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Prof. Eric J Rignot

  • PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, 1991.
  • M.Sc., Aerospace Engineering, 1988, University of Southern California, CA.
  • M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, 1987, University of Southern California, CA.
  • M.Sc., Astronomy, 1986, University of Paris VI Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France.
  • Engineer Degree, 1985, Ecole Centrale des Arts et Manufactures, Paris, France.

Research Interests
  • Mass balance of ice sheets in Greenland, Antarctica and Patagonia combining satellite remote sensing techniques with other data.
  • Ice-stream dynamics, ice-ocean interaction, climate change.
  • Ice sheet modeling and data assimilation.
  • Low-frequency radar sounding of glaciers and ice sheets.
  • Geophysical applications of synthetic-aperture radar interferometry and polarimetry.

Professional Experience
  • Chancellor Professor of Earth System Science, University of California Irvine, CA (2007-present).
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory (2007-present), Joint Faculty Appointee (JFA)
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory (1988-2007), Senior Research Scientist.
  • Adjunct Professor, Centro de Estudios Cientificos, Valdivia, Chile (2003-present).
  • Visiting Scientist, University of Colorado in Boulder, CO (2004-present).
  • Research Assistant, University of Southern California, (1986-1988).

Selected Awards
  • John F. Nye Lecture, American Geophysical Union, (2015).
  • Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher, (2014).
  • Fellow American Geophysical Union, (2013).
  • NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal, (2012).
  • Exceptional Impact on UC Irvine ESS Honor Student, (2012).
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, IceBridge Mission, (2011).
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, Ice Sheet System Model, (2011).
  • National Science Foundation's Antarctic Service Medal with Warm Ice Sounding Explorer, (2009).
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, Warm Ice Sounding Explorer Team, (2009).
  • Bowie Lecture, American Geophysical Union, (2008).
  • Nobel Peace Prize, co-author IPCC AR4, (2007).
  • NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Award (2007)
  • JPL Edward Stone Award for Outstanding Research Publication (2004)
  • JPL Level A Award for Technical Achievement, (2004).
  • NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Award (2003)
  • Nomination of ”Rignot Glacier, Antarctica” by U. S. Board Geogr. Names, (2003).
  • JPL Edward Stone Award for Outstanding Research Publication (2002)
  • JPL Director Lew Allen Award for Excellence (1998)
  • Prize Paper Award IEEE Geos. Rem. Sens. Soc. (1994)
  • 12 NASA Certificates of Recognition.
  • Member IGS, AAAS, IEEE.

Selected Publications
  1. [2007] A. Khazendar, E. Rignot, E. Larour, Larsen B Ice Shelf rheology preceding itsdisintegration inferred by a control method,  Geophys. Res. Lett., 34 (19), L19503, doi:10.10209/2007GL030980.
  2. [2008] E. Rignot and K. Steffen, Channelized bottom melting and stability of afloating ice shelf in northwestern Greenland,  Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L02503, doi:10.1029/2007GL031765.
  3. [2008] E. Rignot, J. Bamber, M. van den Broeke, C. Davis, Y. Li, W. van de Berg, E. van Meijgaard,Recent mass loss of the Antarctic Ice Sheet from dynamic thinning,  Nature Geosc. 1, doi: 10.1038/ngeo102
  4. [2008] E. Rignot, Changes in West Antarctic ice stream dynamics observed with ALOS PALSAR data. Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L12505, doi:10.1029/2008GL033365.
  5. [2008] E. Rignot, J. Box, E. Burgh, E. Hanna, Mass balance of Greenland glaciers from 1958 to 2007, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L20502, doi:10.1029/2008GL035417.
  6. [2009] H. Conway, B. Smith, P. Vaswani, K. Matsuoka, E. Rignot, P. Claus, A low-frequency ice-penetrating radar system adapted for use from an airplane: test results from Bering and Malaspina Glaciers, Alaska,  Ann. Glaciol.,  51, 93-97.
  7. [2009] G. Casassa, Krabill, W.; Rivera, A.; Wendt, J.; Wendt, A.; Lopez, P.; Bown, F.; Rignot, E.; Thomas, R.; Yungel, J.; Sonntag, J.; Frederick, E.; Russell, R.; Linkswiler, M.; Arendt, A.; Steffen, K., The Patagonian icefields: an updated assessment of sea level contribution, IOP Confererence Series: Earth and Environmental Science,  6, 012006.
