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SPRI Review 2006: Publications by Institute Staff

Publications by Institute Staff


  • Dowdeswell J.A. and Lane, H., 2006. The Antarctic Paintings of Edward Seago. Scott Polar Research Institute Occasional Publication, 98 pp.


(Includes several 2005 papers published too late to include in last year's report.)

  • Arnold, N.S., Rees, W.G., Hodson, A.J. and Kohler, J., 2006. Topographic controls on the energy balance of a high Arctic glacier. Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 111, F02011, doi:10.1029/2005JF000426.
  • Arnold, N.S., Rees, W.G., Devereaux, B.J. and Amable, G., 2006. Evaluating the potential of high-resolution airborne LiDAR in glaciology. International Journal of Remote Sensing, v. 27, p. 1233-1251.
  • Bamber, J.L., Krabill, W.B., Raper, V., Dowdeswell, J.A. and Oerlemans, J., 2005. Interpretation of elevation changes on Svalbard glaciers and ice caps from airborne lidar data. Annals of Glaciology, v. 42, p. 202-208.
  • Bassford, R.P., Siegert, M.J., Dowdeswell, J.A., Oerlemans, J., Glazovsky, A.F. and Macheret, Y.Y., 2006. Quantifying the mass balance of ice caps on Severnaya Zemlya, Russian High Arctic. I. Climate and mass balance at Vavilov Station on the Vavilov Ice Cap. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research, v. 38, p. 1-12.
  • Bassford, R.P., Siegert, M.J. and Dowdeswell, J.A., 2006. Quantifying the mass balance of ice caps on Severnaya Zemlya, Russian High Arctic. II. Modeling the mass balance and dynamics of the Vavilov Ice Cap. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research, v. 38, p. 13-20.
  • Bassford, R.P., Siegert, M.J. and Dowdeswell, J.A., 2006. Quantifying the mass balance of ice caps on Severnaya Zemlya, Russian High Arctic. III. Sensitivity of ice caps in Severnaya Zemlya to climate change. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research, v. 38, p. 21-33.
  • Bravo, M.T. and Rees, W.G., 2006. Cryo-politics: environmental security and the future of Arctic navigation. Brown Journal of World Affairs, v. 13, p. 205-215.
  • Bravo, M.T., 2006. Geographies of exploration and improvement: William Scoresby and Arctic whaling (1722-1822). Journal of Historical Geography, v. 32, p. 512-538.
  • Bravo, M.T., 2006. Against determinism: a reassessment of Marcel Mauss' essay on 'Seasonal Variations'. Inuit Studies, v. 30.
  • Brock, B.W., Willis, I.C. and Sharp, M.J., 2006. Measurement and parameterisation of surface (aerodynamic) roughness variations at Haut Glacier d'Arolla, Switzerland. Journal of Glaciology, v. 52, p. 281-297.
  • Dowdeswell, J.A., 2006. A changing Greenland Ice Sheet and global sea-level rise. Science, v. 311, p. 963-964.
  • Dowdeswell, J.A., Ottesen, D. and Rise, L., 2006. Flow-switching and large-scale deposition by ice streams draining former ice sheets. Geology, v. 34, 313-316.
  • Dowdeswell, J.A., Evans, J., Ó Cofaigh, C. and Anderson, J.B., 2006. Morphology and sedimentary processes on the continental slope off Pine Island Bay, Amundsen Sea, West Antarctica. Geological Society of America, Bulletin, v. 118, p. 606-619.
  • Rees, W.G., 2006. Osnovy Distantsionnogo Zondirovaniya [Russian translation of Physical Principles of Remote Sensing, 2nd edition]. Moscow: Tekhnosfera, 325 pp.
  • Evans, J., Dowdeswell, J.A., Ó Cofaigh, C., Benham, T.J. and Anderson, J.B., 2006. Extent and dynamics of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet on the outer continental shelf of Pine Island Bay, Amundsen Sea, during the last deglaciation. Marine Geology, v. 230, p. 53-72.
  • Hawley, R.L. and Morris E.M., 2006. Borehole stratigraphy and neutron-scattering density measurements at Summit, Greenland. Journal of Glaciology, v. 52, p. 491-496.
  • Hawley, R.L., Morris, E.M., Cullen, R., Nixdorf, U., Shepherd, A.P. and Wingham, D.J., 2006. ASIRAS airborne radar resolves internal annual layers in the dry-snow zone of Greenland. Geophysical Research Letters, v. 33, L04502, doi:10.1029/2005GL025147.
