Donald A. Slater

PhD Thesis, University of Edinburgh, 2017: Modelling submarine melting at tidewater glaciers in Greenland. University of Edinburgh.

Publications in cryosphere research affiliated to University of Edinburgh:

Straneo, F., D. A. Slater, C. Bouchard, M. R. Cape, M. Carey, L. Ciannelli, J. Holte, P. Matrai, K. Laidre, C. Little, L. Meire, H. Seroussi, and M. Vernet (2022) An interdisciplinary perspective on Greenland’s changing coastal margins. Oceanography, vol/issue/pp tbc.

Slater, D. A. & F. Straneo (2022, October 03) Submarine melting of glaciers in Greenland amplified by atmospheric warming. Nature Geoscience, 15 (10), 794–799. https://doi:10.1038/s41561-022-01035-9.

Slater, D. A., D. Carroll, H. Oliver, M. J. Hopwood, F. Straneo, M. Wood, J. K. Willis & M. Morlighem (2022, May 28) Characteristic depths, fluxes, and timescales for Greenland’s tidewater-glacier fjords from subglacial discharge-driven upwelling during summer. Geophysical Research Letters, 49 (10), e2021GL097081. https://doi:10.1029/2021gl097081.

Muilwijk, M., F. Straneo, D. A. Slater, L. H. Smedsrud, J. Holte, M. Wood, C. S. Andresen & B. Harden (2022, March 01) Export of ice-sheet meltwater from Upernavik Fjord, West Greenland. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 52 (3), 363-382.

Smedsrud, L. H., M. Muilwijk, A. Brakstad, E. Madonna, S. K. Lauvset, C. Spensberger, A. Born, T. Eldevik, H. Drange, E. Jeansson, C. Li, A. Olsen, Ø. Skagseth, D. A. Slater, F. Straneo, K. Våge & M. Årthun (2022, March) Nordic seas heat loss, Atlantic inflow, and Arctic sea-ice cover over the last century. Reviews of Geophysics, 60 (1), e2020RG000725.

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.

Slater, D. A., D. I. Benn, T. R. Cowton, J. N. Bassis & J. A. Todd (2021, July) Calving multiplier effect controlled by melt-undercut geometry. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 126 (7), e2021JF006191.

Edwards, T. L., S. Nowicki, B. Marzeion, R. Hock, H. Goelzer, H. Seroussi, N. C. Jourdain, D. A. Slater, F. E. Turner, C. J. Smith, C. M. McKenna, E. Simon, A. Abe-Ouchi, J. M. Gregory, E. Larour, W. H. Lipscomb, A. J. Payne, A. Shepherd, C. Agosta, P. Alexander, T. Albrecht, B. Anderson, X. Asay-Davis, A. Aschwanden, A. Barthel, A. Bliss, R. Calov, C. Chambers, N. Champollion, Y. Choi, R. Cullather, J. Cuzzone, C. Dumas, D. Felikson, X. Fettweis, K. Fujita, B. K. Galton-Fenzi, R. Gladstone, N. R. Golledge, R. Greve, T. Hattermann, M. J. Hoffman, A. Humbert, M. Huss, P. Huybrechts, W. Immerzeel, T. Kleiner, P. Kraaijenbrink, S. Le Clec’h, V. C. Lee, G. R. Leguy, C. M. Little, D. P. Lowry, J.-H. Malles, D. F. Martin, F. Maussion, M. Morlighem, J. F. O’Neill, I. Nias, F. Pattyn, T. Pelle, S. F. Price, A. Quiquet, V. Radić, R. Reese, D. R. Rounce, M. Rückamp, A. Sakai, C. Shafer, N. J. Schlegel, S. Shannon, R. S. Smith, F. Straneo, S. N. Sun, L. Tarasov, L. D. Trusel, J. Van Breedam, R. van de Wal, M. van den Broeke, R. Winkelmann, H. Zekollari, C. Zhao, T. Zhang & T. Zwinger (2021, May 06) Projected land ice contributions to twenty-first-century sea level rise. Nature, 593 (7857), 74-82.

Todd, J., P. Christoffersen, T. Zwinger, P. Råback, N. Chauché, D. Benn, A. Luckman, J. Ryan, N. Toberg, D. Slater & A. Hubbard (2018, March) A full-Stokes 3-D calving model applied to a large Greenlandic glacier. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 123 (3), 410-432.

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.

Nienow, P. W., A. J. Sole, D. A. Slater & T. R. Cowton (2017, December) Recent advances in our understanding of the role of meltwater in the Greenland Ice Sheet system. Current Climate Change Reports, 3 (4), 330-344.

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.

Slater, D. A., P. W. Nienow, D. N. Goldberg, T. R. Cowton & A. J. Sole (2017, March 16) A model for tidewater glacier undercutting by submarine melting. Geophysical Research Letters, 44 (5), 2360-2368.

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.

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.

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.

Cowton, T., D. Slater, A. Sole, D. Goldberg & P. Nienow (2015, February) Modeling the impact of glacial runoff on fjord circulation and submarine melt rate using a new subgrid-scale parameterization for glacial plumes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 120 (2), 796-812.