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Matt King

UTAS Home Professor Matt King

Matt King

Acting Head of School and Professor
School of Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences

Room 225 , Old IMAS Building (Surveying and Spatial Sciences)

+61 3 6226 1974 (phone)

Matt.King@utas.edu.au

One of the great revolutions of the last decade in Earth Sciences has been our ability to observe the Earth deform over timescales from seconds to decades. For the first time in history we have access to a global surface displacement field.

The field of geodesy – the study of Earth’s changing shape, rotation and gravity field – is at the heart of this revolution. We now have data from more than 15,000 Global Navigation Satellite Systems receivers (such as GPS) that are connected to bedrock. These data can be analysed to estimate millimetre or even sub-millimetre displacements of the Earth.

Through these exciting observations we can watch Earth ‘breathe’ as it changes shape in response to water and ice moving around its surface, and earthquakes, and gravitational forces from the Sun and Moon.

Knowing how the Earth changes shape – and importantly, why – is a key to understanding and quantifying the past and future of sea-level rise globally and changes in the great ice sheets of Antarctica and Greenland.

My team and I are interested in the how and why of Earth’s changing shape. We study deformation due to past and present ice sheet change, earthquakes and tides. We model these using viscoelastic models of the Earth and are increasingly interested in transient anelastic deformations. We’re also interested in vertical land motion, sea-level change and improving GNSS analysis. I’ve listed some of our recent research highlights below.

I’ve been blessed to work with some wonderful early (and senior!) career researchers from many countries, including a great group of PhD students and postdocs. We work in a collaborative way to try and tackle problems that are of importance to populations globally. Our work covers making original observations (such as in Antarctica), analysis of observations, and building models to explain these.

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"In 2015 I was awarded the Kavli Medal and Lecture by the Royal Society of London. The Lecture highlights some of my research interests and findings"

Matt King - 2015

PhD: If you would like to join my team to study a PhD I am keen to talk with you. You would need a good background in maths, physics, quantitative Earth sciences/geophysics, engineering or geodesy and an excellent academic background with evidence of past research. Success in an Australian PhD program will also require very good English language skills (IELTS >=7.0).

Topics of interest broadly are:

  • Solid Earth response to glacier melt, including present-day and glacial-isostatic adjustment
  • Analysis and interpretation of new GNSS or InSAR datasets from Antarctica
  • Understanding what GNSS/GPS data tell us and the separation of geophysical signal and noise
  • Finite-element modelling of Earth deformation including three-dimensional Earth structure and elastic, anelastic and viscous processes
  • Vertical land motion for sea-level studies
  • Ice sheet change and glacier dynamics

Research Fellowships: If you’ve finished your PhD and now working on a postdoc then we may be able to work together to submit a fellowship application to Australian or overseas funders.

Selected Research Highlights

1. Post-seismic subsidence of Australia following Great Earthquakes

This work has been undertaken by Anna Riddell during her PhD. Her careful GNSS analysis suggests that Australia is not just experiencing horizontal post-seismic deformation but also substantial – up to mm/yr – deformation in the vertical. The signal is particularly striking following the Sumatran earthquakes. The Figure below shows a selection of sites thousands of km from the earthquake.

Change in horizontal or vertical displacement 4000+km away in Western Australia following the series of Sumatran earthquakes. Modified from Riddell et al. in revision.

2. Rapid viscoelastic deformation in the Antarctic Peninsula due to recent ice melt

In 2014 Grace Nield led the publication of some of her PhD research that showed that, using a combination of GPS time series and simple viscoelastic modelling, the upper mantle in the region of the northern Antarctic Peninsula (Nield et al., 2014). Note from the figure below that modelled total deformation reaches 40mm/yr!

We’ve built on Grace’s work with further work by subsequent PhD students (Zhao et al., 2017; Samrat et al. 2020) for the Antarctic Peninsula which have confirmed these results but also suggested regional variation in the upper mantle viscosity. We have since deployed further GPS sites in this region to better capture these signals as they evolve over time.

Observed (dots) uplift rates overlain over modelled elastic (left), viscous (centre) and sum (right) deformation due to ice mass change following the breakup of the Larsen B Ice Shelf. Source: Nield et al. (2014).

3. Anelastic deformation of New Zealand at tidal timescales

Since around 2004 I have had interest in the tidal deformation of the Earth, either validating models of ocean tide loading and recently returning to this theme to study the solid Earth. Recently PhD student Bogdan Matvichuuk showed strong evidence for both anelasticity at the M2 tidal period (12.42h) and the need for considering 3d variations in Earth structure and rheology to explain them.

Panels show phasor plots of GPS estimates of the deformation of the north island of New Zealand at the M2 period. The GPS observations have had one of two models removed, reflecting elastic only (left) or anelastic (right) deformations. Source: Matvichuuk et al in prep.

4. Building a new global spherical finite-element model of post-seismic deformation

Grace Nield and I have been collaborating on taking a global spherical FEM used for studies of deformation due to ice-ocean loading change. The model is capable of linear Maxwell, bi-viscous Burgers and power-law rheological parameterisations. Grace has now extended this model to include post-seismic deformation and benchmarked against other codes. This provides the opportunity for a globally self-consistent model for solid Earth deformations for earthquakes and glacial loading.

Source: Nield et al. in revision, GMD. Further details may be found at https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-2020-107

Fast fact

Professor King has authored more than 130 peer-reviewed publications including several articles in the leading scientific journals Science, Nature and Nature Geoscience. In 2015 he was awarded the Kavli Medal and Lecture, a biennial award for excellence in science and engineering relevant to the environment or energy, at the Royal Society (London) for his research.

Matt King is Professor of Polar Geodesy at the University of Tasmania, Australia. From 2021 he will be Director of the Australian Centre for Excellence in Antarctic Science. He works alongside other University researchers working on solid earth geophysics and geodesy, with a particular focus on Antarctica. His work focuses on the use of geodetic tools to solve problems related to Earth geophysics, notably Earth deformation due to glacier melt, earthquakes, and tides; sea-level change; and polar ice mass balance. He also seeks to advance the accuracy and precision of those geodetic tools (e.g., Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS/GPS), GRACE and SLR).

Biography

After completing my PhD at the University of Tasmania in geodesy I worked within one of Europe’s leading geodesy groups at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne from 2002-2012. During that time I progressed from Junior Research Associate to Full Professor while working on problems within academia and industry. In late 2012 I returned to the University of Tasmania as Professor of Polar Geodesy.

During my career I have been able to work with outstanding colleagues from across geodesy, glaciology, solid Earth sciences, oceanography and many other fields. I have received a number of prestigious prizes and fellowship, including from the Royal Society London and the Australian Academy of Sciences.

