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Publications - Glaciology and Climate Change

Publications - Glaciology and Climate Change

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Atlas of Submarine Glacial Landforms: Modern, Quaternary and Ancient

Journal articles


  • Williamson, A.G., Willis, I., Arnold, N. and Banwell, A., 2018. Controls on rapid supraglacial lake drainage in West Greenland: An Exploratory Data Analysis approach. Journal of Glaciology.


  • Banwell, A., 2017. Glaciology: Ice-shelf stability questioned. Nature, v. 544, p.306-307. doi:10.1038/544306a.
  • Banwell, A.F., Willis, I.C., MacDonald, G.J., Goodsell, B., Mayer, D.P., Powell, A. and Macayeal, D.R., 2017. Calving and rifting on the McMurdo Ice Shelf, Antarctica. Annals of Glaciology, p.1-10. doi:10.1017/aog.2017.12.
  • Batchelor, C., Dowdeswell, J. and Rignot, E., 2017. Submarine landforms reveal varying rates and styles of deglaciation in North-West Greenland fjords. Marine Geology, doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2017.08.003.
  • Chudley, T.R., Miles, E.S. and Willis, I.C., 2017. Glacier characteristics and retreat between 1991 and 2014 in the Ladakh range, Jammu and Kashmir. Remote Sensing Letters, v. 8, p.518-527. doi:10.1080/2150704X.2017.1295480.
  • Cooley, S.W. and Christoffersen, P., 2017. Observation Bias Correction Reveals More Rapidly Draining Lakes on the Greenland Ice Sheet. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, v. 122, p.1867-1881. doi:10.1002/2017JF004255.
  • Farinotti, D., Brinkerhoff, D.J., Clarke, G.K.C., Fürst, J.J., Frey, H., Gantayat, P., Gillet-Chaulet, F., Girard, C., Huss, M., Leclercq, P.W., Linsbauer, A., Machguth, H., Martin, C., Maussion, F., Morlighem, M., Mosbeux, C., Pandit, A., Portmann, A., Rabatel, A., Ramsankaran, R., Reerink, T.J., Sanchez, O., Stentoft, P.A., Singh Kumari, S., Van Pelt, W.J.J., Anderson, B., Benham, T., Binder, D., Dowdeswell, J.A., Fischer, A., Helfricht, K., Kutuzov, S., Lavrentiev, I., McNabb, R., Hilmar Gudmundsson, G., Li, H. and Andreassen, L.M., 2017. How accurate are estimates of glacier ice thickness? Results from ITMIX, the Ice Thickness Models Intercomparison eXperiment. Cryosphere, v. 11, p.949-970. doi:10.5194/tc-11-949-2017.
  • Fransner, O., Noormets, R., Flink, A.E., Hogan, K.A. and Dowdeswell, J.A., 2017. Sedimentary processes on the continental slope off Kvitøya and Albertini troughs north of Nordaustlandet, Svalbard - The importance of structural-geological setting in trough-mouth fan development. Marine Geology, doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2017.10.008.
  • Fürst, J.J., Gillet-Chaulet, F., Benham, T.J., Dowdeswell, J.A., Grabiec, M., Navarro, F., Pettersson, R., Moholdt, G., Nuth, C., Sass, B., Aas, K., Fettweis, X., Lang, C., Seehaus, T. and Braun, M., 2017. Application of a two-step approach for mapping ice thickness to various glacier types on Svalbard. The Cryosphere, v. 11, p.2003-2032. doi:10.5194/tc-11-2003-2017.
  • Hodell, D.A., Nicholl, J.A., Bontognali, T.R.R., Danino, S., Dorador, J., Dowdeswell, J.A., Einsle, J., Kuhlmann, H., Martrat, B., Mleneck-Vautravers, M.J., Rodríguez-Tovar, F.J. and Röhl, U., 2017. Anatomy of Heinrich Layer 1 and its role in the last deglaciation. Paleoceanography, v. 32, p.284-303. doi:10.1002/2016PA003028.
  • Hogan, K.A., Dowdeswell, J.A., Hillenbrand, C.D., Ehrmann, W., Noormets, R. and Wacker, L., 2017. Subglacial sediment pathways and deglacial chronology of the northern Barents Sea Ice Sheet. Boreas, v. 46, p.750-771. doi:10.1111/bor.12248.
