Noel Gourmelen

Publications in cryosphere research affiliated to University of Edinburgh:

Williams, J. J., N. Gourmelen, P. Nienow, C. Bunce & D. Slater (2021, December 16) Helheim Glacier poised for dramatic retreat. Geophysical Research Letters, 48 (23), e2021GL094546. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021GL094546.

Williams, J. J., N. Gourmelen & P. Nienow (2021, October) Complex multi-decadal ice-dynamical change inland of marine-terminating glaciers on the Greenland Ice Sheet. Journal of Glaciology, 67 (265), 833-846. https://doi.org/10.1017/jog.2021.31.

Tepes, P., N. Gourmelen, P. Nienow, M. Tsamados, A. Shepherd & F. Weissgerber (2021, August) Changes in elevation and mass of Arctic glaciers and ice caps, 2010-2017. Remote Sensing of Environment, 261, 112481. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2021.112481.

Tepes, P., P. Nienow & N. Gourmelen (2021, July) Accelerating ice-mass loss across Arctic Russia in response to atmospheric warming, sea-ice decline, and Atlantification of the Eurasian Arctic Shelf seas. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 126 (7), e2021JF006068. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021jf006068.

Jakob, L., N. Gourmelen, M. Ewart & S. Plummer (2021, April 14) Spatially and temporally resolved ice loss in High Mountain Asia and the Gulf of Alaska observed by CryoSat-2 swath altimetry between 2010 and 2019. The Cryosphere, 15 (4), 1845-1862. https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-15-1845-2021.

Slater, T., I. R. Lawrence, I. N. Otosaka, A. Shepherd, N. Gourmelen, L. Jakob, P. Tepes, L. Gilbert & P. Nienow (2021, January 25) Earth’s ice imbalance. The Cryosphere, 15 (1), 233-246. https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-15-233-2021.

Garcia-Mondéjar, A., M. Scagliola, N. Gourmelen, J. Bouffard & M. Roca (2021, January 16) Roll calibration for CryoSat-2: A comprehensive approach. Remote Sensing, 13 (2), 302. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs13020302.

Malczyk, G., N. Gourmelen, D. Goldberg, J. Wuite & T. Nagler (2020, December 16) Repeat subglacial lake drainage and filling beneath Thwaites Glacier. Geophysical Research Letters, 47 (23), e2020GL089658. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020gl089658.

Bisset, R. R., A. Dehecq, D. N. Goldberg, M. Huss, R. G. Bingham & N. Gourmelen (2020, May 14) Reversed surface-mass-balance gradients on Himalayan debris-covered glaciers inferred from remote sensing. Remote Sensing, 12 (10), 1563. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12101563.

Wei, W., D. D. Blankenship, J. S. Greenbaum, N. Gourmelen, C. F. Dow, T. G. Richter, C. A. Greene, D. A. Young, S. Lee, T. W. Kim, W. S. Lee & K. M. Assmann (2020, April 27) Getz Ice Shelf melt enhanced by freshwater discharge from beneath the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. The Cryosphere, 14 (4), 1399-1408, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-1399-2020.

Shepherd, A., E. Ivins, E. Rignot, B. Smith, M. Van den Broeke, I. Velicogna, P. Whitehouse, K. Briggs, I. Joughin, G. Krinner, S. Nowicki, T. Payne, T. Scambos, N. Schlegel, G. A, C. Agosta, A. Ahlstrom, G. Babonis, V. R. Barletta, A. A. Bjork, A. Blazquez, J. Bonin, W. Colgan, B. Csatho, R. Cullather, M. E. Engdahl, D. Felikson, X. Fettweis, R. Forsberg, A. E. Hogg, H. Gallee, A. Gardner, L. Gilbert, N. Gourmelen, A. Groh, B. Gunter, E. Hanna, C. Harig, V. Helm, A. Horvath, M. Horwath, S. Khan, K. K. Kjeldsen, H. Konrad, P. L. Langen, B. Lecavalier, B. Loomis, S. Luthcke, M. McMillan, D. Melini, S. Mernild, Y. Mohajerani, P. Moore, R. Mottram, J. Mouginot, G. Moyano, A. Muir, T. Nagler, G. Nield, J. Nilsson, B. Noel, I. Otosaka, M. E. Pattle, W. R. Peltier, N. Pie, R. Rietbroek, H. Rott, L. S. Sorensen, I. Sasgen, H. Save, B. Scheuchl, E. Schrama, L. Schroder, K. W. Seo, S. B. Simonsen, T. Slater, G. Spada, T. Sutterley, M. Talpe, L. Tarasov, W. J. Van de Berg, W. Van der Walt, M. Van Wessem, B. D. Vishwakarma, D. Wiese, D. Wilton, T. Wagner, B. Wouters, J. Wuite & I. Team (2020, March 12) Mass balance of the Greenland Ice Sheet from 1992 to 2018. Nature, 579 (7798), 233-239. https://doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1855-2.