2021-present Director of the Australian Centre for Excellence in Antarctic Science, University of Tasmania

2012-present Professor of Polar Geodesy, University of Tasmania

2019-2021 Hasselblad Visiting Professor, Chalmers University of Technology

2017-2020 Head of Geography and Spatial Sciences, University of Tasmania

2017-2020 Deputy Director, Antarctic Gateway Partnership

2013-2016 visiting Professor, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

2012-2016 ARC Future Fellow, University of Tasmania

2012-2013 Professor of Polar Geodesy, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

2009-2012 RCUK Academic Fellow, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

2010 Visiting Scholar, University of Tasmania

2008-2012 Reader in Polar Geodesy, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

2005-2008 NERC Fellow & Senior Research Associate, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

2002-2005 Research Associate, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

2001-2002 Junior Research Associate, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Career summary

Qualifications

DegreeThesis TitleUniversityCountryDate of award
B.Surv. (1st Class Hons)Adjustment of the Tasmanian Fiducial NetworkUniversity of TasmaniaAustralia1997
PhD GeodesyThe dynamics of the Amery Ice Shelf from a combination of terrestrial and space geodetic dataUniversity of TasmaniaAustralia2002

Memberships

Professional practice

2002-present American Geophysical Union

2004-present International Glaciological Society

2014-present Member The Royal Society of Tasmania

Committee associations

Chair of Committees:

2016-present Australian Council Delegate, International Union for Geodesy and Geophysics

2016-present Co-chair, Scientific Committee for Antarctic Research SERCE Research Program

2018-2020 Immediate Past President, The Royal Society of Tasmania

2016-2018 President, The Royal Society of Tasmania

2016-2017 Leader, Internationalisation Program, School of Land and Food

2014-present Theme Leader, Antarctic Gateway Partnership

2011-present Chair/Co-Chair, IAG Sub-Commission 3.4: Cryospheric Deformation

2010-2012 Chair of UK NERC Space Geodesy Facilities Steering Committee

2010 Chair, International GNSS Service Workshop Local Organising Committee

2009-2010 Chair, AGU Fall Assembly Geodesy Program

2008-2012 Chair, COST Action ES0701

Committee Memberships:

2020-present Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying and Mapping

2019 IPCC Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate Expert Reviewer

2019 University Employee Onboarding Steering Committee

2018-present National Committee for Antarctic Research, Australian Academy of Science

2018-present University Promotions Committee

2018-2019 University Research Committee

2018 Selection Panel, Tasmanian STEM Communicator of the Year

2018 AuScope Independent Program Review

2018-2020 School Leadership Team, School of Technology, Environments and Design

2017-2020 Australian Council of Environmental Deans and Directors

2017 Promotions panel, Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

2016-2019 Member, University of Tasmania Student Discipline Panel

2016-2017 Member, Senior Management Team, School of Land and Food

2014-2016 Discipline Research Leader, Geography and Spatial Sciences

2014-2019 NCRIS AuScope Infrastructure Reference Panel

2014 University ERA2015 submission committee

2014 External PhD Examiner ANU, Australia

2013 Expert Reviewer European Space Agency “The Changing Earth”

2013 Co-chair IAG Sub-commission 3.4 Workshop, Ilulissat, Greenland

2013 Professorial appointments panel Tallinen University of Technology, Estonia

2013 Promotions panel, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

2012 External PhD Examiner University of Berne, Switzerland

2012 External PhD Examiner University College London, UK

2012 IPCC AR5 Expert Reviewer

2011 11th International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences Scientific Steering Committee

2010-2012 NERC Peer Review College

2010 External PhD Examiner Durham University, UK

2010 International GNSS Service Workshop Scientific Programme Committee

2009-2014 European Science Foundation Pool of Reviewers

2009-2014 DynaQlim Steering Committee

2009 Appointments panel, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University

2007-2012 UK National Committee for Antarctic Research

Editorial Roles:         

2015- 2019, Journal of Geodesy

2014- Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Geodetic Science

Co-Editor of Special Issue of Tectonophysics. “Observation and Modeling of Glacial Isostatic Adjustment”, 2010

Editorial Board of International Association of Geodesy Symposia 2011, 2017

Scientific Editor Annals of Glaciology, Volume 54, issue 64, 2013, “The geophysics of the cryosphere”

Teaching

Teaching expertise

I have coordinated and taught within undergraduate units in Surveying, Geodesy and GNSS. I regularly give public lectures on Antarctic and sea-level science.

Research Invitations

Journal Reviews:

Science, Nature, PNAS, Nature Geoscience, Nature Communications, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Journal of Geophysical Research, Geophysical Research Letters, Earth’s Future, Geophysical Journal International, G-Cubed, Water Resources Research, Journal of Geodesy, GPS Solutions, The Cryosphere, Journal of Glaciology, Global and Planetary Change, Advances in Space Research, Gondwana Research, Surveys in Geophysics, Journal of Physical Oceanography, Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, Polar Research, Antarctic Science, Journal of Spatial Sciences, Earth System Science Data, Geodesy and Cartography, Sensors, Earth and Space Science

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Expertise

Geodesy * precise GNSS/GPS positioning * ice-sheet change * sea-level change * solid Earth deformation * post-seismic deformation * tidal deformations of Earth

Research Themes

My career research is aligned with the world-leading strengths of the University of Tasmania in Antarctic and Earth Sciences research. Geodetic and geophysical research at the University excels through its location at the edge of the Southern Ocean and Antarctica, sitting at a unique and essential vantage-point to observe and understanding our planet. Our geodesy research underpins global understanding of sea-level change, quantifying the changing Antarctic Ice Sheet, enabling precise-positioning globally, and fundamentally defining the properties of the solid Earth.

For more than 50 years the University has undertaken high-profile, internationally-leading research in the broad field of Earth Sciences– and in recent decades the University has invested in and grown the areas of Geodesy and Geophysics. Consequently, in the last two Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessments, University of Tasmania was ranked top or equal-top in the nation in both Geophysics and Geomatic Engineering (which includes Geodesy). In the most recent ERA round, our research in these domains was ranked “Well Above World Standard”, the top ranking. Within the QS Subject rankings 2020, University of Tasmania is ranked in the top-50 universities globally in Geophysics.

Through $13M AuScope funding, the University built and now operates the only University-owned continental scale array of radio telescopes in the world, underpinning Australia’s geodetic and positioning infrastructure. For decades it has operated the Southern Hemisphere’s only satellite altimeter sea-level calibration facility, recently funded by $3.2M from IMOS.

Collaboration

I collaborate widely to tackle problems of wide societal and scientific importance. To illustrate this, over 2010-2019 I co-authored with 280 co-authors from 26 countries across 79 publications. From 2021 I will lead the new Australian Centre of Excellence in Antarctic Science, which has 39 named investigators from Australian universities with dozens more at universities elsewhere and Australian government agencies.

Awards

Prizes: The Royal Society of London awarded me the 2015 Kavli Medal and Lecture, recognising my career research to that point. This medal and public lecture is awarded to a mid-career researcher working in Energy and Environment from across the Commonwealth. In 2017 I was awarded the Australian Academy of Sciences Mawson Medal and Lecture, a career medal in Earth Sciences, for my research.

I have also been awarded:

  • A Philip Leverhulme Prize by the Leverhulme Trust (2012) for “achievement of outstanding researchers whose work has already attracted international recognition and whose future career is exceptionally promising”;
  • The British Geophysical Association's 2012 Bullerwell Lecture “bestowed on an individual for significant contribution to the field of geophysics”;
  • The American Geophysical Union Geodesy Section Prize (2012) for “outstanding contributions to geodesy”
  • The University of Tasmania’s Vice Chancellor’s Award for Internationally Recognised Research (2015);
  • The 2016 Royal Society of Tasmania M R Banks Medal (a mid-career medal for any field of research);

I was elected as Fellow of the International Association of Geodesy in 2015.

Prestigious Fellowships: I have been awarded three competitive research fellowships

  • NERC postdoctoral fellowship (one of ~30 awarded per year; 2006-2009)
  • Research Councils UK Academic Fellowship (2009-2012)
  • ARC Future Fellowship (2012-2016)

Current projects

My current research projects focus on solid Earth deformation and ice-sheet and solid-Earth change. I am particularly interested in understanding the deformation of the Earth over hours to millennia due to changes within and on the Earth – such as glacier melt, earthquakes, and tides. I have interests in modelling these solid-Earth deformations with Finite Element Models considering elastic, anelastic and viscous deformation. For all my career I have worked on improving our understanding of systematic error within GNSS measurements.

