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SPRI Review 2011: Publications by Institute Staff

Publications by Institute Staff


  • Batchelor, C.L., Dowdeswell, J.A. and Hogan, K.A., 2011. Late Quaternary ice flow and sediment delivery through Hinlopen Trough, northern Svalbard margin: submarine landforms and depositional fan. Marine Geology, v. 284, p. 13-27.
  • Bartholomew, I., Nienow, P., Sole, A., Mair, D., Cowton, T., Palmer, S. and Wadham, J., 2011. Supraglacial forcing of subglacial drainage in the ablation zone of the Greenland Ice Sheet. Geophysical Research Letters, v. 38, L08502, doi:10.1029/2011GL047063.
  • Bartholomew, I.D., Nienow, P., Sole, A., Mair, D., Cowton, T., King, M.A. and Palmer, S., 2011. Seasonal variations in Greenland Ice Sheet motion: inland extent and behaviour at higher elevations. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 307, p. 271-278.
  • Bentley, M.J., Christoffersen, P., Hodgson, D.A., Smith, A.M., Tulaczyk, S. and Le Brocq, A.M., 2011. Subglacial lake sediments and sedimentary processes: potential archives of ice sheet evolution, past environmental change and the presence of life. In Antarctic Subglacial Aquatic Environments, Geophysical Monograph Series, v. 192, p. 83-110. American Geophysical Union.
  • Bougamont, M., Price, S., Christoffersen, P. and Payne, A., 2011. Dynamic patterns of ice stream flow in a 3D higher-order ice sheet model with plastic bed and simplified hydrology. Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 116, F04018, doi:10.1029/2011JF002025.
  • Christoffersen, P., Mugford, R., Heywood, K.J., Joughin, I., Dowdeswell, J.A., Syvitski, J.P.M., Luckman, A. and Benham, T.J., 2011. Warming of waters in an East Greenland fjord prior to glacier retreat: mechanisms and connection to large-scale atmospheric forcing. The Cryosphere, v. 5, p. 701-714.
  • Donovan, A.R., Oppenheimer, C. and Bravo, M.T., 2011. Rationalising a volcanic crisis through literature: Montserratian verse and the descriptive reconstruction of an island. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, v. 203, p. 87-101.
  • Donovan, A.R., Oppenheimer, C. and Bravo, M.T., 2011. Social studies of volcanology: knowledge-generation and expert advice on active volcanoes. Bulletin of Volcanology, v. 74, p. 677-689.
  • Fischer, U.H., Mair, D., Kavanaugh, J.L., Willis, I., Nienow, P. and Hubbard, B., 2011. Modelling ice-bed coupling during a glacier speed-up event: Haut Glacier d’Arolla, Switzerland. Hydrological Processes, v. 25, p. 1361-1372.
  • García, M., Ercilla, G., Alonso, B., Casas, D. and Dowdeswell, J.A., 2011. Sediment lithofacies, processes and sedimentary models in the Central Bransfield Basin, Antarctic Peninsula, since the Last Glacial Maximum. Marine Geology, v. 290, p. 1-16.
  • Hogan, K.A., Dix, J., Lloyd, J., Long, A.J. and Cotterill, C., 2011. Seismic stratigraphy records the deglacial history of Jakobshavn Isbræ, West Greenland. Journal of Quaternary Science, v. 26, p. 757-766.
  • Jakobsson, M., Anderson, J.B., Nitsche, F., Dowdeswell, J.A., Gyllencreutz, R., Kirchner, N., Mohammad, R., O’Regan, M, Alley, R.B., Anandakrishnan, S., Eriksson, B., Kirshner, A., Fernandez, R., Stolldorf, T., Minzoni, R. and Majewski, W., 2011. Geological record of ice shelf break-up and grounding line retreat, Pine Island Bay, West Antarctica. Geology, v. 39, p. 691-694.
  • Kargel, J.S., Ahlstrøm, A.P., Alley, R. B., Bamber, J.L., Benham, T.J., Box, J.E., Chen, C., Christoffersen, P., Citterio, M., Cogley, J.G., Jiskoot, H., Leonard, G.J., Morin, P., Scambos, T., Sheldon, T. and Willis, I., 2011. Brief Communication: Greenland’s shrinking ice cover: ″fast times″ but not that fast. The Cryosphere Discussions, v. 5, p. 3207-3219.
