Thomas R. Cowton

PhD Thesis, University of Edinburgh, 2013: Hydrology of a land-terminating Greenlandic outlet glacier. University of Edinburgh.

Publications in cryosphere research affiliated to University of Edinburgh:

Cowton, T. R., A. J. Sole, P. W. Nienow, D. A. Slater & P. Christoffersen (2018, July 31) Linear response of east Greenland’s tidewater glaciers to ocean/atmosphere warming. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115 (31), 7907-7912. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1801769115.

Slater, D., P. Nienow, A. Sole, T. Cowton, R. Mottram, P. Langen & D. Mair (2017, April) Spatially distributed runoff at the grounding line of a large Greenlandic tidewater glacier inferred from plume modelling. Journal of Glaciology, 63 (238), 309-323. https://doi.org/10.1017/jog.2016.139.

Linhoff, B. S., M. A. Charette, P. W. Nienow, J. L. Wadham, A. J. Tedstone & T. Cowton (2017, March 15) Utility of 222Rn as a passive tracer of subglacial distributed system drainage. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 462, 180-188. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2016.12.039.

Cowton, T., A. Sole, P. Nienow, D. Slater, D. Wilton & E. Hanna (2016, December) Controls on the transport of oceanic heat to Kangerdlugssuaq Glacier, East Greenland. Journal of Glaciology, 62 (236), 1167-1180. https://doi.org/10.1017/jog.2016.117.

Slater, D. A., D. N. Goldberg, P. W. Nienow & T. R. Cowton (2016, June 01) Scalings for submarine melting at tidewater glaciers from buoyant plume theory. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 46 (6), 1839-1855. https://doi.org/10

Cowton, T., P. Nienow, A. Sole, I. Bartholomew & D. Mair (2016, June) Variability in ice motion at a land-terminating Greenlandic outlet glacier: The role of channelized and distributed drainage systems. Journal of Glaciology, 62 (233), 451-466. https://doi.org/10.1017/jog.2016.36.

Hawkings, J. R., J. L. Wadham, M. Tranter, E. Lawson, A. Sole, T. Cowton, A. J. Tedstone, I. Bartholomew, P. Nienow, D. Chandler & J. Telling (2015, June 23) The effect of warming climate on nutrient and solute export from the Greenland Ice Sheet. Geochemical Perspectives Letters, 1 (1), 94-104. https://doi.org/10.7185/geochemlet.1510.

Slater, D. A., P. W. Nienow, T. R. Cowton, D. N. Goldberg & A. J. Sole (2015, April 28) Effect of near-terminus subglacial hydrology on tidewater-glacier submarine melt rates. Geophysical Research Letters, 42 (8), 2861-2868. https://doi.org/10.1002/2014gl062494.

Tedstone, A. J., P. W. Nienow, A. J. Sole, D. W. F. Mair, T. R. Cowton, I. D. Bartholomew & M. A. King (2013, December 03) Greenland Ice Sheet motion insensitive to exceptional meltwater forcing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110 (49), 19719-19724. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1315843110.

Sole, A., P. Nienow, I. Bartholomew, D. Mair, T. Cowton, A. Tedstone & M. A. King (2013, August 16) Winter motion mediates dynamic response of the Greenland Ice Sheet to warmer summers. Geophysical Research Letters, 40 (15), 3940-3944. https://doi.org/10.1002/grl.50764.

Chandler, D. M., J. L. Wadham, G. P. Lis, T. Cowton, A. Sole, I. Bartholomew, J. Telling, P. Nienow, E. B. Bagshaw, D. Mair, S. Vinen & A. Hubbard (2013, March) Evolution of the subglacial drainage system beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet revealed by tracers. Nature Geoscience, 6 (3), 195-198. https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo1737.

Cowton, T., P. Nienow, A. Sole, J. Wadham, G. Lis, I. Bartholomew, D. Mair & D. Chandler (2013, March) Evolution of drainage-system morphology at a land-terminating Greenlandic outlet glacier. Journal of Geophysical Research, 118 (1), 29-41. https://doi.org/10.1029/2012jf002540.

Bartholomew, I., P. Nienow, A. Sole, D. Mair, T. Cowton & M. A. King (2012, September) Short-term variability in Greenland Ice Sheet motion forced by time-varying meltwater drainage: Implications for the relationship between subglacial drainage system behavior and ice velocity. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117 (F3), F03002. https://doi.org/10.1029/2011jf002220.

Cowton, T., P. Nienow, I. Bartholomew, A. Sole & D. Mair (2012, April 01) Rapid erosion beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet. Geology, 40 (4), 343-346. https://doi.org/10.1130/g32687.1.

Bartholomew, I. D., P. Nienow, A. Sole, D. Mair, T. Cowton, M. A. King & S. Palmer (2011, July 15) Seasonal variations in Greenland Ice Sheet motion: Inland extent and behaviour at higher elevations. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 307 (3-4), 271-278. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2011.04.014.

Bartholomew, I., P. Nienow, A. Sole, D. Mair, T. Cowton, S. Palmer & J. Wadham (2011, April 28) Supraglacial forcing of subglacial drainage in the ablation zone of the Greenland Ice Sheet. Geophysical Research Letters, 38 (8), L08502. https://doi.org/10.1029/2011gl047063.