Within Antarctica I have several projects focused on observing the three-dimensional deformation of the solid Earth due to present-day and past changes in ice-ocean mass. This includes deploying and maintaining networks of GNSS within Antarctica. These measurements, combined with other geophysical techniques and solid Earth modelling, provide unique insights into the properties of the solid Earth – notably the mantle, asthenosphere, and lithosphere.

For many years I have worked on high resolution measurements of glacier and ice-sheet change using GNSS/GPS and continue to be interested in these applications.

The largest projects I am involved with are the exciting $25M Australian Centre for Excellence in Antarctic Science and the $50M Australian Antarctic Program Partnership.

Fields of Research

  • Geodesy (370603)
  • Physical geography and environmental geoscience (370999)
  • Glaciology (370902)
  • Physical oceanography (370803)
  • Geodynamics (370604)
  • Seismology and seismic exploration (370609)
  • Palaeoclimatology (370904)
  • Satellite-based positioning (401305)
  • Marine geoscience (370504)
  • Geophysics (370699)
  • Surveying (incl. hydrographic surveying) (401306)
  • Atmospheric sciences (370199)
  • Structural geology and tectonics (370511)
  • Social change (441004)
  • Public law (480799)
  • Natural hazards (370903)
  • Sociology (441099)
  • Photogrammetry and remote sensing (401304)
  • Geomorphology and earth surface processes (370901)
  • Surface water hydrology (370704)
  • Galactic astronomy (510104)
  • Oceanography (370899)
  • Astronomical instrumentation (510102)
  • Climate change processes (370201)

Research Objectives

  • Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences (280107)
  • Understanding climate change (190599)
  • Effects of climate change on Antarctic and sub-Antarctic environments (excl. social impacts) (190503)
  • Social impacts of climate change and variability (190103)
  • Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences (280111)
  • Global effects of climate change (excl. Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and the South Pacific) (excl. social impacts) (190507)
  • Climate variability (excl. social impacts) (190502)
  • Climate change models (190501)
  • Natural hazards (190499)
  • Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts) (190504)
  • Antarctic and Southern Ocean oceanic processes (180402)
  • Expanding knowledge in human society (280123)
  • Expanding knowledge in the physical sciences (280120)
  • Atmospheric processes and dynamics (180103)
  • Expanding knowledge in engineering (280110)
  • Other environmental management (189999)
  • Justice and the law (230499)
  • Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition (180505)
  • Coastal and estuarine systems and management (180299)
  • Expanding knowledge in the agricultural, food and veterinary sciences (280101)
  • Women's and maternal health (200509)
  • Ground water quantification, allocation and impact of depletion (180305)
  • Oceanic processes (excl. in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean) (180506)

Publications

Most of my publications are in the leading disciplinary or multidisciplinary journals. Below you will find a list of them all, including ones led by postdoctoral researchers and PhD students I supervise. My publications include multiple articles in Science, Nature, PNAS, Nature Geoscience, Nature Climate Change and Nature Communications. According to Scimago Journal Rankings, 80% of my papers are in top-10% journals and 34% are in the top 1% (2010-2019), with 26% of my outputs in the top 5% cited worldwide (2010-2019, SciVal).

Total publications

132

Highlighted publications

(15 outputs)
YearTypeCitationAltmetrics
2020Journal ArticleKing MA, Watson CS, 'Antarctic surface mass balance: natural variability, noise and detecting new trends', Geophysical Research Letters ISSN 1944-8007 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2020GL087493 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Watson CS

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2020Journal ArticleNoble TL, Rohling EJ, Aitkin ARA, Bostock HC, Chase Z, et al., 'The sensitivity of the Antarctic Ice Sheet to a changing climate: past, present and future', Reviews of Geophysics, 58, (4) Article e2019RG000663. ISSN 8755-1209 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2019RG000663 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Noble TL; Chase Z; Phipps SJ; Gwyther DE

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2020Journal ArticleSamrat NH, King MA, Watson C, Hooper A, Chen X, et al., 'Reduced ice mass loss and three-dimensional viscoelastic deformation in northern Antarctic Peninsula inferred from GPS', Geophysical Journal International, 222, (2) pp. 1013-1023. ISSN 0956-540X (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggaa229 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Watson C

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2019Journal ArticleNash M, Nielsen HEF, Shaw J, King MA, Lea MA, et al., ''Antarctica just has this hero factor...': Gendered barriers to Australian Antarctic research and remote fieldwork', PLoS ONE, 14, (1) Article e0209983. ISSN 1932-6203 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0209983 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 5Web of Science - 5

Co-authors: Nash M; Nielsen HEF; Shaw J; Lea MA; Bax N

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2019Journal ArticleWhitehouse PL, Gomez N, King MA, Wiens DA, 'Solid Earth change and the evolution of the Antarctic Ice Sheet', Nature Communications, 10 Article 503. ISSN 2041-1723 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-08068-y [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 27Web of Science - 23

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2017Journal ArticleZhao C, King MA, Watson CS, Barletta VR, Bordoni A, et al., 'Rapid ice unloading in the Fleming Glacier region, southern Antarctic Peninsula, and its effect on bedrock uplift rates', Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 473 pp. 164-176. ISSN 0012-821X (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.06.002 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 13Web of Science - 13

Co-authors: Zhao C; Watson CS; Dell M

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2016Journal ArticleKing MA, Santamaria-Gomez A, 'Ongoing deformation of Antarctica following recent Great Earthquakes', Geophysical Research Letters, 43, (5) pp. 1918-1927. ISSN 0094-8276 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/2016GL067773 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 16Web of Science - 17

Co-authors: Santamaria-Gomez A

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2015Journal ArticleWatson CS, White NJ, Church JA, King MA, Burgette RJ, et al., 'Unabated global mean sea-level rise over the satellite altimeter era', Nature Climate Change, 5, (6) pp. 565-568. ISSN 1758-678X (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1038/NCLIMATE2635 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 133Web of Science - 122

Co-authors: Watson CS

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2014Journal ArticleNield GA, Barletta VR, Bordoni A, King MA, Whitehouse PL, et al., 'Rapid bedrock uplift in the Antarctic Peninsula explained by viscoelastic response to recent ice unloading', Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 397 pp. 32-41. ISSN 0012-821X (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2014.04.019 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 61Web of Science - 61

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2012Journal ArticleKing MA, Bingham RJ, Moore P, Whitehouse PL, Bentley MJ, et al., 'Lower satellite-gravimetry estimates of Antarctic sea-level contribution', Nature, 491, (7425) pp. 586-590. ISSN 0028-0836 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1038/nature11621 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 132Web of Science - 128

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2012Journal ArticleShepherd A, Ivins ER, Geruo A, Barletta VR, Bentley MJ, et al., 'A reconciled estimate of ice-sheet mass balance', Science, 338, (6111) pp. 1183-1189. ISSN 0036-8075 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1126/science.1228102 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 953Web of Science - 914

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2008Journal ArticleDas SB, Joughin I, Behn MD, Howat IM, King MA, et al., 'Fracture propagation to the base of the Greenland ice sheet during supraglacial lake drainage', Science, 320, (5877) pp. 778-781. ISSN 0036-8075 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1126/science.1153360 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 366Web of Science - 346

