Observatory publications

Papers

Ó Dochartaigh, B É, MacDonald, A M, Black, A R, Everest, J, Wilson, P, Darling, W G, Jones, L, and Raines, M. In press in HESS. Groundwater – meltwater interaction in proglacial aquifers amid rapid glacier retreat

Mackay, J D, Barrand, N E, Hannah, D M, Krause, S, Jackson, C R, Everest, J, Aðalgeirsdóttir, G, and Black, A. 2019. Future evolution and uncertainty of river flow regime change in a deglaciating river basin. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 23 (4). 1833–1865. https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-1833-2019

Mackay, J D, Barrand, N E, Hannah, D M, Krause, S, Jackson, C R, Everest, J, and Aðalgeirsdóttir, G. 2018. Glacio–hydrological melt and run–off modelling: application of a limits of acceptability framework for model comparison and selection. The Cryosphere, 12 (7). 2175–2210. https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-2175-2018

Everest, J, Bradwell, T, Jones, L, and Hughes, L. 2017. The geomorphology of Svínafellsjökull and Virkisjökull-Falljökull glacier forelands, southeast Iceland (1:10,000 Map and paper) Journal of Maps, 3:2, 936–945 https://doi.org/10.1080/17445647.2017.1407272

Flett, V, Maurice, L, Finlayson, A, Black, A R, MacDonald, A M, Everest, J, and Kirkbride, M P.  2017.  Meltwater flow through a rapidly deglaciating glacier and foreland catchment system: Virkisjökull, SE Iceland.  Hydrology Research, Feb 2017, nh2017205. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2166/nh.2017.205

Krabbendam, M, Bradwell, T, Everest, J, and Eyles, N. 2017. Joint–bounded crescentic scars formed by subglacial clast–bed contact forces: implications for bedrock failure beneath glaciers. Geomorphology, 290, 114–127. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2017.03.021

MacDonald, A M, Black, A R, Ó Dochartaigh, B É, Everest, J, Darling, W G, Flett, V, and Peach, D W.  2016.  Using stable isotopes and continuous meltwater river monitoring to investigate the hydrology of a rapidly retreating Icelandic outlet glacier.  Annals of Glaciology, 57(72), pp. 151–158. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/aog.2016.22

Phillips, E, Finlayson, A, Bradwell, T, Everest, J, and Jones, L. 2014.  Structural evolution triggers a dynamic reduction in active glacier length during rapid retreat: evidence from Falljökull, SE Iceland.  Journal of Geophysical Research — Earth Surface, 119, 2194–2208. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2014JF003165

Bradwell, T, Sigurðsson, O, and Everest, J.  2013.  Recent, very rapid retreat of a temperate glacier in SE Iceland.  Boreas, 42, 959–973. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bor.12014

Phillips, E, Finlayson, A, and Jones, L.  2013.  Fracturing, block faulting, and moulin development associated with progressive collapse and retreat of a maritime glacier: Falljökull, SE Iceland.  Journal of Geophysical Research — Earth Surface, 118, 1545–1561. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jgrf.20116

Everest, J, Bradwell, T, Jones, L, and Hughes, L.  Submitted to Journal of Maps.  The geomorphology of Svínafellsjökull and Virkisjökull–Falljökull glacier forelands, southeast Iceland (1:10 000 map and paper).

Conference presentations

Everest, J, Bergsson, B, Black, A, Bradwell, T, Buxel, B, Finlayson, A, Flett, V, Hughes, L, Jones, J, MacDonald, A, Mackay, J, Maurice, L, O’Dochartaigh, B, Ófeigsson, B, Phillips, E, Sigurðsson, G, Sigurðsson, O, and Wilson, P. 2019. 'A decade of glacier and landscape change: high resolution monitoring at the British Geological Survey Glacier Observatory, Virkisjökull–Falljökull, SE Iceland', Special Edition XX INQUA, 24–28th July, 2019, Dublin, Ireland.

Mackay, J D, Barrand, N E, Hannah, D M, Krause, S, Jackson, C R, Everest, J, and Aðalgeirsdóttir, G. 2018. Signature–based decomposition of uncertainties in 21st century projections of a glacier–fed river flow regime. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2018, Washington D.C.

Mackay, J D, Barrand, N E, Hannah, D M, Krause, S, Jackson, C R, Everest, J, and Aðalgeirsdóttir, G. 2018. Future evolution and uncertainty of river flow signatures in a deglaciating river basin. European Geophysical Union, April 2018, Vienna, Austria.

Flett, V, Kirkbride, M, Black, A, Everest, J, and MacDonald, A.  2016.  Glacier retreat and projected river regime changes in the hydrologically highly coupled Virkisjökull catchment, Iceland.  European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2016, 17–22 April 2016, Vienna, Austria.