Leeson, A. A., E. Forster, A. Rice, N. Gourmelen & J. M. van Wessem (2020, February 28) Evolution of supraglacial lakes on the Larsen B Ice Shelf in the decades before it collapsed. Geophysical Research Letters, 47 (4), e2019GL085591. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019gl085591.

Williams, J. J., N. Gourmelen & P. Nienow (2020, February 03) Dynamic response of the Greenland Ice Sheet to recent cooling. Scientific Reports, 10, 1647. https://doi:10.1038/s41598-020-58355-2.

Harcourt, W. D., S. J. Palmer, D. T. Mansell, A. Le Brocq, O. Bartlett, N. Gourmelen, P. Tepes, J. A. Dowdeswell, D. D. Blankenship & D. A. Young (2020 [published 2019 August 29]) Subglacial controls on dynamic thinning at Trinity-Wykeham Glacier, Prince of Wales Ice Field, Canadian Arctic. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 41 (3), 1191-1213. https://doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2019.1658238.

García-Mondejar, A., N. Gourmelen, M. J. Escorihuela, M. Roca, A. Shepherd & S. Plummer (2019, December) Multisurface retracker for swath processing of interferometric radar altimetry. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 16 (12), 1839-1843. https://doi.org/10.1109/lgrs.2019.2913635.

Wuite, J., T. Nagler, N. Gourmelen, M. J. Escorihuela, A. E. Hogg & M. R. Drinkwater (2019, November 23) Sub-annual calving-front migration, area change and calving rates from swath-mode CryoSat-2 altimetry on Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf, Antarctica. Remote Sensing, 11 (23), 2761. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs11232761.

Lilien, D. A., I. Joughin, B. Smith & N. Gourmelen (2019, November 05) Melt at grounding line controls observed and future retreat of Smith, Pope, and Kohler glaciers. The Cryosphere, 13 (11), 2817-2834. https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-2817-2019.

Nias, I. J., S. L. Cornford, T. L. Edwards, N. Gourmelen & A. J. Payne (2019, October 28) Assessing uncertainty in the dynamical ice response to ocean warming in the Amundsen Sea Embayment, West Antarctica. Geophysical Research Letters, 46 (20), 11253-11260. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019gl084941.

Moyer, A. N., P. W. Nienow, N. Gourmelen, A. J. Sole, D. A. Slater, M. Truffer & M. Fahnestock (2019, August) Spatio-temporal variations in seasonal ice tongue submarine melt rate at a tidewater glacier in southwest Greenland. Journal of Glaciology, 65 (252), 523-530. https://doi.org/10.1017/jog.2019.27.

Goldberg, D. N., N. Gourmelen, S. Kimura, R. Millan & K. Snow (2019, January 16) How accurately should we model ice-shelf melt rates? Geophysical Research Letters, 46 (1), 189-199. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018gl080383.

Dehecq, A., N. Gourmelen, A. S. Gardner, F. Brun, D. Goldberg, P. W. Nienow, E. Berthier, C. Vincent, P. Wagnon & E. Trouvé (2019, January) Twenty-first century glacier slowdown driven by mass loss in High Mountain Asia. Nature Geoscience, 12 (1), 22-27. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-018-0271-9.

Nguyen, T., N. Meger, C. Rigotti, C. Pothier, E. Trouvé, N. Gourmelen & J. L. Mugnier (2018, November) A pattern-based method for handling confidence measures while mining satellite displacement field time series: Application to Greenland Ice Sheet and alpine glaciers. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 11 (11), 4390-4402. https://doi.org/10.1109/jstars.2018.2

Gourmelen, N., M. J. Escorihuela, A. Shepherd, L. Foresta, A. Muir, A. García-Mondejar, M. Roca, S. G. Baker & M. R. Drinkwater (2018, September 15) CryoSat-2 swath interferometric altimetry for mapping ice elevation and elevation change. Advances in Space Research, 62 (6), 1226-1242. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2017.11.014.

