Michael Zaiser

Publications in cryosphere research affiliated to University of Edinburgh:

Barraclough, T., J. R. Blackford, S. Liebenstein, S. Sandfeld, T. J. Stratford, G. Weinlander & M. Zaiser (2017, March) Propagating compaction bands in confined compression of snow. Nature Physics, 13, 272-275. https://doi.org/10.1038/nphys3966.

Heierli, J., P. Gumbsch & M. Zaiser (2008, July 11) Anticrack nucleation as triggering mechanism for snow slab avalanches. Science, 321 (5886), 240-243. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1153948.

Heierli, J. & M. Zaiser (2008, May) Failure initiation in snow stratifications containing weak layers: Nucleation of whumpfs and slab avalanches. Cold Regions Science and Technology, 52 (3), 385-400. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coldregions.2007.02.007.

Fyffe, B. & M. Zaiser (2007, July) Interplay of basal shear fracture and slab rupture in slab avalanche release. Cold Regions Science and Technology, 49 (1), 26-38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coldregions.2006.09.011.

Fyffe, B., J. Schwerdtfeger, J. R. Blackford, M. Zaiser, A. Konstantinidis & E. C. Aifantis (2007, June 01) Fracture toughness of snow: The influence of layered microstructure. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Materials, 18 (3), 195-215. https://doi.org/10.1515/JMBM.2007.18.3.195.

Heierli, J. & M. Zaiser (2006, March) An analytical model for fracture nucleation in collapsible stratifications. Geophysical Research Letters, 33 (6), L06501. https://doi.org/10.1029/2005gl025311.

Fyffe, B. & M. Zaiser (2004, December) The effects of snow variability on slab avalanche release. Cold Regions Science and Technology, 40 (3), 229-242. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coldregions.2004.08.004.

Zaiser, M. (2004, March) Slab avalanche release viewed as interface fracture in a random medium. Annals of Glaciology, 38, 9-14. https://doi.org/10.3189/172756404781815040.

Zaiser, M. & E. C. Aifantis (2003, September 01) Avalanches and slip patterning in plastic deformation. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Materials, 14 (4-5), 255-270. https://doi.org/10.1515/JMBM.2003.14.4-5.255.