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Published Research: 2010-2015

This page is a bibliography of published research using NASA IceBridge data. The list is sorted in reverse chronological order with entries listed in alphabetic order within each year period. Additional references to EOS News Articles and NASA Technical Reports are included at the bottom of the page. As a service to users, the list may include references to published research pertaining to IceBridge-related instruments used prior to the Operation IceBridge project. Please contact NSIDC User Services if you have a reference you would like to share on this page.

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Boisvert, L. N., et al. 2015. Verification of air/surface humidity differences from AIRS and ERA-Interim in support of turbulent flux estimation in the Arctic. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres 120(3): 945-963. doi: 10.1002/2014JD021666.

Bradley, Alice C., et al. 2015. Air-Deployed Microbuoy Measurement of Temperatures in the Marginal Ice Zone Upper Ocean during the MIZOPEX Campaign. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 32(5): 1058-1070. doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-14-00209.1.

de Paul Onana, V., et al. 2015. A Semiautomated Multilayer Picking Algorithm for Ice-Sheet Radar Echograms Applied to Ground-Based Near-Surface Data. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 53(1): 51-69. doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2014.2318208.

Farrell, Sinéad L., et al. 2015. Sea-ice freeboard retrieval using digital photon-counting laser altimetry. Annals of Glaciology 56(69): 167-174. doi: 10.3189/2015AoG69A686.

Harrington, Joel A., Neil F. Humphrey, and Joel T. Harper. 2015. Temperature distribution and thermal anomalies along a flowline of the Greenland ice sheet. Annals of Glaciology 56(70): 98-104. doi: 10.3189/2015AoG70A945.

Holland, P. R., et al. 2015. Oceanic and atmospheric forcing of Larsen C Ice-Shelf thinning. The Cryosphere 9(3): 1005-1024. doi: 10.5194/tc-9-1005-2015.

Howat, I. M., et al. 2015. Brief Communication: Sudden drainage of a subglacial lake beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet. The Cryosphere 9(1): 103-108. doi: 10.5194/tc-9-103-2015.

Kern, S., et al. 2015. The impact of snow depth, snow density and ice density on sea ice thickness retrieval from satellite radar altimetry: results from the ESA-CCI Sea Ice ECV Project Round Robin Exercise. The Cryosphere 9(1): 37-52. doi: 10.5194/tc-9-37-2015.

Khazendar, Ala, et al. 2015. The evolving instability of the remnant Larsen B Ice Shelf and its tributary glaciers. Earth and Planetary Letters 419: 199-210. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.03.014.

Lecomte, Olivier, et al. 2015. Interactions between wind-blown snow redistribution and melt ponds in a coupled ocean–sea ice model. Ocean Modelling 87: 67-80. doi: 0.1016/j.ocemod.2014.12.003.

Lewis, Cameron, et al. 2015. Airborne fine-resolution UHF radar: an approach to the study of englacial reflections, firn compaction and ice attenuation rates. Journal of Glaciology 61(225): 89-100. doi: 10.3189/2015JoG14J089.

Lindbäck, K., and R. Pettersson. 2015. Spectral roughness and glacial erosion of a land-terminating section of the Greenland Ice Sheet. Geomorphology 238: 149-159. doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.02.027.

Lindsay, R., and A. Scheiger. 2015. Arctic sea ice thickness loss determined using subsurface, aircraft, and satellite observations. The Cryosphere 9: 269-283. doi: 10.5194/tc-9-269-2015.

Liu, Yan, et al. 2015. Ocean-driven thinning enhances iceberg calving and retreat of Antarctic ice shelves. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 3263-3268. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1415137112.

Noh, Myoung-Jong, and Ian M. Howat. 2015. Automated stereo-photogrammetric DEM generation at high latitudes: Surface Extraction with TIN-based Search-space Minimization (SETSM) validation and demonstration over glaciated regions. GIScience & Remote Sensing 52(2): 198-217. doi: 10.1080/15481603.2015.1008621.

Patel, A., et al. 2015. Fine-Resolution Radar Altimeter Measurements on Land and Sea Ice. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 112(11): 2547-2564. doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2014.2361641.

