary layer models for calving marine outlet glaciers
Christian Schoof, Andrew D. Davis, and Tiberiu V. Popa
The Cryosphere, 11, 2283-2303, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-2283-2017, 2017
04 Oct 2017
Estimating relationships between snow water equivalent, snow covered area, and topography to extend the Airborne Snow Observatory dataset
Dominik Schneider, Noah P. Molotch, and Jeffrey S. Deems
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-167, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
29 Sep 2017
Sea ice assimilation into a coupled ocean–sea ice model using its adjoint
Nikolay V. Koldunov, Armin Köhl, Nuno Serra, and Detlef Stammer
The Cryosphere, 11, 2265-2281, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-2265-2017, 2017
28 Sep 2017
Investigating cold based summit glaciers through direct access to basal ice: A case study constraining the maximum age of Chli Titlis glacier, Switzerland
Pascal Bohleber, Helene Hoffmann, Johanna Kerch, Leo Sold, and Andrea Fischer
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-171, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
27 Sep 2017
Distributed vs. semi-distributed simulations of snowpack dynamics in alpine areas: case study in the upper Arve catchment, French Alps, 1989–2015
Jesús Revuelto, Grégoire Lecourt, Matthieu Lafaysse, Isabella Zin, Luc Charrois, Vincent Vionnet, Marie Dumont, Antoine Rabatel, Delphine Six, Thomas Condom, Samuel Morin, Alessandra Viani, and Pascal Sirguey
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-184, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
25 Sep 2017
In situ measurement of meltwater percolation flux in seasonal alpine snowpack using self potential and capillary pressure sensors
Wilson S. Clayton
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-187, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
25 Sep 2017
Non-linear retreat of Jakobshavn Isbræ since the Little Ice Age controlled by geometry
Nadine Steiger, Kerim H. Nisancioglu, Henning Åkesson, Basile de Fleurian, and Faezeh M. Nick
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-151, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
22 Sep 2017
Structure and evolution of the drainage system of a Himalayan debris-covered glacier, and its relationship with patterns of mass loss
Douglas I. Benn, Sarah Thompson, Jason Gulley, Jordan Mertes, Adrian Luckman, and Lindsey Nicholson
The Cryosphere, 11, 2247-2264, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-2247-2017, 2017
22 Sep 2017
Relative performance of empirical and physical models in assessing seasonal and annual glacier surface mass balance in the French Alps
Marion Réveillet, Delphine Six, Christian Vincent, Antoine Rabatel, Marie Dumont, Matthieu Lafaysse, Samuel Morin, Vincent Vionnet, and Maxime Litt
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-188, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
22 Sep 2017
Atmospheric influences on the anomalous 2016 Antarctic sea ice decay
Elisabeth Schlosser, F. Alexander Haumann, and Marilyn N. Raphael
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-192, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
21 Sep 2017
Greenland Iceberg Melt Variability from High-Resolution Satellite Observations
Ellyn M. Enderlin, Caroline J. Carrigan, William H. Kochtitzky, Alexandra Cuadros, Twila Moon, and Gordon S. Hamilton
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-185, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
20 Sep 2017
Geothermal flux and basal melt rate in the Dome C region inferred from radar reflectivity and heat modelling
Olivier Passalacqua, Catherine Ritz, Frédéric Parrenin, Stefano Urbini, and Massimo Frezzotti
The Cryosphere, 11, 2231-2246, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-2231-2017, 2017
18 Sep 2017
Regional modeling of the Shirase drainage basin, East Antarctica: full Stokes vs. shallow ice dynamics
Hakime Seddik, Ralf Greve, Thomas Zwinger, and Shin Sugiyama
The Cryosphere, 11, 2213-2229, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-2213-2017, 2017
18 Sep 2017
Open Source Algorithm for Detecting Sea Ice Surface Features in High Resolution Optical Imagery
Nicholas C. Wright and Christopher M. Polashenski
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-154, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 2 comments)
18 Sep 2017
Detecting the permafrost carbon feedback: Talik formation and increased cold-season respiration as precursors to sink-to-source transitions
Nicholas C. Parazoo, Charles D. Koven, David M. Lawrence, Vladimir Romanovsky, and Charles E. Miller