  • Kilfeather, A., Ó Cofaigh, C., Lloyd, J., Dowdeswell, J.A., Xu, S. and Moreton, S.G., 2011. Ice stream retreat and ice shelf history in Marguerite Trough, Antarctic Peninsula: sedimentological and foraminiferal signatures. Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 123, p. 997-1015.
  • López-Martínez, J., Muñoz, A., Dowdeswell, J.A., Linés, C. and Acosta, J., 2011. Relict sea-floor ploughmarks record deep-keeled icebergs to 45°S on the Argentine margin. Marine Geology, v. 288, p. 43-48.
  • McCorristine, S., 2011. William Fletcher Barrett and psychical research in Edwardian Dublin. Estudios Irlandeses, v. 6, p. 39-53.
  • Morris, E.M. and Wingham, D.J., 2011. The effect of fluctuations in surface density, accumulation and compaction on elevation change rates along the EGIG line, Central Greenland. Journal of Glaciology, v. 57, p. 416-430.
  • Mugford, R. and Dowdeswell, J.A., 2011. Modeling glacial meltwater plume dynamics and sedimentation in high-latitude fjords. Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 116, F01023, doi:10.1029/2010JF001735.
  • Palmer, S.J., Shepherd, A., Nienow, P. and Joughin, I., 2011. Seasonal speedup closely correlated with surface hydrology at the western margin of the Greenland Ice Sheet. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 302, p. 423-428.
  • Pettersson, R., Christoffersen, P., Dowdeswell, J.A., Pohjola, V., Hubbard, A. and Strozzi, T., 2011. Ice thickness and basal conditions of Vestfonna ice cap, eastern Svalbard. Geografiska Annaler, v. 93A, p. 311-322.
  • Pohjola, V.A., Christoffersen, P., Kolondra, L., Moore, J.C., Pettersson, R., Schafer, M., Strozzi, T. and Reijmer, C., 2011. Spatial distribution and change in the surface ice-velocity field of Vestfonna Ice Cap, Nordaustlandet, Svalbard, 1995-2010, using geodetic and satellite interferometry data. Geografiska Annaler, v. 93A, p. 323-335.
  • Rinne, E.J., Shepherd, A., Palmer, S., van den Broeke, M.R., Muir, A., Ettema, J. and Wingham, D., 2011. On the recent elevation changes at the Flade Isblink Ice Cap, Northern Greenland. Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 116, F03024, doi:10.1029/2011JF001972.
  • Robinson, P. and Dowdeswell, J.A., 2011. Submarine landforms and the behavior of a surging ice cap since the Last Glacial Maximum: the open-marine setting of eastern Austfonna, Svalbard. Marine Geology, v. 286, p. 82-94.
  • Seale, A., Christoffersen, P., Mugford, R.I. and O’Leary, M., 2011. Ocean forcing of the Greenland Ice Sheet: calving fronts and patterns of retreat identified by automatic satellite monitoring of eastern outlet glaciers. Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 116, F03013, doi:10.1029/2010JF001847.
  • Sundal, A.V., Shepherd, A., Nienow, P., Hanna, E., Palmer, S. and Huybrechts, P., 2011. Faster ice flow in southwest Greenland during years of low melting. Nature, v. 469, p. 521-524.
  • Thomson, L.I., Osinski, G.R. and Ommanney, C.S.L., 2011. Glacier change on Axel Heiberg Island, Nunavut, Canada. Journal of Glaciology, v. 57, p. 1079-1086.
  • Ulturgasheva, O., Wexler, L., Kral, M., Allen, J., Mohatt, G.V. and Nystad, K., 2011. Navigating international, interdisciplinary, collaborative inquiry: Phase 1. Process in the circumpolar indigenous pathways to adulthood project. Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship, v. 1, p. 50-59.
  • Zuo, H., Mugford, R.I., Haines, K. and Smith, G., 2011. Assimilation impacts on Arctic Ocean circulation, heat and freshwater budgets. Ocean Modelling, v. 40, p. 147-163.

