Publications


Below is a list of papers relating to my work to date. There are a few new papers coming soon, so keep an eye out! The publications should be available from the journal via the linked dois, but if you can’t find them just drop me a line and I can email you the work.


Journal Papers

J.A. MacGregor, L.N. Boisvert, and 48 others, 2021: The scientific legacy of NASA’s Operation IceBridge. Reviews of Geophysics, 59, e2020RG000712 https://doi.org/10.1029/2020RG000712

T. Edwards, S. Nowicki and 82 others, 2021: Projected land ice contributions to twenty-first century sea level rise, Nature, 593, 74-82, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-021-03302-y

A. Payne, S. Nowicki and 62 others, 2021: Future sea level change under CMIP5 and CMIP6 scenarios from the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets, Geophys. Res. Let., e2020GL091741, https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GL091741

W.H. Lipscomb, G. Leguy, N. Jourdain, X. Asay-Davis, H. Seroussi, and S. Nowicki, 2021: ISMIP6-based projections of ocean-forced Antarctic Ice Sheet evolution using the Community Ice Sheet Model, The Cryosphere, 15, 633–661, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-15-633-2021.

E. Larour, L. Caron, M. Morlighem, S. Adhikari, T. Frederikse, N.-J. Schlegel, E. Ivins, B. Hamlington, R. Kopp, and S. Nowicki, 2020. ISSM-SLPS: geodetically compliant Sea-Level Projection System for the Ice-sheet and Sea-level System Model v4.17, Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 4925–4941, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-4925-2020.

E. Larour, L. Caron, M. Morlighem, S. Adhikari, T. Frederikse, N.-J. Schlegel, E. Ivins, B. Hamlington, R. Kopp, and S. Nowicki, 2020. ISSM-SLPS: geodetically compliant Sea-Level Projection System for the Ice-sheet and Sea-level System Model v4.17, Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 4925–4941, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-4925-2020.

J.P. Briner, J.K. Cuzzone, J.A. Badgeley, N. Young, E. Steig, M. Morlinghem, N. Schlegel, G. Hakim, J. Schaefer, J. Johnson, A. Lesnek, E. Thomas, E. Allan, O. Bennike, A. Cluett, B. Csatho, A. de Vernal, J. Downs, E. Larour, and S. Nowicki, 2020. Rate of mass loss from the Greenland Ice Sheet will exceed Holocene values this century. Nature 586, 70–74. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2742-6

J.M. Sperhac, K. Poinar, R. Jones‐Ivey, J. Briner, B. Csatho, S. Nowicki, E. Simon, E. Larour, J. Quinn, and A. Patra, 2020. GHub: Building a glaciology gateway to unify a community. Concurrency Computat. Pract. Exper, e6130, https://doi.org/10.1002/cpe.6130

O. Sergienko, M. Morlighem, S. Nowicki, and L. Padman, 2020. Modeling: A powerful and versatile tool in glaciology, Eos, 101, https://doi.org/10.1029/2020EO146349.

R. Cullather, L. Andrews, M. Croteau, N. Digirolamo, K. Hall, Y.-K. Lim, B. Loomis, C. Shuman, and S. Nowicki, 2020. Anomalous circulation in July 2019 resulting in mass loss on the Greenland Ice Sheet. Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2020GL087263. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GL087263

N. Jourdain, X. Asay-Davis, T. Hattermann, F. Straneo, H. Seroussi, C. Little, and S. Nowicki, 2020. A protocol for calculating basal melt rates in the ISMIP6 Antarctic ice sheet projections, 14, 3111-3134, The Cryosphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-3111-2020.

H. Seroussi, S. Nowicki, A. Payne, H. Goelzer, W. Lipscomb, A. Abe Ouchi, C. Agosta, T. Albrecht, X. Asay-Davis, A. Barthel, R. Calov, R. Cullather, C. Dumas, R. Gladstone, N. Golledge, J. Gregory, R. Greve, T. Hatterman, M. Hoffman, A. Humbert, P. Huybrechts, N. Jourdain, T. Kleiner, E. Larour, G. Leguy, D. Lowry, C. Little, M. Morlighem, F. Pattyn, T. Pelle, S. Price, A. Quiquet, R. Reese, N. Schlegel, A. Shepherd, E. Simon, R. Smith, F. Straneo, S. Sun, L. Trusel, J. Van Breedam, R. van de Wal, R. Winkelmann, C. Zhao, T. Zhang, and T. Zwinger, 2020. ISMIP6 Antarctica: a multi-model ensemble of the Antarctic ice sheet evolution over the 21st century, 14, 3033-3070, The Cryosphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-3033-2020.

H. Goelzer, S. Nowicki, A. Payne, E. Larour, H. Seroussi, W. Lipscomb, J. Gregory, A. Abe-Ouchi, A. Shepherd, E. Simon, C. Agosta, P. Alexander, A. Aschwanden, A. Barthel, R. Calov, C. Chambers, Y. Choi, J. Cuzzone, C. Dumas, T. Edwards, D. Felikson, X. Fettweis, N. Golledge, R. Greve, A. Humbert, P. Huybrechts, S. Le clec'h, V. Lee, G. Leguy, C. Little, D. Lowry, M. Morlighem, I. Nias, A. Quiquet, M. Rückamp, N. Schlegel, D. Slater, R. Smith, F. Straneo, L. Tarasov, R. van de Wal, and M. van den Broeke, 2020. The future sea-level contribution of the Greenland ice sheet: a multi-model ensemble study of ISMIP6, 14, 3071-3096 The Cryosphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-3071-2020.

