Cryosphere

Papers
(The TQCC of Cryosphere is 10. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
ArticleCitations
ISMIP6 Antarctica: a multi-model ensemble of the Antarctic ice sheet evolution over the 21st century200
First evidence of microplastics in Antarctic snow147
The future sea-level contribution of the Greenland ice sheet: a multi-model ensemble study of ISMIP6146
Historical Northern Hemisphere snow cover trends and projected changes in the CMIP6 multi-model ensemble118
GrSMBMIP: intercomparison of the modelled 1980–2012 surface mass balance over the Greenland Ice Sheet105
Observed snow depth trends in the European Alps: 1971 to 201996
The ERA5-Land soil temperature bias in permafrost regions91
Evaluating permafrost physics in the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project 6 (CMIP6) models and their sensitivity to climate change82
Review article: Earth's ice imbalance76
Experimental protocol for sea level projections from ISMIP6 stand-alone ice sheet models73
Diverging future surface mass balance between the Antarctic ice shelves and grounded ice sheet71
Sudden large-volume detachments of low-angle mountain glaciers – more frequent than thought?68
The MOSAiC ice floe: sediment-laden survivor from the Siberian shelf59
What is the surface mass balance of Antarctica? An intercomparison of regional climate model estimates57
The catastrophic thermokarst lake drainage events of 2018 in northwestern Alaska: fast-forward into the future55
Results of the third Marine Ice Sheet Model Intercomparison Project (MISMIP+)54
Classification of sea ice types in Sentinel-1 synthetic aperture radar images53
Snow depth mapping from stereo satellite imagery in mountainous terrain: evaluation using airborne laser-scanning data53
Improving sub-canopy snow depth mapping with unmanned aerial vehicles: lidar versus structure-from-motion techniques52
A protocol for calculating basal melt rates in the ISMIP6 Antarctic ice sheet projections50
MOSAiC drift expedition from October 2019 to July 2020: sea ice conditions from space and comparison with previous years49
Sentinel-1 snow depth retrieval at sub-kilometer resolution over the European Alps49
The Copernicus Polar Ice and Snow Topography Altimeter (CRISTAL) high-priority candidate mission47
Glacier runoff variations since 1955 in the Maipo River basin, in the semiarid Andes of central Chile44
Consequences of permafrost degradation for Arctic infrastructure – bridging the model gap between regional and engineering scales43
Satellite passive microwave sea-ice concentration data set inter-comparison for Arctic summer conditions41
The tipping points and early warning indicators for Pine Island Glacier, West Antarctica41
The 2020 glacial lake outburst flood at Jinwuco, Tibet: causes, impacts, and implications for hazard and risk assessment41
Calving Front Machine (CALFIN): glacial termini dataset and automated deep learning extraction method for Greenland, 1972–201940
A model for interaction between conduits and surrounding hydraulically connected distributed drainage based on geomorphological evidence from Keewatin, Canada40
Thaw-driven mass wasting couples slopes with downstream systems, and effects propagate through Arctic drainage networks39
The Antarctic sea ice cover from ICESat-2 and CryoSat-2: freeboard, snow depth, and ice thickness39
An inter-comparison of the mass budget of the Arctic sea ice in CMIP6 models39
A regionally resolved inventory of High Mountain Asia surge-type glaciers, derived from a multi-factor remote sensing approach38
Rapid fragmentation of Thwaites Eastern Ice Shelf37
The 32-year record-high surface melt in 2019/2020 on the northern George VI Ice Shelf, Antarctic Peninsula36
Drivers of Pine Island Glacier speed-up between 1996 and 201636
Review article: Geothermal heat flow in Antarctica: current and future directions36
Ice content and interannual water storage changes of an active rock glacier in the dry Andes of Argentina36
On the attribution of industrial-era glacier mass loss to anthropogenic climate change35
The firn meltwater Retention Model Intercomparison Project (RetMIP): evaluation of nine firn models at four weather station sites on the Greenland ice sheet35
Spatially and temporally resolved ice loss in High Mountain Asia and the Gulf of Alaska observed by CryoSat-2 swath altimetry between 2010 and 201934
Distribution and seasonal evolution of supraglacial lakes on Shackleton Ice Shelf, East Antarctica34