Patton, Henry, et al. 2015. Automated mapping of glacial overdeepenings beneath contemporary ice sheets: Approaches and potential applications. Geomorphology 232: 209-223. doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.01.003.

Simonsen, Sebastian B., et al. 2015. Reconciled freshwater flux into the Godthåbsfjord system from satellite and airborne remote sensing. International Journal of Remote Sensing 36(1): 361-374. doi: 10.1080/01431161.2014.995277.

Tinto, Kirsty J., et al. 2015. Bathymetry in Petermann fjord from Operation IceBridge aerogravity. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 422: 58-66. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.04.009.

Yi, Donghui, et al. 2015. Arctic Sea Ice Freeboard Retrieval With Waveform Characteristics for NASA's Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) and Land, Vegetation, and Ice Sensor (LVIS). IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 53(3): 1403-1410. doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2014.2339737.

Young, Duncan A., et al. 2015. Land-ice elevation changes from photon-counting swath altimetry: first applications over the Antarctic ice sheet. Journal of Glaciology 61(225): 17-28. doi: 10.3189/2015JoG14J048.


Aitken, A. R. A., et al. 2014. The Subglacial Geology of Wilkes Land, East Antarctica. Geophysical Research Letters 41(7): 2390-2400. doi: 10.1002/2014GL059405.

Bell, Robin E., et al. 2014. Deformation, Warming and Softening of Greenland's Ice by Refreezing Meltwater. Nature Geoscience 7(7): 497-502. doi: 10.1038/ngeo2179.

Brunt, K. M., et al. 2014. Determination of Local Slope on the Greenland Ice Sheet Using a Multibeam Photon-Counting Lidar in Preparation for the ICESat-2 Mission. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters 11(5): 935-939. doi: 10.1109/LGRS.2013.2282217.

Casey, J. A., et al. 2014. Towards the retrieval of multi-year sea ice thickness and deformation state from polarimetric C- and X-band SAR observations. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 2014 IEEE International, 1190-1193. doi: 10.1109/IGARSS.2014.6946644.

Cochran, J. R., et al. 2014. Bathymetric and Oceanic Dontrols on Abbot Ice Shelf Thickness and Stability. Cryosphere 8: 877-889. doi: 10.5194/tc-8-877-2014.

Cook, S., et al. 2014. Modelling Environmental Influences on Calving at Helheim Glacier in Eastern Greenland. Cryosphere 8: 827-841. doi: 10.5194/tc-8-827-2014.

Djepa, Vera. 2014. Improved Retrieval of Sea Ice Thickness and Density from Laser Altimeter. Atmospheric and Climate Sciences 4(5): Art. #52303. doi: 10.4236/acs.2014.45080.

Farinotti, Daniel, et al. 2014. The Bedrock Topography of Starbuck Glacier, Antarctic Peninsula, As Determined by Radio-echo Soundings and Flow Modeling. Annals of Glaciology 55(67): 22-28. doi: 10.3189/2014AoG67A025.

Forster, Richard R., et al. 2014. Extensive Liquid Meltwater Storage in Firn Within the Greenland Ice Sheet. Nature Geoscience 7(1): 95-98. doi: 10.1038/ngeo2043.

Fricker, Helen A., et al. 2014. Active lakes of Recovery Ice Stream, East Antarctica: a bedrock-controlled subglacial hydrological system. Journal of Glaciology 60(223): 1015-1030. doi: 10.3189/2014JoG14J063

Gärtner-Roera, I., et al. A database of worldwide glacier thickness observations. Global and Planetary Change 122: 330-344. doi:1 0.1016/j.gloplacha.2014.09.003.

Gogineni, S., et al. 2014. Bed topography of Jakobshavn Isbræ, Greenland, and Byrd Glacier, Antarctica. Journal of Glaciology 60(223): 813-833. doi: 10.3189/2014JoG14J129.

Groh, A., et al. 2014. Mass, Volume and Velocity of the Antarctic Ice Sheet: Present-Day Changes and Error Effects. Surveys in Geophysics. doi: 10.1007/s10712-014-9286-y.

Heiler, I. 2014. Topographic properties of sea ice surface roughness in both cryosat-2 and SAR sub-footprint scale. Baltic International Symposium (BALTIC), 2014 IEEE/OES, 1-11. doi: 10.1109/BALTIC.2014.6887852.

Herzfeld, U. C., et al. 2014. The Trough-System Algrithm and Its Application to Spatial Modeling of Greenland Subglacial Topography. Annals of Glaciology 55(67): 115-126. doi: 10.3189/2014AoG67A001.

Hunke, Elizabeth. 2014. Sea ice volume and age: Sensitivity to physical parameterizations and thickness resolution in the CICE sea ice model. Ocean Modelling 82: 45-59. doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2014.08.001.

Huss, M., and and D. Farinotti. 2014. A high-resolution bedrock map for the Antarctic Peninsula. The Cryosphere 8: 1261-1273. doi: 10.5194/tc-8-1261-2014.

Khan, Shfaqat A., et al. 2014. Sustained Mass Loss of the Northeast Greenland Ice Sheet Triggered by Regional Warming. Nature Climate Change 4(4): 292-299. doi: 10.1038/nclimate2161.

Koenig, Lora S., et al. 2014. Initial In Situ Measurements of Perennial Meltwater Storage in the Greenland Firn Aquifer. Geophysical Research Letters 41(1): 81-85. doi: 10.1002/2013GL058083.

Kurtz, N. T., N. Galin, and M. Studinger. 2014. An improved CryoSat-2 Sea Ice Freeboard Retrieval Algorithm through the Use of Waveform Fitting. Cryosphere 8: 1217-1237. doi: 10.5194/tc-8-1217-2014.

Kwok, Ron, et al. 2014. Profiling Sea Ice with a Multiple Altimeter Beam Experimental Lidar (MABEL). Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 31(5): 1151-1168. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2013.11.015.

Kwok, Ron. 2014. Simulated effects of a snow layer on retrieval of CryoSat-2 sea ice freeboard. Geophysical Research Letters 41(14): 5014-5020. doi: 10.1002/2014GL060993.

Kwok, Ron, and T. Maksym. 2014. Snow depth of the Weddell and Bellingshausen sea ice covers from IceBridge surveys in 2010 and 2011: An examination. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans 119(7): 4141-4167. doi: 10.1002/2014JC009943.

Larour, E., et al. 2014. Inferred basal friction and surface mass balance of the Northeast Greenland Ice Stream using data assimilation of ICESat (Ice Cloud and land Elevation Satellite) surface. The Cryosphere 8: 2335-2351. doi: 10.5194/tc-8-2335-2014.

Liu, Yinghui, and Jeffrey R. Key. 2014. Less Winter Cloud Aids Summer 2013 Arctic Sea Ice Return from 2012 Minimum. Environmental Research Letters 9(4): Art. #044002. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/9/4/044002.

McMillan, Malcolm, et al. 2014. Increased Ice Losses from Antarctica Detected by CryoSat-2. Geophysical Research Letters 41(11): 3899-3905. doi: 10.1002/2014GL060111.

Morlighem, M., et al. 2014. Deeply incised submarine glacial valleys beneath the Greenland ice sheet. Nature Geoscience 7: 418-422. doi: 10.1038/ngeo2167.

Mouginot, M., et al. 2014. Low-frequency Radar Sounding of Ice in East Antarctica and Southern Greenland. Annals of Glaciology 55(67): 138-146. doi: 10.3189/2014AoG67A089.

Munchow, Andreas, Laurie Padman, and Helen A. Fricker. 2014. Interannual Changes of the Floating Ice Shelf of Petermann Gletscher, North Greenland, from 2000 to 2012. Journal of Glaciology 60(221): 489-499. doi: 10.3189/2014JoG13J135.

Panton, Christian. 2014. Automated Mapping of Local Layer Slope and Tracing of Internal Layers in Radio Echograms. Annals of Glaciology 55(67): 71-77. doi: 10.3189/2014AoG67A048.

Porter, David F., et al. 2014. Bathymetric Control of Tidewater Glacier Mass Loss in Northwest Greenland. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 401: 40-46. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2014.05.058.

Prost, Gary L. 2014. Remote Sensing for Geoscientists : Image Analysis and Integration. Boca Raton: CRC Press.

Ricker, R., et al. 2014. Sensitivity of CryoSat-2 Arctic sea-ice freeboard and thickness on radar-waveform interpretation. The Cryosphere 8:1607-1622. doi: 10.5194/tc-8-1607-2014.

Schwabe, Joachim, and Mirko Scheinert. 2014. Regional Geoid of the Weddell Sea, Antarctica, from Heterogeneous Ground-based Gravity Data. Journal of Geodesy 88: doi: 10.1007/s00190-014-0724-x.

Sutterly, Tyler C., et al. 2014. Evaluating Greenland Glacial Isostatic Adjustment Corrections using GRACE, Altimetry and Surface Mass Balance Data. Environmental Research Letters 9(1): Art. #014004. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/9/1/014004.

Sutterley, Tyler C., et al. 2014. Mass loss of the Amundsen Sea Embayment of West Antarctica from four independent techniques. Geophysical Research Letters 41(23): 8421-8428. doi: 10.1002/2014GL061940.

Webster, Melinda A., et al. 2014. Interdecadal changes in snow depth on Arctic sea ice. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans 119(8): 5395-5406. doi: 10.1002/2014JC009985.


Bamber, J. L., et al. 2013. A New Bed Elevation Dataset for Greenland. The Cryosphere 7(2):499-510, doi: 10.5194/tc-7-499-2013.

Beckers, Justin, et al. 2013. Characteristics of CRYOSAT-2 Signals Over Multi-Year and Seasonal Sea Ice. 2013 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 220-223. doi: 10.1109/IGARSS.2013.6721131.

Beitler, Jane. 2013. Signs of Snow. Sensing Our Planet: NASA Earth Science Research Features 2013. Boulder: National Snow and Ice Data Center, 22-25.

Bezeau, Peter, et al. 2013. Firn Profile Changes in Response to Extreme 21st-century Melting at Devon Ice Cap, Nunavut, Canada. Journal of Glaciology 59(217): 981-991. doi: 10.3189/2013JoG12J208.

Borstad, C. P., E. Rignot, J. Mouginot, and M. P. Schodlok. 2013. Creep Deformation and Buttressing Capacity of Damaged Ice Shelves: Theory and Application to Larsen C Ice Shelf. The Cryosphere, 7:1931-1947, doi:10.5194/tc-7-1931-2013.

Brucker, L., and T. Markus. 2013. Arctic-scale Assessment of Satellite Passive Microwave-derived Snow Depth on Sea Ice Using Operation IceBridge Airborne Data. Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans 118:2892–2905, doi: 10.1002/jgrc.20228.

Brunt, K. M., et al. 2013. Determination of Local Slope on the Greenland Ice Sheet Using a Multibeam Photon-Counting Lidar in Preparation for the ICESat-2 Mission. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters 11(5): 935-939. doi: 10.1109/LGRS.2013.2282217.

Carr, J. R., A. Vieli, and C. Stokes. 2013. Influence of Sea Ice Decline, Atmospheric Warming, and Glacier Width on Marine-terminating Outlet Glacier Behavior in Northwest Greenland at Seasonal to Interannual Timescales. Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface, 118(3): 1210-1226. doi:10.1002/jgrf.20088.

Casey, J. Alec, et al. 2013. Comparison of In Situ and Airborne Measurements of Multiyear Sea Ice Thickness with Dual-Frequency, Polarimetric SAR Observations. 2013 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 224-227. doi: 10.1109/IGARSS.2013.6721132.

Chandler, D. M., et al. 2013. Evolution of the Subglacial Drainage System Beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet Revealed by Tracers. Nature Geoscience 6(3):195-198, doi: 10.1038/ngeo1737.