Christie, F. D. W., R. G. Bingham, N. Gourmelen, E. J. Steig, R. R. Bisset, H. D. Pritchard, K. Snow & S. F. B. Tett (2018, July 26) Glacier change along West Antarctica’s Marie Byrd Land Sector and links to inter-decadal atmosphere-ocean variability. The Cryosphere, 12 (7), 2461-2479. https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-2461-2018.

Foresta, L., N. Gourmelen, F. Weissgerber, P. Nienow, J. J. Williams, A. Shepherd, M. R. Drinkwater & S. Plummer (2018, June 15) Heterogeneous and rapid ice loss over the Patagonian Ice Fields revealed by CryoSat-2 swath radar altimetry. Remote Sensing of Environment, 211, 441-455. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2018.03.041.

Zheng, W., M. E. Pritchard, M. J. Willis, P. Tepes, N. Gourmelen, T. J. Benham & J. A. Dowdeswell (2018, June 15) Accelerating glacier mass loss on Franz Josef Land, Russian Arctic. Remote Sensing of Environment, 211, 357-375. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2018.04.004.

Boncori, J. P. M., M. L. Andersen, J. Dall, A. Kusk, M. Kamstra, S. B. Andersen, N. Bechor, S. Bevan, C. Bignami, N. Gourmelen, I. Joughin, H. S. Jung, A. Luckman, J. Mouginot, J. Neelmeijer, E. Rignot, K. Scharrer, T. Nagler, B. Scheuchl & T. Strozzi (2018, June 12) Intercomparison and validation of SAR-based ice velocity measurement techniques within the Greenland Ice Sheet CCI Project. Remote Sensing, 10 (6), 929. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs10060929.

Moyer, A. N., P. W. Nienow, N. Gourmelen, A. J. Sole & D. A. Slater (2017, December 15) Estimating spring terminus submarine melt rates at a Greenlandic tidewater glacier using satellite imagery. Frontiers in Earth Science, 5, 107. https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2017.00107.

Kuipers Munneke, P., D. McGrath, B. Medley, A. Luckman, S. Bevan, B. Kulessa, D. Jansen, A. Booth, P. Smeets, B. Hubbard, D. Ashmore, M. Van den Broeke, H. Sevestre, K. Steffen, A. Shepherd & N. Gourmelen (2017, November 01) Observationally constrained surface mass balance of Larsen C Ice Shelf, Antarctica. The Cryosphere, 11 (6), 2411-2426. https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-2411-2017.

Gourmelen, N., D. N. Goldberg, K. Snow, S. F. Henley, R. G. Bingham, S. Kimura, A. E. Hogg, A. Shepherd, J. Mouginot, J. T. M. Lenaerts, S. R. M. Ligtenberg & W. J. van de Berg (2017, October 16) Channelized melting drives thinning under a rapidly melting Antarctic ice shelf. Geophysical Research Letters, 44 (19), 9796-9804. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017gl074929.

Hogg, A. E., A. Shepherd, S. L. Cornford, K. H. Briggs, N. Gourmelen, J. A. Graham, I. Joughin, J. Mouginot, T. Nagler, A. J. Payne, E. Rignot & J. Wuite (2017, May 16) Increased ice flow in Western Palmer Land linked to ocean melting. Geophysical Research Letters, 44 (9), 4159-4167. https://doi.org/10.1002/2016gl072110.

Smith, B. E., N. Gourmelen, A. Huth & I. Joughin (2017, February 08) Connected subglacial lake drainage beneath Thwaites Glacier, West Antarctica. The Cryosphere, 11 (1), 451-467. https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-451-2017.

Hogg, A. E., A. Shepherd, N. Gourmelen & M. Engdahl (2016, December) Grounding-line migration from 1992 to 2011 on Petermann Glacier, north-west Greenland. Journal of Glaciology, 62 (236), 1104-1114. https://doi.org/10.1017/jog.2016.83.

Foresta, L., N. Gourmelen, F. Pálsson, P. Nienow, H. Björnsson & A. Shepherd (2016, December 16) Surface elevation change and mass balance of Icelandic ice caps derived from swath mode CryoSat-2 altimetry. Geophysical Research Letters, 43 (23), 12138-12145. https://doi.org/10.1002/2016gl071485.