Towards understanding the pattern of glacier mass balances in High Mountain Asia using regional climatic modelling34
Inventory and changes of rock glacier creep speeds in Ile Alatau and Kungöy Ala-Too, northern Tien Shan, since the 1950s34
Invited perspective: What lies beneath a changing Arctic?33
Brief communication: A roadmap towards credible projections of ice sheet contribution to sea level32
Debris cover and the thinning of Kennicott Glacier, Alaska: in situ measurements, automated ice cliff delineation and distributed melt estimates32
Contrasting surface velocities between lake- and land-terminating glaciers in the Himalayan region32
Snow Ensemble Uncertainty Project (SEUP): quantification of snow water equivalent uncertainty across North America via ensemble land surface modeling32
Snow depth estimation and historical data reconstruction over China based on a random forest machine learning approach31
Surface melting over the Greenland ice sheet derived from enhanced resolution passive microwave brightness temperatures (1979–2019)30
Multi-scale snowdrift-permitting modelling of mountain snowpack30
Changes of the Arctic marginal ice zone during the satellite era30
Frazil ice growth and production during katabatic wind events in the Ross Sea, Antarctica30
Revealing the former bed of Thwaites Glacier using sea-floor bathymetry: implications for warm-water routing and bed controls on ice flow and buttressing29
Intercomparison of photogrammetric platforms for spatially continuous snow depth mapping29
Snow depth mapping with unpiloted aerial system lidar observations: a case study in Durham, New Hampshire, United States29
Eighteen-year record of circum-Antarctic landfast-sea-ice distribution allows detailed baseline characterisation and reveals trends and variability29
Lateral meltwater transfer across an Antarctic ice shelf28
Brief communication: Evaluating Antarctic precipitation in ERA5 and CMIP6 against CloudSat observations28
A pilot study about microplastics and mesoplastics in an Antarctic glacier27
Local-scale variability of snow density on Arctic sea ice27
Review article: Global monitoring of snow water equivalent using high-frequency radar remote sensing27
A 14.5-million-year record of East Antarctic Ice Sheet fluctuations from the central Transantarctic Mountains, constrained with cosmogenic <sup>3</sup>He, <sup&g27
Quantification of the radiative impact of light-absorbing particles during two contrasted snow seasons at Col du Lautaret (2058 m a.s.l., French Alps)26
Top-of-permafrost ground ice indicated by remotely sensed late-season subsidence26
CryoSat Ice Baseline-D validation and evolutions26
Towards ice-thickness inversion: an evaluation of global digital elevation models (DEMs) in the glacierized Tibetan Plateau25
Satellite-observed monthly glacier and snow mass changes in southeast Tibet: implication for substantial meltwater contribution to the Brahmaputra25
Recent degradation of interior Alaska permafrost mapped with ground surveys, geophysics, deep drilling, and repeat airborne lidar25
New gravity-derived bathymetry for the Thwaites, Crosson, and Dotson ice shelves revealing two ice shelf populations25
Spectral characterization, radiative forcing and pigment content of coastal Antarctic snow algae: approaches to spectrally discriminate red and green communities and their impact on snowmelt24
Two decades of dynamic change and progressive destabilization on the Thwaites Eastern Ice Shelf24
Environmental drivers of circum-Antarctic glacier and ice shelf front retreat over the last two decades24
Tree canopy and snow depth relationships at fine scales with terrestrial laser scanning24
Faster decline and higher variability in the sea ice thickness of the marginal Arctic seas when accounting for dynamic snow cover24
Perspectives on future sea ice and navigability in the Arctic23
Large and irreversible future decline of the Greenland ice sheet23
Temperature and strain controls on ice deformation mechanisms: insights from the microstructures of samples deformed to progressively higher strains at −10, −20 and −30 °C23
Inter-comparison of snow depth over Arctic sea ice from reanalysis reconstructions and satellite retrieval23
Atmospheric extremes caused high oceanward sea surface slope triggering the biggest calving event in more than 50 years at the Amery Ice Shelf23
Mapping avalanches with satellites – evaluation of performance and completeness23
Weakening of the pinning point buttressing Thwaites Glacier, West Antarctica23
Surface emergence of glacial plumes determined by fjord stratification22
