Speaker Readings and Presentations

Bernard Coakley's Readings & Presentation

Bernard J. Coakley and James R. Cochran: Gravity evidence of very thin crust at the Gakkel Ridge (Arctic Ocean) Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 162 (1998) 81-95

Required Reading

Vicki A. Childers et al.: New gravity data in the Arctic Ocean: Comparison of airborne and ERS gravity JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 106, NO. B5, PAGES 8871 - 8886, MAY 10, 2001

Required Reading

Video Presentation (various formats)

Submarines, Satellites, Planes and Icebreakers, building a gravity anomaly grid for the Arctic Ocean; History and Applications

Bernard Coakley

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James L. Davis' Readings & Presentation

Tamisiea, M.E., and J.X. Mitrovica. 2011. The moving boundaries of sea level change: Understanding the origins of geographic variability. Oceanography 24(2):24-39, doi:10.5670/oceanog.2011.25.

Required Reading

Emma M. Hill et al.: Combination of geodetic observations and models for glacial isostatic adjustment fields in Fennoscandia JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 115, B07403, doi:10.1029/2009JB006967, 2010

Required Reading

M. E. Tamisiea et al.: Impact of self‐attraction and loading on the annual cycle in sea level, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 115, C07004, doi:10.1029/2009JC005687, 2010

Required Reading

PowerPoint Presentation

The Role of Gravitational Self-attraction and Loading on Deformation of the Continents and Sea Floor

James Davis

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Isabella Velicogna's Readings & Presentation

Velicogna I., Wahr J.: Time variable gravity shows a large mass loss in Antarctica, Science, VOL. 311, 1754-1756, doi:10.1126/science11237855.

Required Reading

Velicogna I.: Increasing rates of ice mass loss from the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets revealed by GRACE, Geophys. Res. Lett., VOL. 36, L19503, doi:10.1029/2009GL040222.

Required Reading

Video Presentation (various formats)

Mass Balance of the Polar Ice Sheet from GRACE

Isabella Velicogna

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John Wahr's Readings & Presentation

Wahr, J.M., 2007. Time variable gravity from satellites. Treatise on Geophysics, Schubert, G. (ed). Vol. 3, pp. 213-218, Oxford: Elsevier Ltd.

Required Reading

Thomas Jacob, John Wahr, W. Tad Pfeffer, & Sean Swenson: Recent contributions of glaciers and ice caps to sea level rise, 5 1 4 | N AT U R E | VO L 4 8 2 | 2 3 F E B R U A RY 2 0 1 2

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Thomas Jacob, John Wahr, W. Tad Pfeffer, & Sean Swenson: Recent contributions of glaciers and ice caps to sea level rise, 5 1 4 | N AT U R E | VO L 4 8 2 | 2 3 F E B R U A RY 2 0 1 2, Supplementary Information

Additional recommended reading

John Wahr and Mery Molenaar: Time variability of the Earth's gravity field: Hydrological and oceanic effects and their possible detection using GRACE, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 103, NO. B12, PAGES 30,205-30,229, DECEMBER 10, 1998

Additional recommended reading

V. M. Tiwari, J. Wahr, and S. Swenson: Dwindling groundwater resources in northern India, from satellite gravity observations, GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, VOL. 36, 2009

Additional recommended reading

Video Presentation (various formats)

Using GRACE to estimate groundwater depletion, soil moisture variability, and ice loss from mountain glaciers and ice caps.

John Wahr

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Don Forsyth's Readings & Presentation

Nicholas Harmon et al.: Mantle heterogeneity and off axis volcanism on young Pacific lithosphere, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 311 (2011) 306-315

Required reading

David Sandwell and Yuri Fialko: Warping and cracking of the Pacific plate by thermal contraction, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 109, 2004

Required reading

Nicholas Harmon, Donald W. Forsyth, and Daniel S. Scheirer: Analysis of gravity and topography in the GLIMPSE study region: Isostatic compensation and uplift of the Sojourn and Hotu Matua Ridge systems, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 111, 2006

Additional reading

Video Presentation (various formats)

Gravity Lineaments in the Pacific and Small-scale Convection

Frederik Simons' Readings & Presentation

Christopher Harig, and Frederik J. Simons: Mapping Greenland's Mass Loss in Space and Time, PREPRINT - Do not distribute

Required reading

Lei Wang et al.: Coseismic Slip of the 2010 Mw 8.8 Great Maule, Chile, Earthquake Quantified by the Inversion of GRACE Observations, Submitted - Do Not Redistribute

Required reading

Video Presentation (various formats)

Turning Noise Into Signal: GRACE, glacial melting, and the coseismic signature of large earthquakes

Frederik J Simons

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Carl Bowin's Readings & Presentation

Carl Bowin: Mass Anomaly Structure Of The Earth Reviews of Geophysics, 38, 3 I August 2000, pages 355-387

Required reading

 Carl Bowin: Plate tectonics conserves angular momentum, eEarth, 5, 1-20, 2010

Required reading

  Video of Presentation (various formats)