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2008Journal ArticleJoughin I, Das SB, King MA, Smith BE, Howat IM, et al., 'Seasonal speedup along the western flank of the Greenland ice sheet', Science, 320, (5877) pp. 781-783. ISSN 0036-8075 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1126/science.1153288 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 310Web of Science - 294

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2007Journal ArticleKing MA, Coleman R, Morgan PJ, Hurd RS, 'Velocity change of the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica, during the period 1968-1999', Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 112, (F1) ISSN 0148-0227 (2007) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2006JF000609 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 26Web of Science - 18

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2003Journal ArticleKing MA, Coleman R, Nguyen LN, 'Spurious periodic horizontal signals in sub-daily GPS position estimates', Journal of Geodesy, 77, (1-2) pp. 15-21. ISSN 0949-7714 (2003) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s00190-002-0308-z [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 37Web of Science - 36

Co-authors: Coleman R

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2020Begeman CB, Tulaczyk S, Padman L, King M, Siegfried MR, et al., 'Tidal pressurization of the ocean cavity near an Antarctic ice shelf grounding line', Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125, (4) Article e2019JC015562. ISSN 2169-9291 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2019JC015562 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

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2020King MA, Watson CS, 'Antarctic surface mass balance: natural variability, noise and detecting new trends', Geophysical Research Letters ISSN 1944-8007 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2020GL087493 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Watson CS

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2020Noble TL, Rohling EJ, Aitkin ARA, Bostock HC, Chase Z, et al., 'The sensitivity of the Antarctic Ice Sheet to a changing climate: past, present and future', Reviews of Geophysics, 58, (4) Article e2019RG000663. ISSN 8755-1209 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2019RG000663 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Noble TL; Chase Z; Phipps SJ; Gwyther DE

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2020Riddell AR, King MA, Watson CS, 'Present‐day vertical land motion of Australia from GPS observations and geophysical models', JGR Solid Earth, 125, (2) Article e2019JB018034. ISSN 2169-9313 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2019JB018034 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: Watson CS

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2020Samrat NH, King MA, Watson C, Hooper A, Chen X, et al., 'Reduced ice mass loss and three-dimensional viscoelastic deformation in northern Antarctic Peninsula inferred from GPS', Geophysical Journal International, 222, (2) pp. 1013-1023. ISSN 0956-540X (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggaa229 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Watson C

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2020Turner RJ, Reading AM, King MA, 'Separation of tectonic and local components of horizontal GPS station velocities: a case study for glacial isostatic adjustment in East Antarctica', Geophysical Journal International, 222, (3) pp. 1555-1569. ISSN 0956-540X (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggaa265 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Turner RJ; Reading AM

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2020Zhou B, Watson C, Legresy B, King MA, Beardsley J, et al., 'GNSS/INS-equipped buoys for altimetry validation: lessons learnt and new directions from the Bass Strait Validation Facility', Remote Sensing, 12, (18) Article 3001. ISSN 2072-4292 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3390/rs12183001 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Zhou B; Watson C; Legresy B; Beardsley J; Deane A

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2020Zwinger T, Nield GA, Ruokolainen J, King MA, 'A new open-source viscoelastic solid earth deformation module implemented in Elmer (v8.4)', Geoscientific Model Development, 13 pp. 1155-1164. ISSN 1991-959X (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.5194/gmd-13-1155-2020 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Nield GA

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2019Nash M, Nielsen HEF, Shaw J, King MA, Lea MA, et al., ''Antarctica just has this hero factor...': Gendered barriers to Australian Antarctic research and remote fieldwork', PLoS ONE, 14, (1) Article e0209983. ISSN 1932-6203 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0209983 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 5Web of Science - 5

Co-authors: Nash M; Nielsen HEF; Shaw J; Lea MA; Bax N

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2019Watson CS, Legresy B, King MA, 'On the uncertainty associated with validating the global mean sea level climate record', Advances in Space Research pp. 1-9. ISSN 0273-1177 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.asr.2019.09.053 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1

Co-authors: Watson CS

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2019Whitehouse PL, Gomez N, King MA, Wiens DA, 'Solid Earth change and the evolution of the Antarctic Ice Sheet', Nature Communications, 10 Article 503. ISSN 2041-1723 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-08068-y [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 27Web of Science - 23

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2018Begeman CB, Tulaczyk SM, Marsh OJ, Mikucki JA, Stanton TP, et al., 'Ocean stratification and low melt rates at the Ross Ice Shelf grounding zone', Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 123, (10) pp. 7438-7452. ISSN 2169-9275 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2018JC013987 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 11Web of Science - 11

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2018Gogarty B, McGee J, Brent K, McDonald J, Haward M, et al., 'Glacier geoengineering needs lawyers too', Nature, 560 Article 167. ISSN 0028-0836 (2018) [Letter or Note in Journal]

DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-05877-5 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Gogarty B; McGee J; Brent K; McDonald J; Haward M

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2018Jong LM, Gladstone RM, Galton-Fenzi BK, King MA, 'Simulated dynamic regrounding during marine ice sheet retreat', The Cryosphere, 12, (7) pp. 2425-2436. ISSN 1994-0416 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.5194/tc-12-2425-2018 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Jong LM; Gladstone RM; Galton-Fenzi BK

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2018Liu B, King M, Dai W, 'Common mode error in Antarctic GPS coordinate time-series on its effect on bedrock-uplift estimates', Geophysical Journal International, 214, (3) pp. 1652-1664. ISSN 0956-540X (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggy217 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 10Web of Science - 11

Co-authors: Liu B

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2018Royston S, Watson CS, Legresy B, King MA, Church JA, et al., 'Sea-level trend uncertainty with Pacific climatic variability and temporally-correlated noise', Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 123, (3) pp. 1978-1993. ISSN 2169-9275 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/2017JC013655 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 16Web of Science - 15

Co-authors: Royston S; Watson CS

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2018Schumacher M, King MA, Rougier J, Sha Z, Khan SA, et al., 'A new global GPS data set for testing and improving modelled GIA uplift rates', Geophysical Journal International, 214, (3) pp. 2164-2176. ISSN 0956-540X (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggy235 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 12Web of Science - 12

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2018Zhao C, Gladstone RM, Warner RC, King MA, Zwinger T, et al., 'Basal friction of Fleming Glacier, Antarctica - Part 1: sensitivity of inversion to temperature and bedrock uncertainty', The Cryosphere, 12, (8) pp. 2637-2652. ISSN 1994-0416 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.5194/tc-12-2637-2018 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 5Web of Science - 5

Co-authors: Zhao C; Warner RC

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2018Zhao C, Gladstone RM, Warner RC, King MA, Zwinger T, et al., 'Basal friction of Fleming Glacier, Antarctica - Part 2: evolution from 2008 to 2015', The Cryosphere, 12, (8) pp. 2653-2666. ISSN 1994-0416 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.5194/tc-12-2653-2018 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Zhao C; Warner RC

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2017Chen X, Zhang X, Church JA, Watson CS, King MA, et al., 'The increasing rate of global mean sea-level rise during 1993-2014', Nature Climate Change, 7, (7) pp. 492-495. ISSN 1758-6798 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1038/nclimate3325 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 153Web of Science - 145

Co-authors: Watson CS

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2017Frederikse T, Riva REM, King MA, 'Ocean bottom deformation due to present-day mass redistribution and its impact on sea level observations', Geophysical Research Letters, 44, (24) pp. 12306-12314. ISSN 0094-8276 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/2017GL075419 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 19Web of Science - 19