Impact of West Antarctic ice shelf melting on Southern Ocean hydrography22
Interannual variability in Transpolar Drift summer sea ice thickness and potential impact of Atlantification22
Climate change and Northern Hemisphere lake and river ice phenology from 1931–200522
Surface velocity of the Northeast Greenland Ice Stream (NEGIS): assessment of interior velocities derived from satellite data by GPS22
Glacier Image Velocimetry: an open-source toolbox for easy and rapid calculation of high-resolution glacier velocity fields22
Impact of dynamic snow density on GlobSnow snow water equivalent retrieval accuracy22
Modeling the annual cycle of daily Antarctic sea ice extent22
Physics-based SNOWPACK model improves representation of near-surface Antarctic snow and firn density22
An empirical algorithm to map perennial firn aquifers and ice slabs within the Greenland Ice Sheet using satellite L-band microwave radiometry22
Future surface mass balance and surface melt in the Amundsen sector of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet21
The role of electrical conductivity in radar wave reflection from glacier beds21
Image classification of marine-terminating outlet glaciers in Greenland using deep learning methods21
Southern Ocean polynyas in CMIP6 models21
Full crystallographic orientation (<i>c</i> and <i>a</i> axes) of warm, coarse-grained ice in a shear-dominated setting: a case study, Storglaci21
Assessment of ICESat-2 ice surface elevations over the Chinese Antarctic Research Expedition (CHINARE) route, East Antarctica, based on coordinated multi-sensor observations21
Spatiotemporal distribution of seasonal snow water equivalent in High Mountain Asia from an 18-year Landsat–MODIS era snow reanalysis dataset21
A quasi-annual record of time-transgressive esker formation: implications for ice-sheet reconstruction and subglacial hydrology20
Estimating surface mass balance patterns from unoccupied aerial vehicle measurements in the ablation area of the Morteratsch–Pers glacier complex (Switzerland)20
The RHOSSA campaign: multi-resolution monitoring of the seasonal evolution of the structure and mechanical stability of an alpine snowpack20
The Antarctic contribution to 21st-century sea-level rise predicted by the UK Earth System Model with an interactive ice sheet20
On the statistical properties of sea-ice lead fraction and heat fluxes in the Arctic19
Surface-based Ku- and Ka-band polarimetric radar for sea ice studies19
Clouds damp the radiative impacts of polar sea ice loss19
Sub-permafrost methane seepage from open-system pingos in Svalbard19
The mechanical origin of snow avalanche dynamics and flow regime transitions19
Monitoring the seasonal changes of an englacial conduit network using repeated ground-penetrating radar measurements19
InSAR-based characterization of rock glacier movement in the Uinta Mountains, Utah, USA19
Simulations of firn processes over the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets: 1980–202119
Surface energy fluxes on Chilean glaciers: measurements and models19
Satellite-retrieved sea ice concentration uncertainty and its effect on modelling wave evolution in marginal ice zones19
Using ICESat-2 and Operation IceBridge altimetry for supraglacial lake depth retrievals19
Experimental evidence for a universal threshold characterizing wave-induced sea ice break-up19
The 2020 Larsen C Ice Shelf surface melt is a 40-year record high19
Brief Communication: Mesoscale and submesoscale dynamics in the marginal ice zone from sequential synthetic aperture radar observations19
How much snow falls in the world's mountains? A first look at mountain snowfall estimates in A-train observations and reanalyses18
Understanding monsoon controls on the energy and mass balance of glaciers in the Central and Eastern Himalaya18
Brief communication: An approximately 50 Mm<sup>3</sup> ice-rock avalanche on 22 March 2021 in the Sedongpu valley, southeastern Tibetan Plateau18
Using a composite flow law to model deformation in the NEEM deep ice core, Greenland – Part 2: The role of grain size and premelting on ice deformation at high homologous temperature18
Basal traction mainly dictated by hard-bed physics over grounded regions of Greenland18
Observing traveling waves in glaciers with remote sensing: new flexible time series methods and application to Sermeq Kujalleq (Jakobshavn Isbræ), Greenland18
Contrasting regional variability of buried meltwater extent over 2 years across the Greenland Ice Sheet17