  • Koziol, C., Arnold, N., Pope, A. and Colgan, W., 2017. Quantifying supraglacial meltwater pathways in the Paakitsoq region, West Greenland. Journal of Glaciology, doi:10.1017/jog.2017.5.
  • Kulessa, B., Hubbard, A.L., Booth, A.D., Bougamont, M., Dow, C.F., Doyle, S.H., Christoffersen, P., Lindbäck, K., Pettersson, R., Fitzpatrick, A.A.W. and Jones, G.A., 2017. Seismic evidence for complex sedimentary control of Greenland Ice Sheet flow.. Sci Adv, v. 3, p.e1603071-. doi:10.1126/sciadv.1603071.
  • McCarthy, M., Pritchard, H., Willis, I. and King, E., 2017. Ground-penetrating radar measurements of debris thickness on Lirung Glacier, Nepal. Journal of Glaciology, v. 63, p.543-555. doi:10.1017/jog.2017.18.
  • Miles, E.S., Steiner, J., Willis, I., Buri, P., Immerzeel, W.W., Chesnokova, A. and Pellicciotti, F., 2017. Pond dynamics and supraglacial-englacial connectivity on debris-covered Lirung Glacier, Nepal. Frontiers in Earth Science, v. 5, doi:10.3389/feart.2017.00069.
  • Miles, K.E., Willis, I.C., Benedek, C.L., Williamson, A.G. and Tedesco, M., 2017. Toward monitoring surface and subsurface lakes on the Greenland ice sheet using sentinel-1 SAR and landsat-8 OLI imagery. Frontiers in Earth Science, v. 5, doi:10.3389/feart.2017.00058.
  • Montelli, A., Dowdeswell, J.A., Ottesen, D. and Johansen, S.E., 2017. Ice-sheet dynamics through the Quaternary on the mid-Norwegian continental margin inferred from 3D seismic data. Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 80, p.228-242. doi:10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2016.12.002.
  • Morlighem, M., Williams, C.N., Rignot, E., An, L., Arndt, J.E., Bamber, J.L., Catania, G., Chauché, N., Dowdeswell, J.A., Dorschel, B., Fenty, I., Hogan, K., Howat, I., Hubbard, A., Jakobsson, M., Jordan, T.M., Kjeldsen, K.K., Millan, R., Mayer, L., Mouginot, J., Noël, B.P.Y., O'Cofaigh, C., Palmer, S., Rysgaard, S., Seroussi, H., Siegert, M.J., Slabon, P., Straneo, F., van den Broeke, M.R., Weinrebe, W., Wood, M. and Zinglersen, K.B., 2017. BedMachine v3: Complete Bed Topography and Ocean Bathymetry Mapping of Greenland From Multibeam Echo Sounding Combined With Mass Conservation.. Geophys Res Lett, v. 44, p.11051-11061. doi:10.1002/2017GL074954.
  • Ottesen, D., Dowdeswell, J.A., Bellec, V.K. and Bjarnadóttir, L.R., 2017. The geomorphic imprint of glacier surges into open-marine waters: Examples from eastern Svalbard. Marine Geology, v. 392, p.1-29. doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2017.08.007.
  • Rees, W.G., Brown, J.A., Fretwell, P.T. and Trathan, P.N., 2017. What colour is penguin guano?. Antarctic Science, v. 29, p.417-425. doi:10.1017/S0954102017000190.
  • Rutishauser, A., Grima, C., Sharp, M., Blankenship, D.D., Young, D.A., Cawkwell, F. and Dowdeswell, J.A., 2017. Characterizing near-surface firn using the scattered signal component of the glacier surface return from airborne radio-echo sounding. Geophysical Research Letters, v. 43, p.12,502-12,510. doi:10.1002/2016GL071230.
  • Spagnolo, M., Bartholomaus, T.C., Clark, C.D., Stokes, C.R., Atkinson, N., Dowdeswell, J.A., Ely, J.C., Graham, A.G.C., Hogan, K.A., King, E.C., Larter, R.D., Livingstone, S.J. and Pritchard, H.D., 2017. The periodic topography of ice stream beds: Insights from the Fourier spectra of mega-scale glacial lineations. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, v. 122, p.1355-1373. doi:10.1002/2016JF004154.
