Published research articles


Golledge, N. R., E. D. Keller, N. Gomez, K. A. Naughten, J. Bernales, L. D. Trusel, and T. L. Edwards (2019), Global environmental consequences of twenty-first-century ice-sheet melt. Nature, doi:10.1038/s41586-019-0889-9


Trusel, L. D., S. B. Das, M. B. Osman, M. J. Evans, B. E. Smith, X. Fettweis, J. R. McConnell, B. P. Y. Noël, and M. R. van den Broeke (2018), Nonlinear rise in Greenland runoff in response to post-industrial Arctic warming, Nature, doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0752-4.

Bell, R. E., A. F. Banwell, L. D. Trusel, and J. Kingslake (2018), Antarctic Surface Hydrology and Impacts on Ice Sheet Mass Balance, Nature Climate Change, doi:10.1038/s41558-018-0326-3.

Pattyn, F., C. Ritz, E. Hanna, X. Asay-Davis, R. DeConto, G. Durand, L. Favier, X. Fettweis, H. Goelzer, N. R. Golledge, P. Kuipers Munneke, J. T. M. Lenaerts, S. Nowicki, A. J. Payne, A. Robinson, H. Seroussi, L. D. Trusel, and M. R. van den Broeke (2018), The Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets under 1.5 °C global warming, Nature Climate Change, doi:10.1038/s41558-018-0305-8.

Schild. K. M., C. E. Renshaw, D. I. Benn, A. Luckman, R. L. Hawley, P. How, L. D. Trusel, F. R. Cottier, A. Pramanik, and N. R. J. Hulton (2018), Glacier Calving Rates due to Subglacial Discharge, Fjord Circulation, and Free Convection, Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, doi:10.1029/2017JF004520.

van Wessem, J. M., W. J. van de Berg, B. P. Y. Noël, E. van Meijgaard, G. Birnbaum, C. L. Jacobs, K. Krüger, J. T. M. Lenaerts, S. Lhermitte, S. R. M. Ligtenberg, B. Medley, C. H. Reijmer, K. van Tricht, L. D. Trusel, L. H. van Ulft, B. Wouters, J. Wuite, and M. R. van den Broeke (2018). Modelling the climate and surface mass balance of polar ice sheets using RACMO2 - Part 2: Antarctica (1979-2016), The Cryosphere, 12 (4), 1479-1498. doi:10.5194/tc-12-1479-2018.


Lenaerts, J. T. M., S. R. M. Ligtenberg, B. Medley, W. J. van de Berg, H. Konrad, J. P. Nicolas, J. M. van Wessem, L. D. Trusel, R. Mulvaney, R. J. Tuckwell, A. E. Hogg, E. R. Thomas (2017), Climate and surface mass balance of coastal West Antarctica resolved by regional climate modelling, Annals of Glaciology, doi:10.1017/aog.2017.42.

Scambos, T. A., R. E. Bell, R. B. Alley, S. Anandakrishnan, D. H. Bromwich, K. Brunt, K. Christianson, T. Creyts, S. Das, R. DeConto, P. Dutrieux, H. A. Fricker, D. Holland, J. MacGregor, B. Medley, J. P. Nicolas, D. Pollard, M. R. Siegfried, A. M. Smith, E. J. Steig, L. D. Trusel, D. G. Vaughan, and P. Yager (2017), How much, how fast?: A science review and outlook for research on the instability of Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier in the 21st century, Global and Planetary Change, 53, 16-34, doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2017.04.008.


Article on Antarctic ice shelf melt evolution featured as lead cover story in December 2015 issue of  Nature Geoscience .

Article on Antarctic ice shelf melt evolution featured as lead cover story in December 2015 issue of Nature Geoscience.

Trusel, L. D., K. E. Frey, S. B. Das, K. B. Karnauskas, P. Kuipers Munneke, E. van Meijgaard, and M. R. van den Broeke (2015), Divergent trajectories of Antarctic surface melt under two twenty-first century climate scenarios, Nature Geoscience, 8, (12), 927–932 doi:10.1038/ngeo2563.

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Polashenski, C., D. K. Perovich, K. E., Frey, L. W. Cooper, C. I. Logvinova, R. Dadic, B. Light., H. P. Kelly, L. D. Trusel, and M. Webster (2015), Physical and Morphological Properties of Sea Ice in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas during the 2010 and 2011 NASA ICESCAPE Missions, Deep-Sea Research II, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2015.04.006.


Trusel, L. D. , K. E. Frey, S. B. Das, P. Kuipers Munneke, and M. R. van den Broeke (2013), Satellite-based estimates of Antarctic surface meltwater fluxes, Geophysical Research Letters, 40, doi:10.1002/2013GL058138.

Abram, N. J., R. Mulvaney, E. W. Wolff, J. Triest, S. Kipfstuhl, L. D. Trusel , F. Vimeux, L. Fleet, and C. Arrowsmith (2013), Acceleration of snow melt in an Antarctic Peninsula ice core during the twentieth century, Nature Geoscience, 6, (5), 404–411, doi:10.1038/ngeo1787.


Trusel, L. D. , K. E. Frey, and S. B. Das (2012), Antarctic surface melting dynamics: Enhanced perspectives from radar scatterometer data, Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 117, F02023, doi:10.1029/2011JF002126.

Cochrane, G. R., L. D. Trusel, J. Harney, and L. Etherington (2012), Habitats and Benthos of an Evolving Fjord, Glacier Bay, Alaska, in Seafloor Geomorphology as Benthic Habitat, pp. 299–308, Elsevier, London. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-385140-6.00018-9.


Trusel, L. D., G. R. Cochrane, L. L. Etherington, R. D. Powell, and L. A. Mayer (2010), Marine benthic habitat mapping of Muir Inlet, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska, U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3122, U.S. Geological Survey, Washington D.C.

Trusel, L. D., R. D. Powell, R. M. Cumpston, and J. Brigham-Grette (2010), Modern glacimarine processes and potential future behaviour of Kronebreen and Kongsvegen polythermal tidewater glaciers, Kongsfjorden, Svalbard, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 344(1), 89–102, doi:10.1144/SP344.9.