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This list relates to the 2017-18 which ended on 18/08/2018
  1. Introduction 8 items
    1. An introduction to physical geography and the environment (3rd ed.) - Joseph Holden 2012 (electronic book)

      Book  Chapters 16-17 (ice) and Part III (climate)

    2. General textbooks 6 items
      These may prove a useful reference throughout the course
      1. Glacial geology: ice sheets and landforms - Matthew R. Bennett, Neil F. Glasser 2009

        Book 

      2. Glaciers & glaciation - Douglas Iain Benn, David J. A. Evans 2010

        Book  Note that there are also copies of an older edition (1998) in the library - while not as up to date, this is adequate for the relatively well established subjects of erosion and deposition covered in this course.

      3. Reconstructing quaternary environments - J. J. Lowe, M. J. C. Walker c2015

        Book 

      4. Earth's climate: past and future - W. F. Ruddiman c2014

        Book 

      5. Ice ages: solving the mystery - John Imbrie, Katharine Palmer Imbrie 1979

        Book 

  2. Legacy of the ice sheets 4 items
    1. Reconstructing quaternary environments - J. J. Lowe, M. J. C. Walker c2015

      Book  Sections 2.1-2.3

    2. Erosion and erosional landforms 1 item
      1. Glaciers & glaciation - Douglas Iain Benn, David J. A. Evans 2010

        Book  Chapter 9, and especially section 9.5

    3. Sediments and depositional landforms 2 items
      1. Glaciers & glaciation - Douglas Iain Benn, David J. A. Evans 2010

        Book  Chapters 10-11

  3. Interpreting the record 7 items
    1. Reconstructing the great ice sheets 3 items
      1. Pattern and timing of retreat of the last British-Irish Ice Sheet - Chris D. Clark, Anna L.C. Hughes, Sarah L. Greenwood, Colm Jordan 2012-6

        Article 

      2. Flow-pattern evolution of the last British Ice Sheet - Anna L.C. Hughes, Chris D. Clark, Colm J. Jordan 04/2014

        Article 

    2. The Loch Lomond Readvance 3 items
    3. Mapping assignment 1 item
      In addition to the Loch Lomond Readvance readings above, the follow might be helpful
  4. The death of an ice sheet 7 items
    1. Ice stream activity scaled to ice sheet volume during Laurentide Ice Sheet deglaciation - C. R. Stokes, M. Margold, C. D. Clark, L. Tarasov 2016-2-17

      Article Essential

    2. Deglaciation of Fennoscandia - Arjen P. Stroeven, Clas Hättestrand, Johan Kleman, Jakob Heyman 09/2016

      Article 

    3. Rapid early Holocene deglaciation of the Laurentide ice sheet - Anders E. Carlson, Allegra N. LeGrande, Delia W. Oppo, Rosemarie E. Came 2008-9

      Article 

  5. Modelling ice and climate 5 items
    1. Ice sheet modelling

      Webpage  Though informal, this provides a useful introduction to the concept of ice sheet modelling (and is written by an experienced modeller)

    2. Future sea-level rise from Greenland’s main outlet glaciers in a warming climate - Faezeh M. Nick, Andreas Vieli, Morten Langer Andersen, Ian Joughin 2013-5-8

      Article 

    3. Multistability and critical thresholds of the Greenland ice sheet - Alexander Robinson, Reinhard Calov, Andrey Ganopolski 2012-3-11

      Article 

    4. Recent Progress in Greenland Ice Sheet Modelling - Heiko Goelzer, Alexander Robinson, Helene Seroussi, Roderik S.W. van de Wal 12/2017

      Article 

  6. Past interglacials 7 items
    1. Climate science: The history of Greenland's ice - Pierre-Henri Blard, Guillaume Leduc, Neil Glasser 2016-12-7

      Article 

    2. History of the Greenland Ice Sheet: paleoclimatic insights - Richard B. Alley, J.T. Andrews, J. Brigham-Grette, G.K.C. Clarke 2010-7

      Article 

    3. Eemian interglacial reconstructed from a Greenland folded ice core - D. Dahl-Jensen, M. R. Albert, A. Aldahan, N. Azuma 2013-1-23

      Article 

    4. Greenland was nearly ice-free for extended periods during the Pleistocene - Joerg M. Schaefer, Robert C. Finkel, Greg Balco, Richard B. Alley 2016-12-7

      Article 

    5. Faunal evidence for a late quaternary trans-Antarctic seaway - DAVID K. A. BARNES, CLAUS-DIETER HILLENBRAND 12/2010

      Article 

    6. Evidence for the stability of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet divide for 1.4 million years - Andrew S. Hein, John Woodward, Shasta M. Marrero, Stuart A. Dunning 2016-2-3

      Article 

  7. Ice and climate 7 items
    1. Earth's climate: past and future - W. F. Ruddiman c2014

      Book  Chapters 11 (Orbital scale interactions in the climate system) and 15 (Millennial oscillations in climate)

    2. Insolation-driven 100,000-year glacial cycles and hysteresis of ice-sheet volume - Ayako Abe-Ouchi, Fuyuki Saito, Kenji Kawamura, Maureen E. Raymo 2013-8-7

      Article 

    3. Elimination of the Greenland Ice Sheet in a High CO Climate - J. K. Ridley, P. Huybrechts, J. M. Gregory, J. A. Lowe 09/2005

      Article 

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