  • Streuff, K., Ó Cofaigh, C., Hogan, K., Jennings, A., Lloyd, J.M., Noormets, R., Nielsen, T., Kuijpers, A., Dowdeswell, J.A. and Weinrebe, W., 2017. Seafloor geomorphology and glacimarine sedimentation associated with fast-flowing ice sheet outlet glaciers in Disko Bay, West Greenland. Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 169, p.206-230. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2017.05.021.
  • Van Wychen, W., Davis, J., Copland, L., Burgess, D.O., Gray, L., Sharp, M., Dowdeswell, J.A. and Benham, T.J., 2017. Variability in ice motion and dynamic discharge from Devon Ice Cap, Nunavut, Canada. Journal of Glaciology, v. 63, p.436-449. doi:10.1017/jog.2017.2.
  • Williams, C.N., Cornford, S.L., Jordan, T.M., Dowdeswell, J.A., Siegert, M.J., Clark, C.D., Swift, D.A., Sole, A., Fenty, I. and Bamber, J.L., 2017. Generating synthetic fjord bathymetry for coastal Greenland. Cryosphere, v. 11, p.363-380. doi:10.5194/tc-11-363-2017.
  • Williamson, A.G., Arnold, N.S., Banwell, A.F. and Willis, I.C., 2017. A Fully Automated Supraglacial lake area and volume Tracking (“FAST”) algorithm: Development and application using MODIS imagery of West Greenland. Remote Sensing of Environment, v. 196, p.113-133. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2017.04.032.
  • Zhao, F., Minshull, T.A., Crocker, A.J., Dowdeswell, J.A., Wu, S. and Soryal, S.M., 2017. Pleistocene iceberg dynamics on the west Svalbard margin: Evidence from bathymetric and sub-bottom profiler data. Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 161, p.30-44. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2017.01.019.


  • Banwell, A., Hewitt, I., Willis, I. and Arnold, N., 2016. Moulin density controls drainage development beneath the Greenland ice sheet. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, v. 121, p.2248-2269. doi:10.1002/2015JF003801.
  • Batchelor, C.L. and Dowdeswell, J.A., 2016. Lateral shear-moraines and lateral marginal-moraines of palaeo-ice streams. Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 151, p.1-26. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.08.020.
  • Burton, D.J., Dowdeswell, J.A., Hogan, K.A. and Noormets, R., 2016. Marginal Fluctuations of a Svalbard Surge-Type Tidewater Glacier, Blomstrandbreen, since the Little Ice Age: A Record of Three Surges. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, v. 48, p.411-426. doi:10.1657/AAAR0014-094.
  • Butcher, F.E.G., Conway, S.J. and Arnold, N.S., 2016. Are the Dorsa Argentea on Mars eskers?. Icarus, v. 275, p.65-84. doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2016.03.028.
  • Dowdeswell, J.A., Canals, M., Jakobsson, M., Todd, B.J., Dowdeswell, E.K. and Hogan, K.A., 2016. The variety and distribution of submarine glacial landforms and implications for ice-sheet reconstruction. Geological Society Memoir, v. 46, p.519-552. doi:10.1144/M46.183.
  • Dowdeswell, J.A., Canals, M., Jakobsson, M., Todd, B.J., Dowdeswell, E.K. and Hogan, K.A., 2016. Introduction: An Atlas of Submarine Glacial Landforms. Geological Society Memoir, v. 46, p.3-14. doi:10.1144/M46.171.
  • Dowdeswell, J.A., Hogan, K.A. and Cofaigh, C., 2016. Submarine glacial-landform distribution across the West Greenland margin: A fjord-shelf-slope transect through the Uummannaq system (70-71° N). Geological Society Memoir, v. 46, p.453-460. doi:10.1144/M46.150.
  • Dowdeswell, J.A. and Ottesen, D., 2016. Submarine landform assemblage for Svalbard surge-type tidewater glaciers. Geological Society Memoir, v. 46, p.151-154. doi:10.1144/M46.160.
  • Garcia, M., Dowdeswell, J.A., Noormets, R., Hogan, K.A., Evans, J., Ó Cofaigh, C. and Larter, R.D., 2016. Geomorphic and shallow-acoustic investigation of an Antarctic Peninsula fjord system using high-resolution ROV and shipboard geophysical observations: Ice dynamics and behaviour since the Last Glacial Maximum. Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 153, p.122-138. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.10.014.
