Fall 2016 reading seminar

This quarter we are reading papers about the Northeast Greenland Ice Stream (NEGIS).

week 1:
Fahnestock et al. (2001), High Geothermal Heat Flow, Basal Melt, and the Origin of Rapid Ice Flow in Central Greenland. Science 294, 2338.
Joughin et al. (2001), Observation and analysis of ice flow in the largest Greenland ice stream. Journal of Geophysical Research 106 (D24), 34021-34034.

week 2:
Vallelonga et al. (2014), Initial results from geophysical surveys and shallow coring of the Northeast Greenland Ice Stream (NEGIS). The Cryosphere 8, 1275-1287.
Discussion of East Greenland Ice Core Project (EastGRIP):

week 3:
Christianson et al. (2014), Dilatant till facilitates ice-stream flow in northeast Greenland. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 401, 57-69.

week 4:
Karlsson and Dahl-Jensen (2015), Response of the large-scale subglacial drainage system of Northeast Greenland to surface elevation changes, The Cryosphere 9, 1465-1479.

week 5:
Khan et al. (2014), Sustained mass loss of the Northeast Greenland ice sheet triggered by regional warming, Nature Climate Change 4, 292-299.

week 6:
Wilson, N. J., and F. Straneo (2015), Water exchange between the continental shelf and the cavity beneath Nioghalvfjerdsbræ (79 North Glacier), Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, doi:10.1002/2015GL064944.

Mouginot et al. (2015), Fast retreat of Zachariæ Isstrøm, northeast Greenland, Science 350 (6266).

week 7:
Petrunin et al. (2013), Heat flux variations beneath central Greenland’s ice due to anomalously thin lithosphere, Nature Geoscience 6, 746-750.

week 8:
Horgan et al. (2013), Sediment deposition at the modern grounding zone of Whillans Ice Stream, West Antarctica, Geophysical Research Letters 40, 3934-3939.


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