Dr Andrew Sole

Refereed research articles in journals

  • Moyer, A., Nienow, P., Gourmelen, N., Sole, A., Slater, D., Truffer, M., & Fahnestock, M. (in press). Spatio-temporal variations in seasonal ice tongue submarine melt rate at a tidewater glacier in southwest Greenland. Journal of Glaciology, 1-8. doi:10.1017/jog.2019.27
  • Bowling, J., Livingstone S. J., Sole, A. J., Chu, W. (2019). Distribution and dynamics of Greenland subglacial lakes. Nature Communications 10, Article number: 2810, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-10821-w
    Lewington, E., Livingstone, S., Sole, A., Clark, C., & Ng, F. (2019). An Automated Method for Mapping Geomorphological Expressions of Former Subglacial Meltwater Pathways (Hummock Corridors) From High Resolution Digital Elevation Data. Geomorphology, pg. 70-86. doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2019.04.013.
  • Davison BJ, Sole AJ, Livingstone SJ, Cowton TR and Nienow PW (2019) The Influence of Hydrology on the Dynamics of Land-Terminating Sectors of the Greenland Ice Sheet. Frontiers in Earth Sciences 7:10, http://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2019.00010
  • Yang K, Smith L, Sole AJ, Livingstone SJ, Cheng X, Chen Z, Li M (2019) Supraglacial rivers on the northwest Greenland Ice Sheet, Devon Ice Cap, and Barnes Ice Cap mapped using Sentinel-2 imagery. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 78:1-13, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2019.01.008
  • Ignéczi Á., Sole A.J., Livingstone S.J., Ng F.S.L. and Yang K. (2018) Greenland Ice Sheet Surface Topography and Drainage Structure Controlled by the Transfer of Basal Variability. Front. Earth Sci. 6:101. doi: 10.3389/feart.2018.00101
  • Cowton T.R., A.J. Sole, P.W. Nienow, D.A. Slater, P. Christoffersen (2018) Linear response of east Greenland’s tidewater glaciers to ocean/atmosphere warming. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Jul 2018, 201801769; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1801769115
  • Ng F.S.L., Ignéczi A., Sole A. J., and Livingstone S. J. (2018). Response of surface topography to basal variability along glacial flowlines. J. Geophys. Res. Earth Surf. doi: 10.1029/2017JF004555
  • Ross, N., Sole, A. J., Livingstone, S. J., Igneczi, A., & Morlighem, M. (2018). Near-margin ice thickness from a portable radar: implications for subglacial water routing, Leverett Glacier, Greenland. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research. 50:1, S100007
  • Moyer, A. N., Nienow, P. W., Gourmelen, N., Sole, A., & Slater, D. A. (2017). Estimating Spring Terminus Submarine Melt Rates at a Greenlandic Tidewater Glacier Using Satellite Imagery. Frontiers in Earth Science, 5. DOI:10.3389/feart.2017.00107
  • Nienow, P. W., Sole, A. J., Slater, D. A., & Cowton, T. R. (2017). Recent Advances in Our Understanding of the Role of Meltwater in the Greenland Ice Sheet System. Current Climate Change Reports, 3(4), 330-344. DOI:10.1007/s40641-017-0083-9
  • 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, 63(238), 309-323. DOI:10.1017/jog.2016.139
  • Slater, D. A., Nienow, P. W., Goldberg, D. N., Cowton, T. R., & Sole, A. J. (2017). A model for tidewater glacier undercutting by submarine melting. Geophysical Research Letters, 44(5), 2360-2368. DOI:10.1002/2016GL072374
  • Williams, C. N., Cornford, S. L., Jordan, T. M., Dowdeswell, J. A., Siegert, M. J., Clark, C. D., . . . Bamber, J. L. (2017). Generating synthetic fjord bathymetry for coastal Greenland. The Cryosphere, 11(1), 363-380. DOI:10.5194/tc-11-363-2017
