Fall 2017 reading seminar

Week 1: IPCC (2013) report on Sea Level Change
See also: IPCC FAQ, Real Climate assessment

Week 2: Llovel et al. (2014), Deep-ocean contribution to sea level and energy budget not detectable over the past decade. Nature Climate Change 4, 1031-1035.

Purkey, S.G. and G.C. Johnson (2010), Warming of global abyssal and deep Southern Ocean waters between the 1990s and 2000s: Contributions to global heat and sea level rise budgets. Journal of Climate 23, 6336-6351.

Week 3: Hay et al. (2015), Probabalistic reanalysis of twentieth-century sea level rise. Nature 517, 481-485.

Week 4: Mitrovica et al. (2009), The sea-level fingerprint of West Antarctic collapse. Science 323, 753.

Mitrovica et al. (2011), On the robustness of predictions of sea level fingerprints. Geophys. J. Int. 187, 729-742.

Week 5: Kemp et al. (2015), Paleo Constraints on Future Sea-Level Rise. Curr Clim Change Rep 1, 205-215.

Dutton et al. (2015), Sea-level rise due to polar ice-sheet mass loss during past warm periods. Science, 349 (6244), 153-.

Week 6: Greene et al. (2017), Wind causes Totten Ice Shelf melt and acceleration. Science Advances 3: e1701681.

Li et al. (2015), Grounding line retreat of Totten Glacier, East Antarctica, 1996 to 2013. Geophysical Research Letters, 42, 8049-8056.

Week 7: Huss and Hock (2015), A new model for global glacier change and sea-level rise. Frontiers in Earth Science 3:54.

Week 8: DeConto and Pollard (2016), Contribution of Antarctic to past and future sea-level rise, Nature 531, 591-597.


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