Satellite-based sea ice thickness changes in the Laptev Sea from 2002 to 2017: comparison to mooring observations17
Trends and spatial variation in rain-on-snow events over the Arctic Ocean during the early melt season17
The cryostratigraphy of the Yedoma cliff of Sobo-Sise Island (Lena delta) reveals permafrost dynamics in the central Laptev Sea coastal region during the last 52 kyr17
Glacier and rock glacier changes since the 1950s in the La Laguna catchment, Chile17
Investigating the internal structure of the Antarctic ice sheet: the utility of isochrones for spatiotemporal ice-sheet model calibration17
The role of history and strength of the oceanic forcing in sea level projections from Antarctica with the Parallel Ice Sheet Model17
Did Holocene climate changes drive West Antarctic grounding line retreat and readvance?17
Distributed summer air temperatures across mountain glaciers in the south-east Tibetan Plateau: temperature sensitivity and comparison with existing glacier datasets17
Elevation-dependent trends in extreme snowfall in the French Alps from 1959 to 201917
Snowfall and snow accumulation during the MOSAiC winter and spring seasons17
The distribution and evolution of supraglacial lakes on 79° N Glacier (north-eastern Greenland) and interannual climatic controls17
Advances in altimetric snow depth estimates using bi-frequency SARAL and CryoSat-2 Ka–Ku measurements17
Refining the sea surface identification approach for determining freeboards in the ICESat-2 sea ice products17
Effects of multi-scale heterogeneity on the simulated evolution of ice-rich permafrost lowlands under a warming climate17
Snow conditions in northern Europe: the dynamics of interannual variability versus projected long-term change17
Brief communication: New radar constraints support presence of ice older than 1.5 Myr at Little Dome C17
Strong acceleration of glacier area loss in the Greater Caucasus between 2000 and 202017
Review article: Existing and potential evidence for Holocene grounding line retreat and readvance in Antarctica17
Persistent, extensive channelized drainage modeled beneath Thwaites Glacier, West Antarctica17
Brief communication: Detection of glacier surge activity using cloud computing of Sentinel-1 radar data17
On the importance of snowpack stability, the frequency distribution of snowpack stability, and avalanche size in assessing the avalanche danger level16
Deciphering the evolution of the Bleis Marscha rock glacier (Val d'Err, eastern Switzerland) with cosmogenic nuclide exposure dating, aerial image correlation, and finite element modeling16
Insights into a remote cryosphere: a multi-method approach to assess permafrost occurrence at the Qugaqie basin, western Nyainqêntanglha Range, Tibetan Plateau16
Wave–sea-ice interactions in a brittle rheological framework16
Dam type and lake location characterize ice-marginal lake area change in Alaska and NW Canada between 1984 and 201916
The case of a southern European glacier which survived Roman and medieval warm periods but is disappearing under recent warming16
River ice phenology and thickness from satellite altimetry: potential for ice bridge road operation and climate studies16
Linking sea ice deformation to ice thickness redistribution using high-resolution satellite and airborne observations16
Snow cover duration trends observed at sites and predicted by multiple models16
Physically based model of the contribution of red snow algal cells to temporal changes in albedo in northwest Greenland16
Geodetic point surface mass balances: a new approach to determine point surface mass balances on glaciers from remote sensing measurements16
A distributed temperature profiling system for vertically and laterally dense acquisition of soil and snow temperature16
Annual and inter-annual variability and trends of albedo of Icelandic glaciers16
Geothermal heat flux from measured temperature profiles in deep ice boreholes in Antarctica16
Impact of coastal East Antarctic ice rises on surface mass balance: insights from observations and modeling16
Formation of ribbed bedforms below shear margins and lobes of palaeo-ice streams15
Evidence of elevation-dependent warming from the Chinese Tian Shan15
DeepBedMap: a deep neural network for resolving the bed topography of Antarctica15
Seasonal and interannual variability of melt-season albedo at Haig Glacier, Canadian Rocky Mountains15
Modelling steady states and the transient response of debris-covered glaciers15
Wave dispersion and dissipation in landfast ice: comparison of observations against models15
