Global Climate Change and Cryospheric Systems II

Monday, 15 December 2014: 10:20 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  Jasper Knight, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa and Laura Levy, Aarhus University, Department of Geoscience, Aarhus, Denmark
Primary Conveners:  Jasper Knight, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Co-conveners:  Neil F Glasser, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, Jason P Briner, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, United States and Laura Levy, Aarhus University, Department of Geoscience, Aarhus, Denmark
OSPA Liaisons:  Jason P Briner, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

10:20 AM
110 years of local glacier and ice cap changes in Central- and North East Greenland
Anders A Bjork1, Soren Aagaard1, Kurt Henrik Kjaer1, Shfaqat Abbas Khan2 and Jason Box3, (1)Natural History Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark, (2)Technical University of Denmark - Space, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark, (3)Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, Copenhagen, Denmark
10:35 AM
Distinct Seasonal Velocity Patterns Based on Ice-Sheet-Wide Analysis of Greenland Outlet Glaciers
Twila A Moon1, Ian R Joughin2, Benjamin Eaton Smith3, Michiel R van den Broeke4 and Mika Usher3, (1)University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States, (2)Univ Washington, Seattle, WA, United States, (3)University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States, (4)Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands
10:50 AM
Investigating Greenland Outlet Glacier Annual Motion in Response to Varying Subglacial Hydraulic Structure
Peter W Nienow, University of Edinburgh, School of Geosciences, Edinburgh, EH9, United Kingdom, Andrew J Tedstone, University of Edinburgh, School of Geosciences, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Noel Gourmelen, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Andrew John Sole, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
11:05 AM
Glacier Length Sensitivity to Climate Change in Different Climate Regimes
Andrew Malone and Raymond Pierrehumbert, Univ of Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States
11:20 AM
MIS3 to late Holocene Palaeo-ice Thickness Constraints of Glacier Viedma, Hielo Patagonico Sur, Southern South America
Alessa Geiger1, Derek Fabel1 and Neil F Glasser2, (1)University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12, United Kingdom, (2)Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
11:35 AM
Paleo-Ice Sheet/Stream Flow Directions of the Northern Antarctic Peninsula Ice Sheet Based Upon New Synthesis of Multibeam Seabed Imagery
Caroline Lavoie1,2, Eugene W Domack3, Theodore A Scambos4, Erin C Pettit5, Hans-Werner Schenke6, K.C. Yoo7, Robert D Larter8, Julian Gutt6, Julia Wellner9, Miquel Canals10, John B Anderson11 and David Amblas10, (1)CESAM/University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal, (2)Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale (OGS), Borgo Grotta Gigante, Italy, (3)University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, United States, (4)National Snow and Ice Data Center, Boulder, CO, United States, (5)University of Alaska Fairbanks, Anchorage, AK, United States, (6)Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany, (7)Korean Polar Research Institute, Incheon, South Korea, (8)NERC British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, United Kingdom, (9)University of Houston, Houston, TX, United States, (10)Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, (11)Rice Univ, Houston, TX, United States
11:50 AM
Mineral dust archive in Taylor Dome ice core as evidence for shifting coastal east Antarctic climate during the LGM-Holocene transition
Sarah M Aarons1, Sarah Aciego1, Paolo Gabrielli2, Barbara Delmonte3, Janne Koornneef4, Claudia Bouman5 and Anna Wegner6, (1)University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI, United States, (2)The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, United States, (3)University of Milano-Bicocca, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Milano, Italy, (4)VU Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, (5)Thermo Scientific, Bremen, Germany, (6)Byrd Polar Research Center, Columbus, OH, United States
12:05 PM
Divergent trajectories of Antarctic ice shelf surface melt under 21st century climate scenarios
Luke D Trusel1,2, Karen E Frey1, Sarah B Das2, Peter Kuipers Munneke3 and Erik van Meijgaard4, (1)Clark University, Graduate School of Geography, Worcester, MA, United States, (2)Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Geology and Geophysics, Woods Hole, MA, United States, (3)Utrecht University, Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research, Utrecht, Netherlands, (4)Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute, De Bilt, Netherlands
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