Dr Steven Palmer
Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Key publications



Palmer SJ, McMillan M, Morlighem M (In Press). Subglacial lake drainage detected beneath the Greenland ice sheet. Nature Communications, 6(8408). Full text. DOI.
Morlighem M, Williams CN, Rignot E, an L, Arndt JE, Bamber JL, Catania G, Chauché N, Dowdeswell JA, Dorschel B, et al (2017). BedMachine v3: Complete Bed Topography and Ocean Bathymetry Mapping of Greenland from Multibeam Echo Sounding Combined with Mass Conservation. Geophysical Research Letters, 44(21), 11,051-11,061. Full text. DOI.
Bamber JL, Griggs JA, Hurkmans RTWL, Dowdeswell JA, Gogineni SP, Howat I, Mouginot J, Paden J, Palmer S, Rignot E, et al (2013). A new bed elevation dataset for Greenland. Cryosphere, 7(2), 499-510. Abstract. DOI.
Palmer SJ, Dowdeswell JA, Christoffersen P, Young DA, Blankenship DD, Greenbaum JS, Benham T, Bamber J, Siegert MJ (2013). Greenland subglacial lakes detected by radar. Geophysical Research Letters, n/a-n/a.  Publisher URLFull text. DOI.
Sundal AV, Shepherd A, Nienow P, Hanna E, Palmer SJ, Huybrechts P (2011). Melt-induced speed-up of Greenland ice sheet offset by efficient subglacial drainage. NATURE, 469(7331), 521-524. DOI.
Palmer S, Shepherd A, Nienow P, Joughin I (2011). Seasonal speedup of the Greenland Ice Sheet linked to routing of surface water. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 302(3-4), 423-428. Abstract. DOI.

