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03 Jun 2020
Snow depth estimation and historical data reconstruction over China based on a random forest machine learning approach
Jianwei Yang, Lingmei Jiang, Kari Luojus, Jinmei Pan, Juha Lemmetyinen, Matias Takala, and Shengli Wu
The Cryosphere, 14, 1763–1778, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-1763-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-1763-2020, 2020
Final revised paper published in TC (12 comments)
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27 Jan 2020
Interannual variability of summer surface mass balance and surface melting in the Amundsen sector, West Antarctica
Marion Donat-Magnin, Nicolas C. Jourdain, Hubert Gallée, Charles Amory, Christoph Kittel, Xavier Fettweis, Jonathan D. Wille, Vincent Favier, Amine Drira, and Cécile Agosta
The Cryosphere, 14, 229–249, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-229-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-229-2020, 2020
Final revised paper published in TC (12 comments)
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06 Feb 2020
The role of electrical conductivity in radarwave reflection
Slawek M. Tulaczyk and Neil T. Foley
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2020-9,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2020-9, 2020
Revised manuscript under review for TC (discussion: final response, 10 comments)
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22 Jul 2020
Lateral meltwater transfer across an Antarctic ice shelf
Rebecca Dell, Neil Arnold, Ian Willis, Alison Banwell, Andrew Williamson, Hamish Pritchard, and Andrew Orr
The Cryosphere, 14, 2313–2330, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2313-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2313-2020, 2020
Final revised paper published in TC (9 comments)
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17 Jan 2020
Impact of forcing on sublimation simulations for a high mountain catchment in the semiarid Andes
Marion Réveillet, Shelley MacDonell, Simon Gascoin, Christophe Kinnard, Stef Lhermitte, and Nicole Schaffer
The Cryosphere, 14, 147–163, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-147-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-147-2020, 2020
Final revised paper published in TC (9 comments)
08 Nov 2019
Estimating the sea ice floe size distribution using satellite altimetry: theory, climatology, and model comparison
Christopher Horvat, Lettie A. Roach, Rachel Tilling, Cecilia M. Bitz, Baylor Fox-Kemper, Colin Guider, Kaitlin Hill, Andy Ridout, and Andrew Shepherd
The Cryosphere, 13, 2869–2885, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-2869-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-2869-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in TC (9 comments)
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15 Aug 2019
Suitability analysis of ski areas in China: an integrated study based on natural and socioeconomic conditions
Jie Deng, Tao Che, Cunde Xiao, Shijin Wang, Liyun Dai, and Akynbekkyzy Meerzhan
The Cryosphere, 13, 2149–2167, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-2149-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-2149-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in TC (9 comments)
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21 Jul 2020
Satellite-observed monthly glacier and snow mass changes in southeast Tibet: implication for substantial meltwater contribution to the Brahmaputra
Shuang Yi, Chunqiao Song, Kosuke Heki, Shichang Kang, Qiuyu Wang, and Le Chang
The Cryosphere, 14, 2267–2281, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2267-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2267-2020, 2020
Final revised paper published in TC (8 comments)
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16 Jul 2020
The Copernicus Polar Ice and Snow Topography Altimeter (CRISTAL) high-priority candidate mission
Michael Kern, Robert Cullen, Bruno Berruti, Jerome Bouffard, Tania Casal, Mark R. Drinkwater, Antonio Gabriele, Arnaud Lecuyot, Michael Ludwig, Rolv Midthassel, Ignacio Navas Traver, Tommaso Parrinello, Gerhard Ressler, Erik Andersson, Cristina Martin-Puig, Ole Andersen, Annett Bartsch, Sinead Farrell, Sara Fleury, Simon Gascoin, Amandine Guillot, Angelika Humbert, Eero Rinne, Andrew Shepherd, Michiel R. van den Broeke, and John Yackel
The Cryosphere, 14, 2235–2251, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2235-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2235-2020, 2020
Final revised paper published in TC (8 comments)
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13 Jul 2020
Impact of West Antarctic ice shelf melting on Southern Ocean hydrography
Yoshihiro Nakayama, Ralph Timmermann, and Hartmut H. Hellmer
The Cryosphere, 14, 2205–2216, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2205-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2205-2020, 2020
Final revised paper published in TC (8 comments)
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25 Jun 2020
Measuring the location and width of the Antarctic grounding zone using CryoSat-2
Geoffrey J. Dawson and Jonathan L. Bamber
The Cryosphere, 14, 2071–2086, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2071-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2071-2020, 2020
Final revised paper published in TC (8 comments)
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15 May 2020
Evaluation of long-term Northern Hemisphere snow water equivalent products
Colleen Mortimer, Lawrence Mudryk, Chris Derksen, Kari Luojus, Ross Brown, Richard Kelly, and Marco Tedesco
The Cryosphere, 14, 1579–1594, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-1579-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-1579-2020, 2020
Final revised paper published in TC (8 comments)
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07 May 2020
