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Researcher: Peters, LE (Dr Leo Peters)

Fields of Research

Glaciology
Oceanography
Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
Volcanology
Seismology and Seismic Exploration
Surface Processes

Research Objectives

Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Environment

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Basal conditions and ice dynamics inferred from radar-derived internal stratigraphy of the northeast Greenland ice stream; Annals of Glaciology
Channelized ice melting in the ocean boundary layer beneath Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica; Science
Comparative velocity structure of active Hawaiian volcanoes from 3-D onshore–offshore seismic tomography; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
Complex fabric development revealed by englacial seismic reflectivity: Jakobshavn Isbræ, Greenland; Geophysical Research Letters
Continued deceleration of Whillans ice stream, West Antarctica; Geophysical Research Letters
Dilatant till facilitates ice-stream flow in northeast Greenland; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
Englacial seismic reflectivity: imaging crystal-orientation fabric in West Antarctica; Journal of Glaciology
Extensive storage of basal meltwater in the onset region of a major West Antarctic ice stream; Geology
Georods: the development of a four-element geophone for improved seismic imaging of glaciers and ice sheets; Annals of Glaciology
Initial results from geophysical surveys and shallow coring of the Northeast Greenland Ice Stream (NEGIS); The Cryosphere
Seismic attenuation in glacial ice: a proxy for englacial temperature; Journal of Geophysical Research
Seismic detection of a subglacial lake near the South Pole, Antarctica; Geophysical Research Letters
Subglacial bathymetry and sediment distribution beneath Pine Island Glacier ice shelf modeled using aerogravity and in situ geophysical data: new results; Earth and Planetary Science Letters
Subglacial conditions at a sticky spot along Kamb Ice Stream, West Antarctica; Antarctica: A Keystone in a Changing World
Subglacial sediments as a control on the onset and location of two Siple Coast ice streams, West Antarctica; Journal of Geophysical Research

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision