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Researcher: Allison, I (Dr Ian Allison)

Fields of Research

Glaciology
Physical Oceanography
Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
Meteorology
Climate Change Processes
Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Climatology (excl. Climate Change Processes)
Palaeoclimatology
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
Natural Hazards
Physiology
Numerical Analysis

Research Objectives

Climate and Climate Change
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Marine Oceanic Processes (excl. climate related)
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Environment
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Land and Water Management
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Oceanography
Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences
Weather
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Marine Environments
Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Climate Change Models
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments
Natural Hazards
Atmospheric Processes and Dynamics
Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

1.5 Organization and Implementation of IPY: 2005-2009; Understanding Earth’s Polar Challenges: International Polar Year 2007-2008 - summary by the IPY Joint Committee
1.6 The IPY International Programme Office (IPO), 2005-2010; Understanding Earth’s polar challenges: International Polar Year 2007-2008
2.3 Southern Ocean; Understanding Earth’s polar challenges: International Polar Year 2007-2008
2.4 Greenland Ice Sheet and Arctic glaciers; Understanding Earth’s polar challenges: International Polar Year 2007-2008
5.1 Early science outcomes of IPY 2007-2008; Understanding Earth’s polar challenges: International Polar Year 2007-2008
A roadmap for Antarctic and Southern Ocean science for the next two decades and beyond; Antarctic Science
Accumulation variability in eastern Kemp Land, Antarctica; Fifth International Symposium on Antarctic Glaciology, 5-11 September 1993
Accumulation variation in eastern Kemp Land, Antarctica; Annals of Glaciology
ACE CRC Report Card: Sea-Level Rise 2012
An ice-core record of Antarctic sea-ice extent in the southern Indian Ocean for the past 300 years; Annals of Glaciology
An inland height datum for monitoring the elevation of the Amery Ice Shelf; Antarctica and Global Change: Interactions and Impacts
An overview of East Antarctic sea ice properties and growth processes; Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting, 23-26 July 1996
An overview of the mass budget of the Lambert Glacier - Amery Ice Shelf system; Antarctica and Global Change: Interactions and Impacts
Arctic and Antarctic: The will and the way of John Riddoch Rymill
Assessment of air temperatures from different meteorological reanalyses for the East Antarctic region between Zhongshan and Dome A; Science China: Earth Sciences
Assessment of surface pressure between Zhongshan and Dome A in East Antarctica from different meteorological reanalyses; Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research
Basal melt, seasonal water mass transformation, ocean current variability, and deep convection processes along the Amery Ice Shelf calving front, East Antarctica; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Basal melting and freezing under the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica; Journal of Glaciology
Circulation of modified Circumpolar Deep Water and basal melt beneath the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Climate and meteorological processes of the East Antarctic ice sheet between Zhongshan and Dome-A; Advances in Polar Science
Comparison of ERS satellite radar altimeter heights with GPS-derived heights on the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica; Annals of Glaciology
Correction of snow accumulation impacted on air temperature from automatic weather station on the Antarctic ice sheet; Chinese Journal of Polar Research
Distributed temperature logging on the Amery Ice Shelf - challenges and scientific opportunities; International Symposium on Changes in Glaciers and Ice Sheets: observations, modelling and environmental interactions
East Antarctic sea ice drift: variability and trend; 1997 Joint Assemblies of the International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences and International Association for Physical Sciences of the Oceans
East Antarctic Sea Ice: A review of its structure, properties and drift; Antarctic Research Series - Antarctic Sea Ice: Physical Processes, Interactions and Variability
East Antarctic sea ice: observations and modelling; Antarctica and Global Change: Interactions and Impacts
Effects of regional fast-ice and iceberg distributions on the behaviour of the Mertz Glacier polynya, East Antarctica; Annals of Glaciology
Enhanced thermodynamic ice growth by sea ice deformation; Antarctica and Global Change: Interactions and Impacts
Enhanced thermodynamic ice growth by sea-ice deformation; Annals of Glaciology
Firnification and the effects of wind packing in Antarctic snow; Antarctica and Global Change: Interactions and Impacts
Firnification and the effects of wind-packing on Antarctic snow; Annals of Glaciology
Floe sizes in the east Antarctic sea ice zone estimated using combined sar and field data; Space at the service of our Environment
Glaciology: Sea Ice, Ice Shelves & Icebergs
Growth processes of Antarctic sea ice in winter; American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 11-15 December 1995
Heat and salt fluxes within the East Antarctic pack ice in winter; American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 11-15 December 1995
Ice formation in the Mertz Glacier polynya, East Antarctica, during Winter; Annals of Glaciology
Ice Sheets, Glaciers, and Sea Level; Snow and Ice-Related Hazards, Risks, and Disasters
Ice shelf/ocean interactions under the Amery Ice Shelf: seasonal variability and its effect on marine ice formation; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Iceberg calving from the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica; Annals of Glaciology
Intercomparison of firn core and meteorological data; Antarctic Science
International Polar Year 2007-2008
Long-term fast-ice variability off Davis and Mawson stations, Antarctica; 16th IAHR International Symposium on Ice
Mass balance of the Lambert Glacier-Amery Ice Shelf system, East Antarctica: a comparison of computed balance fluxes and measured fluxes; Journal of Glaciology
Morphology and structure of the sea ice in the southern ocean sector between 60°E and 150°E; 1997 Joint Assemblies of the International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences and International Association for Physical Sciences of the Oceans