An enhancement to sea ice motion and age products at the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Mark A. Tschudi, Walter N. Meier, and J. Scott Stewart
The Cryosphere, 14, 1519–1536, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-1519-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-1519-2020, 2020
Final revised paper published in TC (8 comments)
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17 Apr 2020
Seasonal and Interannual Variability of Melt-Season Albedo at Haig Glacier, Canadian Rocky Mountains
Shawn J. Marshall and Kristina Miller
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2020-87,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2020-87, 2020
Revised manuscript under review for TC (discussion: final response, 8 comments)
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06 Apr 2020
Permafrost distribution and conditions at the headwalls of two receding glaciers (Schladming and Hallstatt glaciers) in the Dachstein Massif, Northern Calcareous Alps, Austria
Matthias Rode, Oliver Sass, Andreas Kellerer-Pirklbauer, Harald Schnepfleitner, and Christoph Gitschthaler
The Cryosphere, 14, 1173–1186, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-1173-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-1173-2020, 2020
Final revised paper published in TC (8 comments)
16 Mar 2020
Spatial and temporal variations in glacier aerodynamic surface roughness during the melting season, as estimated at the August-one ice cap, Qilian mountains, China
Junfeng Liu, Rensheng Chen, and Chuntan Han
The Cryosphere, 14, 967–984, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-967-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-967-2020, 2020
Final revised paper published in TC (8 comments)
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10 Mar 2020
Exploring the impact of atmospheric forcing and basal boundary conditions on the simulation of the Antarctic ice sheet at the Last Glacial Maximum
Javier Blasco, Jorge Alvarez-Solas, Alexander Robinson, and Marisa Montoya
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2020-28,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2020-28, 2020
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10 Feb 2020
Ground ice, organic carbon and soluble cations in tundra permafrost and active-layer soils near a Laurentide ice divide in the Slave Geological Province, N.W.T., Canada
Rupesh Subedi, Steven V. Kokelj, and Stephan Gruber
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2020-33,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2020-33, 2020
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05 Feb 2020
Sea ice volume variability and water temperature in the Greenland Sea
Valeria Selyuzhenok, Igor Bashmachnikov, Robert Ricker, Anna Vesman, and Leonid Bobylev
The Cryosphere, 14, 477–495, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-477-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-477-2020, 2020
Final revised paper published in TC (8 comments)
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03 Feb 2020
Revealing the former bed of Thwaites Glacier using sea-floor bathymetry
Kelly A. Hogan, Robert D. Larter, Alastair G. C. Graham, Robert Arthern, James D. Kirkham, Rebecca Totten Minzoni, Tom A. Jordan, Rachel Clark, Victoria Fitzgerald, John B. Anderson, Claus-Dieter Hillenbrand, Frank O. Nitsche, Lauren Simkins, James A. Smith, Karsten Gohl, Jan Erik Arndt, Jongkuk Hong, and Julia Wellner
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2020-25,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2020-25, 2020
Revised manuscript accepted for TC (discussion: closed, 8 comments)
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11 Dec 2019
Brief communication: An alternative method for estimating the scavenging efficiency of black carbon by meltwater over sea ice
Tingfeng Dou, Zhiheng Du, Shutong Li, Yulan Zhang, Qi Zhang, Mingju Hao, Chuanjin Li, Biao Tian, Minghu Ding, and Cunde Xiao
The Cryosphere, 13, 3309–3316, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-3309-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-3309-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in TC (8 comments)
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29 Nov 2019
Differential interferometric synthetic aperture radar for tide modelling in Antarctic ice-shelf grounding zones
Christian T. Wild, Oliver J. Marsh, and Wolfgang Rack
The Cryosphere, 13, 3171–3191, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-3171-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-3171-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in TC (8 comments)
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18 Oct 2019
Contrasting thinning patterns between lake- and land-terminating glaciers in the Bhutanese Himalaya
Shun Tsutaki, Koji Fujita, Takayuki Nuimura, Akiko Sakai, Shin Sugiyama, Jiro Komori, and Phuntsho Tshering
The Cryosphere, 13, 2733–2750, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-2733-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-2733-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in TC (8 comments)
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16 Oct 2019
Measurement of specific surface area of fresh solid precipitation particles in heavy snowfall regions of Japan
Satoru Yamaguchi, Masaaki Ishizaka, Hiroki Motoyoshi, Sent Nakai, Vincent Vionnet, Teruo Aoki, Katsuya Yamashita, Akihiro Hashimoto, and Akihiro Hachikubo
The Cryosphere, 13, 2713–2732, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-2713-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-2713-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in TC (8 comments)
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30 Sep 2019
Mountain permafrost degradation documented through a network of permanent electrical resistivity tomography sites
Coline Mollaret, Christin Hilbich, Cécile Pellet, Adrian Flores-Orozco, Reynald Delaloye, and Christian Hauck