  • Gowan, E.J., Tregoning, P., Purcell, A., Lea, J., Fransner, O.J., Noormets, R. and Dowdeswell, J.A., 2016. ICESHEET 1.0: A program to produce paleo-ice sheet reconstructions with minimal assumptions. Geoscientific Model Development, v. 9, p.1673-1682. doi:10.5194/gmd-9-1673-2016.
  • Linch, L.D. and Dowdeswell, J.A., 2016. Micromorphology of diamicton affected by iceberg-keel scouring, Scoresby Sund, East Greenland. Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 152, p.169-196. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.09.013.
  • Marshall, G.J., Vignols, R.M. and Rees, W.G., 2016. Climate change in the Kola Peninsula, Arctic Russia, during the last 50 years from meteorological observations. Journal of Climate, v. 29, p.6823-6840. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0179.1.
  • Miles, E.S., Pellicciotti, F., Willis, I.C., Steiner, J.F., Buri, P. and Arnold, N.S., 2016. Refined energy-balance modelling of a supraglacial pond, Langtang Khola, Nepal. Annals of Glaciology, v. 57, p.29-40. doi:10.3189/2016AoG71A421.
  • Miles, E.S., Willis, I.C., Arnold, N.S., Steiner, J. and Pellicciotti, F., 2016. Spatial, seasonal and interannual variability of supraglacial ponds in the Langtang Valley of Nepal, 1999–2013. Journal of Glaciology, p.1-18. doi:10.1017/jog.2016.120.
  • O'Brien, P.E., Beaman, R., De Santis, L., Domack, E.W., Escutia, C., Harris, P.T., Leventer, A., McMullen, K., Post, A., Quilty, P.G., Shevenell, A.E. and Batchelor, C.L., 2016. Submarine glacial landforms on the cold East Antarctic margin. Geological Society Memoir, v. 46, p.501-508. doi:10.1144/M46.172.
  • Pope, A., Willis, I.C., Pálsson, F., Arnold, N.S., Rees, W.G., Björnsson, H. and Grey, L., 2016. Elevation change, mass balance, dynamics and surging of Langjökull, Iceland from 1997 to 2007. Journal of Glaciology, v. 62, p.497-511. doi:10.1017/jog.2016.55.
  • Pope, E.L., Talling, P.J., Hunt, J.E., Dowdeswell, J.A., Allin, J.R., Cartigny, M.J.B., Long, D., Mozzato, A., Stanford, J.D., Tappin, D.R. and Watts, M., 2016. Long-term record of Barents Sea Ice Sheet advance to the shelf edge from a 140,000 year record. Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 150, p.55-66. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.08.014.
  • Pope, E.L., Willis, I.C., Pope, A., Miles, E.S., Arnold, N.S. and Rees, W.G., 2016. Contrasting snow and ice albedos derived from MODIS, Landsat ETM+ and airborne data from Langjökull, Iceland. Remote Sensing of Environment, v. 175, p.183-195. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2015.12.051.
  • Rignot, E., Fenty, I., Xu, Y., Cai, C., Velicogna, I., Cofaigh, C., Dowdeswell, J.A., Weinrebe, W., Catania, G. and Duncan, D., 2016. Bathymetry data reveal glaciers vulnerable to ice-ocean interaction in Uummannaq and Vaigat glacial fjords, west Greenland. Geophysical Research Letters, v. 43, p.2667-2674. doi:10.1002/2016GL067832.
  • Rise, L., Bøe, R., Bellec, V.K., Thorsnes, T. and Dowdeswell, J.A., 2016. Canyons and slope instability on the Lofoten-Vesterålen continental margin, North Norway. Geological Society Memoir, v. 46, p.407-408. doi:10.1144/M46.36.
  • Willis, I.C., Pope, E.L., Leysinger Vieli, G.J.-.M., Arnold, N.S. and Long, S., 2016. Drainage networks, lakes and water fluxes beneath the Antarctic ice sheet. Annals of Glaciology, v. 57, p.96-108. doi:10.1017/aog.2016.15.


  • Arndt, J.E., Jokat, W., Dorschel, B., Myklebust, R., Dowdeswell, J.A. and Evans, J., 2015. A new bathymetry of the Northeast Greenland continental shelf: Constraints on glacial and other processes. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, v. 16, p.3733-3753. doi:10.1002/2015GC005931.
