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Researcher: Gwyther, DE (Dr David Gwyther)

Fields of Research

Physical Oceanography
Glaciology
Earth Sciences
Climate Change Processes
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics

Research Objectives

Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Oceanography
Marine Oceanic Processes (excl. climate related)
Climate Change Models
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)

Career Best Publications

Modelling the response of ice shelf basal melting to different ocean cavity environmental regimes; Annals of Glaciology
Simulated melt rates for the Totten and Dalton ice shelves; Ocean Science
The effect of basal friction on melting and freezing in ice shelf–ocean models; Ocean Modelling

Research Publications

2013 Fulbright Postgraduate Scholar heads south
ACE Fulbrighter Back Home
Antarctic mapping tools for MATLAB; Computers and Geosciences
Antarctic research focus for our 2013 Fulbright Scholars
Basal terraces beneath Totten Glacier, East Antarctica; International Glaciological Society: International Symposium on Interactions of Ice Sheets and Glaciers with the Ocean
Controls of the basal mass balance of floating ice shelves; 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference
Impact of ocean forcing on the Aurora Basin in the 21st and 22nd centuries; Annals of Glaciology
Melt rate predictions for the Totten and Dalton ice shelves from a numerical model; 2013 AGU Fall Meeting
Model simulations investigate Totten thinning
Model year for Fulbright student
Modelling the response of ice shelf basal melting to different ocean cavity environmental regimes; Annals of Glaciology
Morphological evidence and direct estimates of rapid melting beneath Totten Glacier Ice Shelf, East Antarctica; 19th EGU General Assembly (EGU2017)
Ocean-ice shelf modeller wins Fulbright Scholarship
Oceanic heat flux, on-shelf flow and basal melting of the Totten Glacier, East Antarctica; Strategic Science in Antarctica
On the Revealing Firsthand Probing of Ocean-Ice-Atmosphere Interactions off Sabrina Coast During NBP1402; AGU Fall Meeting
Results from ISOMIP+ and MISOMIP1, two interrelated marine ice sheet and ocean model intercomparison projects (Invited); American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting
Simulated melt rates for the Totten and Dalton ice shelves; Ocean Science
The effect of basal friction on melting and freezing in ice shelf–ocean models; Ocean Modelling
Tipping point: how we predict when Antarctica's melting ice sheets will flood the seas

Research Projects

2016 ROMS Asia-Pacific Workshop; Office of Naval Research Global (ONR)
Eddy transport of ocean heat to Antarctic ice shelves: fundamental dynamics and climate impact; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Intercomparison models for assessing ice shelf-ocean interaction; National Computational Infrastructure (NCI)
Intercomparison models for assessing ice shelf-ocean interaction; National Computational Infrastructure (NCI)

Research Candidate Supervision