Effect of small-scale snow surface roughness on snow albedo and reflectance15
Anthropogenic and internal drivers of wind changes over the Amundsen Sea, West Antarctica, during the 20th and 21st centuries15
ISMIP6-based projections of ocean-forced Antarctic Ice Sheet evolution using the Community Ice Sheet Model15
Landsat, MODIS, and VIIRS snow cover mapping algorithm performance as validated by airborne lidar datasets15
Brief communication: Reduction in the future Greenland ice sheet surface melt with the help of solar geoengineering15
Brief communication: Mapping Greenland's perennial firn aquifers using enhanced-resolution L-band brightness temperature image time series15
Estimating fractional snow cover from passive microwave brightness temperature data using MODIS snow cover product over North America15
TanDEM-X PolarDEM 90 m of Antarctica: generation and error characterization15
An assessment of basal melt parameterisations for Antarctic ice shelves15
A new automatic approach for extracting glacier centerlines based on Euclidean allocation14
Recent acceleration of Denman Glacier (1972–2017), East Antarctica, driven by grounding line retreat and changes in ice tongue configuration14
Meltwater sources and sinks for multiyear Arctic sea ice in summer14
Penetration of interferometric radar signals in Antarctic snow14
Inferring the basal sliding coefficient field for the Stokes ice sheet model under rheological uncertainty14
The role of sublimation as a driver of climate signals in the water isotope content of surface snow: laboratory and field experimental results14
Long-term surface energy balance of the western Greenland Ice Sheet and the role of large-scale circulation variability14
Ground-penetrating radar imaging reveals glacier's drainage network in 3D14
The instantaneous impact of calving and thinning on the Larsen C Ice Shelf14
Record summer rains in 2019 led to massive loss of surface and cave ice in SE Europe14
The transferability of adjoint inversion products between different ice flow models14
Using a composite flow law to model deformation in the NEEM deep ice core, Greenland – Part 1: The role of grain size and grain size distribution on deformation of the upper 2207 m14
Mapping liquid water content in snow at the millimeter scale: an intercomparison of mixed-phase optical property models using hyperspectral imaging and in situ measurements14
Seasonal changes in sea ice kinematics and deformation in the Pacific sector of the Arctic Ocean in 2018/1914
The influence of föhn winds on annual and seasonal surface melt on the Larsen C Ice Shelf, Antarctica14
Applying artificial snowfall to reduce the melting of the Muz Taw Glacier, Sawir Mountains14
Incorporating InSAR kinematics into rock glacier inventories: insights from 11 regions worldwide14
An exploratory modelling study of perennial firn aquifers in the Antarctic Peninsula for the period 1979–201614
Landfast sea ice material properties derived from ice bridge simulations using the Maxwell elasto-brittle rheology14
The effect of changing sea ice on wave climate trends along Alaska's central Beaufort Sea coast14
Estimating statistical errors in retrievals of ice velocity and deformation parameters from satellite images and buoy arrays14
Thermokarst lake inception and development in syngenetic ice-wedge polygon terrain during a cooling climatic trend, Bylot Island (Nunavut), eastern Canadian Arctic14
Convective heat transfer of spring meltwater accelerates active layer phase change in Tibet permafrost areas14
Spatio-temporal flow variations driving heat exchange processes at a mountain glacier14
Diverging responses of high-latitude CO<sub>2</sub> and CH<sub>4</sub> emissions in idealized climate change scenarios13
TermPicks: a century of Greenland glacier terminus data for use in scientific and machine learning applications13
Microstructure, micro-inclusions, and mineralogy along the EGRIP ice core – Part 1: Localisation of inclusions and deformation patterns13
Variability in glacier albedo and links to annual mass balance for the gardens of Eden and Allah, Southern Alps, New Zealand13
Impact of the melt–albedo feedback on the future evolution of the Greenland Ice Sheet with PISM-dEBM-simple13
Mapping seasonal glacier melt across the Hindu Kush Himalaya with time series synthetic aperture radar (SAR)13
Brief communication: New evidence further constraining Tibetan ice core chronologies to the Holocene13
