Icy landscapes of the past (CP/ESSD/ESurf/TC inter-journal SI)(CP/ESSD/ESurf/TC inter-journal SI)
Icy landscapes of the past (CP/ESSD/ESurf/TC inter-journal SI)(CP/ESSD/ESurf/TC inter-journal SI)
Editor(s): Irina Rogozhina, Arjen Stroeven, Achim Beylich, Lev Tarasov, Yusuke Suganuma, Nicole Schaffer, Matthias Prange, Atle Nesje, Ken Mankoff, Neil Glasser, and Pepijn Bakker Special issue jointly organized between Climate of the Past, Earth System Science Data, Earth Surface Dynamics, and The Cryosphere
Studies of ice extent, volume, and dynamics during former glaciations are important for understanding past climates and evolution of the Earth's surface, and they also provide analogies for present-day and future ice sheets and their subglacial environments. The special issue (SI) "Icy landscapes of the past" brings together contributions from four Copernicus journals (Climate of the Past, The Cryosphere, Earth Surface Dynamics, and Earth System Science Data), reflecting the interdisciplinarity across scientific communities working with former glaciations from the perspectives of palaeoclimatology, glacial geomorphology, Quaternary geology, and numerical modelling, among others. It provides a platform from which field-based reconstructions and model simulations can be compared and contrasted, teasing out complex couplings between the changing cryosphere-induced topographic, freshwater, and sea level forcings and climate states of both warmer and colder epochs of the past. Through this SI, we aim to piece together the growing knowledge about regional responses of different geographic regions to past climate changes to obtain a global picture, thereby fostering emerging collaborations between previously disconnected geoscientific disciplines. We welcome contributions that shed light on ancient and more recent glaciations on Earth and their interaction with other components of the Earth system.

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23 Jul 2024
Climate and ice sheet dynamics in Patagonia throughout marine isotope stages 2 and 3
Andrés Castillo-Llarena, Franco Retamal-Ramírez, Jorge Bernales, Martín Jacques-Coper, Matthias Prange, and Irina Rogozhina
Clim. Past, 20, 1559–1577, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-20-1559-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-20-1559-2024, 2024
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10 Jul 2024
Simulation of a former ice field with Parallel Ice Sheet Model – Snežnik study case
Matjaž Depolli, Manja Žebre, Uroš Stepišnik, and Gregor Kosec
Clim. Past, 20, 1471–1488, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-20-1471-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-20-1471-2024, 2024
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22 May 2024
Spatiotemporal variations in the East Antarctic Ice Sheet during the Holocene
Takeshige Ishiwa, Jun’ichi Okuno, Yuki Tokuda, Satoshi Sasaki, Takuya Itaki, and Yusuke Suganuma
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-275,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-275, 2024
Preprint under review for TC (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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16 May 2024
Reconstructing dynamics of the Baltic Ice Stream Complex during deglaciation of the Last Scandinavian Ice Sheet
Izabela Szuman, Jakub Z. Kalita, Christiaan R. Diemont, Stephen J. Livingstone, Chris D. Clark, and Martin Margold
The Cryosphere, 18, 2407–2428, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-18-2407-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-18-2407-2024, 2024
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15 May 2024
A history-matching analysis of the Antarctic Ice Sheet since the last interglacial – Part 1: Ice sheet evolution
Benoit S. Lecavalier and Lev Tarasov
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-1291,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-1291, 2024
Preprint under review for TC (discussion: open, 1 comment)
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07 May 2024
Extensive palaeo-surfaces beneath the Evans–Rutford region of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet control modern and past ice flow
Charlotte M. Carter, Michael J. Bentley, Stewart S. R. Jamieson, Guy J. G. Paxman, Tom A. Jordan, Julien A. Bodart, Neil Ross, and Felipe Napoleoni
The Cryosphere, 18, 2277–2296, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-18-2277-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-18-2277-2024, 2024
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12 Apr 2024
Alpine topography of the Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains, Antarctica, mapped from ice sheet surface morphology
Edmund J. Lea, Stewart S. R. Jamieson, and Michael J. Bentley
The Cryosphere, 18, 1733–1751, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-18-1733-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-18-1733-2024, 2024
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10 Apr 2024
Spatial variability of marine-terminating ice sheet retreat in the Puget Lowland
Marion A. McKenzie, Lauren E. Miller, Allison P. Lepp, and Regina DeWitt
Clim. Past, 20, 891–908, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-20-891-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-20-891-2024, 2024
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05 Apr 2024
The influence of glacial landscape evolution on Scandinavian ice-sheet dynamics and dimensions
Gustav Jungdal-Olesen, Jane Lund Andersen, Andreas Born, and Vivi Kathrine Pedersen
The Cryosphere, 18, 1517–1532, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-18-1517-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-18-1517-2024, 2024
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05 Apr 2024
Dynamical response of the southwestern Laurentide Ice Sheet to rapid Bølling–Allerød warming
Sophie L. Norris, Martin Margold, David J. A. Evans, Nigel Atkinson, and Duane G. Froese
The Cryosphere, 18, 1533–1559, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-18-1533-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-18-1533-2024, 2024
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28 Mar 2024
A Greenland-wide empirical reconstruction of paleo ice sheet retreat informed by ice extent markers: PaleoGrIS version 1.0
Tancrède P. M. Leger, Christopher D. Clark, Carla Huynh, Sharman Jones, Jeremy C. Ely, Sarah L. Bradley, Christiaan Diemont, and Anna L. C. Hughes
Clim. Past, 20, 701–755, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-20-701-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-20-701-2024, 2024
