Slater, D., Nienow, P., Sole, A., Cowton, T., Mottram, R., Langen, P., Mair, D. 2017. Spatially distributed runoff at the grounding line of a large Greenlandic tidewater glacier inferred from plume modelling. Journal of Glaciology.

Linhoff, B, Charette, M, Nienow, P., Wadham, J., Tedstone, A., Cowton, T. 2017. Utility of 222Rn as a passive tracer of subglacial distributed system drainage. Earth and Planetary Science Letters.


Cowton, T., Sole, A., Nienow, P., Slater, D., Wilton, D. & Hanna, E. 2016. Controls on the transport of oceanic heat to Kangerdlugssuaq Glacier, east Greenland. Journal of Glaciology 62(236) 1167–1180.

Slater, D. A., Nienow, P. W., Goldberg, D. N. & Cowton, T. R. 2016. Scalings for Submarine Melting at Tidewater Glaciers from Buoyant Plume Theory. Journal of Physical Oceanography 46(6), 1839-1855.

Cowton, T., Nienow, P., Sole, A., Bartholomew, I. & Mair, D. 2016 Variability in ice motion at a land-terminating Greenlandic outlet glacier: the role of channelized and distributed drainage systems. Journal of Glaciology 62 (233), 451-466

Thompson, S., Benn, D.I., Mertes, J. and Luckman, A. 2016. Stagnation and mass loss on a Himalayan debris-covered glacier: processes, patterns and rates. Journal of Glaciology 62 (233), 467-485. [Full Text @ RG]

Medrzycka, D., Benn, D.I., Box, J.E., Copland, L. and Balog, J. 2016. Calving behaviour at Rink Isbrae, west Greenland, from time-lapse photos. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research 48 (2), 263-277. [Full Text @ StAndrews]

Hubbard, B., Luckman, A., Ashmore, D.W., Bevan, S., Kulessa, B., Kuipers Munneke, P., Philippe, M., Jansen, D., Booth, A., Sevestre, H., Tison, J.L., O’Leary, M., Rutt, I., 2016. Massive subsurface ice formed by refreezing of ice-shelf melt ponds. Nature Communications 7. [Full Text @ RG]

Fairchild, I.J., Fleming, E.J., Bao, H., Benn, D.I., Boomer, I., Dublyansky, Y.V., Galen P. Halverson, G.P., Hambrey, M.J., Hendy, C., McMillan, E., Spötl, C, Stevenson, C.Y.E. and Wynn, P. 2015. Continental carbonate facies of a Neoproterozoic panglaciation, NE Svalbard. Sedimentology [Full Text @ RG]

Passalacqua, O., Gagliardini, O., Parrenin, F., Todd, J., Gillet-Chaulet, F., & Ritz, C. 2016. Performance and applicability of a 2.5-D ice-flow model in the vicinity of a dome. Geoscience Model Development, 9, 2301–2313. [Full Text @ RG]


Fleming, E.J., Benn, D.I., Stevenson, C.T.E., Petronis, M.S., Hambrey, M.J. and Fairchild, I.J. 2015. Glacitectonism, subglacial and glacilacustrine processes during a Neoproterozoic panglaciation, northeast Svalbard. Sedimentology [Full Text @ RG]

Luckman, A., Benn, D.I., Cottier, F., Bevan, S., Nilsen, F. and Inall, M. 2015. Calving rates at tidewater glaciers depend linearly on ocean temperature. Nature Communications [Full Text @ RG]

Sevestre, H., Benn, D.I., Hulton, N.R.J. and Baelum, K. 2015. Thermal structure of Svalbard glaciers and implications for the thermal switch model of glacier surging. Journal of Geophysical Research [Full Text @ RG]

Lovell, H., Fleming, E.J., Benn, D.I., Hubbard, B., Lukas, S. and Naegeli, K. 2015. Former dynamic behaviour of a cold-based valley glacier on Svalbard revealed by structural glaciology and basal ice investigations. Journal of Glaciology 61 (226). 309-328. [Full Text @ RG]

Lovell, H., Fleming, E.J., Benn, D.I. Hubbard, B., Lukas, S., Rea, B.R., Noormets, R. and Flink, A.E. 2015. Debris entrainment and landform genesis during tidewater glacier surges. Journal of Geophysical Research [Full Text @ RG]

Benn, D.I., Le Hir, G., Bao, H., Donnadieu, Y., Dumas, C., Fleming, E.J., Hambrey, M.J., McMillan, E.A., Petronis, M.S., Ramstein, G., Stevenson, C.T.E., Wynn, P.M. and Fairchild, I.J. 2015. Orbitally forced ice sheet fluctuations during the Marinoan Snowball Earth glaciation. Nature Geoscience 8, 704–707. [Full Text @ RG]

