Proglacial lakes form along the edge of the ice sheet as meltwater from the retreating ice sheet pools and collects along the edge.

Work on the Snow on Ice grant has generated the following publications:

Allan, E., de Vernal, A., Seidenkrantz, M.-S., Briner, J.P., Hillaire-Marcel, C., Pearce, C., Meire, L., Roy, H., Mathiasen, A.M., Nielsen, M.T., Plesner, J.L., Perner, K. (2021). Insolation vs. meltwater control of productivity and sea surface conditions off SW Greenland during the Holocene. Boreas. https://doi.org/10.1111/bor.12514

Young, N.E., Lesnek, A.J.  Cuzzone, J.K., Briner, J.P., Badgeley, J.A.,Balter-Kennedy, A., Graham, B.L., Cluett, A., Lamp, J.L., Schwartz, R., Tuna, T., Bard, E., Caffee, M.W., Zimmerman, S.R.H., and Schaefer, J.M. (2021). Cosmogenic isotope measurements from recently deglaciated bedrock as a new tool to decipher changes in Greenland Ice Sheet size. Climate of the Past, v. 17, p. 419–450. https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-17-419-2021

Badgeley, J.A., Steig, E.J., Hakim, G.J., Fudge, T.J., 2020. Greenland temperature and precipitation over the last 20,000 years using data assimilation. Climate of the Past Discussions 1–35. https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2019-164

Briner, J.P., Cuzzone, J.K., Badgeley, J.A., Young, N.E., Steig, E.J., Morlighem, M., Schlegel, N.-J., Hakim, G.J., Schaefer, J., Johnson, J.V., Lesnek, A.J., Thomas, E.K., Allan, E.,  Bennike, O., Cluett, A.A   Csatho, B., de Vernal, A., Downs, J., Larour, E., Nowicki, S., in press. Greenland Ice Sheet mass loss rate will excee Holocene values this century. Nature 586,70–74. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2742-6

Cluett, A.A., Thomas, E.K., 2020. Resolving combined influences of inflow and evaporation on western Greenland lake water isotopes to inform paleoclimate inferences. J Paleolimnol 63, 251–268. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10933-020-00114-4

Cuzzone, J.K., Morlighem, M., Larour, E., Schlegel, N., Seroussi, H., 2018. Implementation of higher-order vertical finite elements in ISSM v4.13 for improved ice sheet flow modeling over paleoclimate timescales. Geoscientific Model Development 11, 1683–1694. https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-1683-2018

Cuzzone, J.K., Schlegel, N.-J., Morlighem, M., Larour, E., Briner, J.P., Seroussi, H., Caron, L., 2019. The impact of model resolution on the simulated Holocene retreat of the southwestern Greenland ice sheet using the Ice Sheet System Model (ISSM). The Cryosphere 13, 879–893. https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-879-2019

Downs, J., Johnson, J., Briner, J., Young, N., Lesnek, A., Cuzzone, J., 2020. Western Greenland ice sheet retreat history reveals elevated precipitation during the Holocene thermal maximum. The Cryosphere 14, 1121–1137. https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-1121-2020

Downs, J.Z., Johnson, J.V., Harper, J.T., Meierbachtol, T., Werder, M.A., 2018. Dynamic Hydraulic Conductivity Reconciles Mismatch Between Modeled and Observed Winter Subglacial Water Pressure. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface 123, 818–836. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JF004522

Goelzer, H., Nowicki, S., Payne, A., Larour, E., Seroussi, H., Lipscomb, W.H., Gregory, J., Abe-Ouchi, A., Shepherd, A., Simon, E., Agosta, C., Alexander, P., Aschwanden, A., Barthel, A., Calov, R., Chambers, C., Choi, Y., Cuzzone, J., Dumas, C., Edwards, T., Felikson, D., Fettweis, X., Golledge, N.R., Greve, R., Humbert, A., Huybrechts, P., Clec’h, S.L., Lee, V., Leguy, G., Little, C., Lowry, D.P., Morlighem, M., Nias, I., Quiquet, A., Rückamp, M., Schlegel, N.-J., Slater, D., Smith, R., Straneo, F., Tarasov, L., Wal, R. van de, Broeke, M. van den, 2020. The future sea-level contribution of the Greenland ice sheet: a multi-model ensemble study of ISMIP6. The Cryosphere Discussions 1–43. https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-2019-319

Lesnek, A.J., Briner, J.P., Young, N.E., Cuzzone, J.K., 2020. Maximum Southwest Greenland Ice Sheet Recession in the Early Holocene. Geophysical Research Letters 47, e2019GL083164. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GL083164

Morlighem, M., Wood, M., Seroussi, H., Choi, Y., Rignot, E., 2019. Modeling the response of northwest Greenland to enhanced ocean thermal forcing and subglacial discharge. The Cryosphere 13, 723–734. https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-723-2019

Slater, D.A., Felikson, D., Straneo, F., Goelzer, H., Little, C.M., Morlighem, M., Fettweis, X., Nowicki, S., 2020. Twenty-first century ocean forcing of the Greenland ice sheet for modelling of sea level contribution. The Cryosphere 14, 985–1008. https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-985-2020

Thomas, E.K., Hollister, K.V., Cluett, A.A., Corcoran, M.C., 2020. Reconstructing Arctic Precipitation Seasonality Using Aquatic Leaf Wax δ2H in Lakes With Contrasting Residence Times. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology 35, e2020PA003886. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020PA003886

Turrin, M., Allan, E., Stock, J., Zaima, L., 2020. It Takes a ‘Superhero’to Uncover the Climate Secrets in Fossilized Arctic Ocean Dinocysts. Current: The Journal of Marine Education 34, 22–28. https://doi.org/10.5334/cjme.46

Young, N.E., Briner, J.P., Miller, G.H., Lesnek, A.J., Crump, S.E., Thomas, E.K., Pendleton, S.L., Cuzzone, J., Lamp, J., Zimmerman, S., Caffee, M., Schaefer, J.M., 2020. Deglaciation of the Greenland and Laurentide ice sheets interrupted by glacier advance during abrupt coolings. Quaternary Science Reviews 229, 106091. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.106091