Ben Smith

Selected Publications

  • Smith, B. E., Gourmelen, N., Huth, A., and Joughin, I.: Connected subglacial lake drainage beneath Thwaites Glacier, West Antarctica, The Cryosphere, 11, 451-467, doi:10.5194/tc-11-451-2017, 2017.

  • Shean, D. E., O. Alexandrov, Z. Moratto, B. E. Smith, I. R. Joughin, C. C. Porter, Morin, P. J., An automated, open-source pipeline for mass production of digital elevation models (DEMs) from very high-resolution commercial stereo satellite imagery, ISPRS J. Photogramm. Remote Sens, 116, 101-117, doi: 10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2016.03.012, 2016.

  • Joughin, I., D. E. Shean, B. E. Smith, and P. Dutrieux, Grounding line variability and subglacial lake drainage on Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43(17), 9093–9102, doi:10.1002/2016GL070259, 2016

  • Joughin, I., Smith, B.E., Shean, D.E., Floricioiu, D., Brief Communication: Further summer speedup of Jakobshavn Isbrae, The Cryosphere, 8, 209-214, doi:10.5194/tc-8-209-2014, 2014.

  • Joughin, I., B. Smith, I. Howat, T. Scambos and T. Moon, “Greenland flow variability from ice-sheet-wide velocity mapping”, Journal of Glaciology, 56 (197), 2010.

  • McFadden, E. M., I. M. Howat, I. Joughin, B. Smith, and Y. Ahn, Changes in the dynamics of marine terminating outlet glaciers in west Greenland (2000-2009), J. Geophys. Res.-EarthSurf., 116, 2011.

  • Howat, I. M., Y. Ahn, I. Joughin, M. R. van den Broeke, J. T. M. Lenaerts, and B. Smith, Mass balance of Greenland’s three largest outlet glaciers, 2000-2010, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, 2011.

  • Fudge, T.J., and B. Smith, “Instruments and Methods Light propagation in firn: application to borehole video“, J. Glaciology, 56(198), 614-624, 2010.

  • Joughin, I., B. E. Smith, and D. M. Holland (2010), Sensitivity of 21st century sea level to ocean-induced thinning of Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37.

  • Joughin, I., B. E. Smith, and W. Abdalati, Glaciological advances made with interferometric synthetic aperture radar, J. Glaciol., 56(200), 1026-1042, 2010.

  • Conway, H., Smith, B., Vaswani, P. et al, “A low-frequency ice-penetrating radar system adapted for use from an airplane: test results from Bering and Malaspina Glaciers, Alaska, USA”, Annals Glaciology, 50(51), 93-97, 2009.

  • Smith, B.E., Fricker, H.A., Joughin, I.R.., and S. Tulaczyk, ‘An inventory of active subglacial lakes in Antarctica detected by ICESat (2003-2008)’, J. Glaciology, 55(192), 573-595, 2009.

  • Howat, I.M., Smith, B.E., Joughin, I., et al, Rates of southeast Greenland ice volume loss from combined ICESat and ASTER observations, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35(17), L17505, 2008.

  • Joughin, I., I. Howat, M. Fahnestock, B. Smith, W. Krabill, R. Alley, H. Stern, and M. Truffer, 2008, Continued Evolution of Jakobshavn Isbrae Following its Rapid Speedup, J. Geophys. Res., 113, F04006, doi:10.1029/2008JF001023.

  • Howat, I. M., I. Joughin, M. Fahnestock, B. E. Smith, and T. A. Scambos, Synchronous retreat and acceleration of southeast Greenland outlet glaciers 2000-06: ice dynamics and coupling to climate, J. Glaciol., 54(187), 646-660, 2008.

  • Joughin, I., S. Das, M. King, B. Smith, I. Howat, T. Moon, “Seasonal speedup along the western flank of the Greenland Ice Sheet”, Science, 320, 5877, 2008.

  • Smith, B.E., Raymond, C.F. and T. Scambos, “Anisotropic texture of ice sheet surfaces”, J. Geophys. Res., 111(F1), F01019, 2006.

  • Winebrenner, D.P., B. Smith, G. Catania, C.F. Raymond, and H. Conway,’ Estimation of the temperature-dependence of radio-frequency attenuation beneath Siple Dome, from wide-angle and profiling radar observations’, Ann. Glaciology, Vol. 37, 2003.