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SPRI Review 2007: Publications by Institute Staff

Publications by Institute Staff


  • Hambrey, M.J., Christoffersen, P., Glasser, N.F. and Hubbard, B., (Editors), 2007. Glacial Sedimentation Processes and Products. International Association of Sedimentologists, Special Publication No. 39, 416 pp.
  • Riffenburgh, B., (Editor), 2007. Encyclopedia of the Antarctic. New York: Routledge. 2 volumes, 1146 pp.
  • Snyder, J.M. and Stonehouse, B., (Editors), 2007. Prospects for Polar Tourism. Wallingford: CAB International, 336 pp.


  • Bravo, M.T., 2006. Science for the People: Northern Field Stations and Governmentality. British Journal for Canadian Studies, v. 19, p. 8-102.
  • Bravo, M.T., 2006. Against Determinism: A Reassessment of Marcel Mauss' Essay on 'Seasonal Variations'. Inuit Studies, v. 30, p. 33-49.
  • Bravo, M.T., 2007. How central is imagination to our understanding of climate change? Nature Reports on Climate Change, v. 2, p. 27-28.
  • Bougamont, M., Bamber, J.L., Ridley, J.K., Gladstone, R.M., Greuell, W., Hanna, E., Payne, R.J. and Rutt, I., 2007. Impact of model physics on estimating the surface mass balance of the Greenland Ice Sheet. Geophysical Research Letters, v. 34, L17501, doi:10.1029/2007GL030700.
  • Bougamont, M., Hunke, E.C. and Tulaczyk, S., 2007 Sensitivity of ocean circulation to loss of West Antarctic ice shelves and ice sheet. Journal of Glaciology, v. 53, p. 490-498
  • Christoffersen, P., Tulaczyk, S., Carsey, F. and Behar, A., 2006. Reply to comment by A.W. Rempel et al. on “A quantitative framework for interpretation of basal ice facies formed by ice accretion over subglacial sediment”. Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 112, F02037, doi:10.1029/2005JF000732.
  • Christoffersen, P. and the Lake Ellsworth Consortium, 2007. Exploration of Ellsworth Subglacial Lake: a concept paper on the development, organisation and execution of an experiment to explore, measure and sample the environment of a West Antarctic subglacial lake. Reviews in Environmental Science and Biotechnology, v. 6, p. 161-179.
  • Dowdeswell, J.A. and Bamber, J.L., 2007. Keel depths of modern Antarctic icebergs and implications for sea-floor scouring in the geological record. Marine Geology, v. 243, p. 120-131.
  • Dowdeswell, J.A., Ottesen, D., Rise, L. and Craig, J., 2007. Identification and preservation of landforms diagnostic of past ice-sheet activity on continental shelves from three-dimensional seismic evidence. Geology, v. 35, p. 359-362.
  • Dowdeswell, E.K., Dowdeswell, J.A. and Calkwell, F., 2007. On the glaciers of Bylot Island, Nunavut, Arctic Canada. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research, v. 39, p. 402-411.
  • Lane, H., 2007. The Polar information landscape. Focus on International Library and Information Work, v. 38, p. 5-12
  • Mair, D., Hubbard, B., Nienow, P., Willis, I. and Fischer, U.H., 2007. Diurnal fluctuations in glacier ice deformation: Haut Glacier d'Arolla, Switzerland. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, doi: 10.1002/esp.1612.
  • McMillan, M., Nienow, P., Shepherd, A., Benham, T. and Sole, A., 2007. Seasonal evolution of supra-glacial lakes on the Greenland Ice Sheet. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 262, p. 484-492.
  • Ó Cofaigh, C., Evans, J., Dowdeswell, J.A. and Larter, R.D., 2007. Till characteristics, genesis and transport beneath Antarctic paleo-ice streams. Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 112, F03006, doi:101029/2006JF000606.
  • Ottesen, D., Dowdeswell, J.A., Landvik, J.Y. and Mienert, J., 2007. Dynamics of the Late Weichselian ice sheet on Svalbard inferred from high-resolution sea-floor morphology. Boreas, v. 36, p. 286-306.
  • Rees, W.G., 2007, Characterisation of Arctic treelines by LiDAR and multispectral imagery. Polar Record, v. 43, p. 345-352.
  • Rees, W.G. and Arnold, N.S., 2007. Mass balance and dynamics of a valley glacier measured by high-resolution LiDAR. Polar Record, v. 43, p. 311-319.
  • Rees, W.G. and Danks, F.S., 2007. Derivation and assessment of vegetation maps for reindeer pasture analysis in Arctic European Russia. Polar Record, v. 43, p. 290-304.
  • Rickaby, R.E.M., Bard, E., Sonzogni, C., Rostek, F., Beaufort, L., Barker, S., Rees, G. and Schrag, D.P., 2007. Coccolith chemistry reveals secular variations in the global ocean carbon cycle? Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 253, p. 83-95.
  • Rivera, A., Benham, T.J., Casassa, G., Bamber, J.L. and Dowdeswell, J.A., 2007. Ice elevation and areal changes of glaciers from the Northern Patagonia Icefield, Chile. Global and Planetary Change, v. 59, p. 126-137.
  • Shepherd, A., Du, Z., Benham, T.J., Dowdeswell, J.A. and Morris, E.M., 2007. Mass balance of Devon Ice Cap, Arctic Canada. Annals of Glaciology, v. 46, p. 249-254.
  • Stone, I.R. and Derocher, A.E., 2007. An incident of polar bear infanticide and cannibalism on Phippsøya, Svalbard. Polar Record, v. 43, p. 171-173.
  • Summerhayes, C.P., 2007. Hitler's Antarctic Base: the Myth and the Reality. Polar Record, v. 43, p. 1-21.
  • Summerhayes, C.P., 2007. Global warming -debunking some myths. Marine Scientist, v. 21, p. 20-24
  • Tammiksaar, E. and Stone, I.R., 2007. Alexander von Middendorff and his expedition to Siberia (1842-1845). Polar Record, v. 43, p. 193-216.
  • Tyrrell, M., 2007. Sentient beings and wildlife resources: Inuit, beluga whales and management regimes in the Canadian Arctic. Human Ecology, v. 35, p. 575-586.
  • Walker, D.P., Brandon, M.A., Jenkins, A., Allen, J.T., Dowdeswell, J.A. and Evans, J., 2007. Oceanic heat transport onto the Amundsen Sea shelf through a submarine glacial trough. Geophysical Research Letters, v. 34, L02602, doi:10.1029/2006 GL028154.