S. Sun, F. Pattyn, E. Simon, T. Albrecht, S. Cornford, R. Calov, C. Dumas, F. Gillet-Chaulet, H. Goelzer, N. Golledge, R. Greve, M. Hoffman, A. Humbert, E. Kazmierczak, T. Kleiner, G. Leguy, W. Lipscomb, D. Martin, M. Morlighem, S. Nowicki, D. Pollard, S. Price, A. Quiquet, H. Seroussi, T. Schlemm, J. Sutter, R. van de Wal, R. Winkelmann, and T. Zhang, 2020. Antarctic ice sheet response to sudden and sustained ice shelf collapse (ABUMIP), 1-4, Journal of Glaciology, https://doi.org/10.1017/jog.2020.67

S. Nowicki, H. Goelzer, H. Seroussi, A. Payne, W., Lipscomb, A., Abe-Ouchi, C. Agosta, P. Alexander, X. Asay-Davis, A. Barthel, T. Bracegirdle, R. Cullather, D. Felikson, X. Fettweis, J. Gregory, T. Hattermann, N. Jourdain, P. Kuipers Munneke, E. Larour, C. Little, M. Morlighem, I. Nias, A. Shepherd, E. Simon, D. Slater, R. Smith, F. Straneo, L. Trusel, M. van den Broeke, and R. van de Wal, R., 2020: Experimental protocol for sea level projections from ISMIP6 stand-alone ice sheet models, The Cryosphere, 14, 2331–2368, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2331-2020, 2020.

B. Hamlington, A. Gardner, E. Ivins, J. Lenaerts, J. Reager, D. Trossman, et al., 2020: Understanding of contemporary regional sea‐level change and the implications for the future. Reviews of Geophysics, 58, e2019RG000672. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019RG000672

D. Slater, D. Felikson, F. Straneo, H. Goelzer, C. Little, M. Morlighem, X. Fettweis and S. Nowicki, 2020: Twenty-first century ocean forcing of the Greenland ice sheet for modelling of sea level contribution, The Cryosphere, 14, 985–1008, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-985-2020

A. Barthel, C. Agosta, C. Little, T. Hattermann, N. Jourdain, H. Goelzer, S. Nowicki, H. Seroussi, F. Straneo, and T. Bracegirdle, 2020, CMIP5 model selection for ISMIP6 ice sheet model forcing: Greenland and Antarctica, The Cryosphere, 14, 855–879, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-855-2020

A. Levermann, R. Winkelmann, T. Albrecht, H. Goelzer, N. Golledge, R. Greve, P. Huybrechts, J. Jordan, G. Leguy, D. Martin, M. Morlighem, F. Pattyn, D. Pollard, A. Quiquet, C. Rodehacke, H. Seroussi, J. Sutter, T. Zhang, J. Van Breedam, R. DeConto, C. Dumas, J. Garbe, G. Gudmundsson, M. Hoffman, A. Humbert, T. Kleiner, W. Lipscomb, M. Meinshausen, E. Ng, M. Perego, S. Price, F. Saito, N. Schlegel, S. Sun, R. van de Wal, and S. Nowicki: Projecting Antarctica's contribution to future sea level rise from basal ice-shelf melt using linear response functions of 16 ice sheet models (LARMIP-2), 2020, Earth Syst. Dynam., 11, 35-76, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-11-35-2020.

A. Shepherd, E., Ivins, E., Rignot, et al. Mass balance of the Greenland Ice Sheet from 1992 to 2018. Nature (2019) https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-1855-2.

S. Seroussi, S. Nowicki, E. Simon, A. Abe Ouchi, T. Albrecht, J. Brondex, S. Cornford, C. Dumas, F. Gillet-Chaulet, H. Goelzer, N. Golledge, J. Gregory, R. Greve, M. Hoffman, A. Humbert, P. Huybrechts, T. Kleiner, E. Larour, G. Leguy, W. Lipscomb, D. Lowry, M. Mengel, M. Morlighem, F. Pattyn, A. Payne, D. Pollard, S. Price, A. Quiquet, T. Reerink, R. Reese, C. Rodehacke, N. Schlegel, A. Shepherd, S. Sun, J. Sutter, J. Van Breedam, R. van de Wal, R. Winkelmann and T. Zhang, 2019. initMIP-Antarctica: An ice sheet model initialization experiment of ISMIP6, The Cryosphere, 13(5):1441-1471, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-1441-2019.

P. Alexander, A. LeGrande, E. Fischer, M. Tedesco, X. Fettweis, M. Kelley, S. Nowicki, and G. Schmidt, 2019. Simulated Greenland Surface Mass Balance in the GISS ModelE2 GCM: Role of the Ice Sheet Surface, Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 124, https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JF004772.

Y.-K. Lim, R. Cullather, S. Nowicki, and K.-M. Kim, 2019. Inter-relationship between subtropical Pacific sea surface temperature, Arctic sea ice concentration, and North Atlantic Oscillation in recent summers, Scientific Reports, 9:3481, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-39896-7.

F. Pattyn, C. Ritz, E. Hanna, X. Asay-Davis, R. DeConto, G. Durand, L. Favier, X. Fettweis, H. Goelzer, N. Golledge, P. Kuipers Munneke, J. Lenaerts, S. Nowicki, A. Payne, A. Robinson, H. Seroussi, L. Trusel, and M. van den Broeke, 2018. The Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets under 1.5oC global warming. Nature Climate Change, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-018-0305-8.

