New work in The Cryosphere coming soon

In a banner month, we’ve had two papers accepted in The Cryosphere bearing on the thickness of the West Antarctic ice sheet draining into the Weddell Sea embayment. One by Keir Nichols and the other by Perry Spector of Berkeley Geochronology Center. Final publication will be available online soon! In the mean time, since it is an open discussion format journal, which by the way are great to publish in, can be found here.

Thickness of the divide and flank of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet through the last deglaciation
New Last Glacial Maximum Ice Thickness constraints for the Weddell Sea sector, Antarctica


Thwaites Glacier project now underway

The Tulane cosmogenic nuclide lab is proud to be part of the US-UK International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration. Eight projects will be investigating Thwaites Glacier and the surrounding region from all avenues and both present and past in order to better understand its possible future. The Tulane lab will be part of the Geologic History Constraints team where we will be drilling through Thwaites Glacier to collect subglacial bedrock to see if and when Thwaites Glacier was smaller than today and if so, how did it regrow. Check out our project webpage and the larger ITGC webpage!