  8. [2009] Van den Broeke, M. R., J. L. Bamber, J. Ettema, E.Rignot, E. J. O. Schrama, W. J. van de Berg, E. van Meijgaard,  I. Velicogna and B. Wouters, 2009: Partitioning recent Greenland mass loss,  Science, 326 (5955), 984-986.
  9. [2009] J. Kavanaugh, K.M. Cuffey, D.L. Morse, H. Conway, E. Rignot, Dynamics and mass balance of Taylor Glacier, Antarctica: 1. Geometry and surface velocities,  J. Geophys. Res., 114 F404010, doi:10.1029/2009JF001309.
  10. [2009] A. Khazendar, E. Rignot, and E. Larour (2009), Roles of marine ice, rheology, and fracture in the flow and stability of the Brunt/Stancomb-Wills Ice Shelf,  J. Geophys. Res., 114, F04007, doi:10.1029/2008JF001124.
  11. [2010] E. Rignot, M. Koppes, I. Velicogna, Rapid submarine melting of the calving faces of west Greenland tidewater glaciers, Nature Geosc., 3 (3), 187-191.
  12. [2010] M. Morlighem, E. Rignot, H. Seroussi, E. Larour, Spatial patterns of basal drag inferred using control methods from a full-Stokes and simpler models for Pine Island Glacier, West Antarctica,  Geophys. Res. Lett.  37 L14502.
  13. [2010] P.C. Reid, A.C. Fischer, E. Lewis-Brown, M.P. Meredith, M., Sparrow, A.J. Andersson, A. Antia, N.R. Bates, U. Bathmann, G. Beaugrand, H. Brix, S. Dye, M. Edwards, T. Furevik, R. Gangsto, H. Hatun, R.R. Hopcroft, M. Kendall, S. Kasten, R. Keeling, C. Le Quere, F.T. MacKenzie, G. Malin, C. Mauritzen, J. Olafsson, C. Paull, E. Rignot, K. Shimada, M. Vogt, C. Wallace, Z. Wang and R. Washington. Impacts of the oceans on climate change, Adv. in Marine Bio.  56, 1-50.
  14. [2011] K.K. Falkner et al., Context for the Recent Massive Petermann Glacier Calving Event,  Eos Trans. AGU,  92, doi:10.1029/2011EO140001.
  15. [2011] D. Moller, H. Scott, S. Gregory, The glacier and land ice surface topography interferometer: An airborne proof-of-concept demonstration of high-precision Ka-Band single pass elevation mapping,  IEEE Trans. Geosc. Rem. Sens.  49 (2), 827-842.
  16. [2011] E. Rignot, I. Velicogna, M. van den Broeke and A. Monaghan, Acceleration of the contribution of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets to sea level rise,  Geophys. Res. Lett.  38, L05503, doi:10.1029/2011GL046583
  17. [2011] E. Rignot, Is Antarctica melting$?$,  Wiley Interdisc. Rev.-Climate Change  2 (3), 324-331.
  18. [2011] H. Seroussi, M. Morlighem, E. Rignot, Ice flux divergence anomalies on 79north Glacier, Greenland,  Geophys. Res. Lett.  38, L09501, doi:10.1029/2011GL047338.
  19. [2011] A. Khazendar, E. Rignot, E. Larour, Acceleration and spatial rheology of Larsen C Ice Shelf, Antarctic Peninsula,  Geophys. Res. Lett.  38, L09502, doi:10.1029/2011GL046775.
  20. [2011] E. Rignot, J. Mouginot, B. Scheuchl, Antarctic grounding line mapping from differential satellite radar interferometry,  Geophys. Res. Lett.  38, L10504, doi:10.1029/2011GL047109.
  21. [2011] E. Rignot, J. Mouginot, B. Scheuchl, Ice flow of the Antarctic Ice Sheet,  Science  333, 1427-1430, doi: 10.1126/science.1208336.
  22. [2011] J. Church, N. White, L. F. Konikow, C. M. Domingues, J. Graham Cogley, E. Rignot, J. Gregory, M. van den Broeke, A. Monaghan and I. Velicogna, Revisiting the Earth’s sea-level and energy budgets from 1961 to 2008,  Geophys. Res. Lett.  38, L18601, doi:10.1029/2011GL048794.
  23. [2011] M. Morlighem, E. Rignot, H. Seroussi, E. Larour, H. Ben Dhia, D. Aubry, A mass conservation approach for mapping glacier ice thickness,  Geophys. Res. Lett.  38, L19503, doi:10.1029/2011GL048659.