S. Nowicki and H. Seroussi, 2018. Projections of future sea level contributions from the Greenland and Antarctic Ice Sheets: Challenges beyond dynamical ice sheet modeling. Oceanography. 31(2), 84-93. https://www.jstor.org/stable/26542657.

A. Shepherd, E. Ivins, E. Rignot, et al., 2018. Mass Balance of the Antarctic Ice Sheet from 1992 to 2017. Nature, 558,219-222, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-018-0179-y.

T. Moon, A. Ahlstrom, H. Goelzer, W. Lipscomb, and S. Nowicki, 2018. Rising oceans Guaranteed: Antarctic Land Ice Loss and Sea Level Rise. Current Climate Change Reports, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40641-018-0107-0.

H. Goelzer, S. Nowicki, T. Edwards, M. Beckley, A. Abe-Ouchi, A. Aschwanden, R. Calov, O. Gagliardini, F. Gillet-Chaulet, N. Golledge, J. Gregory, R. Greve, A. Humbert, P. Huybrechts, J. Kennedy, E. Larour, W. Lipscomb, S. Le clec´h, V. Lee, M. Morlighem, F. Pattyn, A. Payne, C. Rodehacke, M. Rückamp, F. Saito, N. Schlegel, H. Seroussi, A. Shepherd, S. Sun, R. van de Wal, and F. Ziemen, 2018. Design and results of the ice sheet model initialisation experiments initMIP-Greenland: an ISMIP6 intercomparison, The Cryosphere, 12,1433-1460, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-1433-2018.

C.F. Dow, M.A. Werder, G. Babonis, S. Nowicki, R.T. Walker, B. Csatho, and M. Morlinghem, 2018. Dynamics of active subglacial lakes in Recovery Ice Stream. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JF004409.

R. Cullather, and S. Nowicki, 2018. Greenland ice sheet surface melt and its relation to daily atmospheric conditions. Journal of Climate, 31(5),1897-1919, https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0447.1.

T.J. Hearty, J.N. Lee, D.L. Wu, R. Cullather, J.M. Blaisdell, J. Susskind, and S. Nowicki, 2018. Intercomparison of surface temperatures from AIRS, MERRA, MERRA2, with NOAA and GC-Net weather stations at Summit, Greenland. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, https://doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-17-0216.1.

D.K. Hall, R. Cullather, N. DiGirolamo, J. Comiso, B. Medley and S. Nowicki, 2018. A multilayer surface temperature, surface albedo, and water vapor product of Greenland from MODIS, Remote Sensing, 10(4), 555, https://doi.org/10.3390/rs10040555.

R.T. Walker, M.A. Werder, C.F. Dow and S. Nowicki, 2017. Determining ice sheet uplift surrounding subglacial lakes with a viscous plate model. Frontiers in Earth Science, 5, https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2017.00103.

A. Shepherd, and S. Nowicki, 2017. Improvements in ice sheet sea level projections Nature Climate Change, 7, 672-674, https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate3400.

J. Marotzke, C. Jakob, S. Bony, P. Dirmeyer, P O’Gormab, E. Hwakins, S. Perkins-Kirkpatrick, C. Le Quere, S. Nowicki, K. Paulavets, S. Seneviratne, B. Stevens, and M. Tuma, 2017. Climate research must sharpen its view. Nature Climate Change, 7, 89-91 https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate3206.

S. Price, M. Hoffman, J. Bonin, I. Howat, T. Neumann, J. Saba, I. Tezaur, J. Guerber, D. Chambers, K. Evans, J. Kennedy, J. Lenaerts, W. Lipscomb, M. Perego, A. Salinger, R. Tuminaro, M. van den Broeke, and S. Nowicki, 2017. An ice sheet model validation framework for the Greenland ice sheet, Geoscientific Model Development, 10 (1), 255-270 https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-10-255-2017.

K. Poinar, I. Joughin, D. Lilien, L. Brucker, L. Kehrl and S. Nowicki, 2017. Drainage of Southeast Greenland firn aquifer water through crevasses to the bed. Frontiers in Earth Science, 5 https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2017.00005.

S. Nowicki, A. Payne, E. Larour, H. Seroussi, H. Goelzer, W. Lipscomb, J. Gregory, A. Abe Ouchi, and A. Shepherd, 2016. Ice sheet modeling intercomparison project (ISMIP6) contribution to CMIP6. Geoscientific Model Development, 9, 4521-4545, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-9-4521-2016.

C. Dow, M Werder, S. Nowicki and R Walker, 2016. Modeling Antarctic subglacial lake filling and drainage cycles. The Cryosphere, 10, 1381-1393, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-10-1381-2016.

R. Cullather, S. Nowicki, B. Zhao, and L. Koenig, 2016. A characterization of recent Greenland Ice Sheet surface melt and runoff in contemporary reanalyses and a regional climate model. Frontiers in Earth Science, 4 (10) https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2016.00010.

Y-K Lim, S. D. Schubert, S. Nowicki, et al. 2016. Atmospheric summer teleconnections and Greenland ice sheet surface mass variations: insights from MERRA-2. Environmental Research Letters, 11 (2), https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/11/2/024002.