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-189, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 2 comments)
15 Sep 2017
On the need of a time and location dependent estimation of the NDSI threshold value for reducing existing uncertainties in snow cover maps at different scales
Stefan Härer, Matthias Bernhardt, Matthias Siebers, and Karsten Schulz
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-177, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
12 Sep 2017
Dynamic response of an Arctic epishelf lake to seasonal and long-term forcing: implications for ice shelf thickness
Andrew K. Hamilton, Bernard E. Laval, Derek R. Mueller, Warwick F. Vincent, and Luke Copland
The Cryosphere, 11, 2189-2211, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-2189-2017, 2017
12 Sep 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, 11, 2175-2188, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-2175-2017, 2017
12 Sep 2017
Recent rift formation and impact on the structural integrity of the Brunt Ice Shelf, East Antarctica
Jan De Rydt, G. Hilmar Gudmundsson, Thomas Nagler, Jan Wuite, and Edward C. King
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-190, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
12 Sep 2017
Reflective properties of melt ponds on sea ice
Aleksey Malinka, Eleonora Zege, Larysa Istomina, Georg Heygster, Gunnar Spreen, Donald Perovich, and Chris Polashenski
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-150, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
11 Sep 2017
Antarctic ice sheet thickness estimation using the H/V spectral ratio method with single-station seismic ambient noise
Peng Yan, Zhiwei Li, Fei Li, Yuande Yang, Weifeng Hao, and Feng Bao
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-164, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 2 comments)
11 Sep 2017
A Systematic Study of the Fracturing of Ronne - Filchner Ice Shelf, Antarctica, Using Multisource Satellite Data from 2001 to 2016
Rongxing Li, Haifeng Xiao, Shijie Liu, and Xiaohua Tong
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-178, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
11 Sep 2017
On the similarity and apparent cycles of isotopic variations in East Antarctic snow-pits
Thomas Laepple, Thomas Münch, Mathieu Casado, Maria Hoerhold, Amaelle Landais, and Sepp Kipfstuhl
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-199, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 2 comments)
08 Sep 2017
Modelling radiative transfer through ponded first-year Arctic sea ice with a plane-parallel model
Torbjørn Taskjelle, Stephen R. Hudson, Mats A. Granskog, and Børge Hamre
The Cryosphere, 11, 2137-2148, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-2137-2017, 2017
08 Sep 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, 11, 2149-2174, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-2149-2017, 2017
07 Sep 2017
Brief communication: Increasing shortwave absorption over the Arctic Ocean is not balanced by trends in the Antarctic
Christian Katlein, Stefan Hendricks, and Jeffrey Key
The Cryosphere, 11, 2111-2116, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-2111-2017, 2017
07 Sep 2017
Wave–ice interactions in the neXtSIM sea-ice model
Timothy D. Williams, Pierre Rampal, and Sylvain Bouillon
The Cryosphere, 11, 2117-2135, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-2117-2017, 2017
07 Sep 2017
Recent glacier mass balance and area changes in the Kangri Karpo Mountain derived from multi-sources of DEMs and glacier inventories
Wu Kunpeng, Liu Shiyin, Jiang Zongli, Xu Junli, Wei Junfeng, and Guo Wanqin
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-153, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 2 comments)
06 Sep 2017
Coupled land surface–subsurface hydrogeophysical inverse modeling to estimate soil organic carbon content and explore associated hydrological and thermal dynamics in the Arctic tundra
Anh Phuong Tran, Baptiste Dafflon, and Susan S. Hubbard
The Cryosphere, 11, 2089-2109, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-2089-2017, 2017
06 Sep 2017
Arctic lead detection using a waveform mixture algorithm from CryoSat-2 data
Sanggyun Lee, Hyun-Cheol Kim, and Jungho Im
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-170, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
05 Sep 2017
Wind enhances differential air advection in surface snow at sub-meter scales
Stephen A. Drake, John S. Selker, and Chad W. Higgins
The Cryosphere, 11, 2075-2087, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-2075-2017, 2017