Near surface climate of the traverse route from Zhongshan Station to Dome A, East Antarctica; Antarctic Science
Observations: Changes in Snow, Ice and Frozen Ground; Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Observations: Cryosphere; Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Ocean-ice Interaction at the Amery Ice Shelf: an Overview; IUGG
On the simulation of Antarctic sea ice in an AGCM; 1997 Joint Assemblies of the International Assoication of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences and International Association for Physical Sciences of the Oceans
Papua
Physical attributes of sea-ice kinematics during spring 2007 off East Antarctica; Deep-Sea Research. Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography
Physical Processes determining the Antarctic Sea Ice Environment; Australian Journal of Physics
Platelet ice attachment to instrument strings beneath the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica; Journal of Glaciology
Preliminary evidence indicating Dome A (Antarctica) satisfying preconditions for drilling the oldest ice core; Chinese Science Bulletin
Properties of a marine ice layer under the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica; Journal of Glaciology
Protists in the marine ice of the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica; Polar Biology
Rapid disintegration of another ice shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula
Recent Research in the East Antarctic Sea-Ice Zone
Redefinition of the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica, grounding zone; Journal of Geophysical Research
Regional Estimates of Heat and Salt Flux in the East Antarctic Sea Ice Zone; Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting, 23-26 July 1996
Regional-scale sea-ice and snow thickness distributions from in situ and satellite measurements over East Antarctica during SIPEX 2007; Deep-Sea Research. Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography
Review: Ice sheet mass balance and sea level; Antarctic Science
Role of off-shelf to on-shelf transitions for East Antarctic sea ice dynamics during spring 2003; Journal of Geophysical Research
Satellite and in situ observations of regional classes of sea ice cover in the East Antarctic pack in Winter; Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting, 23-26 July 1996
Science and exploration in the high interior of East Antarctica in the twentieth century; Advances in Polar Science
Sea ice thickness distribution determined by aerial photography and ship-based observations in the East Antarctic pack ice; American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 11-15 December 1995
Sea-ice growth and water mass modification in the Mertz Glacier Polynya, East Antarctica, during winter; Annals of Glaciology
Seasonal and interannual variations of the oceanic heat flux under a landfast Antarctic sea ice cover; Journal of Geophysical Research
Seasonal changes of sea ice characteristics off East Antarctica; Fifth International Symposium on Antarctic Glaciology, 5-11 September 1993
Seasonal cycle of ocean interaction with the amery ice shelf; IUGG
Seasonal cycle of ocean interaction with the Amery Ice Shelf; IGS/FRISP
Sensible- and latent-heat-flux estimates over the Mertz Glacier polynya, East Antarctica, from in-flight measurements; Annals of Glaciology
Snow cover variability on East Antarctic sea ice during the austral winter; American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 11-15 December 1995
Snow on Antarctic sea ice; Review of Geophysics
Snow-accumulation distribution in the interior of the Lambert Glacier basin, Antarctica; Annals of Glaciology
Some aspects of Chinese-Australian cooperation in Antarctic research over the past forty years; Advances in Polar Science
Sub-Amery Ice Shelf circulation: new results from borehole observations; FRISP
Surface climate of the interior of the Lambert Glacier basin, Antarctica, from automatic weather station data; Annals of Glaciology
The AMISOR (Amery Ice Shelf Ocean Research) project: an overview; IGS/FRISP
The Copenhagen Diagnosis; Elsevier
The Copenhagen Diagnosis 2009
The Copenhagen Diagnosis 2010
The Frozen Skin of the Southern Ocean; American Scientist
The Oceans and Sea Ice; Polar Processes and Global Climate
The pattern and variability of Antarctic sea ice drift in the Indian and Western Pacific sectors; Antarctica and Global Change: Interactions and Impacts
The science of climate change: questions and answers
The Science of Climate Change: Questions and Answers
The sensitivity of glaciers at Heard Island to climage change, and their recent response; 1997 Joint Assemblies of the International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences and International Assoication for Physical Sciences of the Oceans
The Snows of Kilimanjaro: A critical comment on Numerical Simulations of the Role of Land Surface Conditions on the Climate of Mt. Kilimanjaro Region; CLIVAR Newsletter Exchanges
The surface climate of the interior of the Lambert Glacier basin from automatic weather station data; Antarctica and Global Change: Interactions and Impacts
Understanding Earth's Polar Challenges: International Polar Year 2007-2008 - Summary by the IPY Joint Committee; University of the Arctic and ICSU/WMO Joint Committee for International Polar Year 2007-2008
Winter Conditions in East Antarctic Pack Ice: A Report On The 1995 HIHO HIHO Ice Drift & Deformation Experiment
Winter ocean/sea ice interactions studied in the East Antarctic; Eos: Transactions, American Geophysical Union
Winter snow cover variability on East Antarctic sea ice; Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans
Wintertime heat flux to the underside of east Antarctic pack ice; Journal of Geophysical Research

Research Projects

Biological fractionation of phytoplankton during Antarctic sea-ice formation; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Investigation of sea ice physical processes in East Antarctica during early Spring; Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts (DEWHA)

Research Candidate Supervision

Antarctic sea ice and its role in global climate
Changes in the Morphology, Mass Balance, and Dynamics of Brown Glacier, Heard Island, with Comparison to the Surrounding Sub-Antarctic Islands
Dynamics of the Ice Masses of the Lambert Glacie and the Amery Ice Shelf
GPS studies of the Lambert glacier basin
Incorporation of Sea Ice Algae into Newly Forming Sea Ice
Iron in Modern and Ancient East Antarctic Snow
Sea-ice growth, drift and deformation off East Antarctica
Surface mass balance studies in east Antarctica
The role of polynyas in Antarctic Sea Ice processes