J.A. MacGregor, M. A. Fahnestock, G. A. Catania, A. Aschwanden, G. Clow, W. Colgan, S. Gogineni, M. Morlinghem, S. Nowicki, J. Paden, S. Price and H. Seroussi, 2016. A synthesis of the basal thermal state of the Greenland Ice Sheet. Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface, 121, https://doi.org/10.1002/2015JF003803.

K. Briggs, A. Shepherd, A. Hogg, E. Ivins, N. Schlegel, I. Joughin, B. Smith, G. Krinner, G. Moyano, S. Nowicki, T. Payne, E. Rignot, I. Velocogna, T. Scambos, M. van den Broeke and P. Whitehouse, 2016. Charting ice sheet contributions to global sea level rise. Eos, 97, https://doi.org/10.1029/2016EO055719.

R. Cullather, Y.-K. Lim, L. N. Boisvert, L. Brucker, J. Lee and S. Nowicki, 2016. Analysis of the warmest Arctic winter, 2015-2016. Geophysical Research Letters, https://doi.org/10.1002/2016GL071228.

R.T. Walker, B. R. Parizek, R. B. Alley, and S. Nowicki, 2016. A viscoelastic model of ice stream flow with application to stick-slip motion. Frontiers in Earth Science, 4, https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2016.00002.

B. Medley, S. Ligtenberg, I. Joughin, M.R Van den Broeke, S. Gogineni and S. Nowicki, 2015. Antarctic firn compaction rates from repeat-track airborne radar data: I. Methods. Annals of Glaciology, 56(70), 155-166, https://doi.org/10.3189/2015AoG70A203.

A. Levermann, R. Winkelmann, S. Nowicki, J. Fastook, K. Frieler, R. Greve, H. Hellmer, M. Martin, M. Meinshausen, M. Mengel, A. Payne, D. Pollard, T. Sato, R. Timmermann, W. Wang and R. Bindschadler, 2014. Projecting Antarctic ice discharge using response functions from SeaRISE ice-sheet models. Earth System Dynamics, 5, 271-293, https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-5-271-2014.

R. Fischer, S. Nowicki, M. Kelley and G. Schmidt, 2014. A system of conservative regridding for ice/atmosphere coupling in a GCM. Geoscientific Model Development, 7, 883-907, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-7-883-2014.

S. Adhikari, E. Ivins, E. Larour, H. Seroussi, M. Morlighem, and S. Nowicki, 2014. Future Antarctic bed topography and its implications for ice sheet dynamics. Solid Earth, 5(1), 569-584, https://doi.org/10.5194/se-5-569-2014.

R. Cullather, S. Nowicki, B. Zhao, and M. Suarez, 2014. Evaluation of the surface representation of the Greenland ice sheet in a general circulation model. Journal of Climate, 27, 4835-4856, https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00635.1.

S. Nowicki, and 31 others, 2013. Insights into spatial sensitivities of ice mass response to environmental change from the SeaRISE ice sheet modeling project I: Antarctica. Journal of Geophysical Research- Earth Surface, 118, 1-23, https://doi.org/10.1002/jgrf.20081.

S. Nowicki, and 31 others, 2013. Insights into spatial sensitivities of ice mass response to environmental change from the SeaRISE ice sheet modeling project II: Greenland. Journal of Geophysical Research- Earth Surface, 118, 1025-1044, https://doi.org/10.1002/jgrf.20076.

R. Walker, D. Holland, B. Parizek, R. Alley, S. Nowicki, and A. Jenkins, 2013. Efficient flowline simulations of ice-shelf/ocean interactions: Sensitivity studies with a fully coupled model. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 43, 2200-2210, https://doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-13-037.1.

B. Parizek, K. Christianson, S. Anandakrishnan, R. Alley, R. Walker, R. Edwards, D. Wolfe, G. Bertini, S. Rinehart, R. Bindschadler, and S. Nowicki, 2013. Dynamic (in)stability of Thwaites Glacier, West Antarctica, Journal of Geophysical Research- Earth Surface, 118, 1-18, https://doi.org/10.1002/jgrf.20044.

R. Bindschadler, S. Nowicki and 26 others, 2013. Ice-sheet model sensitivity to environmental forcing and their use in projecting future sea-levels (The SeaRISE Project), Journal of Glaciology, 59, 214, https://doi.org/10.3189/2013JoG12J125.

S. Nowicki and D. Wingham, 2008. Conditions for a steady ice sheet – ice shelf junction, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2007.10.018.

S. Nowicki and C. Merchant, 2004. Observations of diurnal and spatial variability of radiative forcing by equatorial deep convective clouds, Geophysical Research Letters, https://doi.org/10.1029/2003JD004176.

Selected Peer Reviewed Conference Presentations


I. Nias, Nowicki, S., and Felikson, D. (Apr 2021) Talk: Recent retreat of Greenland's marine terminating glaciers has a lasting impact on velocity and mass loss during the 21st Century, EGU General Assembly 2021, online.

W. Lipscomb, Leguy, G., Jourdain, N., Asay-Davis, X., Seroussi, H., and Nowicki, S. (Apr 2021) Talk: ISMIP6-based projections of ocean-forced Antarctic ice loss using the Community Ice Sheet Model , EGU General Assembly 2021, online.

S. Nowicki and ISMIP6 team (Dec 2019) Invited Talk: Projections of 21st century sea level change from the Ice Sheet Model Intercomparison for CMIP6, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.

S. Nowicki and ISMIP6 team (Dec 2019) Poster: Experimental design for the Ice Sheet Model Intercomparison for CMIP6, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.