Publications by category


Journal articles

Palmer SJ, McMillan M, Morlighem M (In Press). Subglacial lake drainage detected beneath the Greenland ice sheet. Nature Communications, 6(8408). Full text. DOI.
Morlighem M, Williams CN, Rignot E, an L, Arndt JE, Bamber JL, Catania G, Chauché N, Dowdeswell JA, Dorschel B, et al (2017). BedMachine v3: Complete Bed Topography and Ocean Bathymetry Mapping of Greenland from Multibeam Echo Sounding Combined with Mass Conservation. Geophysical Research Letters, 44(21), 11,051-11,061. Full text. DOI.
Carrivick JL, Tweed FS, Ng F, Quincey DJ, Mallalieu J, Ingeman-Nielsen T, Mikkelsen AB, Palmer SJ, Yde JC, Homer R, et al (2017). Ice-dammed lake drainage evolution at russell glacier, west greenland. Frontiers in Earth Science, 5 Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Chu W, Schroeder DM, Seroussi H, Creyts TT, Palmer SJ, Bell RE (2016). Extensive winter subglacial water storage beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(24), 12-492. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Meersmans J, Van Weverberg K, De Baets S, De Ridder F, Palmer SJ, van Wesemael B, Quine TA (2016). Mapping mean total annual precipitation in Belgium, by investigating the scale of topographic control at the regional scale. Journal of Hydrology, 540, 96-105. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Carr JR, Vieli A, Stokes CR, Jamieson SSR, Palmer SJ, Christoffersen P, Dowdeswell JA, Nick FM, Blankenship DD, Young DA, et al (2015). Basal topographic controls on rapid retreat of Humboldt Glacier, northern Greenland. JOURNAL OF GLACIOLOGY, 61(225), 137-150. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Clason CC, Mair DWF, Nienow PW, Bartholomew ID, Sole A, Palmer S, Schwanghart W (2015). Modelling the transfer of supraglacial meltwater to the bed of Leverett Glacier, Southwest Greenland. Cryosphere, 9(1), 123-138. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Clason CC, Mair DWF, Nienow PW, Bartholomew ID, Sole A, Palmer S, Schwanghart W (2014). Modelling the transfer of supraglacial meltwater to the bed of Leverett Glacier, southwest Greenland. The Cryosphere Discussions, 8(4), 4243-4280. DOI.
Bamber JL, Griggs JA, Hurkmans RTWL, Dowdeswell JA, Gogineni SP, Howat I, Mouginot J, Paden J, Palmer S, Rignot E, et al (2013). A new bed elevation dataset for Greenland. Cryosphere, 7(2), 499-510. Abstract. DOI.
Palmer SJ, Dowdeswell JA, Christoffersen P, Young DA, Blankenship DD, Greenbaum JS, Benham T, Bamber J, Siegert MJ (2013). Greenland subglacial lakes detected by radar. Geophysical Research Letters, n/a-n/a.  Publisher URLFull text. DOI.
Leeson AA, Shepherd A, Palmer S, Sundal A, Fettweis X (2012). Simulating the growth of supraglacial lakes at the western margin of the Greenland ice sheet. Cryosphere, 6(5), 1077-1086. Abstract. DOI.
Sundal AV, Shepherd A, Nienow P, Hanna E, Palmer SJ, Huybrechts P (2011). Melt-induced speed-up of Greenland ice sheet offset by efficient subglacial drainage. NATURE, 469(7331), 521-524. DOI.
Rinne EJ, Shepherd A, Palmer S, Van Den Broeke MR, Muir A, Ettema J, Wingham D (2011). On the recent elevation changes at the Flade Isblink Ice Cap, northern Greenland. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 116(3). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Palmer S, Shepherd A, Nienow P, Joughin I (2011). Seasonal speedup of the Greenland Ice Sheet linked to routing of surface water. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 302(3-4), 423-428. Abstract. DOI.
Bartholomew ID, Nienow P, Sole A, Mair D, Cowton T, King MA, Palmer S (2011). Seasonal variations in Greenland Ice Sheet motion: Inland extent and behaviour at higher elevations. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 307(3-4), 271-278. Abstract. DOI.
Bartholomew I, Nienow P, Sole A, Mair D, Cowton T, Palmer S, Wadham J (2011). Supraglacial forcing of subglacial drainage in the ablation zone of the Greenland ice sheet. Geophysical Research Letters, 38(8). Abstract. DOI.
Palmer SJ, Shepherd A, Sundal A, Rinnem E, Nienow P (2010). InSAR observations of ice elevation and velocity fluctuations at the Flade Isblink ice cap, eastern North Greenland. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 115(4). Abstract. DOI.
Sundal AV, Shepherd A, Nienow P, Hanna E, Palmer S, Huybrechts P (2009). Evolution of supra-glacial lakes across the Greenland Ice Sheet. Remote Sensing of Environment, 113, 2164-2171.
Palmer S, Shepherd A, Bjornsson H, Palsson F (2009). Ice velocity measurements of Langjokull, Iceland, from interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR). Journal of Glaciology, 55, 834-838.
Palmer SJ, Rycroft MJ, Cermack M (2006). Solar and geomagnetic activity, extremely low frequency magnetic and electric fields and human health at the Earth's surface. SURVEYS IN GEOPHYSICS, 27(5), 557-595. Author URL. DOI.

Conferences

Palmer S (2004). Earthshine: Alternative mission designs for the UK'S first deep-space spacecraft.  Abstract.

Publications by year



In Press

Palmer SJ, McMillan M, Morlighem M (In Press). Subglacial lake drainage detected beneath the Greenland ice sheet. Nature Communications, 6(8408). Full text. DOI.

2017

Morlighem M, Williams CN, Rignot E, an L, Arndt JE, Bamber JL, Catania G, Chauché N, Dowdeswell JA, Dorschel B, et al (2017). BedMachine v3: Complete Bed Topography and Ocean Bathymetry Mapping of Greenland from Multibeam Echo Sounding Combined with Mass Conservation. Geophysical Research Letters, 44(21), 11,051-11,061. Full text. DOI.
Carrivick JL, Tweed FS, Ng F, Quincey DJ, Mallalieu J, Ingeman-Nielsen T, Mikkelsen AB, Palmer SJ, Yde JC, Homer R, et al (2017). Ice-dammed lake drainage evolution at russell glacier, west greenland. Frontiers in Earth Science, 5 Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2016

Chu W, Schroeder DM, Seroussi H, Creyts TT, Palmer SJ, Bell RE (2016). Extensive winter subglacial water storage beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(24), 12-492. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Meersmans J, Van Weverberg K, De Baets S, De Ridder F, Palmer SJ, van Wesemael B, Quine TA (2016). Mapping mean total annual precipitation in Belgium, by investigating the scale of topographic control at the regional scale. Journal of Hydrology, 540, 96-105. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2015

