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The following lists the discussion papers and final revised papers published within the last 60 days.
25 Jul 2017
Experimental observation of transient δ18O interaction between snow and advective airflow under various temperature gradient conditions
Pirmin Philipp Ebner, Hans Christian Steen-Larsen, Barbara Stenni, Martin Schneebeli, and Aldo Steinfeld
The Cryosphere, 11, 1733-1743, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1733-2017, 2017
25 Jul 2017
Extreme temperature events on Greenland in observations and the MAR regional climate model
Amber A. Leeson, Emma Eastoe, and Xavier Fettweis
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-138, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
24 Jul 2017
Method to characterize directional changes in Arctic sea ice drift and associated deformation due to synoptic atmospheric variations using Lagrangian dispersion statistics
Jennifer V. Lukovich, Cathleen A. Geiger, and David G. Barber
The Cryosphere, 11, 1707-1731, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1707-2017, 2017
21 Jul 2017
New observations indicate the possible presence of permafrost in North Africa (Djebel Toubkal, High Atlas, Morocco)
Gonçalo Vieira, Carla Mora, and Ali Faleh
The Cryosphere, 11, 1691-1705, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1691-2017, 2017
21 Jul 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, 11, 1685-1689, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1685-2017, 2017
20 Jul 2017
Using Satellite Laser Ranging to measure ice mass change in Greenland and Antarctica
Jennifer A. Bonin, Don P. Chambers, and Minkang Cheng
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-113, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
19 Jul 2017
A continuum model for meltwater flow through compacting snow
Colin R. Meyer and Ian J. Hewitt
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-128, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
18 Jul 2017
Consistent biases in Antarctic sea ice concentration simulated by climate models
Lettie A. Roach, Samuel M. Dean, and James A. Renwick
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-131, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
18 Jul 2017
Snow melt response to simulated warming across a large elevation gradient, southern Sierra Nevada, California
Keith N. Musselman, Noah P. Molotch, and Steven A. Margulis
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-123, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
18 Jul 2017
Snow data intercomparison on remote and glacierized high elevation areas (Forni Glacier, Italy)
Antonella Senese, Maurizio Maugeri, Eraldo Meraldi, Giampietro Verza, Roberto Sergio Azzoni, Chiara Compostella, and Guglielmina Diolaiuti
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-124, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
17 Jul 2017
Simulating ice thickness and velocity evolution of Upernavik Isstrøm 1849–2012 by forcing prescribed terminus positions in ISSM
Konstanze Haubner, Jason E. Box, Nicole J. Schlegel, Eric Y. Larour, Mathieu Morlighem, Anne M. Solgaard, Kristian K. Kjellerup, Signe H. Larsen, and Kurt H. Kjær
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-121, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
17 Jul 2017
Near surface meltwater storage in low-density bare ice of the Greenland ice sheet ablation zone
Matthew G. Cooper, Laurence C. Smith, Asa K. Rennermalm, Clément Miège, Lincoln H. Pitcher, Johnny C. Ryan, Kang Yang, and Sarah Cooley
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-107, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
14 Jul 2017
The importance of accurate glacier albedo for estimates of surface mass balance on Vatnajökull: evaluating the surface energy budget in a regional climate model with automatic weather station observations
Louise Steffensen Schmidt, Guðfinna Aðalgeirsdóttir, Sverrir Guðmundsson, Peter L. Langen, Finnur Pálsson, Ruth Mottram, Simon Gascoin, and Helgi Björnsson
The Cryosphere, 11, 1665-1684, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1665-2017, 2017
14 Jul 2017
Design and results of the ice sheet model initialisation experiments initMIP-Greenland: an ISMIP6 intercomparison
Heiko Goelzer, Sophie Nowicki, Tamsin Edwards, Matthew Beckley, Ayako Abe-Ouchi, Andy Aschwanden, Reinhard Calov, Olivier Gagliardini, Fabien Gillet-Chaulet, Nicholas R. Golledge, Jonathan Gregory, Ralf Greve, Angelika Humbert, Philippe Huybrechts, Joseph H. Kennedy, Eric Larour, William H. Lipscomb, Sébastien Le clec´h, Victoria Lee, Mathieu Morlighem, Frank Pattyn, Antony J. Payne, Christian Rodehacke, Martin Rückamp, Fuyuki Saito, Nicole Schlegel, Helene Seroussi, Andrew Shepherd, Sainan Sun, Roderik van de Wal, and Florian A. Ziemen
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-129, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
14 Jul 2017
Mechanisms influencing seasonal-to-interannual prediction skill of sea ice extent in the Arctic Ocean in MIROC
Jun Ono, Hiroaki Tatebe, Yoshiki Komuro, Masato I. Nodzu, and Masayoshi Ishii