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2017Rack W, King MA, Marsh OJ, Wild CT, Floricioiu D, 'Analysis of ice shelf flexure and its InSAR representation in the grounding zone of the southern McMurdo Ice Shelf', Cryosphere, 11 pp. 2481-2490. ISSN 1994-0416 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.5194/tc-11-2481-2017 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 8Web of Science - 8

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2017Riddell AR, King MA, Watson CS, Sun Y, Riva REM, et al., 'Uncertainty in geocenter estimates in the context of ITRF2014', Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 122, (5) pp. 4020-4032. ISSN 2169-9313 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/2016JB013698 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 18Web of Science - 16

Co-authors: Watson CS

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2017Riva REM, Frederikse T, King MA, Marzeion B, van den Brocke MR, 'The global signature of post-1900 land ice wastage on vertical land motion', Cryosphere, 11 pp. 1327-1332. ISSN 1994-0416 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.5194/tc-11-1327-2017 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 17Web of Science - 18

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2017Rosier SHR, Gudmundsson GH, King MA, Nicholls KW, Makinson K, et al., 'Strong tidal variations in ice flow observed across the entire Ronne Ice Shelf and adjoining ice streams', Earth System Science Data, 9 pp. 849-860. ISSN 1866-3508 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.5194/essd-9-849-2017 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3

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2017Zhao C, King MA, Watson CS, Barletta VR, Bordoni A, et al., 'Rapid ice unloading in the Fleming Glacier region, southern Antarctic Peninsula, and its effect on bedrock uplift rates', Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 473 pp. 164-176. ISSN 0012-821X (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.06.002 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 13Web of Science - 13

Co-authors: Zhao C; Watson CS; Dell M

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2016King MA, Santamaria-Gomez A, 'Ongoing deformation of Antarctica following recent Great Earthquakes', Geophysical Research Letters, 43, (5) pp. 1918-1927. ISSN 0094-8276 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/2016GL067773 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 16Web of Science - 17

Co-authors: Santamaria-Gomez A

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2016King MA, Whitehouse PL, van der Wal W, 'Incomplete separability of Antarctic plate rotation from glacial isostatic adjustment deformation within geodetic observations', Geophysical Journal International, 204, (1) pp. 324-330. ISSN 0956-540X (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggv461 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 16Web of Science - 16

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2016Martin-Espanol A, King MA, Zammit-Mangion A, Andrews SB, Moore P, et al., 'An assessment of forward and inverse GIA solutions for Antarctica', Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 121, (9) pp. 6947-6965. ISSN 2169-9313 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/2016JB013154 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 26Web of Science - 26

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2016Martin-Espanol A, Zammit-Mangion A, Clarke PJ, Flament T, Helm V, et al., 'Spatial and temporal Antarctic Ice Sheet mass trends, glacio-isostatic adjustment, and surface processes from a joint inversion of satellite altimeter, gravity, and GPS data', Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 121, (2) pp. 182-200. ISSN 2169-9003 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/2015JF003550 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 52Web of Science - 52

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2016Nield GA, Whitehouse PL, King MA, Clarke PJ, 'Glacial isostatic adjustment in response to changing Late Holocene behaviour of ice streams on the Siple Coast, West Antarctica', Geophysical Journal International, 205, (1) pp. 1-21. ISSN 0956-540X (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggv532 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 8Web of Science - 8

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2015Andrews SB, Moore P, King MA, 'Mass change from GRACE: a simulated comparison of Level-1B analysis techniques', Geophysical Journal International, 200, (1) pp. 503-518. ISSN 0956-540X (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggu402 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 7Web of Science - 8

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2015Bradley SL, Hindmarsh RCA, Whitehouse PL, Bentley MJ, King MA, 'Low post-glacial rebound rates in the Weddell Sea due to Late Holocene ice-sheet readvance', Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 413 pp. 79-89. ISSN 0012-821X (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2014.12.039 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 31Web of Science - 31

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2015Carmichael JD, Joughin I, Behn MD, Das S, King MA, et al., 'Seismicity on the western Greenland Ice Sheet: surface fracture in the vicinity of active moulins', Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 120, (6) pp. 1082-1106. ISSN 2169-9003 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/2014JF003398 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 20Web of Science - 20

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2015Christ AJ, Talaia-Murray M, Elking N, Domack EW, Leventer A, et al., 'Late Holocene glacial advance and ice shelf growth in Barilari Bay, Graham Land, west Antarctic Peninsula', Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, 127, (1-2) pp. 297-315. ISSN 0016-7606 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1130/B31035.1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 27Web of Science - 24

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2015Melini D, Gegout P, King M, Marzeion B, Spada G, 'On the rebound: modeling Earth's ever-changing shape', EOS, 96 ISSN 0096-3941 (2015) [Professional, Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2015EO033387 [eCite] [Details]

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2015Pail R, Bingham R, Braitenberg C, Dobslaw H, Eicker A, et al., 'Science and user needs for observing global mass transport to understand global change and to benefit society', Surveys in Geophysics, 36, (6) pp. 743-772. ISSN 0169-3298 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s10712-015-9348-9 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 38Web of Science - 41

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2015Santamaria-Gomez A, Watson C, Gravelle M, King M, Woppelmann G, 'Levelling co-located GNSS and tide gauge stations using GNSS reflectometry', Journal of Geodesy, 89, (3) pp. 241-258. ISSN 0949-7714 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s00190-014-0784-y [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 36Web of Science - 31

Co-authors: Santamaria-Gomez A; Watson C

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2015Stevens LA, Behn MD, McGuire JJ, Das SB, Joughin I, et al., 'Greenland supraglacial lake drainages triggered by hydrologically induced basal slip', Nature, 522, (7554) pp. 73-76. ISSN 0028-0836 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1038/nature14480 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 50Web of Science - 50

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2015Watson CS, White NJ, Church JA, King MA, Burgette RJ, et al., 'Unabated global mean sea-level rise over the satellite altimeter era', Nature Climate Change, 5, (6) pp. 565-568. ISSN 1758-678X (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1038/NCLIMATE2635 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 133Web of Science - 122

Co-authors: Watson CS

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2015Wolstencroft M, King MA, Whitehouse PL, Bentley MJ, Nield GA, et al., 'Uplift rates from a new high-density GPS network in Palmer Land indicate significant late Holocene ice loss in the southwestern Weddell Sea', Geophysical Journal International, 203, (1) pp. 737-754. ISSN 0956-540X (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggv327 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 19Web of Science - 19

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2014Beem LH, Tulaczyk SM, King MA, Bougamont M, Fricker HA, et al., 'Variable deceleration of Whillans Ice Stream, West Antarctica', Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 119, (2) pp. 212-224. ISSN 2169-9003 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/2013JF002958 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 31Web of Science - 30

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2014Gunter BC, Didova O, Riva REM, Ligtenberg SRM, Lenaerts JTM, et al., 'Empirical estimation of present-day Antarctic glacial isostatic adjustment and ice mass change', The Cryosphere, 8 pp. 743-760. ISSN 1994-0416 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.5194/tc-8-743-2014 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 53Web of Science - 53

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2014King MA, Watson CS, 'Geodetic vertical velocities affected by recent rapid changes in polar motion', Geophysical Journal International, 199, (2) pp. 1161-1165. ISSN 0956-540X (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggu325 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 20Web of Science - 20