 Mantle Structure from Geoid Anomaly Data: providing an explanation of continuous deformation of the Earth's surface.
Carl Bowin
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Tony Watts' Readings & Presentation

A. B. WATTS: An Analysis of Isostasy in the World's Oceans, DECEMBER, 1. Hawaiian-Emperor Seamount Chain, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH VOL. 83, NO. BI2, DECEMBER 10, 1978

Required reading

A.B. Watts and E.B. Burov: Lithospheric strength and its relationship to the elastic and seismogenic layer thickness,Earth and Planetary Science Letters 213 (2003) 113-131

Required reading

L.M. Kalnins, and A.B. Watts: Spatial variations in effective elastic thickness in the Western Paci!c Ocean and their implications for Mesozoic volcanism, Earth and Planetary Science Letters286 (2009) 89–100

Suggested reading

A. B. Watt and S. Zhong: Observations of flexure and the rheology of oceanic lithosphere, Geophys. J. Int. (2000) 142, 885-875

Suggested reading

J. Stewart and A. B. Watts Gravity anomalies and spatial variations of flexural rigidity at mountain ranges,JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 102, NO. B3, PAGES 5327-5352, MARCH 10, 1997

Suggested reading

A. B. WATTS: Gravity anomalies, crustal structure and flexure of the lithosphere at the Baltimore Canyon Trough, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 89 (1988) 221-238

Suggested reading

G. D. Karner and A. B. Watts: Gravity Anomalies and Flexure of the Lithosphere at Mountain Ranges, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 88, NO. B12, PAGES 10,449-10,477, DECEMBER 10, 1983

Suggested reading

Video of Presentaion (various formats)

Gravity, Isostasy and Flexure
Tony Watts

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Steve Nerem's Readings & Presentation

R. S. Nerem and J. Wahr: Recent changes in the Earth's oblateness driven by Greenland and Antarctic ice mass loss, GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, VOL. 38, L13501, doi:10.1029/2011GL047879, 2011

Required reading

Thomas Jacob et al.: Recent contributions of glaciers and ice caps to sea level rise, Nature Letterdoi:10.1038/nature10847, Published online 08 February 2012

Required reading

Carmen Boening et al.: 2011 La Nina: So Strong, the Oceans Fell, IN REVIEW with Nature (Do Not Redistribute)

Recommended

PowerPoint Presentation

Applications of Satellite Gravity Measurements to Studying Sea Level Change
Steve Nerem

Video of Presentation (various formats)

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Robin Bell's Readings & Presentation

Robin Bell, et al.: Influence of subglacial geology on the onset of a West Antarctic ice stream from aerogeophysical observations, Letters to Nature, Nature |Vol 394 | 2 July 1998

Required reading

Robin E. Bell, et al.: Widespread Persistent Thickening of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet by Freezing from the Base, Science 331, 1592 (2011)

Required reading

Video of Presentation (various formats)

Gravity Insights from Beneath the Ice Sheets
Robin Bell

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Victor Zlotnicki's Readings & Presentation

A. Griesel, M. R. Mazloff, and S. T. Gille1: Mean dynamic topography in the Southern Ocean: Evaluating Antarctic Circumpolar Current transport, Journal Of Geophysical Research, Vol. 117, C01020, doi:10.1029/2011JC007573, 2012

Required reading

Don P. Chambers, and Jens Schroter: Measuring ocean mass variability from satellite gravimetry, Journal of Geodynamics 52 (2011) 333-343

Required reading

PowerPoint Presentation

The Gravity Field and Ocean Circulation

Video of Presentation (various formats)

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Marie Zuber's Readings & Presentation

James G. Williams: A scheme for lunar inner core detection, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 34, L03202, doi:10.1029/2006GL028185, 2007

Required reading

David E. Smith et al.: Gravity Field and Internal Structure of Mercury from MESSENGER, Submitted to: Science, January 4, 2012

Required reading

Video of Presentation (various formats)

Interior structures of Mercury and the Moon from MESSENGER and GRAIL Gravity
Maria Zuber

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Jian Lin's Readings & Presentation

Tingting Wang, Jian Lin, Brian E. Tucholke, and Y. John Chen, Crustal thickness anomalies in the North Atlantic Ocean basin from gravity analysis, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (G3), Q0AE02, doi:10.1029/2010GC003402, 2011.

Required reading

Patricia M. Gregg, Jian Lin, Mark Behn, and Laurent G.J. Montesi, Spreading rate dependence of gravity anomalies along oceanic transform faults, Nature, 448, 183-187, 2007.

Required reading

Garrett Ito, Jian Lin and David Graham, Observational and theoretical studies of the dynamics of mantle plume-mid-ocean ridge interaction, Review of Geophysics, 41(4), 1017, doi:10.1029/2002RG000117, 2003.

Additional background material

Video of Presentation (various formats)

Gravity, Mid-ocean Ridges, and Hotspots

Jian Lin

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