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-122, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
14 Jul 2017
Black carbon and mineral dust in snow cover on the Third Pole
Yulan Zhang, Shichang Kang, Michael Sprenger, Zhiyuan Cong, Tanguang Gao, Chaoliu Li, Shu Tao, Xiaofei Li, Xinyue Zhong, Min Xu, Wenjun Meng, and Mika Sillanpää
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-111, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
12 Jul 2017
The significance of vertical moisture diffusion on drifting Snow sublimation near snow surface
Ning Huang and Guanglei Shi
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-116, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
11 Jul 2017
Assimilation of snow cover and snow depth into a snow model to estimate snow water equivalent and snowmelt runoff in a Himalayan catchment
Emmy E. Stigter, Niko Wanders, Tuomo M. Saloranta, Joseph M. Shea, Marc F. P. Bierkens, and Walter W. Immerzeel
The Cryosphere, 11, 1647-1664, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1647-2017, 2017
10 Jul 2017
Snow water equivalent in the Alps as seen by gridded data sets, CMIP5 and CORDEX climate models
Silvia Terzago, Jost von Hardenberg, Elisa Palazzi, and Antonello Provenzale
The Cryosphere, 11, 1625-1645, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1625-2017, 2017
06 Jul 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, 11, 1607-1623, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1607-2017, 2017
06 Jul 2017
Climate warming has led to the degradation of permafrost stability in the past half century over the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau
Youhua Ran, Xin Li, and Guodong Cheng
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-120, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
05 Jul 2017
Evaluation of Greenland near surface air temperature datasets
J. E. Jack Reeves Eyre and Xubin Zeng
The Cryosphere, 11, 1591-1605, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1591-2017, 2017
04 Jul 2017
Sea-ice deformation in a coupled ocean–sea-ice model and in satellite remote sensing data
Gunnar Spreen, Ron Kwok, Dimitris Menemenlis, and An T. Nguyen
The Cryosphere, 11, 1553-1573, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1553-2017, 2017
04 Jul 2017
A 125-year record of climate and chemistry variability at the Pine Island Glacier ice divide, Antarctica
Franciele Schwanck, Jefferson C. Simões, Michael Handley, Paul A. Mayewski, Jeffrey D. Auger, Ronaldo T. Bernardo, and Francisco E. Aquino
The Cryosphere, 11, 1537-1552, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1537-2017, 2017
04 Jul 2017
Unmanned aerial system nadir reflectance and MODIS nadir BRDF-adjusted surface reflectances intercompared over Greenland
John Faulkner Burkhart, Arve Kylling, Crystal B. Schaaf, Zhuosen Wang, Wiley Bogren, Rune Storvold, Stian Solbø, Christina A. Pedersen, and Sebastian Gerland
The Cryosphere, 11, 1575-1589, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1575-2017, 2017
04 Jul 2017
Ensemble-based assimilation of fractional snow covered area satellite retrievals to estimate snow distribution at a high Arctic site
Kristoffer Aalstad, Sebastian Westermann, Thomas Vikhamar Schuler, Julia Boike, and Laurent Bertino
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-109, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
03 Jul 2017
SEMIC: an efficient surface energy and mass balance model applied to the Greenland ice sheet
Mario Krapp, Alexander Robinson, and Andrey Ganopolski
The Cryosphere, 11, 1519-1535, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1519-2017, 2017
30 Jun 2017
Winter mass balance of Drangajökull ice cap (NW Iceland) derived from satellite sub-meter stereo images
Joaquín M. C. Belart, Etienne Berthier, Eyjólfur Magnússon, Leif S. Anderson, Finnur Pálsson, Thorsteinn Thorsteinsson, Ian M. Howat, Guðfinna Aðalgeirsdóttir, Tómas Jóhannesson, and Alexander H. Jarosch
The Cryosphere, 11, 1501-1517, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1501-2017, 2017
30 Jun 2017
Spatial and temporal distributions of surface mass balance between Concordia and Vostok stations, Antarctica from combined radar and ice core data: First results and detailed error analysis
Emmanuel Le Meur, Olivier Magand, Laurent Arnaud, Michel Fily, Massimo Frezzotti, Marie Cavitte, Robert Mulvaney, and Stefano Urbini
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-104, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
29 Jun 2017
Complex principal component analysis of mass balance changes on the Qinghai–Tibetan Plateau
Jingang Zhan, Hongling Shi, Yong Wang, and Yixin Yao
The Cryosphere, 11, 1487-1499, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1487-2017, 2017
29 Jun 2017
NHM-SMAP: Spatially and temporally high resolution non-hydrostatic atmospheric model coupled with detailed snow process model for Greenland Ice Sheet
Masashi Niwano, Teruo Aoki, Akihiro Hashimoto, Sumito Matoba, Satoru Yamaguchi, Tomonori Tanikawa, Koji Fujita, Akane Tsushima, Yoshinori Iizuka, Rigen Shimada, and Masahiro Hori
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-115, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 3 comments)