  • Banwell, A.F. and MacAyeal, D.R., 2015. Ice-shelf fracture due to viscoelastic flexure stress induced by fill/drain cycles of supraglacial lakes. Antarctic Science, v. 27, p.587-597. doi:10.1017/S0954102015000292.
  • Batchelor, C.L. and Dowdeswell, J.A., 2015. Ice-sheet grounding-zone wedges (GZWs) on high-latitude continental margins. Marine Geology, v. 363, p.65-92. doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2015.02.001.
  • Bougamont, M., Christoffersen, P., Price, S.F., Fricker, H.A., Tulaczyk, S. and Carter, S.P., 2015. Reactivation of Kamb Ice Stream tributaries triggers century-scale reorganization of Siple Coast ice flow in West Antarctica. Geophysical Research Letters, v. 42, p.8471-8480. doi:10.1002/2015GL065782.
  • Carr, J.R., Vieli, A., Stokes, C.R., Jamieson, S.S.R., Palmer, S.J., Christoffersen, P., Dowdeswell, J.A., Nick, F.M., Blankenship, D.D. and Young, D.A., 2015. Basal topographic controls on rapid retreat of Humboldt Glacier, northern Greenland. Journal of Glaciology, v. 61, p.137-150. doi:10.3189/2015JoG14J128.
  • Dowdeswell, J.A., Hogan, K.A., Arnold, N.S., Mugford, R.I., Wells, M., Hirst, J.P.P. and Decalf, C., 2015. Sediment-rich meltwater plumes and ice-proximal fans at the margins of modern and ancient tidewater glaciers: Observations and modeling. Sedimentology, v. 62, p.1665-1692. doi:10.1111/sed.12198.
  • Doyle, S.H., Hubbard, A., Van De Wal, R.S.W., Box, J.E., Van As, D., Scharrer, K., Meierbachtol, T.W., Smeets, P.C.J.P., Harper, J.T., Johansson, E., Mottram, R.H., Mikkelsen, A.B., Wilhelms, F., Patton, H., Christoffersen, P. and Hubbard, B., 2015. Amplified melt and flow of the Greenland ice sheet driven by late-summer cyclonic rainfall. Nature Geoscience, v. 8, p.647-653. doi:10.1038/ngeo2482.
  • Kasimov, N.S., Golubeva, E.I., Lurie, I.K., Zimin, M.V., Samsonov, T.E., Tutubalina, O.V., Rees, W.G., Mikheeva, A.I. and Alyautdinov, A.R., 2015. Library of spectral characteristics of geographical objects within the structure of the Lomonosov Moscow State University Geoportal. Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta, Seriya 5: Geografiya, v. 2015-January, p.3-8.
  • MacAyeal, D.R., Sergienko, O.V. and Banwell, A.F., 2015. A model of viscoelastic ice-shelf flexure. Journal of Glaciology, v. 61, p.635-645. doi:10.3189/2015JoG14J169.
  • Patton, H., Andreassen, K., Bjarnadóttir, L.R., Dowdeswell, J.A., Winsborrow, M.C.M., Noormets, R., Polyak, L., Auriac, A. and Hubbard, A., 2015. Geophysical constraints on the dynamics and retreat of the Barents Sea ice sheet as a paleobenchmark for models of marine ice sheet deglaciation. Reviews of Geophysics, v. 53, p.1051-1098. doi:10.1002/2015RG000495.
  • Patton, H., Andreassen, K., Bjarnadottir, L.R., Dowdeswell, J.A., Winsborrow, M.C.M., Noormets, R., Polyak, L., Auriac, A. and Hubbard, A., 2015. Geophysical constraints on the dynamics and retreat of the Barents Sea ice sheet as a paleobenchmark for models of marine ice sheet deglaciation. REVIEWS OF GEOPHYSICS, v. 53, p.1051-1098. doi:10.1191/095968398677085532.
  • Robb, C., Willis, I., Arnold, N. and Gudmundsson, S., 2015. A semi-automated method for mapping glacial geomorphology tested at Breidamerkurjökull, Iceland. Remote Sensing of Environment, v. 163, p.80-90. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2015.03.007.