  • Irvine-Fynn T.D.L., Moorman, B.J., Willis, I.C., Sjogren, D.B., Hodson, A.J. Mumford, P.N., Walter, F.S.A. and Williams, J.L.M., 2005. Geocryological processes linked to High-Arctic pro-glacial stream suspended sediment dynamics: examples from Bylot Island, Nunavut and Spitsbergen, Svalbard. Hydrological Processes, v. 19, p. 115-135.
  • Jacobsen, T. and Stone, I.R., 2006. Kolbeinsey: Iceland's Arctic island. Polar Record, v. 42, p. 167-169.
  • Kononov, Y.M., Ananicheva, M.D. and Willis, I.C., 2005. High-resolution reconstruction of Polar Ural glacier mass balance for the last millennium. Annals of Glaciology, v. 42, p. 163-170.
  • Nelson, A.E., Willis, I.C. and Ó Cofaigh, C., 2005. Till genesis and glacier motion inferred from sedimentological evidence associated with the surge-type glacier, Brúarjökull, Iceland. Annals of Glaciology, v. 42, p. 14-22.
  • Nienow, P.W., Hubbard, A.L., Hubbard, B.P., Chandler, D.M., Mair, D.W.F., Sharp, M.J. and Willis, I.C., 2005. Hydrological controls on diurnal ice flow variability in valley glaciers. Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 110, F04002, doi:10.1029 /2003JF000112.
  • Ó Cofaigh, C., Dowdeswell, J.A. and Kenyon, N.H., 2006. Geophysical investigations of a high-latitude submarine channel system and associated channel-mouth lobe in the Lofoten Basin, Polar North Atlantic. Marine Geology, v. 226, p. 41-50.
  • Oerlemans, J., Bassford, R.P., Chapman, W., Dowdeswell, J.A., Glazovsky, A.F., Hagen, J.O., Melvold, K., de Wildt, M.R. and van de Wal, R.S.W., 2005. Estimating the contribution from Arctic glaciers to sea-level change in the next hundred years. Annals of Glaciology, v. 42, p. 230-236.
  • Ottesen, D. and Dowdeswell, J.A., 2006. Assemblages of submarine landforms produced by tidewater glaciers in Svalbard. Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 111, F01016, doi:10.1029/2005JF000330.
  • Rees, W.G. and Arnold, N.S., 2006. Scale-dependent roughness of a glacier surface: implications for radar backscatter and aerodynamic roughness modelling. Journal of Glaciology, v. 52, p. 214-222.
  • Rickaby, R.E.M., Bard, E., Sonzongni, C., Rosteck, F., Beaufort, L., Barker, S., Rees, G. and Schrag, D.P., 2006. Coccolith chemistry reveals secular variations in the global ocean carbon cycle? Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 253, p. 83-95.
  • Rippin, D.M., Willis, I.C. and Arnold, N.S., 2005. Seasonal patterns of velocity and strain across the tongue of the polythermal glacier Midre Lovénbreen, Svalbard. Annals of Glaciology, v. 42, p. 445-453.
  • Rippin, D.M., Willis, I.C., Arnold, N.S., Hodson, A.J, and Brinkhaus, M., 2005. Spatial and temporal variations in surface velocity and basal drag across the tongue of the polythermal Midre Lovénbreen, Svalbard. Journal of Glaciology, v. 51, p. 588-600.
  • Scott, J.B.T., Mair, D., Nienow, P., Parry, V. and Morris, E.M., 2006. A ground-based radar backscatter investigation in the percolation zone of the Greenland Ice Sheet. Remote Sensing of Environment, v. 104, p. 361-373.
  • Scott, J.B.T., Nienow, P., Parry, V., Mair, D., Morris, E.M. and Wingham, D.J., 2006. The importance of seasonal and annual layers in the backscatter to radar altimeters across the percolation zone of an ice sheet. Geophysical Research Letters, v. 33, L24502, doi:10.1029/2006GL027974.
  • Stone, I.R. and Bosco, P., 2006. Plans for an Italian Antarctic expedition, 1881. Polar Record, v. 42, p. 359-363.
  • Tyrrell, M., 2006. Making sense of contaminants: a case study of Arviat, Nunavut. Arctic, v. 59, p. 370-380.
  • Tyrrell, M., 2006. More bears, less bears: Inuit and scientific perceptions of polar bear populations on the west coast of Hudson Bay. Inuit Studies, v. 30.
  • Tyrrell, M., 2006. From placelessness to place: an ethnographer's experience of growing to know places at sea. Worldviews: Environment, Culture, Religion, v. 10, p. 220-238.
  • Tribbeck, M.J., Gurney, R.J. and Morris, E.M., 2006. The radiative effect of a fir canopy on a snowpack. Journal of Hydrometeorology, v. 7, p. 880-895.
  • Ward, C. and Dowdeswell, J.A., 2006. On the meteorological instruments and observations made during the 19th Century exploration of the Canadian Northwest Passage. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research, v. 38, p. 454-464.