Cowton, Tom, et al. 2013. Evolution of Drainage System Morphology at a Land-terminating Greenlandic Outlet Glacier. J. of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface 118(1):29-41, doi: 10.1029/2012JF002540.

Darnell, K. N., et al. 2013. The Morphology of Supraglacial Lake Ogives. J. of Glaciology 59(215):533-544, doi: 10.3189/2013JoG12J098.

Depoorter, M. A., et al. 2013. Calving Fluxes and Basal Melt Rates of Antarctic Ice Shelves. Nature 502: doi: 10.1038/nature12567.

Enderlin, Ellyn M. and Ian M. Howat. 2013. Submarine Melt Rate Estimates for Floating Termini of Greenland Outlet Glaciers (2000-2010). J. of Glaciology 59(213):67-75, doi: 10.3189/2013JoG12J049.

Forster, Richard R., et al. 2014. Extensive Liquid Meltwater Storage in Firn Within the Greenland Ice Sheet. Nature Geoscience 7(1): 95-98. doi: 10.1038/ngeo2043.

Fretwell, P., et al. 2013. Bedmap2: Improved Ice Bed, Surface and Thickness Datasets for Antarctica. The Cryosphere 7(1):375-393, doi: 10.5194/tc-7-375-2013.

Herzfeld, Ute C., et al. 2013. Bering Glacier Surge 2011: Analysis of Laser Altimeter Data Annals of Glaciology 54(63):158-170, doi: 10.3189/2013AoG63A348.

Howell, S. E. L., et al. 2013. Recent Extreme Light Sea Ice Years in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago: 2011 and 2012 Eclipse 1998 and 2007. The Cryosphere 7: 1753-1768. doi: 10.5194/tc-7-1753-2013.

Jezek, K., et al. 2013. Radar Mapping of Isunnguata Sermia, Greenland. Journal of Glaciology 59(218):1135-1146. doi: 10.3189/2013JoG12J248.

Johnson, Austin J., et al. 2013. Mass Balance in the Glacier Bay Area of Alaska, USA, and British Columbia, Canada, 1995-2011, Using Airborne Laser Altimetry. J. of Glaciology 59(216):632-648. doi: 10.3189/2013JoG12J101.

Khan, Shfaqat Abbas, et al. 2013. Recurring Dynamically Induced Thinning During 1985 to 2010 on Upernavik Isstrøm, West Greenland, J. of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface 118(1):111-121, doi: 10.1029/2012JF002481.

Kimura, Noriaki, et al. 2013. Influence of Winter Sea-Ice Motion on Summer Ice Cover in the Arctic. Polar Research 32:20193. doi: 10.3402/polar.v32i0.20193.

Kjeldsen, Kristian K., et al. 2013. Improved Ice Loss Estimate of the Northwestern Greenland Ice sheet. J. of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth 118(2):698–708. doi: 10.1029/2012JB009684.

Kurtz, N., J. Richter-Menge, S. Farrell, M. Studinger, J. Paden, J. Sonntag, and J. Yungel. 2013. IceBridge Airborne Survey Data Support Arctic Sea Ice Predictions, Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union 94(4):41-41, doi: 10.1002/2013eo040001.

Kurtz, Nathan, et al. 2013. Sea Ice Thickness, Freeboard, and Snow Depth Products from Operation IceBridge Airborne Data. The Cryosphere 7: 1035-1056. doi: 10.5194/tc-7-1035-2013.

Levinson, J. F., I. M. Howat, and C. C. Tscherning. 2013. Improving Maps of Ice-Sheet Surface Elevation Change Using Combined Laser Altimeter and Stereoscopic Elevation Model Data, J. of Glaciology 59(215):524-532, doi: 10.3189/2013JoG12J114.

Maaß, N., et al. 2013. Snow Thickness Retrieval Over Thick Arctic Sea Ice using SMOS Satellite Data. The Cryosphere 7(6): 1971-1989. doi: 10.5194/tc-7-1971-2013.