Chapters in Books and Other Contributions

  • Bravo, M.T., 2011. The humanism of sea ice. In Krupnik, I., Aporta, C., Gearheard, S. and Laidler, G., (Eds.), Knowing Our Ice: Inuit Sea Ice Knowledge and Use, p. 457-464, Springer-Verlag.
  • Krupnik, I., Allison, I., Bell, R., Cutler, P., Hik, D., Lopez-Martinez, J., Rachold, V., Sarukhanian, E., and Summerhayes, C., (Eds.), 2011. Understanding Earth’s Polar Challenges: International Polar Year 20072008. CCI Press, Edmonton. Occasional Publication Series 69, 750 pp.
  • Lane, H. and Goodwin, R., 2011. Publishing and archiving IPY. In Krupnik, I., Allison, I., Bell, R., Cutler, P., Hik, D., Lopez-Martinez, J., Rachold, V., Sarukhanian, E., and Summerhayes, C., (Eds.), 2011. Understanding Earth’s Polar Challenges: International Polar Year 2007-2008. CCI Press, Edmonton. Occasional Publication Series 69, p. 497-510.
  • Lane, H., 2011. Conserve, digitise, explore: the Freeze Frame project at the Scott Polar Research Institute. Cambridge University Libraries Information Bulletin, v. 68 (n.s.), p. 14-20.
  • McCorristine, S., Adcock, C. and Bravo, M.T., 2011. The 2011 SPRI Polar History Symposium: issues in historical practice. Northern Notes, v. 35, p. 19-20.
  • Summerhayes, C.P., 2011. A History of SCAR, 2004-2010. SCAR Occasional Publication, SCAR, Cambridge, 93 pp.
  • Walton, D., Clarkson, P. and Summerhayes, C., 2011. Science in the Snow: Fifty years of international collaboration through the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research. Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, Cambridge.
  • Willis, I.C. 2011. Hydrographs. In Singh, V.P., Singh, P. and Haritashya, U.K., (Eds), Encyclopedia of Snow, Ice and Glaciers, Part 8, p. 534-538, Springer.
  • Willis, I.C. 2011. Hydrological response in glacierized basins. In Singh, V.P., Singh, P. and Haritashya, U.K., (Eds), Encyclopedia of Snow, Ice and Glaciers, Part 8,
  • p. 541-544, Springer.
  • Willis, I.C. 2011. Rating curve. In Singh, V.P., Singh, P. and Haritashya, U.K., (Eds), Encyclopedia of Snow, Ice and Glaciers, Part 17, p. 918-922, Springer.

Doctoral and Masters Theses

  • Debusmann, M., M.Phil., Sealing the EU off from sealing.
  • DeRydt, J., M.Phil., Relating surface and bed properties of Antarctic ice streams.
  • Geddes-Barton, M., M.Phil., Channel systems and sediment plumes from Canadian Arctic ice caps: observations and modelling.
  • Grey, L., M.Phil., Surface topography and change, Langjokull ice cap, Iceland.
  • Macadam, J., M.Phil., The Arctic coal rush, Spitsbergen and the British imagination 1910-1920.
  • Messarli, A., M.Phil., Identifying spatio-temporal patterns of supraglacial lake drainage and implications for the further understanding of the hydrology of the Greenland Ice Sheet.
  • Rye, C., Ph.D., Assessing the importance of subglacial hydrology on the evolution of the Antarctic ice sheet; a numerical modelling approach.
  • Tedstone, A., M.Phil., Sediment plumes as indicators of Greenland ice sheet runoff onset and duration.
  • Thompson, D.M., M.Sc., The validation of British Arctic whaling information (1750-1850)
  • Thompson, N.S., M.Phil., Iceberg scouring on the continental shelf of Greenland.
  • Weisburger, A., M.Phil., Indigenous knowledge in international Arctic governance regimes.