D. Felikson, S. Nowicki, I. Nias, H. Seroussi and M. Morlighem (Dec 2019) Poster: Response of Greenland outlet glacier to temporal variability in terminus motion over centennial time scales, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.

I. Nias, S. Nowicki, D. Felikson, (Dec 2019) Talk: Modeling the Greenland Ice Sheet’s committed contribution to Sea Level Rise During the 21st Century, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.

J. Briner, J. Cuzzone, J. Badgeley, E. Allan, O. Bennike, A. Cluett, B. Csatho, A. de Vernal, J. Downs, G. Hakim, J. Johnson, E. Larour, A. Lesnek, M. Morlighem, S. Nowicki, J. Schaefer, N. Schlegel, E. Steig, E. Thomas and N. Young (Dec 2019) Talk: Greenland Ice Sheet mass loss rate will exceed Holocene values this century, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.

P. Alexander, M. Tedesco, A. LeGrande, E. Fischer, S. Wang, X. Fettweis, M. Flanner, M. Kelley, S. Nowicki and G. Schmidt (Dec 2019) Poster: Impact of varying bare ice extent and albedo on Greenland ice sheet SMB in the NASA GISS ModelE GCM, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.

B. Csatho, A. Schenk, P. Shekhar, I. Parmuzin, A. Patra, S. Nowicki, B. Medley, B. Smith, T. Neumann, T. Markus and J. Sonntag(Dec 2019) Talk: NASA’s Uninterrupted Ice Sheet Laseer Altimetry record: First Results from Combined ICESat, IceBridge and ICESat-2 Observations to investigate Greenland Ice Sheet changes, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.

H. Goelzer and ISMIP6 team (Dec 2019) Poster: Results of the ISMIP6 Standalone Greenland Ice Sheet Projections, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.

H. Seroussi and ISMIP6 team (Dec 2019) Poster: Projections of Antarctic ice sheet evolution over the 21st century from the Ice Sheet Model Intercomparison for CMIP6, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.

D. Felikson, S. Nowicki, I. Nias, H. Seroussi, and M. Morlinghem (July 2019) Poster: Sensitivity of sea-level rise projections to the temporal evolution of Greenland outlet glacier terminus position. IUGG, Montreal, Canada.

S. Nowicki, and ISMIP6 team (July 2019) Poster: Overview and experimental design for the Ice Sheet Model Intercomparison Project for CMIP6 (ISMIP6), IUGG, Montreal, Canada.

D. Felikson, S. Nowicki and I. Nias (Apr 2019) Talk: Ice sheet sensitivity to the timing of outlet glacier terminus position. European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, AT.

I. Nias, S. Nowicki and D. Felikson (Apr 2019) Poster: Sea-level rise from the Greenland ice sheet in response to observed changes. European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, AT.

R. Cullather and S. Nowicki, (Dec 2018) Invited Talk: Recent Greenland and Antarctic Ice Sheet accumulation in global atmospheric reanalysis, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Washington DC, USA.

S. Nowicki, H. Seroussi, A. Payne, E. Larour, A. Abe-Ouchi, H. Goelzer, J. Gregory, W. Lipscomb and A. Shepherd (Dec 2018) Poster: Overview of the experimental design for the Ice Sheet Model Intercomparison Project for CMIP6 (ISMIP6), American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Washington DC, USA.

E. Simon, S. Nowicki, T. Neumann, L. Tyahla, B. Loomis, J. Saba, J. Bonin, M. Croteau, J. DiMarzio and C. Johnson (Dec 2018) Poster: The Cryosphere Model Comparison Tool (CmCt): The Ice Sheet Model Comparison Tool for Greenland and Antarctica using various Altimetry, and GRACE Satellite Data, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Washington DC, USA.

H. Seroussi, S. Nowicki, and 19 co-authors (Dec 2018) Poster: initMIP-Antarctica: An ice sheet model initialization experiment of ISMIP6, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Washington DC, USA.

P. Alexander, M. Tesdesco, E. Fischer, A. LeGrande, X. Fettweis, M. Flanner, S. Nowicki and G. Schmidt (Dec 2018) Poster: Effect of an improved physically-based simulation of land ice albedo on Greenland ice sheet surface mass balance and arctic regional climate in the ModelE GCM, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Washington DC, USA.

I. Nias, S. Nowicki, B. Csatho, and P. Shekhar (Dec 2018) Poster: Modeling the 21st Century Committed Dynamical Response of the Greenland Ice Sheet, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Washington DC, USA.

X. Pan, P. Colarco, S. Nowicki, M. Chin, and R. Cullather (Dec 2018) Poster: Investigating the Portential Contribution of Forest Fires to Widespread Melt of Greenland Ice Sheet in 2012, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Washington DC, USA.

E. Simon, S. Nowicki, T. Neumann, L. Tyahla, J. Guerber, J. Bonin, J. DiMarzio (Dec 2017) Poster: The Cryosphere Model Comparison Tool (CmCt): Ice sheet model validation and comparison tool for Greenland and Antarctica, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, New Orleans, USA.

R. Cullather, B. Zhao, C. Shuman, and S. Nowicki, (Dec 2017) Poster: Understanding Arctic surface temperature differences in reanalyses, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, New Orleans, USA.

S. Koellner, B. Parizek, R. Alley, A. Muto, N. Holschuh and S. Nowicki, (Dec 2017) Poster: Impact of basal conditions on grounding line retreat, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, New Orleans, USA.

