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Richard Alley’s Reading List:

For Discussion:

Alley, Richard, Abrupt Climate Changes: Oceans, Ice, and Us, Oceanography, 1 Vol. 17, No 4, Dec. 2004, p. 194-204.
Schrag, D. P., Alley, R. B., Ancient Lessons for Our Future Climate, Science, 29 October 2004, Vol 306, p. 821-822
Alley, R., Clark, P.U., Huybrechts, P., Joughin, I., Ice-Sheet and Sea-Level Changes, Science, 21 October 2005, Vol 310, p. 456-460.

Sridhar Anandakrishnan's reading list:

For Discussion:

S. Anandakrishnan, D. E. Voigt, and R. B. Alley, Ice stream D flow speed is strongly modulated by the tide beneath the Ross Ice Shelf, Geophysical Research Letters, VOL. 30, NO. 0, XXXX, doi:10.1029/2002GL016329, 2003
Robert A. Bindschadler; Matt A King; Richard B Alley; Sridhar Anandakrishnan; Tidally controlled stick-slip discharge of a west Antarctic ice stream, Science; Aug 22, 2003; 301, 5636; Research Library Core pg. 1087
R.B. Alley, S. Anandakrishnan, T.K. Dupont and B.R. Parizek, Ice Streams—Fast, and Faster?, Department of Geosciences and EMS Environment Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, Deike Building, University Park, PA 16802
C. S. M. Doake, H. F. J. Corr, K. W. Nicholls, A. Gaffikin, and A. Jenkins, Tide-induced lateral movement of Brunt Ice Shelf, Antarctica, Geophysical Research Letters, VOL. 29, NO. 8, 1226, 10.1029/2001GL014606, 2002

John S. Wettlaufer' s Reading List:

For Discussion:

J. G. Dash, A.W. Rempel, and J. S. Wettlaufer: The physics of permelted ice and its geophysical consequences, Rev. Mod. Phys. In Press., pp 1- 48, Feb. 16, 2006

For Reference:

V. Tsemekhman and J. S. Wettlaufer: Singularities, Shocks, and Instabilities in Interface Growth, Studies In Applied Mathematics, 110:221 – 256, 2003 by MIT

Ian Joughin’s Reading List:

For Discussion:

Ian Joughin and Slawek Tulaczyk: Positive Mass Balance of the Ross Ice Streams, West Antarctica, SCIENCE,18 January 2002 Vol 295, pp. 476-480
Ian Joughin, Waleed Abdalati and Mark Fahnestock: Large fluctuations in speed on Greenland’s Jakobshavn Isbræ glacier, NATURE, Vol 432, 2 December 2004, pp. 608-610

Christina Hulbe's Reading List:

For Discussion:

Christina L. Hulbe, Douglas R. MacAyeal, George H. Denton, Johan Kleman,and Thomas V. Lowell: Catastrophic ice shelf breakup as the source of Heinrich event Icebergs, Paleoceanography, Vol. 19, PA1004, doi:10.1029/2003PA000890, 2004
Ted Scambos, Christina Hulbe, and Mark Fahnestock: Climate-Induced Ice Shelf Disintegration In The Antarctic Peninsula, Paleobiology and Paleoenvironments of Eoscene Rocks-Antarctic Research Series, Vol. 76, Pages 335-347, Copyright 2003 by the American Geophysical Union

Meredith Nettles's Reading List:

For Discussion:

Goran Ekstrom, Meredith Nettles, Victor C. Tsai: Seasonality and Increasing Frequency of Greenland Glacial Earthquakes, Accepted for Science January 9, 2006. Please do not circulate or publicize.