Carr JR, Vieli A, Stokes CR, Jamieson SSR, Palmer SJ, Christoffersen P, Dowdeswell JA, Nick FM, Blankenship DD, Young DA, et al (2015). Basal topographic controls on rapid retreat of Humboldt Glacier, northern Greenland. JOURNAL OF GLACIOLOGY, 61(225), 137-150. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Clason CC, Mair DWF, Nienow PW, Bartholomew ID, Sole A, Palmer S, Schwanghart W (2015). Modelling the transfer of supraglacial meltwater to the bed of Leverett Glacier, Southwest Greenland. Cryosphere, 9(1), 123-138. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2014

Clason CC, Mair DWF, Nienow PW, Bartholomew ID, Sole A, Palmer S, Schwanghart W (2014). Modelling the transfer of supraglacial meltwater to the bed of Leverett Glacier, southwest Greenland. The Cryosphere Discussions, 8(4), 4243-4280. DOI.

2013

Bamber JL, Griggs JA, Hurkmans RTWL, Dowdeswell JA, Gogineni SP, Howat I, Mouginot J, Paden J, Palmer S, Rignot E, et al (2013). A new bed elevation dataset for Greenland. Cryosphere, 7(2), 499-510. Abstract. DOI.
Palmer SJ, Dowdeswell JA, Christoffersen P, Young DA, Blankenship DD, Greenbaum JS, Benham T, Bamber J, Siegert MJ (2013). Greenland subglacial lakes detected by radar. Geophysical Research Letters, n/a-n/a.  Publisher URLFull text. DOI.

2012

Leeson AA, Shepherd A, Palmer S, Sundal A, Fettweis X (2012). Simulating the growth of supraglacial lakes at the western margin of the Greenland ice sheet. Cryosphere, 6(5), 1077-1086. Abstract. DOI.

2011

Sundal AV, Shepherd A, Nienow P, Hanna E, Palmer SJ, Huybrechts P (2011). Melt-induced speed-up of Greenland ice sheet offset by efficient subglacial drainage. NATURE, 469(7331), 521-524. DOI.
Rinne EJ, Shepherd A, Palmer S, Van Den Broeke MR, Muir A, Ettema J, Wingham D (2011). On the recent elevation changes at the Flade Isblink Ice Cap, northern Greenland. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 116(3). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Palmer S, Shepherd A, Nienow P, Joughin I (2011). Seasonal speedup of the Greenland Ice Sheet linked to routing of surface water. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 302(3-4), 423-428. Abstract. DOI.
Bartholomew ID, Nienow P, Sole A, Mair D, Cowton T, King MA, Palmer S (2011). Seasonal variations in Greenland Ice Sheet motion: Inland extent and behaviour at higher elevations. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 307(3-4), 271-278. Abstract. DOI.
Bartholomew I, Nienow P, Sole A, Mair D, Cowton T, Palmer S, Wadham J (2011). Supraglacial forcing of subglacial drainage in the ablation zone of the Greenland ice sheet. Geophysical Research Letters, 38(8). Abstract. DOI.

2010

Palmer SJ, Shepherd A, Sundal A, Rinnem E, Nienow P (2010). InSAR observations of ice elevation and velocity fluctuations at the Flade Isblink ice cap, eastern North Greenland. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 115(4). Abstract. DOI.

2009

Sundal AV, Shepherd A, Nienow P, Hanna E, Palmer S, Huybrechts P (2009). Evolution of supra-glacial lakes across the Greenland Ice Sheet. Remote Sensing of Environment, 113, 2164-2171.
Palmer S, Shepherd A, Bjornsson H, Palsson F (2009). Ice velocity measurements of Langjokull, Iceland, from interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR). Journal of Glaciology, 55, 834-838.

2006

Palmer SJ, Rycroft MJ, Cermack M (2006). Solar and geomagnetic activity, extremely low frequency magnetic and electric fields and human health at the Earth's surface. SURVEYS IN GEOPHYSICS, 27(5), 557-595. Author URL. DOI.

2004

Palmer S (2004). Earthshine: Alternative mission designs for the UK'S first deep-space spacecraft.  Abstract.