  • Ryan, J.C., Hubbard, A.L., Box, J.E., Todd, J., Christoffersen, P., Carr, J.R., Holt, T.O. and Snooke, N., 2015. UAV photogrammetry and structure from motion to assess calving dynamics at Store Glacier, a large outlet draining the Greenland ice sheet. Cryosphere, v. 9, p.1-11. doi:10.5194/tc-9-1-2015.
  • Swirad, Z.M. and Rees, W.G., 2015. Geomorphometric analysis of a rocky coastline: an example from Hornsund, Svalbard. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, v. 29, p.1694-1717. doi:10.1080/13658816.2015.1061131.
  • Trofaier, A.M. and Rees, W.G., 2015. The suitability of using ASTER GDEM2 for terrain-based extraction of stream channel networks in a lowland Arctic permafrost catchment. Fennia, v. 193, p.66-82. doi:10.11143/46290.


  • Anderson, B., Willis, I., Goodsell, B., Banwell, A., Owens, I., Mackintosh, A. and Lawson, W., 2014. Annual to daily ice velocity and water pressure variations on Ka Roimata o Hine Hukatere (Franz Josef Glacier), New Zealand. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, v. 46, p.919-932. doi:10.1657/1938-4246-46.4.919.
  • Arnold, N.S., Banwell, A.F. and Willis, I.C., 2014. High-resolution modelling of the seasonal evolution of surface water storage on the Greenland Ice Sheet. Cryosphere, v. 8, p.1149-1160. doi:10.5194/tc-8-1149-2014.
  • Banwell, A.F., Caballero, M., Arnold, N.S., Glasser, N.F., Cathles, L.M. and MacAyeal, D.R., 2014. Supraglacial lakes on the Larsen B ice shelf, Antarctica, and at Paakitsoq, West Greenland: A comparative study. Annals of Glaciology, v. 55, p.1-8. doi:10.3189/2014AoG66A049.
  • Beem, L.H., Tulaczyk, S.M., King, M.A., Bougamont, M., Fricker, H.A. and Christoffersen, P., 2014. Variable deceleration of Whillans Ice Stream, West Antarctica. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, v. 119, p.212-224. doi:10.1002/2013JF002958.
  • Bougamont, M., Christoffersen, P., Hubbard, A.L., Fitzpatrick, A.A., Doyle, S.H. and Carter, S.P., 2014. Sensitive response of the Greenland Ice Sheet to surface melt drainage over a soft bed.. Nat Commun, v. 5, p.5052-. doi:10.1038/ncomms6052.
  • Chauché, N., Hubbard, A., Gascard, J.C., Box, J.E., Bates, R., Koppes, M., Sole, A., Christoffersen, P. and Patton, H., 2014. Ice-ocean interaction and calving front morphology at two west Greenland tidewater outlet glaciers. Cryosphere, v. 8, p.1457-1468. doi:10.5194/tc-8-1457-2014.
  • Christoffersen, P., Bougamont, M., Carter, S.P., Fricker, H.A. and Tulaczyk, S., 2014. Significant groundwater contribution to Antarctic ice streams hydrologic budget. Geophysical Research Letters, v. 41, p.2003-2010. doi:10.1002/2014GL059250.
  • Cowan, E.A., Christoffersen, P., Powell, R.D. and Talarico, F.M., 2014. Dynamics of the late Plio-Pleistocene West Antarctic Ice Sheet documented in subglacial diamictites, AND-1B drill core. Global and Planetary Change, v. 119, p.56-70. doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2014.05.011.
  • Dowdeswell, J.A., Hogan, K.A., Ó Cofaigh, C., Fugelli, E.M.G., Evans, J. and Noormets, R., 2014. Late Quaternary ice flow in a West Greenland fjord and cross-shelf trough system: Submarine landforms from Rink Isbrae to Uummannaq shelf and slope. Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 92, p.292-309. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.09.007.
  • Jakobsson, M., Andreassen, K., Bjarnadóttir, L.R., Dove, D., Dowdeswell, J.A., England, J.H., Funder, S., Hogan, K., Ingólfsson, O., Jennings, A., Krog Larsen, N., Kirchner, N., Landvik, J.Y., Mayer, L., Mikkelsen, N., Möller, P., Niessen, F., Nilsson, J., O'Regan, M., Polyak, L., Nørgaard-Pedersen, N. and Stein, R., 2014. Arctic Ocean glacial history. Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 92, p.40-67. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.07.033.
