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The following lists the discussion papers and final revised papers published within the last 60 days.
21 Aug 2017
How much should we believe correlations between Arctic cyclones and sea ice extent?
Jamie G. L. Rae, Alexander D. Todd, Edward W. Blockley, and Jeff K. Ridley
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-140, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
21 Aug 2017
A Network Model for Characterizing Brine Channels in Sea Ice
Ross M. Lieblappen, Deip D. Kumar, Scott D. Pauls, and Rachel W. Obbard
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-169, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
16 Aug 2017
From cyclic ice streaming to Heinrich-like events: the grow-and-surge instability in the Parallel Ice Sheet Model
Johannes Feldmann and Anders Levermann
The Cryosphere, 11, 1913-1932, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1913-2017, 2017
14 Aug 2017
High-resolution boundary conditions of an old ice target near Dome C, Antarctica
Duncan A. Young, Jason L. Roberts, Catherine Ritz, Massimo Frezzotti, Enrica Quartini, Marie G. P. Cavitte, Carly R. Tozer, Daniel Steinhage, Stefano Urbini, Hugh F. J. Corr, Tas van Ommen, and Donald D. Blankenship
The Cryosphere, 11, 1897-1911, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1897-2017, 2017
14 Aug 2017
Crustal heat production and estimate of terrestrial heat flow in central East Antarctica, with implications for thermal input to the East Antarctic ice sheet
John W. Goodge
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-134, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
14 Aug 2017
A reanalysis of one decade of the mass balance series on Hintereisferner, Ötztal Alps, Austria: a detailed view into annual geodetic and glaciological observations
Christoph Klug, Erik Bollmann, Stephan P. Galos, Lindsey Nicholson, Rainer Prinz, Lorenzo Rieg, Rudolf Sailer, Johann Stötter, and Georg Kaser
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-132, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
11 Aug 2017
Incorporating modelled subglacial hydrology into inversions for basal drag
Conrad P. Koziol and Neil Arnold
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-159, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
09 Aug 2017
Distinguishing between old and modern permafrost sources in the northeast Siberian land–shelf system with compound-specific δ2H analysis
Jorien E. Vonk, Tommaso Tesi, Lisa Bröder, Henry Holmstrand, Gustaf Hugelius, August Andersson, Oleg Dudarev, Igor Semiletov, and Örjan Gustafsson
The Cryosphere, 11, 1879-1895, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1879-2017, 2017
09 Aug 2017
On the Retrieval of Sea Ice Thickness and Snow Depth using Concurrent Laser Altimetry and L-Band Remote Sensing Data
Lu Zhou, Shiming Xu, Jiping Liu, and Bin Wang
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-133, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
08 Aug 2017
Sea-level response to melting of Antarctic ice shelves on multi-centennial timescales with the fast Elementary Thermomechanical Ice Sheet model (f.ETISh v1.0)
Frank Pattyn
The Cryosphere, 11, 1851-1878, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1851-2017, 2017
08 Aug 2017
Frazil-ice growth rate and dynamics in mixed layers and sub-ice-shelf plumes
David W. Rees Jones and Andrew J. Wells
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-155, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
08 Aug 2017
The color of melt ponds on Arctic sea ice
Peng Lu, Matti Leppäranta, Bin Cheng, Zhijun Li, Larysa Istomina, and Georg Heygster
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-117, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
07 Aug 2017
Open-source sea ice drift algorithm for Sentinel-1 SAR imagery using a combination of feature tracking and pattern matching
Stefan Muckenhuber and Stein Sandven
The Cryosphere, 11, 1835-1850, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1835-2017, 2017
07 Aug 2017
Using SAR satellite data time-series for regional glacier mapping
Solveig H. Winsvold, Andreas Kääb, Christopher Nuth, Liss M. Andreassen, Ward van Pelt, and Thomas Schellenberger
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-136, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
07 Aug 2017
Effects of snow grain shape on climate simulations: Sensitivity tests with the Norwegian Earth System Model
Petri Räisänen, Risto Makkonen, Alf Kirkevåg, and Jens Boldingh Debernard
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-118, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
04 Aug 2017
Modelling rock wall permafrost degradation in the Mont Blanc massif from the LIA to the end of the 21st century
Florence Magnin, Jean-Yves Josnin, Ludovic Ravanel, Julien Pergaud, Benjamin Pohl, and Philip Deline
The Cryosphere, 11, 1813-1834, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1813-2017, 2017
04 Aug 2017
Measurements of precipitation in Dumont d'Urville, Adélie Land, East Antarctica
Jacopo Grazioli, Christophe Genthon, Brice Boudevillain, Claudio Duran-Alarcon, Massimo Del Guasta, Jean-Baptiste Madeleine, and Alexis Berne
The Cryosphere, 11, 1797-1811, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1797-2017, 2017
04 Aug 2017
Tidal influences on a future evolution of the Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf cavity in the Weddell Sea, Antarctica
Rachael D. Mueller, Tore Hattermann, Susan L. Howard, and Laurence Padman
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-110, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
04 Aug 2017
Brief Communication: The Khurdopin glacier surge revisited – extreme flow velocities and formation of a dammed lake in 2017
Jakob F. Steiner, Philip D.A. Kraaijenbrink, Sergiu G. Jiduc, and Walter W. Immerzeel
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-135, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
04 Aug 2017
Sub-seasonal thaw slump mass wasting is not consistently energy limited at the landscape scale
Simon Zwieback, Steven V. Kokelj, Frank Günther, Julia Boike, Guido Grosse, and Irena Hajnsek
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-141, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
04 Aug 2017
Decadal changes of surface elevation over permafrost area estimated using reflected GPS signals
Lin Liu and Kristine M. Larson
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-139, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
01 Aug 2017
Impact of MODIS sensor calibration updates on Greenland Ice Sheet surface reflectance and albedo trends
Kimberly A. Casey, Chris M. Polashenski, Justin Chen, and Marco Tedesco
The Cryosphere, 11, 1781-1795, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1781-2017, 2017
01 Aug 2017
Spatial and temporal variability of sea-salts in ice cores and snow pits from Fimbul Ice Shelf, Antarctica
Carmen Paulina Vega, Elisabeth Isaksson, Elisabeth Schlosser, Dmitry Divine, Tõnu Martma, Robert Mulvaney, Anja Eichler, and Margit Schwikowski
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-148, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
28 Jul 2017
Estimation of Degree of Sea Ice Ridging Based on Dual-Polarized C-band SAR Data
Alexandru Gegiuc, Markku Similä, Juha Karvonen, Mikko Lensu, Marko Mäkynen, and Jouni Vainio
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2017-127, 2017
Manuscript under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
26 Jul 2017
Arctic Ocean surface geostrophic circulation 2003–2014
Thomas W. K. Armitage, Sheldon Bacon, Andy L. Ridout, Alek A. Petty, Steven Wolbach, and Michel Tsamados
The Cryosphere, 11, 1767-1780, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1767-2017, 2017
26 Jul 2017
Ice-shelf damming in the glacial Arctic Ocean: dynamical regimes of a basin-covering kilometre-thick ice shelf
Johan Nilsson, Martin Jakobsson, Chris Borstad, Nina Kirchner, Göran Björk, Raymond T. Pierrehumbert, and Christian Stranne
The Cryosphere, 11, 1745-1765, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-1745-2017, 2017
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, 1 comment)
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, 1 comment)
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, 1 comment)
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, 2 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, 1 comment)
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, 1 comment)
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, 4 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, 2 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, 2 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, 4 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, 2 comments)
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, 2 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, 4 comments)
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, 1 comment)
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