L. Andrews, C. Dow, K. Poinar and S. Nowicki, (Dec 2017) Talk: Subglacial efficiency and storage modified by the temporal pattern of high-elevation meltwater input, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, New Orleans, USA.

T. Hearty, B. Vollmer, J. Wei, P. Huwe, A. Albayrak, D. Wu, R. Cullather, D. Meyer, J. Lee, J. Blaisdell, J. Susskind and S. Nowicki, (Dec 2017) Talk: Comparing AIRS/AMSU-A Satellite and MERRA/MERRA2 reanalysis products with in situ station observations at Summit, Greenland, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, New Orleans, USA.

Y. Lim, R. Cullather, and S. Nowicki, (Dec 2017) Poster: Inter-relationship between subtropical pacific SST, arctic sea ice concentration and north Atlantic oscillation in recent summer and winter, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, New Orleans, USA.

S. Nowicki, E. Simon, R. Cullather (Dec 2017) Poster: Quantifying the sea level contribution of the Greenland ice sheet due to uncertainty in atmospheric conditions, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, New Orleans, USA.

A. Shepherd, E. Ivins, B. Smith, I. Velocogna, P. Whitehous, E., Rignot, M. van den Broeke, K. Briggs, A. Hogg, G. Krinner, I. Joughin, S. Nowicki, A. Payne, T. Scambos, N. Schlegel, G. Moyano, H. Konrad, and the IMBIE-2 Participants (Dec 2017) Talk: Trends in ice sheet mass balance, 1992 to 2017, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, New Orleans, USA.

H. Seroussi, S. Nowicki, and 28 others (Dec 2017) Poster: initMIP-Antarctica: an ice sheet model initialization experiment of ISMIP6, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, New Orleans, USA.

K. Poinar, L. Andrews, T. Moon, and S. Nowicki, (Dec 2017) Poster: Challenges in understanding and predicting Greenland lake drainage events, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, New Orleans, USA.

R. Cullather and S. Nowicki, (August 2017) Talk: Polar ice-sheet precipitation and its contribution to the sea level budget: 20 years of reanalysis evolution, International Glaciology Society, Boulder, CO, USA.

D. Hall, J. Comiso, N. DiGirolamo, R. Cullather, S. Nowicki and B. Medley (July 2017) Poster: Analysis of surface melt of the Greenland ice sheet using a new multi-layer MODIS surface temperature-albedo product, International WCRP/IOC Conference on Regional Sea Level Changes and Coastal Impacts, New York City, NY, USA.

C. Ritz, F. Pattyn, X. Asay-Davis, M. van den Broeke, R. DeConto, G. Durand, L. Favier, X. Fettweis, H. Goelzer, N. Golledge, J. Gregory, E. Hanna, S. Nowicki, T. Payne, A. Robinson, and H. Seroussi (July 2017) Poster: Impact of 1.5C global warming on the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets, International WCRP/IOC Conference on Regional Sea Level Changes and Coastal Impacts, New York City, NY, USA.

H. Seroussi, S. Nowicki, and 19 co-authors (July 2017) Poster: initMIP-Antarctica: An ice sheet model initialization experiment of ISMIP6, International WCRP/IOC Conference on Regional Sea Level Changes and Coastal Impacts, New York City, NY, USA.

R. Cullather and S. Nowicki, (July 2017) Poster: Ice sheet surface mass balance contributions to global sea level from contemporary atmospheric reanalyses, International WCRP/IOC Conference on Regional Sea Level Changes and Coastal Impacts, New York City, NY, USA.

S. Nowicki, H. Seroussi, A. Payne, E. Larour, A. Abe-Ouchi, H. Goelzer, J. Gregory, W. Lipscomb and A. Shepherd (July 2017) Talk: Overview of the Ice Sheet Model Intercomparison Project for CMIP6 (ISMIP6), International WCRP/IOC Conference on Regional Sea Level Changes and Coastal Impacts, New York City, NY, USA.

H. Goelzer, S. Nowicki, and 28 co-authors (July 2017) Talk: Results of the Greenland ice sheet model initialization experiment ISMIP6 – initMIP-Greenland, International WCRP/IOC Conference on Regional Sea Level Changes and Coastal Impacts, New York City, NY, USA.

K. Poinar, L. Andrews, V. Chu, T. Moon and S. Nowicki, (April 2017) Poster: Temporal evolution of strain rates at western Greenland moulins, European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, AT.

H. Goelzer, S. Nowicki, and 28 co-authors (April 2017) Talk: Results of the Greenland ice sheet model initialization experiment ISMIP6 – initMIP-Greenland, European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, AT.

H. Seroussi, S. Nowicki, and 19 co-authors (April 2017) Poster: initMIP-Antarctica: An ice sheet model initialization experiment of ISMIP6, European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, AT.