Co-authors: Watson CS

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2014Moore M, Watson C, King M, McClusky S, Tregoning P, 'Empirical modelling of site-specific errors in continuous GPS data', Journal of Geodesy, 88, (9) pp. 887-900. ISSN 0949-7714 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s00190-014-0729-5 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 18Web of Science - 16

Co-authors: Watson C

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2014Nield GA, Barletta VR, Bordoni A, King MA, Whitehouse PL, et al., 'Rapid bedrock uplift in the Antarctic Peninsula explained by viscoelastic response to recent ice unloading', Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 397 pp. 32-41. ISSN 0012-821X (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2014.04.019 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 61Web of Science - 61

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2014Stammer D, Ray RD, Andersen OB, Arbic BK, Bosch W, et al., 'Accuracy assessment of global barotropic ocean tide models', Reviews of Geophysics, 52, (3) pp. 243-282. ISSN 8755-1209 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/2014RG000450 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 201Web of Science - 186

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2014Williams SDP, Moore P, King MA, Whitehouse PL, 'Revisiting GRACE Antarctic ice mass trends and accelerations considering autocorrelation', Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 385 pp. 12-21. ISSN 0012-821X (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.10.016 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 36Web of Science - 36

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2013Gazeaux J, Williams S, King M, Bos M, Dach R, et al., 'Detecting offsets in GPS time series: first results from the detection of offsets in GPS experiment', Journal of Geophysical Research B: Solid Earth, 118, (5) pp. 2397-2407. ISSN 0148-0227 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/jgrb.50152 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 92Web of Science - 90

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2013Joughin I, Das SB, Flowers GE, Behn MD, Alley RB, et al., 'Influence of ice-sheet geometry and supraglacial lakes on seasonal ice-flow variability', Cryosphere, 7, (4) pp. 1185-1192. ISSN 1994-0416 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.5194/tc-7-1185-2013 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 61Web of Science - 59

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2013King MA, 'Progress in modelling and observing Antarctic glacial isostatic adjustment', Astronomy and Geophysics, 54, (4) pp. 33-38. ISSN 1366-8781 (2013) [Non Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1093/astrogeo/att122 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 2

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2013King MA, Milne G, Wiens D, 'Improving models of earth's response to ice and ocean loading changes', Eos: Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 94, (40) pp. 353. ISSN 0096-3941 (2013) [Letter or Note in Journal]

DOI: 10.1002/2013EO400007 [eCite] [Details]

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2013Sole A, Nienow P, Bartholomew I, Mair D, Cowton T, et al., 'Winter motion mediates dynamic response of the Greenland Ice Sheet to warmer summers', Geophysical Research Letters, 40, (15) pp. 3940-3944. ISSN 0094-8276 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/grl.50764 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 93Web of Science - 91

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2013Tedstone AJ, Nienow PW, Sole AJ, Mair DWF, Cowton TR, et al., 'Greenland ice sheet motion insensitive to exceptional meltwater forcing', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110, (49) pp. 19719-19724. ISSN 0027-8424 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1315843110 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 58Web of Science - 56

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2012Bartholomew I, Nienow P, Sole A, Mair D, Cowton T, et al., 'Short-term variability in Greenland Ice Sheet motion forced by time-varying meltwater drainage: implications for the relationship between subglacial drainage system behavior and ice velocity', Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, (F3) Article F03002. ISSN 0148-0227 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2011JF002220 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 104Web of Science - 104

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2012James TD, Murray T, Barrand NE, Sykes HJ, Fox AJ, et al., 'Observations of enhanced thinning in the upper reaches of Svalbard glaciers', The Cryosphere, 6, (6) pp. 1369-1381. ISSN 1994-0416 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.5194/tc-6-1369-2012 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 42Web of Science - 42

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2012King MA, Bevis M, Wilson T, Johns B, Blume F, 'Monument-antenna effects on GPS coordinate time series with application to vertical rates in Antarctica', Journal of Geodesy, 86, (1) pp. 53-63. ISSN 0949-7714 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s00190-011-0491-x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 13Web of Science - 13

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2012King MA, Bingham RJ, Moore P, Whitehouse PL, Bentley MJ, et al., 'Lower satellite-gravimetry estimates of Antarctic sea-level contribution', Nature, 491, (7425) pp. 586-590. ISSN 0028-0836 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1038/nature11621 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 132Web of Science - 128

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2012King MA, Keshin M, Whitehouse PL, Thomas ID, Milne G, et al., 'Regional biases in absolute sea-level estimates from tide gauge data due to residual unmodeled vertical land movement', Geophysical Research Letters, 39, (14) Article L14604. ISSN 0094-8276 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2012GL052348 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 35Web of Science - 32

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2012Kunz M, King MA, Mills JP, Miller PE, Fox AJ, et al., 'Multi-decadal glacier surface lowering in the Antarctic Peninsula', Geophysical Research Letters, 39, (19) Article L19502. ISSN 0094-8276 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2012GL052823 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 29Web of Science - 30

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2012Makinson K, King MA, Nicholls KW, Gudmundsson GH, 'Diurnal and semidiurnal tide-induced lateral movement of Ronne Ice Shelf, Antarctica', Geophysical Research Letters, 39, (10) Article L10501. ISSN 1944-8007 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2012GL051636 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 24Web of Science - 24

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2012Mueller RD, Padman L, Dinniman MS, Erofeeva SY, Fricker HA, et al., 'Impact of tide-topography interactions on basal melting of Larsen C Ice Shelf, Antarctica', Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 117, (C5) Article C05005. ISSN 2169-9275 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2011JC007263 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 46Web of Science - 44

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2012Nield GA, Whitehouse PL, King MA, Clarke PJ, Bentley MJ, 'Increased ice loading in the Antarctic Peninsula since the 1850s and its effect on glacial isostatic adjustment', Geophysical Research Letters, 39, (17) Article L17504. ISSN 0094-8276 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2012GL052559 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 27Web of Science - 28

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2012Shepherd A, Ivins ER, Geruo A, Barletta VR, Bentley MJ, et al., 'A reconciled estimate of ice-sheet mass balance', Science, 338, (6111) pp. 1183-1189. ISSN 0036-8075 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1126/science.1228102 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 953Web of Science - 914

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2012Whitehouse PL, Bentley MJ, Milne GA, King MA, Thomas ID, 'A new glacial isostatic adjustment model for Antarctica: calibrated and tested using observations of relative sea-level change and present-day uplift rates', Geophysical Journal International, 190, (3) pp. 1464-1482. ISSN 0956-540X (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05557.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 160Web of Science - 157

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2011Bartholomew ID, Nienow P, Sole A, Mair D, Cowton T, et al., 'Seasonal variations in Greenland Ice Sheet motion: Inland extent and behaviour at higher elevations', Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 307, (3-4) pp. 271-278. ISSN 0012-821X (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2011.04.014 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 89Web of Science - 86

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2011Goebell S, King MA, 'Effects of azimuthal multipath asymmetry on long GPS coordinate time series', GPS Solutions, 15, (3) pp. 287-297. ISSN 1080-5370 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s10291-011-0227-7 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4Web of Science - 5

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2011King MA, Makinson K, Gudmundsson GH, 'Nonlinear interaction between ocean tides and the Larsen C Ice Shelf system', Geophysical Research Letters, 38, (8) Article L08501. ISSN 0094-8276 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2011GL046680 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 26Web of Science - 10

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2011King MA, Padman L, Nicholls K, Clarke PJ, Gudmundsson GH, et al., 'Correction to 'Ocean tides in the Weddell Sea: New observations on the Filchner-Ronne and Larsen C ice shelves and model validation'', Journal of Geophysical Research C: Oceans, 116, (C8) pp. 1. ISSN 0148-0227 (2011) [Letter or Note in Journal]