28 Jun 2017
Transient modeling of the ground thermal conditions using satellite data in the Lena River delta, Siberia
Sebastian Westermann, Maria Peter, Moritz Langer, Georg Schwamborn, Lutz Schirrmeister, Bernd Etzelmüller, and Julia Boike
The Cryosphere, 11, 1441-1463, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1441-2017, 2017
28 Jun 2017
Numerical homogenization of the viscoplastic behavior of snow based on X-ray tomography images
Antoine Wautier, Christian Geindreau, and Frédéric Flin
The Cryosphere, 11, 1465-1485, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1465-2017, 2017
27 Jun 2017
Antarctic sub-shelf melt rates via PICO
Ronja Reese, Torsten Albrecht, Matthias Mengel, Xylar Asay-Davis, and Ricarda Winkelmann
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-70, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
27 Jun 2017
Submarine melt rates and mass balance for Greenland's remaining ice tongues
Nat Wilson, Fiammetta Straneo, and Patrick Heimbach
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-99, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
23 Jun 2017
Countervailing regional snowfall patterns dampen Antarctic surface mass variability
Jeremy Fyke, Jan Lenaerts, and Hailong Wang
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-102, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
22 Jun 2017
Reanalysis of a 10-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, 11, 1417-1439, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1417-2017, 2017
22 Jun 2017
Seafloor geomorphology of western Antarctic Peninsula bays: a signature of ice flow behaviour
Yuribia P. Munoz and Julia S. Wellner
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-108, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
19 Jun 2017
Determining the terrain characteristics related to the surface expression of subsurface water pressurization in permafrost landscapes using susceptibility modelling
Jean E. Holloway, Ashley C. A. Rudy, Scott F. Lamoureux, and Paul M. Treitz
The Cryosphere, 11, 1403-1415, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1403-2017, 2017
15 Jun 2017
Inter-comparison of snow depth retrievals over Arctic sea ice from radar data acquired by Operation IceBridge
Ron Kwok, Nathan T. Kurtz, Ludovic Brucker, Alvaro Ivanoff, Thomas Newman, Sinead L. Farrell, Joshua King, Stephen Howell, Melinda A. Webster, John Paden, Carl Leuschen, Joseph A. Macgregor, Jacqueline Richter-Menge, Jeremy Harbeck, and Mark Tschudi
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-103, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
15 Jun 2017
Water flow in the active layer along an arctic slope – An investigation based on a field campaign and model simulations
Sebastian F. Zastruzny, Bo Elberling, Lars Nielsen, and Karsten H. Jensen
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-97, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 3 comments)
14 Jun 2017
Impacts of freshwater changes on Antarctic sea ice in an eddy-permitting sea-ice–ocean model
Verena Haid, Doroteaciro Iovino, and Simona Masina
The Cryosphere, 11, 1387-1402, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1387-2017, 2017
14 Jun 2017
Blowing snow detection from ground-based ceilometers: application to East Antarctica
Alexandra Gossart, Niels Souverijns, Irina Valerievna Gorodetskaya, Stef Lhermitte, Jan Thérèse Maria Lenaerts, Jan Herbert Schween, Alexander Mangold, Quentin Laffineur, and Nicole Petra Marie van Lipzig
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-89, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 2 comments)
13 Jun 2017
Measuring snow water equivalent from common offset GPR records through migration velocity analysis
James St. Clair and W. Steven Holbrook
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-90, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 2 comments)
09 Jun 2017
Sonar gas flux estimation by bubble insonification: application to methane bubble flux from seep areas in the outer Laptev Sea
Ira Leifer, Denis Chernykh, Natalia Shakhova, and Igor Semiletov
The Cryosphere, 11, 1333-1350, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1333-2017, 2017
09 Jun 2017
Wind-driven snow conditions control the occurrence of contemporary marginal mountain permafrost in the Chic-Choc Mountains, south-eastern Canada: a case study from Mont Jacques-Cartier
Gautier Davesne, Daniel Fortier, Florent Domine, and James T. Gray
The Cryosphere, 11, 1351-1370, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1351-2017, 2017
09 Jun 2017
Hypsometric amplification and routing moderation of Greenland ice sheet meltwater release
Dirk van As, Andreas Bech Mikkelsen, Morten Holtegaard Nielsen, Jason E. Box, Lillemor Claesson Liljedahl, Katrin Lindbäck, Lincoln Pitcher, and Bent Hasholt
The Cryosphere, 11, 1371-1386, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1371-2017, 2017
09 Jun 2017
A statistical fracture model for Antarctic glaciers
Veronika Emetc, Paul Tregoning, and Malcolm Sambridge
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-98, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 2 comments)
