Working Group Ice Dynamics

Related Projects & Funding

  • Tipping Points in Antarctic Climate Components (EU Horizon 2020: TiPACCs)
  • Projecting Sea-Level Rise: From Ice Sheets to Local Implications (EU Horizon 2020: PROTECT)
  • Ocean Cryosphere Exchanges in Antarctica: Impacts on Climate and the Earth System (EU Horizon Europe: OCEAN:ICE)
  • Optimal High Resolution Earth System Models for Exploring Future Climate Change (EU Horizon Europe: OptimESM)
  • Uncertainty-Aware Quantification of Climate Tipping Potential and Climatic, Ecological, and Socioeconomic Impacts (EU Horizon Europe: ClimTip)
  • Vulnerability of the Antarctic Ice Sheet to a Changing Thermocline (DFG SPP 1158: VAST)
  • Glacial and Erosional Contributions to Late Quaternary Uplift of the European Alps (DFG SPP 2017: GEOLQUEA)
  • Feedbacks Between the Greenland and Antarctic Ice Sheets via the Meridional Overturning Circulation and Relative Sea-Level (DFG SPP 1158: ICE-MOC)
  • Effects of Ice Mélange on Ice Flow and Calving of Greenland Glaciers in a Warmer Climate (DFG Walter Benjamin-Programm: MÉLANGE-PISM)
  • PalMod III WG1: Ice-Sheet Instabilities: TP2-PIK1 The Antarctic Ice Sheet interacting with the global climate system and the solid Earth (BMBF-FONA: PalMod III WP 1.4)

Completed Projects

  • Impact of Extreme Melt Events on the Future Mass Balance of the Greenland Ice Sheet (DFG: XMELT)
  • On the Importance of Rapid Dynamics for the Stability of the Greenland Ice Sheet (DFG: GIS-TIP)
  • Hysteresis of the Antarctic Ice Sheet (DFG SPP 1158: HASH)
  • Constraining Future Antarctic Ice Loss with the Coupled Ice-Ocean Model PISM-FESOM (DFG SPP 1158: PISM-FESOM)
  • Systematic Investigation of the Role of Bed Topography in the Marine Ice-Sheet Instability (DFG SPP 1158: ANTBASE)
  • PalMod II WG1: Key Processes: TP2 Ice sheets/shelves interacting with the solid earth and ocean in the Antarctic (BMBF-FONA: PalMod II WP 1.4)
  • PalMod II CC: Model Coupling and Runtime Optimisation: TP4 Development of the PICO ice shelf cavity model into a "pop-up" model for use in transient glacial simulations (BMBF-FONA: PalMod II CC.1)
  • Domino Effects in the Earth System: Can Antarctica Tip Climate Policy? (Leibniz Association: DominoES)