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Researcher: Fricker, HA (Professor Helen Fricker)

Fields of Research

Glaciology
Geodesy
Physical oceanography
Photogrammetry and remote sensing
Palaeontology (incl. palynology)

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Social impacts of climate change and variability
Effects of climate change on Antarctic and sub-Antarctic environments (excl. social impacts)
Oceanic processes (excl. in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean)
Understanding climate change
Management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Natural hazards

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A four decade record of elevation change of the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica; International Symposium on Glaciology in the International Polar Year
An overview of the mass budget of the Lambert Glacier - Amery Ice Shelf system; Antarctica and Global Change: Interactions and Impacts
Comparison of ERS altimeter and GPS heights on the Amery Ice Shelf; Comparison of ERS altimeter and GPS heights on the Amery Ice Shelf
Comparison of ERS altimeter and GPS heights on the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica; 3rd ERS Symposium
Comparison of ERS satellite radar altimeter heights with GPS-derived heights on the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica; Annals of Glaciology
Comparison of ERS satellite radar altimeter heights with GPS-derived heights on the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica; Symposium on 'Antarctica and Global Change: Interactions and Impacts'
Comparison of ERS satellite radar altimeter heights with GPS-derived heights on the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica; Antarctica and Global Change: Interactio
Digital elevation models for the Lambert Glacier- Amery Ice Shelf System, East Antarctica, from ERS-1 satellite radar altimerty; Journal of Glaciology
Mass balance of the Lambert Glacier-Amery Ice Shelf system, East Antarctica: a comparison of computed balance fluxes and measured fluxes; Journal of Glaciology
Mean Flow and eddy variability of the Antarctic circumpolar current south of Australia; 1997 Joint Assemblies of the International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences and International Association for the Physical Sciences of the Oceans
Surface meltstreams on the Amery Ice Shelf; Antarctica and Global Change: Interactions and Impacts
Surface meltstreams on the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica; Annals of Glaciology
The AMISOR (Amery Ice Shelf Ocean Research) project: an overview; IGS/FRISP
The Use of Reference Surfaces to Determine Repeat-Orbit Variability in Satellite Altimetry; Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing
Tracking of Antarctic tabular icebergs using passive microwave radiometry; International Journal of Remote Sensing

Research Projects

Iceberg Calving of Active Ice-Shelf Rift Systems on the Amery Ice Shelf; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
IPY: Coordinated Research into Antarctic Calving (CRAC) - Amery Ice Shelf Component; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)

Research Candidate Supervision