Sevestre, H. and Benn, D.I. 2015. Climatic and topographic controls on the global distribution of surge-type glaciers: implications for a unifying model of surging. Journal of Glaciology 61 (228), 646-662. [Full Text @ RG]

Cowton, T, D Slater, A Sole, D Goldberg, P Nienow (2015), Modeling the impact of glacial runoff on fjord circulation and submarine melt rate using a new parameterization for glacial plumes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, v. 120, p. 796-812 [Full Text @ RG]

Slater, D, Nienow P, Cowton T, Golderg D, Sole A (2015), Effect of near terminus subglacial hydrology on tidewater glacier submarine melt rates. Geophysical Research Letters, 42(8), p2861-2868

Hawkings, J, J Wadham, M Tranter, E Lawson, A Sole, T Cowton, A Tedstone, I Bartholomew, P Nienow and D Chandler (2015), The effect of warming climate on nutrient and solute export from the Greenland Ice Sheet. Geochemical Perspectives Letters, v.1, p. 94-10 [Full Text @ RG]

Ryan, J. C., Hubbard, A. L., Box, J. E., Todd, J., Christoffersen, P., Carr, J. R., … Snooke, N. (2015). UAV photogrammetry and structure from motion to assess calving dynamics at Store Glacier, a large outlet draining the Greenland ice sheet. The Cryosphere, 9(1), 1–11. [Full Text @ RG]


Flink, A.E., Noormets, R., Kirchner, N., Benn, D.I., Luckman, A. and Lovell, H. 2014. The evolution of a submarine landform record following recent and multiple surges of Tunabreen glacier, Svalbard. Quaternary Science Reviews 108, 37-50. [Full Text @ RG]

Naegeli, K., Lovell, H., Zemp, M. and Benn, D.I. 2014. Dendritic subglacial drainage systems in cold glaciers formed by cut-and-closure processes. Geografiska Annaler A 96, 591–608. [Full Text @ RG]

Kirkbride, M.P., Everest, J., Benn, D.I., Georgiu, D. and Dawson, A.G. 2014. Late Holocene and Younger Dryas glaciers in the northern Cairngorm Mountains, Scotland. The Holocene 24, 141-148. [Full Text @ RG]

Todd, J., & Christoffersen, P. (2014). Are seasonal calving dynamics forced by buttressing from ice mélange or undercutting by melting? Outcomes from full-Stokes simulations of Store Glacier, West Greenland. The Cryosphere, 8(6), 2353–2365. [Full Text @ RG]

Todd, J. A., Austin, W. E. N., & Abbott, P. M. (2014). Quantifying bioturbation of a simulated ash fall event. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 398(1), 195–207. [Full Text @ RG]


Fleming, E., Lovell, H., Stevenson, C., Petronis, M., Benn, D.I., Hambrey, M. and Fairchild, I. 2013. Magnetic fabrics in basal ice of a surge-type glacier. Journal of Geophysical Research 118, 2263-2278. [Full Text @ RG]

Cowton, T, P Nienow, A Sole, J Wadham, G Lis, I Bartholomew, D Mair, D Chandler (2013), Evolution of drainage system morphology at a land-terminating Greenlandic outlet glacier. Journal of Geophysical Research (Earth Surface), v. 118.

Gulley, J.D., Spellman, P.D., Covington, M.D., Martin, J.B., Benn, D.I. and Catania, G. 2013. Large values of hydraulic roughness in subglacial conduits during conduit enlargement: implications for modelling conduit evolution. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 39, 296-310. [Full Text @ RG]

Robertson, C.M., Brook, M.S., Holt, K.A., Fuller, I.C. and Benn, D.I. 2013. Calving retreat and proglacial lake growth at Hooker Glacier, Southern Alps, New Zealand. New Zealand Geographer 69 (1), 14-25. [Full Text @ RG]

Lukas, S,, Benn, D.I., Boston, C.M., Brook, M., Coray, S., Evans, D.J.A., Graf, A. and Kellerer, A. 2013. Clast shape analysis and clast transport paths in glacial environments: A critical review of methods and the role of lithology. Earth-Science Reviews 121, 96-116. [Full Text @ RG]

Åström, J.A., TI Riikilä, T.I., Tallinen, T., Zwinger, T., Benn, D.I., Moore, J C., and Timonen, J. 2013. A particle based simulation model for glacier dynamics. The Cryosphere 7, 1591-1602. [Full Text @ RG]

Chandler, D, J Wadham, G Lis, T Cowton, A Sole, I Bartholomew, J Telling, P Nienow, E Bagshaw, D Mair, S Vinen and A Hubbard (2013), Evolution of the subglacial drainage system beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet revealed by tracers. Nature Geoscience.

