Courses / Univ. Washington Glaciology

Spring 2019 reading seminar

This quarter the group is following the theme of outlet glaciers, loosely defined. Here is what we are reading!

1. Recent work on Jakobshavn Glacier
Khazendar et al. (2019)
Joughin et al. (2014)

2. Reconstructions of a Cordilleran Ice Sheet outlet glacier
3. Catania G. A., Stearns, L. A., Sutherland, D. A., Fried, M. J., Bartholomaus, T. C., Morlighem, M., et al. (2018). Geometric controls on tidewater glacier retreat in central western Greenland. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 123, 2024–2038. 2017JF004499.
4. Laidre, K. L., Moon, T., Hauser, D. D., McGovern, R., Heide-Jørgensen, M. P., Dietz, R., & Hudson, B. (2016). Use of glacial fronts by narwhals (Monodon monoceros) in West Greenland. Biology letters, 12(10), 20160457. 1098/rsbl.2016.0457
5. King, O., Dehecq, A., Quincey, D., & Carrivick, J. (2018). Contrasting geometric and dynamic evolution of lake and land-terminating glaciers in the central Himalaya. Global and planetary change, 167, 46-60. 1016/j.gloplacha.2018.05.006
6. Felikson, D. and others (2017). Inland thinning on the Greenland ice sheetcontrolled by outlet glacier geometry. Nature Geoscience.
7. Stearns, L. and C. van der Veen (2018). Friction at the bed does not control fast glacier flow. Science Vol. 361, Issue 6399, pp. 273-277.
+ Two commentary pieces
8. Slater et al. (2017). A model for tidewater glacier undercutting by submarine melting. Geophysical Research Letters.
9. Straneo et al. (2013). Challenges to understanding the dynamic response of Greenland’s marine terminating glaciers to oceanic and atmospheric forcing. Bulletin of American Meteorological Society