  24. [2011] M. van den Broeke, J. Bamber, J. Lenaerts, E. Rignot,  Ice sheets and sea level: thinking outside the box,  Survey Geophys.  32, 495-505, doi: 10.1007/s10712-011-9137-z.
  25. [2012] I. Sasgen, M. van den Broeke, J. L. Bamber, E. Rignot, L. Sandberg Sorensen, B. Wouters, Z. Martinec, I. Velicogna and S. Simonsen, Timing and origin of recent regional ice-mass loss in Greenland,  Earth Planet. Sci. Lett  333-334, 293–303.
  26. [2012] E. Rignot and J. Mouginot, Ice flow in Greenland for the International Polar Year 2008-2009,  Geophys. Res. Lett.   39, L11501, doi:10.1029/2012GL051634.
  27. [2012] M. Schodlok, D. Menemenlis, E. Rignot, M. Studinger, Sensitivity of the ice shelf ocean system to the sub-ice shelf cavity shape measured by NASA IceBridge in Pine Island Glacier, West Antarctica,  Ann. Glaciol.  53 (60), 156-162.
  28. [2012] F. Straneo, D. Sutherland, D. Holland, C. V. Gladish, G. S. Hamilton, H. Johnson, E. Rignot, Y. Xu, M. Koppes, Submarine melting of Greenland's glaciers by Atlantic waters,  Ann. Glaciol.  53 (60), 202-210.
  29. [2012] Y. Xu, E. Rignot, D. Menemenlis, M. Koppes, Numerical experiments on subaqueous melting of Greenland tidewater glaciers in response to ocean warming and enhanced subglacial runoff,  Ann. Glaciol.  53 (60), 229-234.
  30. [2012] E. Rignot, I. Fenty, D. Menemenlis, Y. Xu, Spreading of warm ocean waters around Greenland as a possible cause for glacier acceleration, Ann. Glaciol.  53 (60), 257-266.
  31. [2012] H. Seroussi, H. B. Dhia, M. Morlighem, E. Larour, E. Rignot, D. Aubry, Coupling ice flow models of varying orders of complexity with the Tiling method, J. Glaciol.  58 (210) 776-786. 
  32. [2012] E. Larour, H. Seroussi, M. Morlighem, and E. Rignot, Continental scale, high order, high spatial resolution, ice sheet modeling using the Ice Sheet System Model (ISSM),  J. Geophys. Res.  117, F01022, doi:10.1029/2011JF002140.
  33. [2012] E. Larour, J. Schiermeier, E. Rignot, H. Seroussi, M. Morlighem, and J. Paden, Sensitivity Analysis of Pine Island Glacier ice flow using ISSM and DAKOTA,  J. Geophys. Res.  117, F02009, doi:10.1029/2011JF002146.
  34. [2012] Headley, R., B. Hallet, G. Roe,  E. Waddington and E. Rignot, Spatial distribution of glacial erosion rates in the St. Elias range, Alaska, inferred from a realistic model of glacier dynamics,  J. Geophys. Res.  117, F03027, doi:10.1029/2011JF002291.
  35. [2012] D. McGrath, K. Steffen, H. Rajaram, T. Scambos, W. Abdalati, E. Rignot, Basal crevasses on the Larsen C Ice Shelf, Antarctica: Implications for meltwater ponding and hydrofracture,  Geophys. Res. Lett.  39, L16504, doi:10.1029/2012GL052413.
  36. [2012] B. Scheuchl, J. Mouginot, E. Rignot, Twelve Years of Ice Velocity Change in Antarctica Observed by RADARSAT-1 and -2 Satellite Radar Interferometry, The Cryosphere  6, 1715-1738.
  37. [2012] J. Bamber, M. van den Broeke, J. Ettema, J. Lenaerts and E. Rignot, Recent large increases in freshwater fluxes from Greenland into the North Atlantic,  Geophys. Res. Lett.  39, L19501, doi:10.1029/2012GL052552.
  38. [2012] C. P. Borstad, A. Khazendar, E. Larour, M. Morlighem, E. Rignot, M.P. Schodlok, and H. Seroussi, Toward a calving law based on continuum damage mechanics,  Geophys. Res. Lett.  39, L18502, doi:10.1029/2012GL053317.
  39. [2012] J. Mouginot, E. Rignot, B. Scheuchl, Mosaicking of ice motion in Antarctica,  Remote Sensing  4, 2753-2767, doi:10.3390/rs4092753.