For Reference:

Goran Ekstrom, Meredith Nettles, Geoffrey A. Abers: Glacial Earthquakes, Science, Vol. 302, 24 October 2003
Supplementary Online Materials

Lonnie Thompson's Reading List:

For Discussion:

Lonnie G. Thompson, Mary E. Davis, Ellen Mosley-Thompson, Ping-Nan Lin, Keith A. Henderson, and Tracy A. Mashiotta: Tropical ice core records: evidence for asynchronous glaciation on Milankovitch timescales, Journal of Quaternary Science, (2005) 20(7–8) 723–733
Lonnie G. Thompson, Mary E. Davis, Ellen Mosley-Thompson, Ping-Nan Lin, Keith A. Henderson, and Tracy A. Mashiotta: Tropical Glacier and Ice Core Evidence of Climate Change on Annual to Millennial Time Scales, Climatic Change 59: 137–155, 2003.
Thompson, L.G., E. Mosley-Thompson, M.E. Davis, K.A. Henderson, H.H. Brecher, V.S. Zagorodnov, T.A. Mashiotta, P-N. Lin, V.N. Mikhalenko, D.R. Hardy and J. Beer: Kilimanjaro ice core records: Evidence of Holocene climate change in tropical Africa, Science, Vol. 298, pp. 589-593, 2002.
For Reference:
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John Priscu's Reading List:

For Discussion:

Priscu, J.C. and B.C. Christner: Earth’s icy biosphere, pp. 130-145, In “Microbial Diversity and Bioprospecting”, A. Bull (editor). Chap 13. ASM Press, Washington, D.C., 2004.
John C. Priscu, Christian H. Fritsen, Edward E. Adams, Stephen J. Giovannoni, Hans W. Paerl, Christopher P. McKay, Peter T. Doran, Douglas A. Gordon, Brian D. Lanoil, James L. Pinckney: Perennial Antarctic Lake Ice: An Oasis for Life in a Polar Desert, SCIENCE, Vol. 280, 26 June 1998.
John C. Priscu, Edward E. Adams, W. Berry Lyons, Mary A. Voytek, David W. Mogk, Robert L. Brown, Christopher P. McKay, Cristina D. Takacs, Kathy A.. Welch, Craig F. Wolf, Julie D. Kirshtein, Recep Avci: Geomicrobiology of Subglacial Ice Above Lake Vostok, Antarctica, SCIENCE Vol. 286 10 Dec. 1999.

Priscu Research Group:
The McMurdo Dry Valley Lakes Microbial Observatory:

For reference:

John C. Priscu, Brent C. Christner, Christine M. Foreman, George Royston-Bishop: Biological Material in Ice Cores, Revision Submitted to Encyclopedia of Quaternary Sciences, 3 January 2006.
Peter T. Doran, Christian H. Fritsen, Christopher P. McKay, John C. Priscu, and Edward E. Adams: Formation and character of an ancient 19-m ice cover and underlying trapped brine in an ‘‘ice-sealed’’ east Antarctic lake, PNAS, 26–31, vol. 100, no. 1, January 7, 2003.
Martin J. Siegert, J. Cynan Ellis-Evans, Martyn Tranter, Christoph Mayer, Jean-Robert Petit, Andrey Salamatink & John C. Priscu: Physical, chemical and biological processes in Lake Vostok and other Antarctic subglacial lakes, NATURE, Vol 414 | 6 Dec. 2001.
J. C. Priscu, M. C. Kennicutt II, R. E. Bell, S. A. Bulat, J. C. Ellis-Evans,V. V. Lukin, J.-R. Petit, R. D. Powell, M. J. Siegert, and I. Tabacco: Exploring Subglacial Antarctic Lake Environments, EOS, Vol. 86, No. 20, 17 May 2005

Richie Williams' Reading List:

For Discussion:

Jonathan T. Overpeck, Bette L. Otto-Bliesner, Gifford H. Miller, Daniel R. Muhs, Richard B. Alley, and Jeffrey T. Kiehl: Paleoclimatic evidence for future ice-sheet instability and rapid sea-level rise: Science, v. 311, no. 5768, p. 1747-1750, 2006
[Note: The Science issue that contains the this paper also focuses on "Climate Change. Breaking the Ice" as a theme, with other papers and an editorial]
ACIA: Impacts of a warming Arctic, Arctic Climate Impact Assessment, Cambridge, U.K., Cambridge University Press, 139 p., 2004
C. A. Shuman, H. J. Zwally,nB. E. Schutz, A. C. Brenner, J. P. DiMarzio, V. P. Suchdeo, and H. A. Fricker: ICESat Antarctic elevation data: Preliminary precision and accuracy assessment, GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, VOL. 33, L07501, doi:10.1029/2005GL025227, 2006
USGS Glacier Studies Project Website [] Includes URL addresses for many publications related to glaciers. Seven of the 11 Satellite Image Atlas of Glaciers of the World (USGS Professional Paper 1386 A-K) are included as .pdf documents: Antarctica, Greenland, Glaciers of Europe, Glaciers of the Middle East and Africa, Glaciers of Irian Jaya, Indonesia, and New Zealand, Glaciers of South America, and Glaciers of North America [excluding Alaska (1386-K) which is next to be published].

For Reference:
Recent Relevant Books:

Symon, C., lead editor, Arris, L., and Heal, B., eds., 2005, Arctic climate impact assessment: Cambridge, U.K., Cambridge University Press, 1,042 p. [The science behind the assessment, encapsulated in the summary given above at]

Bamber, J.L, and Payne, A.J., eds, 2004, Mass balance of the cryosphere. Observations and modeling of contemporary and future changes: Cambridge, U.K, Cambridge University Press, 644 p. [Includes many important papers on changes in the cryosphere]

Flannery, Tim, 2005, The weather makers. How man is changing the climate and what it means for life on Earth: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press, 357 p.

The above will give the participants a start of a rapidly expanding focus of the scientific community on changes in the cryosphere, including glaciers, snow cover, floating ice (sea, lake, and river), and permafrost and periglacial environments, all of which will be addressed in my presentation next week, with emphasis on glaciers.

Erland Schulson’s Reading List:

For Discussion:

Erland M. Schulson: Brittle failure of ice, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 68, pp 1839-1887, 2001
Erland M. Schulson: The Fracture of Water Ice Ih: A Short Overview, Meteoritics and Planetary Science, April 2006 (in press)

Paul Hoffman's Reading List:

For Discussion:

Paul F. Hoffman and Daniel P. Schrag: The snowball Earth hypothesis: testing the limits of global change, Terra Nova, Vol 14, No. 3, 129–155, 2002.
David Pollard and James F. Kasting. Snowball Earth: A thin-ice solution with flowing sea glaciers, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 110, C07010, doi:10.1029/2004JC002525, 2005.
Yannick Donnadieu, Frederic Fluteau, Gilles Ramstein, Catherine Ritz, and Jean Besse: Is there a conflict between the Neoproterozoic glacial deposits and the snowball Earth interpretation: an improved understanding with numerical modeling, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 208 (2003) 101-112.

Helgi Björnsson's reading list:

For Discussion:

Gwenn E. Flowers, Helgi Björnsson, and Finnur Palsson: A coupled sheet-conduit mechanism for jokulhlaup propagation, Geophysical Research Letters, DOI:10.1029/, Copyright 2004 by the American Geophysical Union
Helgi Björnsson and Pall Einarsson: Volcanoes beneath Vatnajokull, Iceland: Evidence from radio echo-sounding earthquakes and jokulhlaups, Jokull, No. 40, 1990
Helgi Björnsson, Finnur Palsson and Magnus T. Guomundsson: Surface and bedrock topography of the Myrdalsjokull ice cap, Jokull, No. 49
Helgi Björnsson: Subglacial lakes and jokulhlaups in Iceland, Global and Planetary Change 35 (2002) 255–271

Sidney Hemming's Reading List:

For Discussion:

Sidney R. Hemming: Heinrich Events: Massive Late Pleistocene Detritus Layers Of The North Atlantic and Their Global Climate Imprint, Review of Geophysics, 42, RG1005 / 2004