05 Sep 2017
Assessment of Snow, Sea Ice, and Related Climate Processes in Canada's Earth-System Model and Climate Prediction System
Paul J. Kushner, Lawrence R. Mudryk, William Merryfield, Jaison T. Ambadan, Aaron Berg, Adéline Bichet, Ross Brown, Christopher P. Derksen, Stephen J. Déry, Arlan Dirkson, Greg Flato, Christopher G. Fletcher, John C. Fyfe, Nathan Gillett, Christian Haas, Stephen Howell, Frédéric Laliberté, Kelly McCusker, Michael Sigmond, Reinel Sospreda-Alfonso, Neil F. Tandon, Chad Thackeray, Bruno Tremblay, and Francis W. Zwiers
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-157, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
05 Sep 2017
Potential permafrost distribution and ground temperatures based on surface state obtained from microwave satellite data
Christine Kroisleitner, Annett Bartsch, and Helena Bergstedt
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-162, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 4 comments)
05 Sep 2017
Estimating interaction between surface water and groundwater in a permafrost region using heat tracing methods
Tanguang Gao, Jie Liu, Tingjun Zhang, Yuantao Hu, Jianguo Shang, Shufa Wang, Xiongxin Xiao, Chuankun Liu, Shichang Kang, Mika Sillanpää, and Yulan Zhang
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-176, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 2 comments)
05 Sep 2017
Calving relation for tidewater glaciers based on detailed stress field analysis
Rémy Mercenier, Martin P. Lüthi, and Andreas Vieli
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-183, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 3 comments)
04 Sep 2017
Ice bridges and ridges in the Maxwell-EB sea ice rheology
Véronique Dansereau, Jérôme Weiss, Pierre Saramito, Philippe Lattes, and Edmond Coche
The Cryosphere, 11, 2033-2058, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-2033-2017, 2017
04 Sep 2017
Comparison of CryoSat-2 and ENVISAT radar freeboard over Arctic sea ice: toward an improved Envisat freeboard retrieval
Kevin Guerreiro, Sara Fleury, Elena Zakharova, Alexei Kouraev, Frédérique Rémy, and Philippe Maisongrande
The Cryosphere, 11, 2059-2073, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-2059-2017, 2017
04 Sep 2017
Effects of short-term variability of meteorological variables on soil temperature in permafrost regions
Christian Beer, Philipp Porada, Altug Ekici, and Matthias Brakebusch
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-182, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
01 Sep 2017
Application of a two-step approach for mapping ice thickness to various glacier types on Svalbard
Johannes Jakob Fürst, Fabien Gillet-Chaulet, Toby J. Benham, Julian A. Dowdeswell, Mariusz Grabiec, Francisco Navarro, Rickard Pettersson, Geir Moholdt, Christopher Nuth, Björn Sass, Kjetil Aas, Xavier Fettweis, Charlotte Lang, Thorsten Seehaus, and Matthias Braun
The Cryosphere, 11, 2003-2032, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-2003-2017, 2017
30 Aug 2017
New methodology to estimate Arctic sea ice concentration from SMOS combining brightness temperature differences in a maximum-likelihood estimator
Carolina Gabarro, Antonio Turiel, Pedro Elosegui, Joaquim A. Pla-Resina, and Marcos Portabella
The Cryosphere, 11, 1987-2002, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1987-2017, 2017
29 Aug 2017
Sea ice local surface topography from single-pass satellite InSAR measurements: a feasibility study
Wolfgang Dierking, Oliver Lang, and Thomas Busche
The Cryosphere, 11, 1967-1985, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1967-2017, 2017
23 Aug 2017
Evaluation of snow cover and snow depth on the Qinghai–Tibetan Plateau derived from passive microwave remote sensing
Liyun Dai, Tao Che, Yongjian Ding, and Xiaohua Hao
The Cryosphere, 11, 1933-1948, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1933-2017, 2017
23 Aug 2017
On the importance of the albedo parameterization for the mass balance of the Greenland ice sheet in EC-Earth
Michiel M. Helsen, Roderik S. W. van de Wal, Thomas J. Reerink, Richard Bintanja, Marianne S. Madsen, Shuting Yang, Qiang Li, and Qiong Zhang
The Cryosphere, 11, 1949-1965, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1949-2017, 2017
23 Aug 2017
Characterization of Canadian High Arctic glacier surface albedo from MODIS C6 data, 2001–2016
Colleen A. Mortimer and Martin Sharp
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-160, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: final response, 2 comments)
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