  40. [2012] A. Shepherd, E. Ivins, A. Geruo, V. R. Barletta, M. Bentley, S. Bettadpur, K. H. Briggs, D. H. Bromwich, R. Forsberg, N. Galin, M. Horwath,S. Jacobs, I. Joughin, M. A. King, J. T. M. Leneaerts, J. Li, S. R. M. Ligtenberg, A. Luckman, S. B. Luthcke, M. McMillan, R. Meister, G. Milne, J. Mouginot, A. Muir, J. P. Nicolas, J. Paden, A. Payne, H. Pritchard, E. Rignot, H. Rott, L. Sorensen, T. Scambos, B. Scheuchl, E. J. O. Schrama, B. Smith, A. Sundal, J. H. van Angelen, W. J. van de Berg, M. van den Broeke, David G. Vaughan, I. Velicogna, J. Wahr, P. Whitehouse, D. J. Wingham, D. Yi, D. Young, J. Zwally, A reconciled estimate of ice sheet mass balance,  Science,  338 (6111) 1,183-1,189.
  41. [2012] E. Larour, M.Morlighem, H. Seroussi, J. Schiermeier, E. Rignot, Ice flow sensitivity to geothermal heat flux of Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica, J. Geophys. Res. Lett.  117, F04023, doi:10.1029/2012JF002371.
  42. [2013] P. Fretwell, H.D. Pritchard, D.G. Vaughan, J.L. Bamber, N.E. Barrand, R. Bell, C. Bianchi, R.G. Bingham, D. D. Blankenship, G. Casassa, G. Catania, D. Callens, H. Conway, A.J. Cook, H.F.J. Corr, D. Damaske, V. Damm, F. Ferraccioli, R. Forsberg, S. Fujita, T. Furukawa, P. Gogineni, J.A. Griggs, G. Hamilton, R.C.A. Hindmarsh, P. Holmlund, J. W. Holt, R.W. Jacobel, A. Jenkins, W. Jokat, T. Jordan, E.C. King, W. Krabill, M. Riger-Kusk, K.Tinto, K.A. Langley, G. Leitchenkov, B.P. Luyendyk, K. Matsuoka, U. Nixdorf, Y. Nogi, O.A. Nost, S.V. Popov, E. Rignot, D. Rippin. A. Riviera, N. Ross, M.J. Siegert, K. Shibuya, A.M. Smith, D. Steinhage, M. Studinger, B. Sun, R.H. Thomas, I. Tabacco, B. Welch, D. A. Young, C. Xiangbin, A. Zirizzotti, Bedmap2: improved ice bed, surface and thickness datasets for Antarctica,  The Cryosphere  7, 375-393.
  43. [2013]  J. L. Bamber, J. A. Griggs,R. T. W. L. , Hurkmans, J. A. Dowdesewell, S. P. Gogineni, I. Howat, J. Mouginot, J. Paden, S. Palmer, E. Rignot, and D. Steinhage, A new bed elevation dataset for Greenland, The Cryosphere,  7, 499-510.
  44. [2013] F. Straneo, P. Heimbach, O. Sergienko, G. Hamilton, G. Catania, S. Griffies, R. Hallberg, A. Jenkins, I. Joughin, R. Motyka, L. Padman, T. W. Pfeffer, S. F. Price, E. Rignot, T. Scambos, M. Truffer and A. Vieli, Challenges to Understand the Dynamic Response of Greenland's Marine Terminating Glaciers to Oceanic and Atmospheric Forcing,  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society,  94 (8), 1,131-1,144, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00100.1
  45. [2013] S. Nowicki, R. A. Bindschadler, A. Abe-Ouchi, A. Aschwanden, E. Bueler, H. Choi, J. Fastook, G. Granzow, R. Greve, G. Gutowski, U. Herzfeld, C. Jackson, J. Johnson, C. Khroulev, E. Larour, A. Levermann, W. H. Lipscomb, M. A. Martin, M. Morlighem, B. R. Parizek, D. Pollard, S. F. Price, D. Ren, E. Rignot,          F. Saito, T. Sato, H. Seddik, H. Seroussi, K. Takahashi, R. Walker, and W. Li Wang, Insights into spatial sensitivities of ice mass response to environmental change from the SeaRISE ice sheet modeling project II: Greenland,  J. Geophys. Res.,  118, 1-20, doi:10.1002/jgrf.20076.