  • 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. DOI:10.1017/jog.2016.117
  • Igneczi, A., Sole, A., Livingstone, S. J., Leeson, A., Fettweis, X., Selmes, N., . . . Briggs, K. (2016). Northeast sector of the Greenland Ice Sheet to undergo the greatest inland expansion of supraglacial lakes during the 21st century. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(18), 9729-9738. DOI:10.1002/2016GL070338
  • 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. DOI:10.1017/jog.2016.36
  • Zhao, Y., Bigg, G. R., Billings, S. A., Hanna, E., Sole, A. J., Wei, H. -L., . . . Wilton, D. J. (2016). Inferring the variation of climatic and glaciological contributions to West Greenland iceberg discharge in the twentieth century. Cold Regions Science and Technology, 121, 167-178. DOI:10.1016/j.coldregions.2015.08.006
  • Hawkings, J. R., Wadham, J. L., Tranter, M., Lawson, E., Sole, A., Cowton, T., . . . Telling, J. (2015). The effect of warming climate on nutrient and solute export from the Greenland Ice Sheet. Geochemical Perspectives Letters, 94-104. DOI:10.7185/geochemlet.1510
  • de la Peña, S., Howat, I. M., Nienow, P. W., van den Broeke, M. R., Mosley-Thompson, E., Price, S. F., Mair, D., Noël, B., and Sole, A. J. (2015) Changes in the firn structure of the western Greenland Ice Sheet caused by recent warming, The Cryosphere, 9, 1203-1211, DOI:10.5194/tc-9-1203-2015
  • Hawkings J.R., J.L. Wadham, M. Tranter, E. Lawson, A. Sole, T. Cowton, A.J. Tedstone, I. Bartholomew, P. Nienow, D. Chandler, J. Telling (2015) The effect of warming climate on nutrient and solute export from the Greenland Ice Sheet. Geochemical Perspectives Letters 1, 94-104,
    DOI: 10.7185/geochemlet.1510
  • Slater, D. A., P. W. Nienow, T. R. Cowton, D. N. Goldberg, and A. J. Sole (2015), Effect of near-terminus subglacial hydrology on tidewater glacier submarine melt rates, Geophysical Research Letters, 42, DOI:10.1002/2014GL062494
  • T. Cowton, D. A. Slater, A. J. Sole, D. N. Goldberg, and P. W. Nienow (2015) Modeling the impact of glacial runoff on fjord circulation and submarine melt rate using a new subgrid-scale parameterization for glacial plumes. Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans, 120.
    DOI:10.1002/2014JC010324
  • J. Kingslake, F. Ng and A. Sole (2015) Modelling channelised surface drainage of supraglacial lakes. Journal of Glaciology, 61, No. 225.
    DOI: 10.3189/2015JoG14J158
  • C. Clason, D.W.F. Mair, I. Bartholomew, A. J. Sole, W. Schwanghart, S.J. Palmer, P.W. Nienow (2015) Modelling the surface-to-bed transfer of meltwater in Leverett Glacier, southwest Greenland. The Cryosphere, 9, 123–138, DOI:10.5194/tc-9-123-2015
  • Tedstone, A. J., P. W. Nienow, N. Gourmelen, and A. J. Sole (2014), Greenland ice sheet annual motion insensitive to spatial variations in subglacial hydraulic structure, Geophysical Research Letters, 41, DOI:10.1002/2014GL062386
  • Chauché N., Hubbard A., Gascard J.-C., Box J., Bates R., Koppes M., Sole A. & Patton H. (2014) Process controls governing ice-ocean interactions at two Greenlandic outlet glaciers, The Cryosphere, 8, 1457-1468, DOI:10.5194/tc-8-1457-2014
  • Tedstone A., Nienow P., Sole A., Mair D., Cowton T., Bartholomew I. & M.A. King (2013) Insignificant dynamic response of the Greenland ice sheet to exceptional climate forcing, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
    DOI:10.1073/pnas.1315843110