DOI: 10.1029/2011JC007463 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 4

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2011King MA, Padman L, Nicholls K, Clarke PJ, Gudmundsson GH, et al., 'Ocean tides in the Weddell Sea: New observations on the Filchner-Ronne and Larsen C ice shelves and model validation', Journal of Geophysical Research C: Oceans, 116, (6) Article C06006. ISSN 0148-0227 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2011JC006949 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 32Web of Science - 33

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2011Petrie EJ, Hernandez-Pajares M, Spalla P, Moore P, King MA, 'A review of higher order ionospheric refraction effects on dual frequency GPS', Surveys in Geophysics, 32, (3) pp. 197-253. ISSN 0169-3298 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s10712-010-9105-z [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 62Web of Science - 57

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2011Sole AJ, Mair DWF, Nienow PW, Bartholomew ID, King MA, et al., 'Seasonal speedup of a Greenland marine-terminating outlet glacier forced by surface melt-induced changes in subglacial hydrology', Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, (F3) Article F03014. ISSN 0148-0227 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2010JF001948 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 88Web of Science - 88

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2011Spada G, Barletta VR, Klemann V, Riva REM, Martinec Z, et al., 'A benchmark study for glacial isostatic adjustment codes', Geophysical Journal International, 185, (1) pp. 106-132. ISSN 0956-540X (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2011.04952.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 65Web of Science - 61

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2011Thomas ID, King MA, Bentley MJ, Whitehouse PL, Penna NT, et al., 'Widespread low rates of Antarctic glacial isostatic adjustment revealed by GPS observations', Geophysical Research Letters, 38, (22) Article L22302. ISSN 0094-8276 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2011GL049277 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 81Web of Science - 78

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2011Thomas ID, King MA, Clarke PJ, Penna NT, 'Precipitable water vapor estimates from homogeneously reprocessed GPS data: an intertechnique comparison in Antarctica', Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, (D4) Article D04107. ISSN 0148-0227 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2010JD013889 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 34Web of Science - 34

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2010Bartholomew I, Nienow P, Mair D, Hubbard A, King MA, et al., 'Seasonal evolution of subglacial drainage and acceleration in a Greenland outlet glacier', Nature Geoscience, 3, (6) pp. 408-411. ISSN 1752-0894 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1038/ngeo863 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 253Web of Science - 241

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2010Brunt KM, King MA, Fricker HA, Macayeal DR, 'Flow of the Ross ice Shelf, Antarctica, is modulated by the ocean tide', Journal of Glaciology, 56, (195) pp. 157-161. ISSN 0022-1430 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3189/002214310791190875 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 30Web of Science - 29

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2010King MA, Altamimi Z, Boehm J, Bos M, Dach R, et al., 'Improved Constraints on Models of Glacial Isostatic Adjustment: A Review of the Contribution of Ground-Based Geodetic Observations', Surveys in Geophysics, 31, (5) pp. 465-507. ISSN 0169-3298 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s10712-010-9100-4 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 74Web of Science - 76

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2010King MA, Murray T, Smith AM, 'Non-linear responses of Rutford Ice Stream, Antarctica, to semi-diurnal and diurnal tidal forcing', Journal of Glaciology, 56, (195) pp. 167-176. ISSN 0022-1430 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3189/002214310791190848 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 20Web of Science - 19

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2010King MA, Watson CS, 'Long GPS coordinate time series: Multipath and geometry effects', Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, (B04403 ) pp. 1-23. ISSN 0148-0227 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2009JB006543 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 79Web of Science - 72

Co-authors: Watson CS

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2010Lavallee DA, Moore P, Clarke PJ, Petrie EJ, Van Dam T, et al., 'J2: An evaluation of new estimates from GPS, GRACE, and load models compared to SLR', Geophysical Research Letters, 37, (22) ISSN 0094-8276 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2010GL045229 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 15Web of Science - 13

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2010Moore P, King MA, 'Satellite gravity gradiometry: Secular gravity field change over polar regions', Journal of Geodynamics, 49, (5) pp. 247-253. ISSN 0264-3707 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.jog.2010.01.007 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 2

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2010Petrie EJ, King MA, Moore P, Lavallee DA, 'A first look at the effects of ionospheric signal bending on a globally processed GPS network', Journal of Geodesy, 84, (8) pp. 491-499. ISSN 0949-7714 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s00190-010-0386-2 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 15Web of Science - 15

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2010Petrie EJ, King MA, Moore P, Lavallee DA, 'Higher-order ionospheric effects on the GPS reference frame and velocities', Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 115, (3) ISSN 0148-0227 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2009JB006677 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 68Web of Science - 59

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2010Woodward J, Smith AM, Ross N, Thoma M, Corr HFJ, et al., 'Location for direct access to subglacial Lake Ellsworth: An assessment of geophysical data and modeling', Geophysical Research Letters, 37, (11) ISSN 0094-8276 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2010GL042884 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 39Web of Science - 33

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2009Doi K, Shibuya K, Wendt A, Dietrich R, King MA, 'Tidal gravity variations revisited at Vostok Station, Antarctica', Polar Science, 3, (1) pp. 1-12. ISSN 1873-9652 (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.polar.2008.11.001 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4Web of Science - 3

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2009King MA, 'Just a big downer?', Planet Earth, (AUTUMN) pp. 12-13. ISSN 1479-2605 (2009) [Refereed Article]

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2009King MA, 'The GPS contribution to the error budget of surface elevations derived from airborne LIDAR', IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 47, (3) pp. 874-883. ISSN 0196-2892 (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1109/TGRS.2008.2005730 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 16Web of Science - 12

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2009King MA, Coleman R, Freemantle A, Fricker HA, Hurd R, et al., 'A 4-decade record of elevation change of the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica', Journal of Geophysical Research Earth Surface, 114, (F1) Article F01010. ISSN 0148-0227 (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2008JF001094 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 22Web of Science - 19

Co-authors: Coleman R; Hurd R; Warner RC

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2009King MA, Williams SDP, 'Apparent stability of GPS monumentation from short-baseline time series', Journal of Geophysical Research B: Solid Earth, 114, (10) ISSN 0148-0227 (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2009JB006319 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 59Web of Science - 54

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2009Miller PE, Kunz M, Mills JP, King MA, Murray T, et al., 'Assessment of glacier volume change using ASTER-based surface matching of historical photography', IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 47, (7) pp. 1971-1979. ISSN 0196-2892 (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1109/TGRS.2009.2012702 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 33Web of Science - 31

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2009Shepherd A, Hubbard A, Nienow P, King MA, McMillan M, et al., 'Greenland ice sheet motion coupled with daily melting in late summer', Geophysical Research Letters, 36, (1) ISSN 0094-8276 (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2008GL035758 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 144Web of Science - 128

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2009Truffer M, Motyka RJ, Hekkers M, Howat IM, King MA, 'Terminus dynamics at an advancing glacier: Taku Glacier, Alaska', Journal of Glaciology, 55, (194) pp. 1052-1060. ISSN 0022-1430 (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3189/002214309790794887 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 19Web of Science - 16

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2009Winberry JP, Anandakrishnan S, Alley RB, Bindschadler RA, King MA, 'Basal mechanics of ice streams: Insights from the stick-slip motion of Whillans Ice Stream, West Antarctica', Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 114, (F1) Article F01016. ISSN 0148-0227 (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2008JF001035 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 68Web of Science - 66

