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. https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2022.128.

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. https://doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-21-0084.1.

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. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020RG000725.

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.

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. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021jf006191.

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. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-021-03302-y.

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. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017jf004349.

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.

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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40641-017-0083-9.

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.

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. https://doi.org/10.1002/2016gl072374.

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/10.1175/jpo-d-15-0132.1.

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.

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. https://doi.org/10.1002/2014jc010324.