Library of published articles Here's a link to my main library of relevant articles. There's more than enough to keep you busy and entertained!
of the geology and geography of Svalbard.pdf Ingolfsson,
Olafur. 2204. - A very good and short summary of the geology
and geography of Svalbard.
Werner_Glacier-fed Lake Sedimentation and Origin
of Rhythmic Laminations.pdf
Al Werner's Sedimentology term paper from 1985 - A very good overview
of sedimentation processes in glacial lakes.
Boyum_Post-Glacial sediments in Lake Linnevatn, Spitsbergen.pdf
Boyum, A. and Kjensmo, 1980, Post-glacial sediments in Lake Linnevatn,
Spitsbergen: Arch Hydrobiol, v. 88, 232-249. Good background
on Linnevatnet, complete with Werner's penciled comments.
Boyum_Physiography of Lake Linnevatn, Western Spitsbergen.pdf
Boyum, A and Kjensmo, J., 1978, Physiography of Lake Linnevatn,
Western Spitsbergen: Verh. Interat. Verein Limnol., v. 20, 609-614.
Another early but good background article on Linnevatnet.
Forman_Late Weichselian and Holocene Relative Sea-level History
Forman, S. L., Mann, D. H., and Miller, G.H., 1987, Late Weischelian
and Holocene Relative Sea-level history of Broggerhalvoya, Spitsbergen:
Quaternary Research, v. 27, 41-50.
Covers degalacial history of western coast of Spitsbergen with
radiocarbon dates on whale bones constraining post-glacial emergence
Change-Observed and modeled temperature and sea ice variability Johannessen,
Ola M. et. al. 2002. NERSC Technical Report No. 218 Bergen.
Hodgkins_Glacier Hydrology in Svalbard, Norwegian High Arctic.pdf
Hodgkins, R., 1998, Glacier hydrology in Svalbard, Norwegian High
Arctic: Quaternary Science Reviews, v 16, p. 957-973. Reviews
processes by which water flows on and through arctic glaciers
notes that meltwater from non-temperate glaciers can be surprisingly
Overpeck_Arctic Environmental Changes of the Last Four Centuries.pdf
Overpeck et al., 1997, Arctic environmental change of the last
centuries: Science, v. 278, p. 1251-1256. A compilation of paleoclimate
records from lake sediments, trees, glaciers and marine sediments
provides a view of circum-Arctic environmental variability over
the last 400 years, with a focus n warming following the Little
Kessler_Self-Organization of Sorted Patterned Ground.pdf
Kessler, M.A. and Werner, B.T., 2003, Self-organization of sorted
patterned ground: Science, v. 299, p. 380-383 (and se comment appended
The mysteries of sorted, patterned ground solved?
Perkins_Patterns from Nowhere.pdf
Perkins, S., 2003, Patterns from Nowhere: Natural Forces bring
order to untouched ground: Science News, v. 163, 314-316.
An easy to read Science News summary of the Kessler and Werner