McAdoo, David, et al. 2013. Gravity Of The Arctic Ocean From Satellite Data With Validations Using Airborne Gravimetry: Oceanographic Implications. J. of Geophysical Research - Oceans 118(2):917–930. doi: 10.1002/jgrc.20080.

Medley, B., et al. 2013. Airborne-Radar and Ice-Core Observations of Annual Snow Accumulation Over Thwaites Glacier, West Antarctica Confirm the Spatiotemporal Variability of Global and Regional Atmospheric Models. Geophysical Research Letters 40(14):3649-3654. doi: 10.1002/grl.50706.

Meierbachtol, T., J. Harper, and N. Humphrey 2013. Basal Drainage System Response to Increasing Surface Melt on the Greenland Ice Sheet, Science 341(6147):777-779. doi: 10.1126/science.1235905.

Miège, Clément, et al. 2013. Southeast Greenland High Accumulation Rates Derived From Firn Cores and Ground-Penetrating Radar. Annals of Glaciology 54(63):322-332. doi: 10.3189/2013AoG63A358.

Morlighem, M., E. Rignot, J. Mouginot, X. Wu, H. Seroussi, E. Larour and J. Paden. 2013. High-Resolution Bed Topography Mapping of Russell Glacier, Greenland, Inferred from Operation IceBridge Data, Journal of Glaciology 59(218). doi:10.3189/2013JoG12J235.

Muto, A., Sridhar Anandakrishnan, and Richard B. Alley. 2013. Subglacial Bathymetry and Sediment Layer Distribution Beneath the Pine Island Glacier Ice Shelf, West Antarctica, Modeled Using Aerogravity and Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Data. Annals of Glaciology 54(64):26-32. doi: 10.3189/2013AoG64A110.

NEEM Community Members. 2013. Eemian Interglacial Reconstructed from a Greenland Folded Ice Core, Nature 493(7433):489-494, doi: 10.1038/nature11789.

Nielsen, Karina, et al. 2013. Vertical And Horizontal Surface Displacements Near Jakobshavn Isbræ Driven By Melt-Induced and Dynamic Ice Loss. J. of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth 118(4):1837-1844, doi: 10.1002/jgrb.50145.

Onana, V., N. Kurtz, S, Farrell, L. Koenig, M. Studinger, and J. Harbeck. 2013. A Sea-Ice Lead Detection Algorithm for Use with High-Resolution Airborne Visible Imagery, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 51(1):38-56, doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2012.2202666.

Palmer, Steven J., et al. 2013. Greenland Subglacial Lakes Detected by Radar. Geophysical Research Letters 40(23): 6154-6159. doi: 10.1002/2013GL058383.

Parizek, B. R., et al. 2013. Dynamic (In)Stability of Thwaites Glacier, West Antarctica. J. of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface 118(2):638-655, doi: 10.1002/jgrf.20044.

Prost, Gary L. 2014. Remote Sensing for Geoscientists: Image Analysis and Integration. Boca Raton: CRC Press, xxvii.

Qi, W. and A. Braun. 2013. Accelerated Elevation Change of Greenland's Jakobshavn Glacier Observed by ICESat and IceBridge. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, IEEE (99):1-5.

Rennermalm, Asa K. 2013. Understanding Greenland Ice Sheet Hydrology Using an Integrated Multi-Scale Approach. Environmental Research Letters 8(1):015017. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/8/1/015017.

Richter-Menge, Jacqueline A., and Sinead L. Farrell. 2013. Arctic Sea Ice Conditions in Spring 2009-2013 Prior to Melt. Geophysical Research Letters 40(22):5888-5893. doi: 10.1002/2013GL058011.

Rignot, E., et al. 2013. Low-frequency Radar Sounding of Temperate Ice Masses in Southern Alaska. Geophysical Research Letters 40(20):5399-5405. doi: 10.1002/2013GL057452.

Rignot, E., et al. 2013. Ice-Shelf Melting Around Antarctica. Science 341(6143): 266-270. doi: 10.1126/science.1235798.