Measurements and modeling of snow albedo at Alerce Glacier, Argentina: effects of volcanic ash, snow grain size, and cloudiness13
Brief communication: Heterogenous thinning and subglacial lake activity on Thwaites Glacier, West Antarctica13
Detecting seasonal ice dynamics in satellite images13
Deriving Arctic 2 m air temperatures over snow and ice from satellite surface temperature measurements13
New insights into radiative transfer within sea ice derived from autonomous optical propagation measurements13
Towards a swath-to-swath sea-ice drift product for the Copernicus Imaging Microwave Radiometer mission13
Brief Communication: Update on the GPS reflection technique for measuring snow accumulation in Greenland13
An X-ray micro-tomographic study of the pore space, permeability and percolation threshold of young sea ice13
The Holocene dynamics of Ryder Glacier and ice tongue in north Greenland13
Downscaled surface mass balance in Antarctica: impacts of subsurface processes and large-scale atmospheric circulation12
Rain on snow (ROS) understudied in sea ice remote sensing: a multi-sensor analysis of ROS during MOSAiC (Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate)12
Arctic sea ice sensitivity to lateral melting representation in a coupled climate model12
Evaluation of Northern Hemisphere snow water equivalent in CMIP6 models during 1982–201412
The current state and 125 kyr history of permafrost on the Kara Sea shelf: modeling constraints12
Measuring the state and temporal evolution of glaciers in Alaska and Yukon using synthetic-aperture-radar-derived (SAR-derived) 3D time series of glacier surface flow12
Upstream flow effects revealed in the EastGRIP ice core using Monte Carlo inversion of a two-dimensional ice-flow model12
Present-day and future Greenland Ice Sheet precipitation frequency from CloudSat observations and the Community Earth System Model12
Rapid and accurate polarimetric radar measurements of ice crystal fabric orientation at the Western Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) Divide ice core site12
Convolutional neural network and long short-term memory models for ice-jam predictions12
Lasting impact of winds on Arctic sea ice through the ocean's memory12
Challenges in predicting Greenland supraglacial lake drainages at the regional scale12
Multi-decadal (1953–2017) rock glacier kinematics analysed by high-resolution topographic data in the upper Kaunertal, Austria12
Contrasting geophysical signatures of a relict and an intact Andean rock glacier12
Evaluation of a new snow albedo scheme for the Greenland ice sheet in the Regional Atmospheric Climate Model (RACMO2)12
Seasonal and interannual variability of landfast sea ice in Atka Bay, Weddell Sea, Antarctica12
New observations of the distribution, morphology and dissolution dynamics of cryogenic gypsum in the Arctic Ocean12
Large-scale englacial folding and deep-ice stratigraphy within the West Antarctic Ice Sheet12
Snow depth time series retrieval by time-lapse photography: Finnish and Italian case studies12
Winter drainage of surface lakes on the Greenland Ice Sheet from Sentinel-1 SAR imagery12
The role of vadose zone physics in the ecohydrological response of a Tibetan meadow to freeze–thaw cycles12
Impact of lateral groundwater flow on hydrothermal conditions of the active layer in a high-Arctic hillslope setting12
Presentation and evaluation of the Arctic sea ice forecasting system neXtSIM-F12
The role of föhn winds in eastern Antarctic Peninsula rapid ice shelf collapse12
Seasonal land-ice-flow variability in the Antarctic Peninsula12
Assessing volumetric change distributions and scaling relations of retrogressive thaw slumps across the Arctic12
A method for solving heat transfer with phase change in ice or soil that allows for large time steps while guaranteeing energy conservation12
Mapping the aerodynamic roughness of the Greenland Ice Sheet surface using ICESat-2: evaluation over the K-transect11
Experimental and model-based investigation of the links between snow bidirectional reflectance and snow microstructure11
The Antarctic Coastal Current in the Bellingshausen Sea11
Representative surface snow density on the East Antarctic Plateau11
Response of downstream lakes to Aru glacier collapses on the western Tibetan Plateau11
Radiocarbon dating of alpine ice cores with the dissolved organic carbon (DOC) fraction11
European heat waves 2022: contribution to extreme glacier melt in Switzerland inferred from automated ablation readings11
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