  • Mayaud, J.R., Banwell, A.F., Arnold, N.S. and Willis, I.C., 2014. Modeling the response of subglacial drainage at Paakitsoq, west Greenland, to 21<sup>st</sup> century climate change. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, v. 119, p.2619-2634. doi:10.1002/2014JF003271.
  • McMillan, M., Shepherd, A., Gourmelen, N., Dehecq, A., Leeson, A., Ridout, A., Flament, T., Hogg, A., Gilbert, L., Benham, T., Van Den Broeke, M., Dowdeswell, J.A., Fettweis, X., Noël, B. and Strozzi, T., 2014. Rapid dynamic activation of a marine-based Arctic ice cap. Geophysical Research Letters, v. 41, p.8902-8909. doi:10.1002/2014GL062255.
  • Pope, A. and Rees, G., 2014. Using in situ spectra to explore landsat classification of glacier surfaces. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, v. 27, p.42-52. doi:10.1016/j.jag.2013.08.007.
  • Pope, A. and Rees, W.G., 2014. Impact of spatial, spectral, and radiometric properties of multispectral imagers on glacier surface classification. Remote Sensing of Environment, v. 141, p.1-13. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2013.08.028.
  • Pope, A., Rees, W.G., Fox, A.J. and Fleming, A., 2014. Open access data in polar and cryospheric remote sensing. Remote Sensing, v. 6, p.6183-6220. doi:10.3390/rs6076183.
  • Rees, G., Headland, R., Scambos, T. and Haran, T., 2014. Finding the Arctic pole of inaccessibility. Polar Record, v. 50, p.86-91. doi:10.1017/S003224741300051X.
  • Robb, C., Willis, I., Arnold, N. and Gudmundsson, S., 2014. A semi-automated method for mapping glacial geomorphology tested at Breidamerkurjökull, Iceland. Remote Sensing of Environment, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2015.03.007.
  • Todd, J. and Christoffersen, P., 2014. Are seasonal calving dynamics forced by buttressing from ice mélange or undercutting by melting? Outcomes from full-Stokes simulations of Store Glacier, West Greenland. Cryosphere, v. 8, p.2353-2365. doi:10.5194/tc-8-2353-2014.
  • Van Wychen, W., Burgess, D.O., Gray, L., Copland, L., Sharp, M., Dowdeswell, J.A. and Benham, T.J., 2014. Glacier velocities and dynamic ice discharge from the Queen Elizabeth Islands, Nunavut, Canada. Geophysical Research Letters, v. 41, p.484-490. doi:10.1002/2013GL058558.
  • Wright, A.P., Young, D.A., Bamber, J.L., Dowdeswell, J.A., Payne, A.J., Blankenship, D.D. and Siegert, M.J., 2014. Subglacial hydrological connectivity within the Byrd Glacier catchment, East Antarctica. Journal of Glaciology, v. 60, p.345-352. doi:10.3189/2014JoG13J014.


  • Bamber, J.L., Griggs, J.A., Hurkmans, R.T.W.L., Dowdeswell, J.A., Gogineni, S.P., Howat, I., Mouginot, J., Paden, J., Palmer, S., Rignot, E. and Steinhage, D., 2013. A new bed elevation dataset for Greenland. Cryosphere, v. 7, p.499-510. doi:10.5194/tc-7-499-2013.
  • Banwell, A.F., MacAyeal, D.R. and Sergienko, O.V., 2013. Breakup of the Larsen B Ice Shelf triggered by chain reaction drainage of supraglacial lakes. Geophysical Research Letters, v. 40, p.5872-5876. doi:10.1002/2013GL057694.
  • Banwell, A.F., Willis, I.C. and Arnold, N.S., 2013. Modeling subglacial water routing at Paakitsoq, W Greenland. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, v. 118, p.1282-1295. doi:10.1002/jgrf.20093.
  • Batchelor, C.L., Dowdeswell, J.A. and Pietras, J.T., 2013. Variable history of Quaternary ice-sheet advance across the Beaufort Sea Margin, Arctic Ocean. Geology, v. 41, p.131-134. doi:10.1130/G33669.1.
  • De Rydt, J., Gudmundsson, G.H., Corr, H.F.J. and Christoffersen, P., 2013. Surface undulations of Antarctic ice streams tightly controlled by bedrock topography. CRYOSPHERE, v. 7, p.407-417. doi:10.5194/tc-7-407-2013.