08 Jun 2017
Snow farming: Conserving snow over the summer season
Thomas Grünewald, Michael Lehning, and Fabian Wolfsperger
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-93, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 2 comments)
08 Jun 2017
A multi-layer physically-based snowpack model simulating direct and indirect radiative impacts of light-absorbing impurities in snow
Francois Tuzet, Marie Dumont, Matthieu Lafaysse, Ghislain Picard, Laurent Arnaud, Didier Voisin, Yves Lejeune, Luc Charrois, Pierre Nabat, and Morin Samuel
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-94, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
06 Jun 2017
Numerical modelling of convective heat transport by air flow in permafrost talus slopes
Jonas Wicky and Christian Hauck
The Cryosphere, 11, 1311-1325, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1311-2017, 2017
06 Jun 2017
Brief communication: The global signature of post-1900 land ice wastage on vertical land motion
Riccardo E. M. Riva, Thomas Frederikse, Matt A. King, Ben Marzeion, and Michiel R. van den Broeke
The Cryosphere, 11, 1327-1332, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1327-2017, 2017
06 Jun 2017
Brief communication: Estimation of hydraulic properties of active layers using ground-penetrating radar (GPR) and 2D inverse hydrological modeling
Xicai Pan, Stefan Jaumann, Jiabao Zhang, and Kurt Roth
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-77, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
02 Jun 2017
Improving gridded snow water equivalent products in British Columbia, Canada: multi-source data fusion by neural network models
Andrew Snauffer, William Hsieh, Alex Cannon, and Markus Schnorbus
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-56, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
01 Jun 2017
Modelling debris transport within glaciers by advection in a full-Stokes ice flow model
Anna Wirbel, Alexander Helmut Jarosch, and Lindsey Nicholson
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-92, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 2 comments)
31 May 2017
Calibrated cryo-cell UV-LA-ICPMS elemental concentrations from the NGRIP ice core reveal abrupt, sub-annual variability in dust across the GI-21.2 interstadial period
Damiano Della Lunga, Wolfgang Müller, Sune Olander Rasmussen, Anders Svensson, and Paul Vallelonga
The Cryosphere, 11, 1297-1309, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1297-2017, 2017
31 May 2017
Evaluation of different methods to model near-surface turbulent fluxes for an alpine glacier in the Cariboo Mountains, BC, Canada
Valentina Radić, Brian Menounos, Joseph Shea, Noel Fitzpatrick, Mekdes A. Tessema, and Stephen J. Déry
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-80, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
31 May 2017
Recent dynamic changes on Fleming Glacier after the disintegration of Wordie Ice Shelf, Antarctic Peninsula
Peter Friedl, Thorsten C. Seehaus, Anja Wendt, Matthias H. Braun, and Kathrin Höppner
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-91, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
30 May 2017
Iceberg calving of Thwaites Glacier, West Antarctica: full-Stokes modeling combined with linear elastic fracture mechanics
Hongju Yu, Eric Rignot, Mathieu Morlighem, and Helene Seroussi
The Cryosphere, 11, 1283-1296, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1283-2017, 2017
30 May 2017
Cryostratigraphy, sedimentology, and the late Quaternary evolution of the Zackenberg River delta, northeast Greenland
Graham L. Gilbert, Stefanie Cable, Christine Thiel, Hanne H. Christiansen, and Bo Elberling
The Cryosphere, 11, 1265-1282, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1265-2017, 2017
30 May 2017
Characterizing permafrost soil active layer dynamics and sensitivity to landscape spatial heterogeneity in Alaska
Yonghong Yi, John S. Kimball, Richard Chen, Mahta Moghaddam, Rolf H. Reichle, Umakant Mishra, Donatella Zona, and Walter C. Oechel
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-87, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
30 May 2017
Centuries of intense surface melt on Larsen C Ice Shelf
Suzanne Bevan, Adrian Luckman, Bryn Hubbard, Bernd Kulessa, David Ashmore, Peter Kuipers Munneke, Martin O'Leary, Adam Booth, Heidi Sevestre, and Daniel McGrath
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-81, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
29 May 2017
Wave-induced stress and breaking of sea ice in a coupled hydrodynamic–discrete-element wave–ice model
Agnieszka Herman
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-95, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: final response, 4 comments)
29 May 2017
Glaciological settings and recent mass balance of the Blåskimen Island in Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica
Vikram Goel, Joel Brown, and Kenichi Matsuoka
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-61, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: final response, 2 comments)
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