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28 Mar 2024
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Subglacial valleys preserved in the highlands of south and east Greenland record restricted ice extent during past warmer climates
Guy J. G. Paxman, Stewart S. R. Jamieson, Aisling M. Dolan, and Michael J. Bentley
The Cryosphere, 18, 1467–1493, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-18-1467-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-18-1467-2024, 2024
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26 Mar 2024
Late Quaternary glacial maxima in Southern Patagonia: insights from the Lago Argentino glacier lobe
Matias Romero, Shanti B. Penprase, Maximillian S. Van Wyk de Vries, Andrew D. Wickert, Andrew G. Jones, Shaun A. Marcott, Jorge A. Strelin, Mateo A. Martini, Tammy M. Rittenour, Guido Brignone, Mark D. Shapley, Emi Ito, Kelly R. MacGregor, and Marc W. Caffee
Clim. Past Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2024-24,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2024-24, 2024
Revised manuscript accepted for CP (discussion: closed, 4 comments)
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18 Mar 2024
Glacial inception through rapid ice area increase driven by albedo and vegetation feedbacks
Matteo Willeit, Reinhard Calov, Stefanie Talento, Ralf Greve, Jorjo Bernales, Volker Klemann, Meike Bagge, and Andrey Ganopolski
Clim. Past, 20, 597–623, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-20-597-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-20-597-2024, 2024
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14 Mar 2024
The Glacial Paleolandscapes of Southern Africa: the Legacy of the Late Paleozoic Ice Age
Pierre Dietrich, François Guillocheau, Guilhem Amin Douillet, Neil Patrick Griffis, Guillaume Baby, Daniel Paul Le Heron, Laurie Barrier, Maximilien Mathian, Isabel Patricia Montañez, Cécile Robin, Thomas Gyomlai, Christoph Kettler, and Axel Hofmann
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-467,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-467, 2024
Preprint under review for ESurf (discussion: open, 2 comments)
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11 Mar 2024
North American Pleistocene Glacial Erosion and Thin Pliocene Regolith Thickness Inferred from Data-Constrained Fully Coupled Ice-Climate-Sediment modelling
Matthew Drew and Lev Tarasov
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-620,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-620, 2024
Preprint under review for CP (discussion: open, 3 comments)
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08 Mar 2024
The staggered retreat of grounded ice in the Ross Sea, Antarctica, since the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM)
Matthew A. Danielson and Philip J. Bart
The Cryosphere, 18, 1125–1138, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-18-1125-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-18-1125-2024, 2024
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27 Feb 2024
The comparative role of physical system processes in Hudson Strait ice stream cycling: a comprehensive model-based test of Heinrich event hypotheses
Kevin Hank and Lev Tarasov
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-493,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-493, 2024
Preprint under review for CP (discussion: final response, 6 comments)
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26 Feb 2024
Coevolving edge rounding and shape of glacial erratics: the case of Shap granite, UK
Paul A. Carling
Earth Surf. Dynam., 12, 381–397, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-12-381-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-12-381-2024, 2024
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06 Feb 2024
Uncertainties originating from GCM downscaling and bias correction with application to the MIS-11c Greenland Ice Sheet
Brian R. Crow, Lev Tarasov, Michael Schulz, and Matthias Prange
Clim. Past, 20, 281–296, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-20-281-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-20-281-2024, 2024
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23 Jan 2024
Ice flow dynamics of the northwestern Laurentide Ice Sheet during the last deglaciation
Benjamin J. Stoker, Helen E. Dulfer, Chris R. Stokes, Victoria H. Brown, Christopher D. Clark, Colm Ó Cofaigh, David J. A. Evans, Duane Froese, Sophie L. Norris, and Martin Margold
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-137,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-137, 2024
Preprint under review for TC (discussion: final response, 3 comments)
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30 Oct 2023
In situ 10Be modeling and terrain analysis constrain subglacial quarrying and abrasion rates at Sermeq Kujalleq (Jakobshavn Isbræ), Greenland
Brandon L. Graham, Jason P. Briner, Nicolás E. Young, Allie Balter-Kennedy, Michele Koppes, Joerg M. Schaefer, Kristin Poinar, and Elizabeth K. Thomas
The Cryosphere, 17, 4535–4547, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-17-4535-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-17-4535-2023, 2023
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16 Oct 2023
Reorganisation of subglacial drainage processes during rapid melting of the Fennoscandian Ice Sheet
Adam Jake Hepburn, Christine F. Dow, Antti Ojala, Joni Mäkinen, Elina Ahokangas, Jussi Hovikoski, Jukka-Pekka Palmu, and Kari Kajuutti
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2023-2141,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2023-2141, 2023
Preprint under review for TC (discussion: final response, 4 comments)
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20 Sep 2023
Antarctic Tipping points triggered by the mid-Pliocene warm climate
Javier Blasco, Ilaria Tabone, Daniel Moreno-Parada, Alexander Robinson, Jorge Alvarez-Solas, Frank Pattyn, and Marisa Montoya
Clim. Past Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2023-76,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2023-76, 2023
Revised manuscript accepted for CP (discussion: closed, 4 comments)
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03 Jul 2023
Late Pleistocene glacial terminations accelerated by proglacial lakes
Meike Scherrenberg, Constantijn Berends, and Roderik van de Wal
Clim. Past Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2023-42,https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2023-42, 2023
Revised manuscript accepted for CP (discussion: closed, 7 comments)
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