  46. [2013] S. Nowicki, R. A. Bindschadler, A. Abe-Ouchi, A. Aschwanden, E. Bueler, H. Choi, J. Fastook, G. Granzow, R. Greve, G. Gutowski, U. Herzfeld, C. Jackson, J. Johnson, C. Khroulev, E. Larour, A. Levermann, W. H. Lipscomb, M. A. Martin, M. Morlighem, B. R. Parizek, D. Pollard, S. F. Price, D. Ren, E. Rignot,          F. Saito, T. Sato, H. Seddik, H. Seroussi, K. Takahashi, R. Walker, and W. Li Wang, Insights into spatial sensitivities of ice mass response to environmental change from the SeaRISE ice sheet modeling project I: Antarctica,  J. Geophys. Res.,  118, 1-23, doi:10.1002/jgrf.20081.
  47. [2013] N. E. Barrand, R. C. A. Hindmarsh, R. J. Arthern, C. R. Williams, J. Mouginot, B. Scheuchl, E. Rignot, S. R.M. Ligtenberg, M. van den Broeke, T. L. Edwards, A. J. Cook and S. B. Simonsen, Computing the volume response of the Antarctic Peninsula ice sheet to warming scenarios to 2200,  J. Glaciol.,  59 (215), 397-409.
  48. [2013] E. Rignot, S. Jacobs, J. Mouginot, B. Scheuchl, Ice shelf melting around Antarctica,  Science,  341 (6143), 266-270, DOI:10.1126/science.1235798
  49. [2013] R. Thomas, E. Frederick, C. Martin, E. Rignot, B. Scheuchl, Continued slowing of the Ross Ice Shelf and thickening of West Antarctic Ice streams,  J. Glaciol.,  59 (217), 838-844.
  50. [2013] J. Church, N. White, L. F. Konikow, C. M. Domingues, J. Graham Cogley, E. Rignot, J. Gregory, M. van den Broeke, A. Monaghan and I. Velicogna, Revisiting the Earth’s sea-level and energy budgets from 1961 to 2008,  Geophys. Res. Lett.  40 (15), 4066-4066, doi:10.1002/grl.50752
  51. [2013] M. Morlighem,  H. Seroussi, E. Larour, E. Rignot, Inversion of basal friction in Antarctica using exact and incomplete adjoints of a higher-order model,  J. Geophys. Res.,  118, 1746-1753, doi:10.1002/jgrf.20125
  52. [2013] Y. Xu, E. Rignot, I. Fenty, D. Menemenlis, M. Mar Flexas, Subaqueous melting of Store Glacier, West Greenland from three-dimensional, high-resolution numerical modeling and ocean observations,  Geophys. Res. Lett.,  40 (17), 4648-4653, doi 10.1002/grl.50825
  53. [2013] E. Rignot, J. Mouginot, Y. Gim, D. Kirchner, C. Larsen, Low-frequency radar sounding of temperate ice masses in Southern Alaska,  Geophys. Res. Lett., 5399-5405, doi:10.1002/2013GL057452.
  54. [2013] S. S. Jacobs, C. Giulivi, P. Dutrieux, E. Rignot, F. Nitsche, J. Mouginot, Getz Ice Shelf melting response to changes in ocean forcing,  J. Geophys. Res.,  118, 9, 4152-4168, doi 10.1002/jgrc.20298.
  55. [2013] H. Seroussi, M. Morlighem, J. Mouginot, E. Larour, A. Khazendar, E. Rignot, Dependence of century-scale projections of the Greenland Ice Sheet to ice thermal regime,  J. Glaciol., 13J054.
  56. [2013] M. Morlighem, E. Rignot, J. Mouginot, H. Seroussi, E. Larour, X. Wu, J. Paden, C. Lueschen, Bed topography under Russell Glacier, Greenland, revealed by Operation IceBridge Data,  J. Glaciol, 12J235.
  57. [2013] A. Khazendar, M. P. Schodlok, I. Fenty, S. R. M. Ligtenberg, E. Rignot, M. R. van den Broeke, Observed thinning of Totten Glacier linked to coastal polynya variability,  Nature Comm.  42857, doi: 10.1038/ncomms3857.
  58. [2013] C. P. Borstad, E. Rignot, J. Mouginot, M. P. Schodlok, Creep deformation and buttressing capacity of damaged ice shelves: Theory and Application to Larsen C Ice Shelf,  The Cryosphere  7, 1931-1947.
