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Mendenhall Glacier Related Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:

O’Neel, S., E. Hood, A. Bidlack, S. Fleming, M. Arimitsu, A. Arendt, E. Burgess, C. Sergeant, A. Beaudreau, K. Timm, G. Hayward, J. Reynolds, and S. Pyare (2015) Icefield-to-ocean linkages across the northern Pacific coastal temperate rainforest ecosystem. Bioscience, doi:10.1093/biosci/biv027

Spencer, R.G.M, A. Vermilyea, J. Fellman, P. Raymond, A. Stubbins, D. Scott, and E. Hood (2014) Seasonal variability of organic matter composition in an Alaskan glacier outflow: insights into glacier carbon sources. Environmental Research Letters 9: 055005. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/5/055005

Fellman, J.B., S. Nagorski, S. Pyare, A. Vermilyea, D. Scott, and E. Hood (2014) Stream temperature response to variable glacier coverage in coastal watersheds of southeast Alaska. Hydrological Processes 28: 2062-2073. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.9742

Stubbins, A., E. Hood, P.A. Raymond, G.R. Aiken, R.L. Sleighter, P.J. Hernes, D. Butman, P.G. Hatcher, R.G. Striegl, P. Schuster, H.A.N. Abdulla, A. Vermilyea, D.T. Scott, and R.G.M. Spencer (2012) Anthropogenic aerosols as a source of ancient dissolved organic matter in glaciers, Nature Geoscience 5: 198-201, doi:10.1038/ngeo1403.

Scott, D.T., E. Hood, and M. Nassry (2010) In-stream uptake and retention of C, N, and P in a supraglacial stream. Annals of Glaciology 51: 80–86.

Neal, E.G., E. Hood, and K.Smikrud (2010) Contribution of glacier runoff to freshwater discharge into the Gulf of Alaska. Geophys. Res. Let., 37: L06404, doi:10.1029/2010GL042385.

Connor, C.L. (2009) Field glaciology and earth systems science: The Juneau Icefield Research Program (JIRP), 1946-2008. Geological Society of America: Special Paper 461: 173-184.

Barclay, D.J., Wiles, G.C. and P.E. Calkin (2009) Holocene glacier fluctuations in Alaska. Quaternary Science Reviews 28: 2034-2048.

Hood, E., J. Fellman, R.G.M. Spencer, P.J. Hernes, R. Edwards, D. D'Amore, and D. Scott (2009) Glaciers as a source of ancient and labile organic matter to the marine environment.  Nature 462, 1044-1047, doi:10.1038/nature08580.

Sattin, S., C. Cleveland, E. Hood, S. Reed, A. King, S. Schmidt, M. Robeson, N. Ascurranz, and D. Nemergut (2009) Functional shifts in unvegetated, perhumid, recently-deglaciated soils do not correlate with shifts in soil bacterial community composition. J. Microbiol. 47: 673-681, doi:10.1007/s12275-009-0194-7.

Hood, E. and L. Berner (2009) The effect of changing glacial coverage on the physical and biogeochemical properties of coastal streams in southeastern Alaska.  Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences, 114, G03001, doi:10.1029/2009JG000971.

Hood, E. and D. T. Scott (2008) Riverine organic mater and nutrients in southeast Alaska affected by glacial coverage, Nature Geoscience 1: 583-587, doi:10.1038/ngeo280.

E.S. Boyce, R.J. Motyka and M. Truffer. (2007). Flotation and Retreat of a Lake-Calving Terminus, Mendenhall Glacier, Southeast Alaska. Journal of Glaciology, 53(181), 211-224.

Larsen, C.F., R.J. Motyka, A.A. Arendt, K.A. Echelmeyer, and P.E. Geissler. (2007). Glacier changes in southeast Alaska and northwest British Columbia and contribution to sea level rise. J. Geophys. Res., 112, F01007, doi:10.1029/2006JF000586.

Molnia, B.F., (2007). Late nineteenth to early twenty-first century behavior of Alaskan glaciers as indicators of changing regional climate. Global and Planetary Change, 56: 23-56.

Motyka, R.J.,(2003). Little Ice Age subsidence and post Little Ice Age uplift at Juneau, Alaska, inferred from dendrochronology and geomorphology. Quaternary Research, 59: 300-309.

Motyka, RJ, S O'Neel, C Connor, and KA Echelmeyer, (2002). 20th Century thinning of Mendenhall Glacier, Alaska, and its relationship to climate, lake calving, and glacier run-off. Global Planetary Change, 35(1-2) 93-112.

Burt, R., and E.B. Alexander, (1996). Soil development on moraines of Mendenhall Glacier, southeast Alaska. 2. Chemical transformations and soil micromorphology. Geoderma 72: 19-36.

Pelto, M.S. (1987). Mass Balance of South-East Alaska And North-West British Columbia Glaciers from 1976 to 1984: Methods and Results. Annals of Glaciology, 9: 189-194.

McCullough, H.A. (1965). Lichens of the Mendenhall Valley, Southeastern Alaska. The Bryologist, 68 (2) 221-226.

Lawrence, D.B., (1950). Glacier Fluctuation for Six Centuries in Southeastern Alaska and Its Relation to Solar Activity. Geographical Review, 40 (2) pp 191-223.

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters:

Technical Reports:

Molnia, B. (2008). Satellite Image Atlas of Glaciers of the World: Alaska. Part 3- Descriptions of Alaska’s 14 Glacierized Geographic Regions. USGS Professional Paper 1386-K. K84-K121.

Hood, E. (2004). Mendenhall Watershed Protection and Recovery. Final report submitted to Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation for the period July 1, 2003-June 30, 2004. 16p.

Knopf, A., (1912). The Eagle River Region, Southeastern Alaska. USGS, Bulletin 502. 64pp.

* denotes undergraduate student co-author


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