The Cryosphere, 13, 2557–2578, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-2557-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-2557-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in TC (8 comments)
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17 Sep 2019
Estimating snow depth on Arctic sea ice using satellite microwave radiometry and a neural network
Anne Braakmann-Folgmann and Craig Donlon
The Cryosphere, 13, 2421–2438, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-2421-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-2421-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in TC (8 comments)
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19 Aug 2019
Water tracks intensify surface energy and mass exchange in the Antarctic McMurdo Dry Valleys
Tobias Linhardt, Joseph S. Levy, and Christoph K. Thomas
The Cryosphere, 13, 2203–2219, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-2203-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-2203-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in TC (8 comments)
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29 Jun 2020
Physically based model of the contribution of red snow algal cells to temporal changes in albedo in northwest Greenland
Yukihiko Onuma, Nozomu Takeuchi, Sota Tanaka, Naoko Nagatsuka, Masashi Niwano, and Teruo Aoki
The Cryosphere, 14, 2087–2101, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2087-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2087-2020, 2020
Final revised paper published in TC (7 comments)
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18 Jun 2020
Changes of the Arctic marginal ice zone during the satellite era
Rebecca J. Rolph, Daniel L. Feltham, and David Schröder
The Cryosphere, 14, 1971–1984, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-1971-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-1971-2020, 2020
Final revised paper published in TC (7 comments)
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27 May 2020
Synoptic conditions and atmospheric moisture pathways associated with virga and precipitation over coastal Adélie Land in Antarctica
Nicolas Jullien, Étienne Vignon, Michael Sprenger, Franziska Aemisegger, and Alexis Berne
The Cryosphere, 14, 1685–1702, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-1685-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-1685-2020, 2020
Final revised paper published in TC (7 comments)
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28 Apr 2020
The mechanical origin of snow avalanche dynamics and flow regime transitions
Xingyue Li, Betty Sovilla, Chenfanfu Jiang, and Johan Gaume
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2020-83,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2020-83, 2020
Revised manuscript under review for TC (discussion: final response, 7 comments)
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20 Apr 2020
Going with the floe: tracking CESM Large Ensemble sea ice in the Arctic provides context for ship-based observations
Alice K. DuVivier, Patricia DeRepentigny, Marika M. Holland, Melinda Webster, Jennifer E. Kay, and Donald Perovich
The Cryosphere, 14, 1259–1271, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-1259-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-1259-2020, 2020
Final revised paper published in TC (7 comments)
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31 Mar 2020
Western Greenland ice sheet retreat history reveals elevated precipitation during the Holocene thermal maximum
Jacob Downs, Jesse Johnson, Jason Briner, Nicolás Young, Alia Lesnek, and Josh Cuzzone
The Cryosphere, 14, 1121–1137, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-1121-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-1121-2020, 2020
Final revised paper published in TC (7 comments)
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02 Mar 2020
On the relation between avalanche occurrence and avalanche danger level
Jürg Schweizer, Christoph Mitterer, Frank Techel, Andreas Stoffel, and Benjamin Reuter
The Cryosphere, 14, 737–750, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-737-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-737-2020, 2020
Final revised paper published in TC (7 comments)
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17 Feb 2020
A simple model of mélange buttressing for calving glaciers
Tanja Schlemm and Anders Levermann
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2020-50,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2020-50, 2020
Preprint under review for TC (discussion: final response, 7 comments)
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13 Feb 2020
Supra-glacial debris cover changes in the Greater Caucasus from 1986 to 2014
Levan G. Tielidze, Tobias Bolch, Roger D. Wheate, Stanislav S. Kutuzov, Ivan I. Lavrentiev, and Michael Zemp
The Cryosphere, 14, 585–598, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-585-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-585-2020, 2020
Final revised paper published in TC (7 comments)
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12 Feb 2020
Surface melt and the importance of water flow – an analysis based on high-resolution unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) data for an Arctic glacier
Eleanor A. Bash and Brian J. Moorman
The Cryosphere, 14, 549–563, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-549-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-549-2020, 2020
Final revised paper published in TC (7 comments)
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28 Jan 2020
Modelling the evolution of Djankuat Glacier, North Caucasus, from 1752 until 2100 AD
Yoni Verhaegen, Philippe Huybrechts, Oleg Rybak, and Victor V. Popovnin
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2019-312,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2019-312, 2020
Preprint under review for TC (discussion: final response, 7 comments)
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28 Jan 2020