Ignéczi, Á., A. J. Sole, S. J. Livingstone, A. A. Leeson, X. Fettweis, N. Selmes, N. Gourmelen & K. Briggs (2016, September 28) Northeast sector of the Greenland Ice Sheet to undergo the greatest inland expansion of supraglacial lakes during the 21st century. Geophysical Research Letters, 43 (18), 9729-9738. https://doi.org/10.1002/2016gl070338.

Dehecq, A., R. Millan, E. Berthier, N. Gourmelen, E. Trouvé & V. Vionnet (2016, August) Elevation changes inferred from TanDEM-X data over the Mont-Blanc area: Impact of the X-band interferometric bias. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 9 (8), 3870-3882. https://doi.org/10.1109/jstars.2016.2581482.

Christie, F. D. W., R. G. Bingham, N. Gourmelen, S. F. B. Tett & A. Muto (2016, June 16) Four-decade record of pervasive grounding-line retreat along the Bellingshausen margin of West Antarctica. Geophysical Research Letters, 43 (11), 5741-5749. https://doi.org/10.1002/2016gl068972.

Yan, Y. J., A. Dehecq, E. Trouvé, G. Mauris, N. Gourmelen & F. Vernier (2016, March) Fusion of remotely sensed displacement measurements: Current status and challenges. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Magazine, 4 (1), 6-25. https://doi.org/10.1109/mgrs.2016.2516278.

Gourmelen, N., J. W. Park & A. Shepherd (2016, January 14) GreenSAR—Greenland and Antarctic grounding lines from SAR data. In Remote Sensing Advances for Earth System Science: The ESA Changing Earth Science Network: Projects 2011-2013, eds. D. Fernández-Prieto & R. Sabia, 35-49, Springer, New York. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-16952-1_3.

Tedstone, A. J., P. W. Nienow, N. Gourmelen, A. Dehecq, D. Goldberg & E. Hanna (2015, October 29) Decadal slowdown of a land-terminating sector of the Greenland Ice Sheet despite warming. Nature, 526 (7575), 692-695. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature15722.

Kropáček, J., N. Neckel, B. Tyrna, N. Holzer, A. Hovden, N. Gourmelen, C. Schneider, M. Buchroithner & V. Hochschild (2015, October 26) Repeated glacial-lake outburst flood threatening the oldest Buddhist monastery in north-western Nepal. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 15 (10), 2425-2437. https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-15-2425-2015.

Fürst, J. J., G. Durand, F. Gillet-Chaulet, N. Merino, L. Tavard, J. Mouginot, N. Gourmelen & O. Gagliardini (2015, August 04) Assimilation of Antarctic velocity observations provides evidence for uncharted pinning points. The Cryosphere, 9 (4), 1427-1443. https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-9-1427-2015.

Dehecq, A., N. Gourmelen & E. Trouvé (2015, June 01) Deriving large-scale glacier velocities from a complete satellite archive: Application to the Pamir-Karakoram-Himalaya. Remote Sensing of Environment, 162, 55-66. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2015.01.031.

Voytenko, D., T. H. Dixon, I. M. Howat, N. Gourmelen, C. Lembke, C. L. Werner, S. de la Peña & B. Oddsson (2015, February) Multi-year observations of Breiðamerkurjökull, a marine-terminating glacier in southeastern Iceland, using terrestrial radar interferometry. Journal of Glaciology, 61 (225), 42-54. https://doi.org/10.3189/2015JoG14J099.

Tedstone, A. J., P. W. Nienow, N. Gourmelen & A. J. Sole (2014, December 28) Greenland Ice Sheet annual motion insensitive to spatial variations in subglacial hydraulic structure. Geophysical Research Letters, 41 (24), 8910-8917. https://doi.org/10.1002/2014gl062386.

McMillan, M., A. Shepherd, N. Gourmelen, A. Dehecq, A. Leeson, A. Ridout, T. Flament, A. Hogg, L. Gilbert, T. Benham, M. Van den Broeke, J. A. Dowdeswell, X. Fettweis, B. Noël & T. Strozzi (2014, December 28) Rapid dynamic activation of a marine-based Arctic ice cap. Geophysical Research Letters, 41 (24), 8902-8909. https://doi.org/10.1002/2014gl062255.