Sole, A, P Nienow, I Bartholomew, D Mair, T Cowton, A Tedstone and M King (2013), Winter motion mediates dynamic response of the Greenland Ice Sheet to warmer summers. Geophysical Research Letters, v. 40, p. 1-5 [Full Text @ RG]

Tedstone, A, P Nienow, A Sole, D Mair, T Cowton, I Bartholomew, M King (2013), Greenland Ice Sheet motion insensitive to exceptional meltwater forcing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, v. 110, p. 19719-19724


Nicholson, L. and Benn, D.I. 2012. Properties of natural supraglacial debris in relation to modelling sub-debris ice ablation. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 38, 490-501. [Full Text @ RG]

Kristensen, L. and Benn, D.I. 2012. A surge of Skobreen / Paulabreen, Svalbard, observed by time-lapse photographs and remote sensing data. Polar Research 31, 11106, [Full Text @ RG]

Bartholomew, I, P Nienow, A Sole, D Mair, T Cowton, M King (2012), Short-term variability in Greenland Ice Sheet motion forced by time-varying meltwater drainage: Implications for the relationship between subglacial drainage system behavior and ice velocity. Journal of Geophysical Research (Earth Surface), v. 117, F03002.

Cowton, T, P Nienow, I Bartholomew, A Sole, D Mair (2012), Rapid erosion beneath the Greenland ice sheet. Geology, v. 40, p. 343-346

Gulley, J., Walthard, P., Martin, J., Banwell, A. Benn, D.I., Catania, G. 2012. Conduit roughness and dye trace breakthrough curves: why slow velocity and high dispersivity may not reflect flow in distributed systems. Journal of Glaciology 58 (211), 915-925. [Full Text @ RG]

Benn, D.I., Bolch, T., Hands, K., Gulley, J., Luckman, A., Nicholson, K.L., Quincey, D., Thompson, S. and Tuomi, R. and Wiseman, S. 2012. Response of debris-covered glaciers in the Mount Everest region to recent warming, and implications for outburst flood hazards. Earth Science Reviews 114, 156-174. [Full Text @ RG]

Lovell, H., Stokes, C.R., Bentley, M.J. and Benn, D.I. 2012. Evidence for rapid ice flow and proglacial lake evolution around the central Strait of Magellan region, southernmost Patagonia. Journal of Quaternary Science 27, 625–638. [Full Text @ RG]

Thompson, S., Benn, D.I., Dennis, K. and Luckman, A. 2012. A rapidly growing moraine dammed glacial lake on Ngozumpa Glacier, Nepal. Geomorphology 145–146, 1-11. [Full Text @ RG]

Luckman, A., Jansen, D., Kulessa, B., King, E. C., Sammonds, P. and Benn, D.I. 2012. Basal crevasses in Larsen C Ice Shelf and implications for their global abundance. The Cryosphere 6, 113-123. [Full Text @ RG]


Bolch, T., Pieczonka, T. and Benn, D.I., 2011. Multi-decadal mass loss of glaciers in the Everest area (Nepal, Himalaya) derived from stereo imagery. The Cryosphere 5, 349-358. [Full Text @ RG]

Casey, K. A., Kääb, A., and Benn, D. I. 2012. Geochemical characterization of supraglacial debris via in situ and optical remote sensing methods: a case study in Khumbu Himalaya, Nepal, The Cryosphere, 6, 85-100, [Full Text @ RG]

Bælum, K. and Benn, D.I. 2011. Thermal structure and drainage system of a small valley glacier (Tellbreen, Svalbard), investigated by ground penetrating radar. The Cryosphere 5, 139-149. [Full Text @ RG]

Bartholomew, I, P Nienow, A Sole, D Mair, T Cowton, M King (2011), Seasonal variation in Greenland Ice Sheet motion: inland extent and behaviour at higher elevations. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 307, p. 271-278. [Full Text @ RG]

Bartholomew, I, P Nienow, A Sole, D Mair, T Cowton, S Palmer and J Wadham (2011), Supraglacial forcing of subglacial drainage in the ablation zone of the Greenland ice sheet. Geophysical Research Letters, v. 38, p. L08502.

Nick, F.M., van der Veen, C.J., Vieli, A. and Benn, D.I. 2010. A physically based calving model applied to marine outlet glaciers and implications for their dynamics. Journal of Glaciology 56 (199), 781-794. [Full Text @ RG]

Benn, D.I. and Hulton, N.R.J. 2010. An Excel™ spreadsheet program for reconstructing the surface profile of former mountain glaciers and ice caps. Computers and Geosciences 36, 605-610. [Full Text @ RG]