Ó Dochartaigh, B, MacDonald, A, Wilson, P, Black, A, and Everest, J.  2015.  Groundwater–meltwater coupling in an active proglacial sandur aquifer in southeast Iceland [abstract only].  International Symposium on Hydrology of Glaciers and Ice Sheets, 21–26 June 2015, Höfn in Hornafjörður, Iceland. (Unpublished.)

Everest, J, Bradwell, T, Finlayson, A, Jones, L, O’Dochartaigh, B, Hughes, L, Black, A, Flett, V, Phillips, E, Maurice, L, Raines, M, MacDonald, A, Bergsson, B, and Ofeigsson, B. 2014. Detailed monitoring of rapid deglaciation: Virkisjökull–Falljökull catchment, SE Iceland. Nordic Geological Winter Meeting, Lund Sweden (abstract volume p. 10)

Ó Dochartaigh, B, MacDonald, A, Black, A, Everest, J, and Wilson, P.  2014.  Groundwater–meltwater coupling in an active proglacial sandur in SE Iceland.  31st Nordic Geological Winter Meeting, Lund, Sweden (abstract volume page 10).

Everest, J, Bradwell, T, Finlayson, A, Jones, L, Ó Dochartaigh, B, Hughes, L, Black, A, Flett, V, Phillips, E, Maurice, L, Raines, M, MacDonald, A, Bergsson, B, and Ofeigsson, B.  2014.  Detailed monitoring of rapid deglaciation: Virkisjökull–Falljökull catchment, SE Iceland.  31st Nordic Geological Winter Meeting, Lund, Sweden (abstract volume page 10).

Finlayson, A, Phillips, E, and Jones, L.  2014.  Fracturing, block-faulting and moulin development associated with the retreat a maritime glacier: Falljökull, SE Iceland.  31st Nordic Geological Winter Meeting, Lund, Sweden (abstract volume page 10).

Phillips, E, Finlayson, A, Bradwell, T, Jones, L, and Everest, J.  2014.  Glacier Downsizing — the structural response of a maritime glacier to a prolonged period of retreat: evidence from Falljökull, SE Iceland.  31st Nordic Geological Winter Meeting, Lund, Sweden (abstract volume page 10).

Everest, J.  2011.  High-resolution monitoring of rapid glacier and foreland evolution: a multiple sensor observatory at Virkisjökull, southeast Iceland.  Quaternary International (Special Edition XVIII INQUA Congress, 21–27 July, 2011, Bern, Switzerland), Volumes 279–280, Page 135, ISSN 1040–6182. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2012.08.070

Conference posters

Mackay, J D, Barrand, N E, Hannah, D M, Krause, S, Jackson, C R, Everest, J, and Aðalgeirsdóttir, G. 2018. Glacio–hydrological melt and runoff modelling: a limits of acceptability framework for model selection. European Geophysical Union, April 2018, Vienna, Austria.

Ó Dochartaigh, B É, MacDonald, A M, Black, A, Everest, J, Wilson, P, Darling, W G, Raines, M, and Jones, L.  2016.  Groundwater–meltwater interaction in a proglacial aquifer.  Rain, Rivers and Reservoirs, 27–29 September 2016, British Geological Survey, Edinburgh, UK. (Unpublished.)

Everest, J, Bradwell, T, Finlayson, A S, Jones, L, Pearson, S, Raines, M, and Shanahan, T.  2012.  Glacier retreat and ice-front evolution at Virkisjökull since 1990.  30th Nordic Geological Winter Meeting, 09–12 Januray 2012, Reykjavik, Iceland (abstract volume page 158).

MacDonald, A M, Everest, J D, Black, A R, Ó Dochartaigh, B É, Bonsor, H C, Darling, W G, and Gooddy, D.  2012.  Glacial meltwater and groundwater interactions: evidence from the Virkisjökull observatory in Iceland.  39th IAH Congress, 16–21 Sept 2012, Niagara, Canada. (Unpublished.)

BGS reports

Ó Dochartaigh, B É, MacDonald, A M, Wilson, P R, and Bonsor, H.  2012.  Groundwater investigations at Virkisökull, Iceland: data report 2012.  Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 48pp. BGS Open Report OR/12/088.

Theses

Tomkins, M.  2017.  Tracking retreat processes at the Falljökull glacier, SE Iceland.  MSc thesis, Lancaster University.

Flett, V T.  2016.  Glacier retreat and projected river regime changes in the hydrologically highly–coupled Virkisjökull catchment, SE Iceland.  Unpublished PhD thesis, University of Dundee, Department of Geography.

Mcdonald, A, Wynn, P, Tuffen, H, and James, M.  2015.  Geochemical signals of volcanic unrest at the Virkisjökull glacier Iceland.  MSc thesis, Lancaster University.

Contact

Contact Jez Everest for further information.