Chapters in Books and Other Contributions

  • Dowdeswell, J.A., 2006. Ice sheets and marine sedimentation on high-latitude continental margins. In Knight, P.G., (Ed.), Glacier Science and Environmental Change, p. 153-159. Blackwell, Oxford.
  • Ferringo, J..G., Foley, K.M., Swithinbank, C., Williams Jr., R.S. and Dailide, L.M., 2005. Coastal-change and glaciological map of the Ronne Ice Shelf area, Antarctica: 1974-2002. U.S. Department of the Interior: U.S. Geological Survey. ISBN 0607964413.
  • Ferringo, J.G., Cook, A.J., Foley, K.M., Williams Jr., R.S., Swithinbank, C. and Fox, A.J., 2006. Coastal-change and glaciological map of the Trinity Peninsula area and South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, 1843-2001. U.S. Department of the Interior: U.S. Geological Survey. ISBN 0607964421.
  • Irvine-Fynn, T.D.L., Moorman, B.J., Sjogren, D.B., Walter, F.S.A., Willis, I.C., Hodson, A.J., Williams, J.L.M. and Mumford, P.N., 2005. Cryological processes implied in Arctic pro-glacial stream sediment dynamics using principal components analysis and regression. In Harris, C. and Murton, J.B. (Eds.) Cryospheric Systems: Glaciers and Permafrost. Geological Society Special Publication, v. 242, p. 83-98.
  • Kumpula, T., Forbes, B. and Stammler, F., 2006. Combining data from satellite images and reindeer herders in Arctic petroleum development: the case of Yamal, West Siberia. Nordia Geographical Publications, v. 35, p. 17-30.
  • Morris, E.M., 2006. Techniques for predicting runoff from glacierized areas. In Demuth, M.N., Munro, D.S. and Young, G.J., (Eds.), Peyto Glacier - One Century of Science. National Hydrology Research Institute, Science Report. NHRI, Saskatoon.
  • Sawchuk, C.M., 2006. Review of 'Red Serge and Polar Bear Pants: A Biography of Harry Stallworthy, R.C.M.P', by W. Barr. Canadian Historical Review, v. 87, p. 158-160.
  • Stammler, F. and Wilson, E., 2006. Dialogue for development: an exploration of relations between oil and gas companies, communities and the state. In Special issue on the oil and gas industry local communities and the state, Wilson, E. and Stammler, F., (Eds.). Sibirica, v. 5, p. 1-42. Oxford / New York: Berghahn.
  • Vitebsky, P. and Klein, R., 2006. ESF EUROCORES Programme BOREAS ("Histories from the North: environments, movements, narratives") up and running. Northern Notes: Newsletter of the International Arctic Social Sciences Association.

Student Doctoral and Masters Theses

  • Bartholomew, I., M.Phil. 2006. Marine-geophysical investigations of submarine landforms on high-latitude continental margins: channel networks carved by subglacial water, Marguerite Bay, Antarctic Peninsula.
  • Cassell, E., M.Phil. 2006. Honouring the past, building the future: is a truth and reconciliation commission the appropriate forum in which to address the legacy of Indian residential schools?
  • Dwyer, M., Ph.D. 2006. Komi reindeer herding: mobility and land use in a changing natural and social environment.
  • Grant, S., Ph.D. 2006. Development of a marine protected area system for Antarctica.
  • Sawchuk, C.M., M.Phil. 2006. Evangelical and aboriginal christianity on Baffin Island: a case study of Pond Inlet (Mittimatalik), 1929-1934.