  • Shannon, S.R., A.J. Payne, I.D. Bartholomew, M.R. van den Broeke, T.L. Edwards, X. Fettweis, O. Gagliardini, F. Fillet-Chaulet, H. Goelzer, M.J. Hoffman, P. Huybrechts, D. Mair, P. Nienow, M. Perego, S.F. Price, C.J.PP Smeets, A.J. Sole, R.S.W van de Wal and T. Zwinger (2013). Enhanced basal lubrication and the contribution of the Greenland ice sheet to future sea level rise. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,
    doi:10.1073/pnas.1212647110
  • Sole A., Nienow P., Bartholomew I., Mair D., Cowton T. and King M. A. (2013), Winter motion mediates dynamic response of the Greenland Ice Sheet to warmer summers. Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 3940-3944,
    doi:10.1002/grl.50764
  • Chandler D.M., J.L. Wadham, G.P. Lis, T. Cowton, A. Sole, I. Bartholemew, J. Telling, P. Nienow, E. B. Bagshaw, D. Mair, S. Vinen and A. Hubbard. (2013), Direct evidence for melt water drainage at the bed of the Greenland Ice Sheet. Nature Geosciences, 6, pp 195-198,
    doi: 10.1038/NGEO1737
  • Cowton T., Nienow P., Sole A., Wadham J., Lis G., Bartholomew I. and Mair D. (2013), Evolution of drainage system morphology at a land‐terminating Greenlandic outlet glacier. Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, pg 1-13,
    doi: 10.1029/2012JF002540
  • Telling J., M. Stibal, A.M. Anesio, M. Tranter, I. Nias, J. Cook, G. Lis, J.L. Wadham, A. Sole, P. Nienow, A. Hodson (2012), Microbial nitrogen cycling on the Greenland Ice Sheet. Biogeosciences, 9, 2431-2442, doi:10.5194/bg-9-2431-2012
  • Bartholomew, I., Nienow, P., Sole, A., Mair, D., Cowton, T. and King, M.A. (2012). Short-term ice velocity variations at a land-terminating glacier in West Greenland. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, F03002.
    doi:10.1029/2011JF002220
  • Cowton, T., Nienow, P., Bartholomew, I., Sole, A. and Mair, D. (2012). Rapid erosion beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet. Geology, 40(4), 343-346.
    doi:10.1130/G32687.1
  • Bartholomew, I., Nienow, P., Sole, A., Mair, D., Cowton, T. and King, M.A. (2011). Seasonal variations in Greenland Ice Sheet motion: inland extent and behaviour at higher elevations. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 307(3-4), 271-278.
    doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.04.014
  • Bartholomew, I., Nienow, P., Sole, A., Mair, D., Cowton, T., Palmer, S. and Wadham, J. (2011). Supraglacial forcing of subglacial drainage in the ablation zone of the Greenland Ice Sheet, Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L08502.
    doi:10.1029/2011GL047063
  • Sole, A., Nienow, P., Bartholomew, I., Mair, D., King, M.A., Burke, M. and Joughin, I. (2011). Seasonal speed-up of large Greenland marine-terminating outlet glacier caused by surface melt-induced changes in subglacial hydrology. Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, F03014.
    doi:10.1029/2010JF001948
  • Bartholomew, I., Nienow, P., Mair, D., Hubbard, A., King, M.A., and Sole, A. (2010). Seasonal evolution of subglacial drainage and acceleration in a Greenland outlet glacier. Nature Geosciences, 3, 408 – 411.
    doi:10.1038/ngeo863
  • Sole, A., Payne, T., Bamber, J., Nienow, P., and Krabill, W. (2008). Testing hypotheses of the cause of peripheral thinning of the Greenland Ice Sheet: is land-terminating ice thinning at anomalously high rates? The Cryosphere, 2, 205-218.
    doi:10.5194/tc-2-205-2008
  • McMillan, M., Nienow, P., Shepherd, A., Benham, T. and Sole, A. (2007). Seasonal evolution of supra-glacial lakes on the Greenland Ice Sheet. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 262(3-4), 484-492.
    doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2007.08.002