  • Hofgaard, A., Tømmervik, H., Rees, G. and Hanssen, F., 2013. Latitudinal forest advance in northernmost Norway since the early 20th century. Journal of Biogeography, v. 40, p.938-949. doi:10.1111/jbi.12053.
  • Palmer, S.J., Dowdeswell, J.A., Christoffersen, P., Young, D.A., Blankenship, D.D., Greenbaum, J.S., Benham, T., Bamber, J. and Siegert, M.J., 2013. Greenland subglacial lakes detected by radar. Geophysical Research Letters, v. 40, p.6154-6159. doi:10.1002/2013GL058383.
  • Pope, A. and Rees, G., 2013. Using in situ spectra to explore Landsat classification of glacier surfaces. ITC Journal.
  • Tedesco, M., Willis, I.C., Hoffman, M.J., Banwell, A.F., Alexander, P. and Arnold, N.S., 2013. Ice dynamic response to two modes of surface lake drainage on the Greenland ice sheet. Environmental Research Letters, v. 8, p.034007-034007. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/3/034007.
  • Trofaier, A.M., Bartsch, A., Rees, W.G. and Leibman, M.O., 2013. Assessment of spring floods and surface water extent over the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District. Environmental Research Letters, v. 8, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/4/045026.
  • Van Der Wel, N., Christoffersen, P. and Bougamont, M., 2013. The influence of subglacial hydrology on the flow of Kamb Ice Stream, West Antarctica. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, v. 118, p.97-110. doi:10.1029/2012JF002570.

Book chapters

  • Amblas Novellas, D., Ceramicola, S., Gerber, T.P., Canals, M., Chiocci, F.L., Dowdeswell, J.A., Harris, P.T., Huvenne, V.A.I., Lai, S.Y.J., Lastras, G., Lo Iacono, C., Micallef, A., Mountjoy, J.J., Paull, C.K., Puig, P. and Sanchez-Vidal, A., 2017. Submarine Canyons and Gullies, in Submarine Geomorphology, Springer. p.251-272.
  • Tilling, R.L., Lok, L.B., Young, T.J., Nicholls, K., Christoffersen, P. and Brennan, P., 2017. Radar observations of Arctic ice, in Kelman, I. (ed.) Arcticness: Power and Voice from the North, UCL Press.
  • Banwell, A., 2015. Greenland Ice Sheet, in Thomas, D.S.G. (ed.) The Dictionary of Physical Geography, Wiley Blackwell. p.249-250.
  • Banwell, A., 2015. Antarctic Ice Sheet - east and west, in Thomas, D.S.G. (ed.) The Dictionary of Physical Geography, Wiley Blackwell. p.27-28.
  • Banwell, A., 2015. Grounding line (grounding zone), in Thomas, D.S.G. (ed.) The Dictionary of Physical Geography, Wiley Blackwell. p.251-252.
  • Sharp, M., Burgess, D.O., Cawkwell, F., Copland, L., Davis, J.A., Dowdeswell, E.K.L., Dowdeswell, J.A., Gardner, A.S., Mair, D., Wang, L., Williamson, S.N., Wolken, G.J. and Wyatt, F., 2014. Remote sensing of recent glacier changes in the Canadian Arctic, in Kargel, J.S., Bishop, M.P., Kaab, A., Raup, B. and Leonard, G. (eds.) Global Land Ice Measurements from Space: Satellite Multispectral Imaging of Glaciers, Springer-Praxis Books. p.205-228.

Conference proceedings

  • Kirchner, N., Ahlkrona, J., Gowan, E.J., Lötstedt, P., Lea, J.M., Noormets, R., von Sydow, L., Dowdeswell, J.A. and Benham, T., 2016. Shallow ice approximation, second order shallow ice approximation, and full Stokes models: A discussion of their roles in palaeo-ice sheet modelling and development. Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 147, p.136-147. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.01.032.
  • Sheldon, C., Jennings, A., Andrews, J.T., Ó Cofaigh, C., Hogan, K., Dowdeswell, J.A. and Seidenkrantz, M.S., 2016. Ice stream retreat following the LGM and onset of the west Greenland current in Uummannaq Trough, west Greenland. Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 147, p.27-46. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.01.019.