S. Nowicki, H. Seroussi, A. Payne, E. Larour, A. Abe-Ouchi, H. Goelzer, J. Gregory, W. Lipscomb and A. Shepherd (Dec 2016) Poster: initMIP-Antarctica: An ice sheet model initialization experiment of ISMIP6, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

H. Goelzer, S. Nowicki, and 28 co-authors (Dec 2016) Talk: Results of the Greenland ice sheet model initialization experiment ISMIP6 – initMIP-Greenland, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

C. Dow, M. Werder, F. Graham, J. Roberts, R. Walker and S. Nowicki, (Dec 2016) Talk: The impact of subglacial lakes on catchement-scale drainage dynamics in East Antarctica, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

R. Cullather, S. Nowicki , B. Zhao, and M. Suarez (Dec 2016) Poster: Evaluation of a 12-km satellite-era reanalysis of surface mass balance for the Greenland Ice Sheet, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

K. Poinar, I. Joughin, D. Lilien, L. Brucker, L. Kehrl and S. Nowicki, (Dec 2016) Talk: Evolution of crevasses fed by water from the east Greenland firn aquifer, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

C. Dow, M. Werder, S. Nowicki, R. Walker, G. Babonis, B. Csatho, and M. Morlighem (Apr 2016) Talk: A subglacial hydrological analysis of Recovery Ice Stream using GlaDS, European Geophysical Union, Vienna, AT.

H. Goelzer, S. Nowicki, T. Payne, E. Larour, A. Abe Ouchi, J. Gregory, W. Lipscomb, H. Seroussi, A. Shepherd, and T. Edwards (Apr 2016) Poster: ISMIP6 - initMIP: Greenland ice sheet model initialisation experiments, European Geophysical Union, Vienna, AT.

S. Nowicki, R. Cullather and B. Zhao (Dec 2015) Talk: Climatic forcing for contemporary Greenland ice sheet change, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

S. Luthcke, B. Loomis, R. Cullather and S. Nowicki (Dec 2015) Poster: Ice sheet surface mass balance from models and GRACE, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

L. Koenig, A. Ivanoff, P. Alexander, J. MacGregor, R. Cullather and S. Nowicki (Dec 2015) Poster: Annual Greenland accumulation derived from airborne radar and comparisons to modeled and in situ data, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

R Fischer, I. Aleinov, M. Kelley, and S. Nowicki (Dec 2015) Poster: Coupling of dynamic ice to a new snow/firn layer in the GISS Climate Model, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

Y. Kim, S. Schubert, S. Nowicki, J. Lee, A. Molod, R. Cullather, B. Zhao, and I. Velicogna (Dec 2015) Poster: Summer climate responses to atmospheric teleconnection and Greenland ice mass variations in the last four decades from the MERRA-2 reanalysis, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

R. Cullather, B. Zhao, S. Nowicki, M. Bosilovich, M. Suarez, W. Putman, and C. Shuman (Dec 2015) Invited Talk: Towards improving the representation of polar regions in global reanalyses at the NASA GMAO, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

T. Wagner, S. Starkweather, C. Webb, S. Nowicki, N. Kurtz, and G. Liston (Dec 2015) Invited Talk: The need for Arctic reanalyses: opportunities with federal agencies, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

S. Nowicki, A. Payne, E. Larour, A. Abe Ouchi, H. Goelzer, J. Gregory, W. Lipscomb, H. Seroussi and A. Shepherd (Apr 2015), Talk: ISMIP6: Ice Sheet Model Intercomparison Project for CMIP6, European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, AT.

C. Shuman, R. Cullather, S. Nowicki, and M. Schnaubelt (Apr 2015), Poster: Comparison of model temperatures to NOAA in situ data at the Greenland Summit, European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, AT.

B. Medley, S. Ligtenberg, M. van den Broeke, S. Gogineni, and S. Nowicki (Apr 2015), Talk: Simultaneous measurements of ice sheet elevation change, accumulation, and firn compaction using Operation IceBridge data. European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, AT.

S. Nowicki (Dec 2014) Invited Talk: Fingerprints of the Greenland ice sheet, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

C. Dow, S. Nowicki, R. Walker, M. Werber, G. Babonis, B. Csatho (Dec 2014) Poster: Analysis of sub-antarctic lakes using a coupled hydrology and ice flexure modeling approach, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

R. Fischer, S. Nowicki, M. Kelley, G. Schmidt (Dec 2014) Poster: Requirements for energy conserving two-way coupling of a GCM and ice model, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

R. Cullather, S. Nowicki, B. Zhao, L. Koenig, and S. Moustafa (Dec 2014). Poster: Characterization of recent Greenland melt events in atmospheric analyses and satellite data, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

S. Price M. Hoffman, J. Bonin, I. Kalashnikova, T. Neumann, S. Nowicki, M. Perego, and A. Salinger (Dec 2014) Invited Talk: A historical forcing ice sheet model validation framework for Greenland, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

B. Medley, S. Ligtenberg, P. Kuipers Munneke, I. Joughin, M. Van den Broeke, S. Gogineni, and S. Nowicki (Dec 2014) Invited Talk: Determining firn compaction rates using repeat track radar surveys in West Antarctica and Greenland, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

J. Lee, J. Susskind, D. Wu, L. Iredell, S. Nowicki, D. Hall, and Y. Liu (Dec 2014). Poster: Diurnal, seasonal and interannual variations of surface temperature over Greenland as observed in AIRS, MODIS and in-situ measurements, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

B. Zhao, R. Cullather, S. Nowicki, and M. Suarez (Dec 2014). Poster: A geometric downscaling method for coupling dynamical ice sheet models to GEOS-5, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

S. Adhikari, E. Ivins, E. Larour, H. Seroussi, M. Morlighem, and S. Nowicki (Apr 2014) Poster: Future Antarctic bed topography and its implications for ice sheet dynamics, European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, AT.

