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Researcher: Young, NW (Mr Neal Young)

Fields of Research

Glaciology
Physical Oceanography
Geodesy
Geophysics
Image Processing
Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
Tectonics
Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
Computer Vision

Research Objectives

Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Oceanography
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)
Climate and Climate Change
Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts)
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Marine Environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Information and Communication Services
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Land and Water Management
Natural Hazards in Mountain and High Country Environments
Environment
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Coastal and Estuarine Environments

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A decade of change in the hydraulic connection between an Antarctic epishelf lake and the ocean; Journal of Glaciology
A dynamic early East Antarctic Ice Sheet suggested by ice-covered fjord landscapes; Nature
A semi-automated line tracing technique for monitoring ice margins in Antarctic images; International Journal of Remote Sensing
A technique for the identification and analysis of icebergs in synthetic aperture radar images of Antarctica; International Journal of Remote Sensing
Breakup and conditions for stability of the northern Larsen Ice Shelf, Antarctica; Nature
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; Antarctica and Global Change: Interactio
Comparison of Microwave Backscatter Anisotropy Parameterizations of the Antarctic Ice Sheet; XXII ISPRS Congress
Comparison of microwave backscatter anisotropy parameterizations of the Antarctic Ice Sheet using ASCAT; IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing
CryoSat-2 validation over Law Dome and the Totten Glacier in East Antarctica - aircraft trajectory accuracy assessment; 20 Years of Progress in Radar Altimetry
Determining DH/DT over Law Dome using 40 Years of Terrestrial Gravity Data; 2nd SCAR Open Science Conference 'Antarctica in the Earth System'
Digital elevation models for the Lambert Glacier- Amery Ice Shelf System, East Antarctica, from ERS-1 satellite radar altimerty; Journal of Glaciology
Distribution and fall-out of Cs-137 and other radionuclides over Antarctica; Journal of Galciology
Drivers of ASCAT C band backscatter variability in the dry snow zone of Antarctica; Journal of Glaciology
Dynamics and calving of the Mertz Glacier and its ice tongue, East Antarctica; IUGG
East Antarctic continental shelf: Prydz Bay and the Mac.Robertson Land Shelf; Continental Shelves of the World Their Evolution During the Last Glacio-Eustatic Cycle
Erroneous sea-ice concentration retrieval in the East Antarctic; Annals of Glaciology
Evidence of a hydrological connection between the ice divide and ice sheet margin in the Aurora Subglacial Basin, East Antarctica; Journal of Geophysical Research
Examining the interaction between multi-year landfast sea ice and the Mertz Glacier Tongue, East Antarctica: Another factor in ice sheet stability?; Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans
External influences on the Mertz Glacier Tongue (East Antarctica) in the decade leading up to its calving in 2010; Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface
Geomorphic and geologic controls of geohazards induced by Nepal's 2015 Gorkha earthquake; Science
Getting around Antarctica: new high-resolution mappings of the grounded and freely-floating boundaries of the Antarctic ice sheet created for the International Polar Year; Cryosphere
Glacier tongue calving reduced dense water formation and enhanced carbon uptake; Geophysical Research Letters
Iceberg calving from the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica; Annals of Glaciology
Interannual variability of melting of Antarctic snow cover observed with active microwave systems; Antarctica and Global Change: Interactions and Impacts
Multi-year monitoring of rift propagation on the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica; Geophysical Research Letters
Multi-year/multi-decade ice about Mertz Glacier, East Antarctica, and its temporal evolution; International Symposium on Sea Ice in a Changing Environment
Near coastal iceberg distributions in East Antarctica 60 - 140E; Antarctica and Global Change: Interactions and Impacts
Near-coastal iceberg distributions in East Antarctica, 50-145 degrees E; Annals of Glaciology
New constraints on the structure and dynamics of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet from the joint IPY/Ice Bridge ICECAP aerogeophysical project; American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting
Redefinition of the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica, grounding zone; Journal of Geophysical Research
Refined broad-scale sub-glacial morphology of Aurora Subglacial Basin, East Antarctica derived by an ice-dynamics-based interpolation scheme; The Cryosphere
Remote hydroacoustic sensing of large icebergs in the southern Indian Ocean: Implications for iceberg monitoring; Geophysical Research Letters
Rifting processes and ice-flow modulation observed on Mertz Glacier, East Antarctica; Journal of Glaciology
Seafloor shapes of the floating portion of Totten Glacier and Moscow University Ice Shelf, East Antarctica; FRISP
Seismic Studies of the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica; 2nd SCAR Open Science Conference 'Antarctica in the Earth System'
Thick- ness and extent of multi-year/multi-decadal fast ice east of Mertz Glacier, East Antarctica; International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) General Assembly - Earth on the Edge: Science for a Sustainable Planet

Research Projects

Fracturing and Deformation Along the Amery Ice Shelf; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Iceberg Calving of Active Ice-Shelf Rift Systems on the Amery Ice Shelf; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Identification and classification of icebergs from satellite images using spatial analysis techniques; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Monitoring Temporal Change in Ice Margins Using Computer-based Edge Tracing Techniques; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)

Research Candidate Supervision