  59. [2014] J. Mouginot, E. Rignot, B. Scheuchl, Sustained increase in ice discharge from the Amundsen Sea Embayment, West Antarctica,  Geophys. Res. Lett.  41 (5), 1576-1584.
  60. [2014] D. McGrath, K. Steffen, P. Holland, T. Scambos, H. Rajaram, W. Abdalati, E. Rignot, The structure and effect of suture zones in Larsen C Ice Shelf, Antarctica,  J. Geophys. Res.,  119 (3), 588-602, doi: 10.1002/2013JF002935.
  61. [2014] J. Mouginot, E. Rignot, Y. Gim, D. Kirchner, Low-frequency radar sounding in Antarctica and Southern Greenland,  Ann. Glaciol.,  55 (67), 138-146.
  62. [2014] M. Morlighem, E. Rignot, J. Mouginot, High resolution bed topography mapping in South Greenland,  Ann. Glaciol.,  55 (67), 64-70.
  63. [2014] M. Morlighem, E. Rignot, J. Mouginot, H. Seroussi, E. Larour, Deeply incised submarine glacial valleys beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet,  Nature Geoscience  7, 418-422.
  64. [2014] E. Rignot, J. Mouginot, M. Morlighem, H. Seroussi, B. Scheuchl, Widespread, rapid grounding line retreat of Pine Island, Thwaites, Smith and Kohler glaciers, West Antarctica from 1992 to 2011,  Geophys. Res. Lett.,  41 (10) 3502-3509.
  65. [2014] P. Dutrieux, C. Stewart, A. Jenkins, K. W. Nicholls, H. F. J. Corr, E. Rignot, K. Steffen, Basal terraces on melting ice shelves,  Geophys. Res. Lett., 41(15), 5506-5513.
  66. [2014] J. M. van Wessem, C.H. Reijmer, M. Morlighem, J. Mouginot, E. Rignot, D. Medley, I. Joughin, B. Wouters, M.A. Deporter, J.L. Bamber,
  67. J.T.M. Lenaerts, W.J. van de Berg, M. R. van den Broeke, E. van Meijgaard, Improved representation of East Antarctic surface mass balance in a regional atmospheric climate model,  J. Glaciol.  60 (222), 761-770.
  68. [2014] E. Larour, E. Rignot, A. Khazendar, H. Seroussi, M. Morlighem, C.P. Borstad, Representation of sharp rifts and faults mechanics in modeling ice-shelf flow dynamics: application to Brunt Stancomb-Wills Ice Shelf, Antarctica.  J. Geophys. Res.,  119 (9), 1918-1935, doi: 10.1002/2014JF003157.
  69. [2014] H. Seroussi, M. Morlighem, E. Rignot, J. Mouginot, E. Larour, M.P. Schodlok, A. Khazendar, Sensitivity of the dynamics of Pine Island Glacier,West Antarctica to climate forcing for the next 50 years,  The Cryosphere,  8 (5), 1699-1710.
  70. [2014] E. LeMeur,  M., Sacchettini, S., Garambois, E. Berthier, AS. Drouet, G. Durand, D. Young, J.S. Greenbaum, J.W. Holt, D. D. Blankenship, E. Rignot, J. Mouginot, Y. Gim, D. Kirchner, B. de Fleurian, O. Gagliardini, F. Gillet-Chaulet, Two independent methods for mapping the grounding line of an outlet glacier - an example from the Astrolabe Glacier, Terre Adelie, Antarctica,  The Cryosphere,  8(4), 1331-1346.
  71. [2014] T. Sutterley, I. Velicogna, E. Rignot, J. Mouginot, T. Flament, M. van den Broeke, J M. van Wessem, C. H. Reijmer, Mass loss of the Amundsen Sea Embayment of West Antarctica from four independent techniques,  Geophys. Res. Lett.,  41 (23)m 8421-8428.
  72. [2014] M. Schaefer, H. Machguth, M. Falvey, G. Casassa, E. Rignot, Quantifying mass balance processes on the Southern Patagonia Icefield,  The Cryosphere,  9 25-35.
  73. [2014] E. Larour, J. Utke, B. Csatho, A. Schenk, H. Seroussi, M. Morlighem, E. Rignot, N. Schlegel, and A. Khazendar, Inferred basal friction and surface mass balance of the Northeast Greenland Ice Stream using data assimilation of ICESat (Ice Cloud and land Elevation Satellite) surface altimetry and ISSM (Ice Sheet System Model)  The Cryosphere,  8, 2335-2351.
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