R. Walker, D. Holland, B. Parizek, R. Alley, S. Nowicki, A. Jenkins (Dec 2013) Invited Talk: Efficient flowline simulations of ice-shelf/ocean interactions: Sensitivity studies with a fully coupled model, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

S. Nowicki, and the SeaRISE participants. (Dec 2013) Poster: Challenges faced by ice sheet projections: lessons from the SeaRISE effort, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

M. Purucker, J. Connerney, R. Blakely, R. Bracken, S. Nowicki and 10 others. (April 2013) Talk: IceBase: A suborbital survey to map geothermal heat flux under an ice sheet, European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, AT.

S. Nowicki, and 31 others. (Dec 2012) Talk: Future response of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets: the SeaRISE experiments, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

J. Johnson, D. Brinkerhoff, and S. Nowicki (Dec 2012). Talk: A novel mass conserving bed algorithm to estimate errors in bed elevation associated with flight line spacing. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

R. Cullather, S. Nowicki, B. Zhao, and M. Austerberry (Dec 2012). Poster: Sensitivity of a dynamical ice sheet model to the spatial resolution of boundary conditions, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

R. Fischer, M. Kelly, S. Nowicki, and G. Schmidt (Dec 2012). Poster: Downscaled surface fluxes for GCM/ice model coupling, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

N. Gomez, S. Nowicki, H. Choi, R. Bindschadler (Dec 2012). Poster: Global patterns of sea level change from the SeaRISE ice sheet model simulations, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

R. Cullather, B. Zhao, S. Nowicki, and M. Suarez. (April 2012) Talk: Greenland surface mass balance from a reanalysis-forced surface model, IPY2012 From Knowledge to Action Conference, Montréal, Canada.

S. Nowicki, and 31 others. (Dec 2011) Talk: Sea level projections from the SeaRISE initiative, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

S. Nowicki, and O. Sergienko (Dec 2010) Poster: The effect of temperature in contact problems, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

O. Sergienko, S. Nowicki, and D. MacAyeal (Dec 2009) Poster: Effect of abrupt changes in basal conditions on ice-streams: applications to sub-ice-stream lakes, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

S. Nowicki, and D. Wingham (April, 2009) Talk: Multiple contacts in the vicinity of grounding line?, European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, AT.

S. Nowicki, and D. Wingham (April, 2009) Talk: Hydrostatic equilibrium: a suitable condition for grounding lines?, European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, AT.

S. Nowicki, and D. Wingham (April, 2008) Talk: To float or not to float: conditions for a steady grounding line, European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, AT.

S. Nowicki, and D. Wingham (Dec 2007) Talk: Conditions for a steady grounding line, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA.

S. Nowicki, and D. Wingham (April 2006) Talk: Modelling the transition zone of marine ice sheets, European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, AT.

S. Nowicki, and D. Wingham (Oct 2005) Poster: The transition zone of marine ice sheets, Royal Society Discussion Meeting, London, UK.

Panels and Interviews About My Work

2021: Participant in the Science Media Center Briefing Coverage Report: Impact of melting land ice on sea level rise, which resulted in the following news articles:

2021: UBNow Reseach News: http://www.buffalo.edu/ubnow/stories/2021/05/nowicki-nature-melting-ice.html

2021: UBNow Research News: http://www.buffalo.edu/ubnow/stories/2021/01/research-wrapup-2020.html

2020: UBNow Research News: http://www.buffalo.edu/ubnow/stories/2020/09/nowicki-shrinking-ice-sheets.html

2020: NASA Press realease: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/emissions-could-add-15-inches-to-2100-sea-level-rise-nasa-led-study-finds/

2020: UBNow Research News:http://www.buffalo.edu/ubnow/stories/2020/10/greenland-nature.html

2020: UBNow Research News: http://www.buffalo.edu/ubnow/stories/2020/10/nowicki-new-hire.html

2019: DOE Office of Science: Simulating Ice at the Bottom of the World: Modeling the Antarctic Ice Sheets (https://www.energy.gov/science/articles/simulating-ice-bottom-world-modeling-antarctic-ice-sheets )

2018: Participants in the NASA Explorer Series (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2aBZuCeDwlQqXdZ_hXEX0OSI1vX_p9Cj)

2018: SciLine Media Briefing Panelist on Understanding Sea Level Rise (https://www.sciline.org/media-briefings-blog/sea-level-rise )

2017: NASA Goddard People feature entitled Hot on Glaciology (https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/sophie-nowicki-hot-on-glaciology.html)

2015: NASA Panel on Greenland Ice Sheet with T. Wagner, L. Smith, M. Bevis, and Josh Willis (http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/nasa-holds-media-opportunities-to-discuss-rising-sea-levels-300131403.html)

2014: Antarctic Riddle: How Much Will the South Pole Melt? By John Upton, Climate Central (http://www.climatecentral.org/news/antarctic-riddle-south-pole-melt-17938)

2013: NASA’s IceBridge Mission Contributes to New Map of Antarctica (http://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/features/antarctic-map.html)

2013: NASA Google + Hangout “What’s up with Sea Level Rise? ” with M. Watkins, V. Burkett, J. Willis, A. Revkin, and P. Lynch (https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=OvnuswLzWRo)

2011: EarthSky (http://earthsky.org/earth/sophie-nowicki-on-weak-underbelly-of-west-antarctic-ice-sheet)

2011: NASA Earth Observatory: IceBridge: Building a Record of Earth’s Changing Ice, One Flight at a Time (http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/IceBridge/)