What is the Surface Mass Balance of Antarctica? An Intercomparison of Regional Climate Model Estimates
Ruth Mottram, Nicolaj Hansen, Christoph Kittel, Melchior van Wessem, Cécile Agosta, Charles Amory, Fredrik Boberg, Willem Jan van de Berg, Xavier Fettweis, Alexandra Gossart, Nicole P. M. van Lipzig, Erik van Meijgaard, Andrew Orr, Tony Phillips, Stuart Webster, Sebastian B. Simonsen, and Niels Souverijns
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2019-333,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2019-333, 2020
Preprint under review for TC (discussion: final response, 7 comments)
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16 Jan 2020
Variability of glacier albedo and links to annual mass balance for the Gardens of Eden and Allah, Southern Alps, New Zealand
Angus J. Dowson, Pascal Sirguey, and Nicolas J. Cullen
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2020-5,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2020-5, 2020
Revised manuscript under review for TC (discussion: final response, 7 comments)
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09 Dec 2019
Understanding snow bedform formation by adding sintering to a cellular automata model
Varun Sharma, Louise Braud, and Michael Lehning
The Cryosphere, 13, 3239–3260, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-3239-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-3239-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in TC (7 comments)
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26 Nov 2019
Contribution of calving to frontal ablation quantified from seismic and hydroacoustic observations calibrated with lidar volume measurements
Andreas Köhler, Michał Pętlicki, Pierre-Marie Lefeuvre, Giuseppa Buscaino, Christopher Nuth, and Christian Weidle
The Cryosphere, 13, 3117–3137, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-3117-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-3117-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in TC (7 comments)
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07 Nov 2019
Detecting dynamics of cave floor ice with selective cloud-to-cloud approach
Jozef Šupinský, Ján Kaňuk, Zdenko Hochmuth, and Michal Gallay
The Cryosphere, 13, 2835–2851, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-2835-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-2835-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in TC (7 comments)
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04 Nov 2019
Snowfall increase counters glacier demise in Kunlun Shan and Karakoram
Remco J. de Kok, Philip D. A. Kraaijenbrink, Obbe A. Tuinenburg, Pleun N. J. Bonekamp, and Walter W. Immerzeel
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2019-228,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2019-228, 2019
Revised manuscript under review for TC (discussion: final response, 7 comments)
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07 Oct 2019
Snow depth estimation by time-lapse photography: Finnish and Italian case studies
Marco Bongio, Ali Nadir Arslan, Cemal Melih Tanis, and Carlo De Michele
The Cryosphere Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2019-193,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2019-193, 2019
Preprint under review for TC (discussion: final response, 7 comments)
21 Jul 2020
Results of the third Marine Ice Sheet Model Intercomparison Project (MISMIP+)
Stephen L. Cornford, Helene Seroussi, Xylar S. Asay-Davis, G. Hilmar Gudmundsson, Rob Arthern, Chris Borstad, Julia Christmann, Thiago Dias dos Santos, Johannes Feldmann, Daniel Goldberg, Matthew J. Hoffman, Angelika Humbert, Thomas Kleiner, Gunter Leguy, William H. Lipscomb, Nacho Merino, Gaël Durand, Mathieu Morlighem, David Pollard, Martin Rückamp, C. Rosie Williams, and Hongju Yu
The Cryosphere, 14, 2283–2301, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2283-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2283-2020, 2020
Final revised paper published in TC (6 comments)
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20 Jul 2020
Present-day and future Greenland Ice Sheet precipitation frequency from CloudSat observations and the Community Earth System Model
Jan T. M. Lenaerts, M. Drew Camron, Christopher R. Wyburn-Powell, and Jennifer E. Kay
The Cryosphere, 14, 2253–2265, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2253-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2253-2020, 2020
Final revised paper published in TC (6 comments)
07 Jul 2020
Satellite-based sea ice thickness changes in the Laptev Sea from 2002 to 2017: comparison to mooring observations
H. Jakob Belter, Thomas Krumpen, Stefan Hendricks, Jens Hoelemann, Markus A. Janout, Robert Ricker, and Christian Haas
The Cryosphere, 14, 2189–2203, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2189-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2189-2020, 2020
Final revised paper published in TC (6 comments)
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01 Jul 2020
Landfast sea ice material properties derived from ice bridge simulations using the Maxwell elasto-brittle rheology
Mathieu Plante, Bruno Tremblay, Martin Losch, and Jean-François Lemieux
The Cryosphere, 14, 2137–2157, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2137-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2137-2020, 2020
Final revised paper published in TC (6 comments)
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18 Jun 2020
A quasi-annual record of time-transgressive esker formation: implications for ice-sheet reconstruction and subglacial hydrology
Stephen J. Livingstone, Emma L. M. Lewington, Chris D. Clark, Robert D. Storrar, Andrew J. Sole, Isabelle McMartin, Nico Dewald, and Felix Ng
The Cryosphere, 14, 1989–2004, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-1989-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-1989-2020, 2020
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