Schlegel, N-J., et al. 2013. Decadal-Scale Sensitivity of Northeast Greenland Ice Flow to Errors In Surface Mass Balance Using Issm. J. of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface 118(2):667-680. doi: 10.1002/jgrf.20062.

Sole, Andrew, et al. 2013. Winter Motion Mediates Dynamic Response of the Greenland Ice Sheet to Warmer Summers, Geophysical Research Letters 40(15):3940-3944. doi: 10.1002/grl.50764.

Straneo, Fiammetta, et al. 2013. Challenges to Understanding the Dynamic Response of Greenland's Marine Terminating Glaciers to Oceanic and Atmospheric Forcing. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 94(8):1131-1144. doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00100.1.

Trussel, Barbara, et al. 2013. Rapid Thinning of Lake-Calving Yakutat Glacier and the Collapse of the Yakutat Icefield, Southeast Alaska, USA. J. of Glaciology 59(213):149-161. doi: 10.3189/2013J0G12J081.

Wang, X., H. Xie, Y. Ke, S. Ackley, and L. Liu. 2013. A Method to Automatically Determine Sea Level for Referencing Snow Freeboards and Computing Sea Ice Thicknesses from NASA IceBridge Airborne LIDAR Remote Sensing of Environment 131:160-172, doi: doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2012.12.022.

Wang, Xianwei, et al. 2013. A Method to Automatically Determine Sea Level for Referencing Snow Freeboards and Computing Sea Ice Thicknesses from NASA IceBridge Airborne LIDAR. Remote Sensing of Environment 131(0): 160-172. doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2012.12.022.


Bingham, R. G., F. Ferraccioli, E. C. King, R. D. Larter, H. D. Pritchard, A. M. Smith, and D. G. Vaughan. 2012. Inland Thinning of West Antarctic Ice Sheet Steered Along Subglacial Rifts Nature 487(7408):468-471, doi: 10.1038/nature11292.

Burgess, E. W., R. R. Forster, C. F. Larsen, and M. Braun. 2012. Surge Dynamics on Bering Glacier, Alaska, in 2008–2011, The Cryosphere 6(6):1251-1262, doi: 10.5194/tc-6-1251-2012.

Cochran, J. R., and R. E. Bell. 2012. Inversion of IceBridge gravity data for continental shelf bathymetry beneath the Larsen Ice Shelf, Antarctica, Journal of Glaciology 58 (209):540-552, doi: 10.3189/2012JoG11J033.

Farrell, S. L., N. Kurtz, L. N. Connor, B. C. Elder, C. Leuschen, T. Markus, D. C. McAdoo, B. Panzer, J. Richter-Menge, and J. G. Sonntag. 2012. A First Assessment of IceBridge Snow and Ice Thickness Data Over Arctic Sea Ice, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 50 (6):2098-2111, doi: 10.1109/tgrs.2011.2170843.

Farrell, S. L., T. Markus, R. Kwok, and L. Connor. 2012. Laser Altimetry Sampling Strategies Over Sea Ice, Annals of Glaciology 52(57):69-76.

Gardner, A., G. Moholdt, A. Arendt, and B. Wouters. 2012. Accelerated Contributions of Canada's Baffin and Bylot Island Glaciers to Sea Level Rise Over the Past Half Century, The Cryosphere 6(5):1103-1125, doi: 10.5194/tc-6-1103-2012.

Gardner, J., J. Richter-Menge, S. Farrell, and J. Brozena. 2012. Coincident Multiscale Estimates of Arctic Sea Ice Thickness, Eos Trans. AGU 93(6), doi: 10.1029/2012eo060001.

Howat, I. M., K. Jezek, M. Studinger, J. A. MacGregor, J. Paden, D. Floricioiu, R. Russell, M. Linkswiler, and R. T. Dominguez. 2012. Rift in Antarctic Glacier: A Unique Chance to Study Ice Shelf Retreat, Eos Trans. AGU 93(8), doi: 10.1029/2012eo080001.

Jezek, K. C. 2012. Cryosphere: Spaceborne and Airborne Measurements/Monitoring, in Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology edited by R. A. Meyers, 280-298, Springer Science+Business Media.