Chapters in Books and Other Contributions

  • Boast, R., Bravo, M.T. and Srinivasan, R., 2007. Return to Babel: Emergent diversity, digital resources, and local knowledge. The Information Society Journal, v. 23.
  • Ferrigno, J.G., Foley, K.M., Swithinbank, C. and Williams, R.S., Jr., 2007. Coastal-change and glaciological map of the northern Ross Ice Shelf area, Antarctica—1962–2004. U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series Map I–2600–H, 1 map sheet, 11 p.
  • Flora, J., 2007. Tilknytning og selvstændighed: unges fravalg af uddannelse. In Kahlig, W. and Banerjee, N., (Eds.), Børn og unge i Grønland: en antologi. Nuuk: MIPI, Ilisimatusarfik and Milik Publishing, p. 148-162.
  • Lewis-Jones, H., 2007. Tar triumphant; or, Thomas Potter Cooke and nautical melodrama. The Trafalgar Chronicle, v. 17, p. 118-145.
  • Lewis-Jones, H., 2007. Trafalgar old boys: a graphic portrait. The Trafalgar Chronicle, v. 17, p. 182-192.
  • Stonehouse, B. and Snyder, J.M., 2007. Polar tourism in changing environments. In Snyder, J.M. and Stonehouse, B., (Eds.), Prospects for Polar Tourism, p. 32-48.
  • Stonehouse, B. and Crosbie, K., 2007. Antarctic tourism research: the first half-century. In Snyder, J.M. and Stonehouse, B., (Eds.), Prospects for Polar Tourism, p. 210-28.
  • Summerhayes, C.P., 2007. Global Warming: a Basic Primer. Geoscientist, v. 17, p. 22-23.
  • Ulturgasheva, O., Brightman, M. and Grotti, V., 2007. Introduction: Re-thinking the 'frontier' in Amazonia and Siberia: extractive economies, indigenous politics and social transformations. Cambridge Anthropology, v. 26, p. 1-12.
  • Ulturgasheva, O. and Willerslev, R., 2007. The Sable Frontier: The Siberian fur trade as Montage. Cambridge Anthropology, v. 26, p. 79-100.
  • Vallikivi, L., 2007. Die Christianisierung der Nenzen. In Stolberg E.-M., (ed), Sibirische Völker: Transkulturelle Beziehungen und Identitäten in Nordasien, Periplus. Jahrbuch r aussereuropäische Geschichte, v. 17, p. 81–103. Münster: Lit Verlag.

Student Doctoral and Masters Theses

  • Danks, F.S., Ph.D. A multi-scaled approach to vegetation and landscape assessment in the Barents region: reindeer habitat in a climate of change.
  • Fox, A., Ph.D. Photogrammetric techniques for measuring change in glaciated regions.
  • Lewis-Jones, H., Ph.D. The invisible throne: the Royal Navy, polar exploration, and imagining heroes in the 19th Century.
  • Lunday, T., M. Phil. Glacier change and behaviour: hazardously erratic, climatically regular. Eastern Central Causasus Mountains, Russia, 1971-1999.
  • O'Leary, M., M. Phil. Small-scale variations in glacier albedo.
  • Reinert, H., Ph.D. The corral and the slaughterhouse: knowledge, tradition and the modernization of indigenous reindeer slaughtering practice in the Norwegian Arctic.
  • Rimmer, C., M. Phil. Development, testing and application of a one-dimensional mass balance-flow model to Midre Lovénbreen, Svalbard.
  • Zorbas K., Ph.D. Agents of evil: curse accusations and shamanic retaliation in post-Soviet Tuva (Siberia).