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Journal Publications

Alexander, DJ, TRH Davies, J Shulmeister (2014): Evolution of the Waiho Loop terminal moraine, New Zealand. Journal of Quaternary Science, 29(4), 361-369 (doi: 10.1002/jqs.2707)

Alexander, DJ, TRH Davies, J Shulmeister (2013): Basal melting beneath a fast-flowing temperate tidewater glacier. Annals of Glaciology, 63, 265-271 (doi: 10.3189/2013AoG63A259)

Alexander, DJ, J Shulmeister, TRH Davies (2011): High basal melting rates within high-precipitation temperate glaciers. Journal of Glaciology, 57(205): 579-586 (doi: 10.3189/002214311798043726)

Reznichenko, N, TRH Davies, DJ Alexander (2011): Effects of rock avalanches on glacier behavior and moraine formation. Geomorphology, 132: 327-338 (doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2011.05.019)

Alexander, DJ, TRH Davies, J Shulmeister (2011): A steady-state mass-balance model for the Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand: testing and application. Geografiska Annaler, Series A: Physical Geography, 93: 41-54 (doi: 10.1111/j.1468-0459.2011.00003.x)

Shulmeister, J, TRH Davies, N Reznichenko, DJ Alexander (2010): Comment on “Glacial advance and stagnation caused by rock avalanches” by Vacco, DA, RB Alley and D Pollard. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 297(3-4): 700-701 (doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2010.06.046)

Alexander, DJ (2008): Remote sensing and the coast: Development of advanced techniques to map nuisance macro-algae in estuaries. New Zealand Geographer, 64: 157-16 (doi: 10.1111/j.1745-7939.2008.00140.x)


Selected conference abstracts

Alexander DJ, Shulmeister J and Davies TRH (2011) Unexpectedly high theoretical estimates of basal melting from a high precipitation temperate glacier [Abstr. 1232]. Int. Union Geod. Geophys. (

Alexander DJ, Shulmeister J and Davies TRH (2011) Rain- and meltwater induced basal melting in high-rainfall glaciers [Abstr. C11E–0716]. Am. Geophys. Union, Fall Meet. (

Alexander DJ, Shulmeister J, Davies, TRH and Callow N (2013) Subglacial melting of glaciers by catchment streams is a missing link in temperate glacier mass balance [Abstr. 261]. Euro. Geophys. Union, Gen. Assem. (

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