Jezek, K. C. 2012. Surface Elevation and Velocity Changes on the South Central Greenland Ice Sheet: 1980-2011, Journal of Glaciology 58(212):1201-1211, doi: 10.3189/2012JoG12J031.

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Joughin, I., B. E. Smith, I. M. Howat, D. Floricioiu, R. B. Alley, M. Truffer, and M. Fahnestock. 2012. Seasonal to Decadal Scale Variations in the Surface Velocity of Jakobshavn Isbrae, Greenland: Observation and Model-Based Analysis, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface 117:F02030, doi: 10.1029/2011jf002110.

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Kwok, R., G. F. Cunningham, S. S. Manizade, and W. B. Krabill. 2012. Arctic Sea Ice Freeboard from IceBridge Acquisitions in 2009: Estimates and Comparisons with ICESat. Journal of Geophysical Research 117:C02018, doi: 10.1029/2011jc007654.

Larour, E., M. Morlighem, H. Seroussi, J. Schiermeier, and E. Rignot. 2012. Ice Flow Sensitivity to Geothermal Heat Flux of Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface 117(F4):F04023. doi: 10.1029/2012JF002371.

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Li, J., J. Paden,R. Hale, C. Leuschen, F. Rodriguez-Morales, D. Gomez-Garcia, and P. Gogineni. 2012. High-Altitude Radar Measurements of Ice Thickness Over the Antarctic and Greenland Ice Sheets as a Part of Operation IceBridge, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 50(12), doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2012.2203822.

Lindsay, R., C. Haas, S. Hendricks, P. Hunkeler, N. Kurtz, J. Paden, B. Panzer, J. Sonntag, J. Yungel, and J. Zhang. 2012. Seasonal Forecasts of Arctic Sea Ice Initialized with Observations of Ice Thickness, Geophysical Research Letters 39(21):L21502, doi: 10.1029/2012GL053576.

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Young, D. A., A. P. Wright, J. L. Roberts, R. C. Warner, N. W. Young, J. S. Greenbaum, D. M. Schroeder, J. W. Holt, D. E. Sugden, D. D. Blankenship, T. D. van Ommen, and M. J. Siegert. 2011. A Dynamic Early East Antarctic Ice Sheet Suggested by Ice-Covered Fjord Landscapes, Nature 474 (7349):72-75, doi: 10.1038/nature10114.


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EOS News Articles

Gardner, J., J. Richter-Menge, S. Farrell, and J. Brozena. 2012. Coincident Multiscale Estimates of Arctic Sea Ice Thickness, Eos Trans. AGU 93(6), doi: 10.1029/2012eo060001.

Howat, I. M., K. Jezek, M. Studinger, J. A. MacGregor, J. Paden, D. Floricioiu, R. Russell, M. Linkswiler, and R. T. Dominguez. 2012. Rift in Antarctic Glacier: A Unique Chance to Study Ice Shelf Retreat, Eos Trans. AGU 93(8), doi: 10.1029/2012eo080001.

Koenig, L., S. Martin, M. Studinger, and J. Sonntag. 2010. Polar Airborne Observations Fill Gap in Satellite Data, Eos Trans. AGU 91(38), doi: 10.1029/2010eo380002.

Technical Reports

Allen, C., et al. 2012. Antarctic Ice Depthsounding Radar Instrumentation for the NASA DC-8, Aerospace and Electronics Magazine, IEEE, 27(3):4-20. doi: 10.1109/MAES.2012.6196253.

Jezek, K. C. 2012. Surface Elevation and Velocity Changes on the South Central Greenland Ice Sheet: 1980-2011 - Data Summary, Byrd Polar Research Center Technical Report No. 2012-01

Martin, C. F., W. B. Krabill, S. S. Manizade, R. L. Russell, J. G. Sonntag, R. N. Swift, and J. K. Yungel. 2012. Airborne Topographic Mapper Calibration Procedures and Accuracy Assessment, NASA Technical Reports 20120008479(NASA/TM-2012-215891, GSFC.TM.5893.2012),

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