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2008Adalgeirsdottir G, Smith AM, Murray T, King MA, Makinson K, et al., 'Tidal influence on Rutford Ice Stream, West Antarctica: Observations of surface flow and basal processes from closely spaced GPS and passive seismic stations', Journal of Glaciology, 54, (187) pp. 715-724. ISSN 0022-1430 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3189/002214308786570872 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 28Web of Science - 25

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2008Das SB, Joughin I, Behn MD, Howat IM, King MA, et al., 'Fracture propagation to the base of the Greenland ice sheet during supraglacial lake drainage', Science, 320, (5877) pp. 778-781. ISSN 0036-8075 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1126/science.1153360 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 366Web of Science - 346

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2008Joughin I, Das SB, King MA, Smith BE, Howat IM, et al., 'Seasonal speedup along the western flank of the Greenland ice sheet', Science, 320, (5877) pp. 781-783. ISSN 0036-8075 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1126/science.1153288 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 310Web of Science - 294

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2008King MA, Watson CS, Penna NT, Clarke PJ, 'Subdaily signals in GPS observations and their effect at semiannual and annual periods', Geophysical Research Letters, 35, (3) Article L03302. ISSN 0094-8276 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2007GL032252 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 61Web of Science - 57

Co-authors: Watson CS

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2008Moore P, King MA, 'Antarctic ice mass balance estimates from GRACE: Tidal aliasing effects', Journal of Geophysical Research F: Earth Surface, 113, (2) ISSN 0148-0227 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2007JF000871 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 18Web of Science - 18

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2008Wiens DA, Anandakrishnan S, Winberry JP, King MA, 'Simultaneous teleseismic and geodetic observations of the stick-slip motion of an Antarctic ice stream', Nature, 453, (7196) pp. 770-774. ISSN 0028-0836 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1038/nature06990 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 99Web of Science - 95

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2007King MA, Coleman R, Morgan PJ, Hurd RS, 'Velocity change of the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica, during the period 1968-1999', Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 112, (F1) ISSN 0148-0227 (2007) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2006JF000609 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 26Web of Science - 18

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2007Murray T, Smith AM, King MA, Weedon GP, 'Ice flow modulated by tides at up to annual periods at Rutford Ice Stream, West Antarctica', Geophysical Research Letters, 34, (18) ISSN 0094-8276 (2007) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2007GL031207 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 51Web of Science - 41

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2007Penna NT, King MA, Stewart MP, 'GPS height time series: Short-period origins of spurious long-period signals', Journal of Geophysical Research B: Solid Earth, 112, (2) ISSN 0148-0227 (2007) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2005JB004047 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 121Web of Science - 104

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2007Thomas ID, King MA, Clarke PJ, 'A comparison of GPS, VLBI and model estimates of ocean tide loading displacements', Journal of Geodesy, 81, (5) pp. 359-368. ISSN 0949-7714 (2007) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s00190-006-0118-9 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 34Web of Science - 30

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2006King MA, 'Kinematic and static GPS techniques for estimating tidal displacements with application to Antarctica', Journal of Geodynamics, 41, (1-3) pp. 77-86. ISSN 0264-3707 (2006) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.jog.2005.08.019 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 30Web of Science - 25

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2006King MA, Moore P, Clarke P, Lavallee D, 'Choice of optimal averaging radii for temporal GRACE gravity solutions, a comparison with GPS and satellite altimetry', Geophysical Journal International, 166, (1) pp. 1-11. ISSN 0956-540X (2006) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2006.03017.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 37Web of Science - 36

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2005Joughin I, Bindschadler RA, King MA, Voigt D, Alley RB, et al., 'Continued deceleration of Whillans ice stream, West Antarctica', Geophysical Research Letters, 32, (22) Article L22501. ISSN 0094-8276 (2005) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2005GL024319 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 65Web of Science - 54

Co-authors: Peters L

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2005King MA, Padman L, 'Accuracy assessment of ocean tide models around Antarctica', Geophysical Research Letters, 32, (23) pp. 1-4. ISSN 0094-8276 (2005) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2005GL023901 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 60Web of Science - 47

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2005King MA, Penna NT, Clarke PJ, King EC, 'Validation of ocean tide models around Antarctica using onshore GPS and gravity data', Journal of Geophysical Research B: Solid Earth, 110, (8) pp. 1-21. ISSN 0148-0227 (2005) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2004JB003390 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 61Web of Science - 46

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2005Moore P, Edwards S, King MA, 'Radiometric path delay calibration of ERS-2 with application to altimetric range', European Space Agency, (Special Publication) ESA SP, (572) pp. 673-681. ISSN 0379-6566 (2005) [Refereed Article]

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2004Allinson CR, Clarke PJ, Edwards SJ, King MA, Baker TF, et al., 'Stability of direct GPS estimates of ocean tide loading', Geophysical Research Letters, 31, (15) pp. L15603 1-4. ISSN 0094-8276 (2004) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2004GL020588 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 37Web of Science - 30

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2004Edwards S, Moore P, King MA, 'Assessment of the Jason-1 and TOPEX/Poseidon microwave radiometer performance using GPS from offshore sites in the north sea', Marine Geodesy, 27, (3-4) pp. 717-727. ISSN 0149-0419 (2004) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/01490410490883388 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9Web of Science - 7

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2004King MA, 'Rigorous GPS data-processing strategies for glaciological applications', Journal of Glaciology, 50, (171) pp. 601-607. ISSN 0022-1430 (2004) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3189/172756504781829747 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 47Web of Science - 48

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2004Padman L, King MA, Goring D, Corr H, Coleman R, 'Ice-shelf elevation changes due to atmospheric pressure variations', Journal of Glaciology, 49, (167) pp. 521-526. ISSN 0022-1430 (2004) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3189/172756503781830386 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 45Web of Science - 44

Co-authors: Coleman R

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2003Anandakrishnan S, Voigt DE, Alley RB, King MA, 'Ice stream D flow speed is strongly modulated by the tide beneath the Ross Ice Shelf', Geophysical Research Letters, 30, (7) pp. 13-1. ISSN 0094-8276 (2003) [Refereed Article]

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2003Bindschadler RA, King MA, Alley RB, Anandakrishnan S, Padman L, 'Tidally controlled stick-slip discharge of a West Antarctic ice stream', Science, 301, (5636) pp. 1087-1089. ISSN 0036-8075 (2003) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1126/science.1087231 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 188Web of Science - 173

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2003Bindschadler RA, Vornberger PL, King MA, Padman L, 'Tidally driven stick-slip motion in the mouth of Whillans Ice Stream, Antarctica', Annals of Glaciology, 36 pp. 263-272. ISSN 0260-3055 (2003) [Refereed Article]

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2003King MA, Aoki S, 'Tidal observations on floating ice using a single GPS receiver', Geophysical Research Letters, 30, (3) pp. 38-1. ISSN 0094-8276 (2003) [Refereed Article]

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2003King MA, Coleman R, Nguyen LN, 'Spurious periodic horizontal signals in sub-daily GPS position estimates', Journal of Geodesy, 77, (1-2) pp. 15-21. ISSN 0949-7714 (2003) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s00190-002-0308-z [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 37Web of Science - 36

Co-authors: Coleman R

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2002Doake CSM, Corr HFJ, Nicholls KW, Gaffikin A, Jenkins A, et al., 'Tide-induced lateral movement of Brunt Ice Shelf, Antarctica', Geophysical Research Letters, 29, (8) pp. 67-1 - 67-4. ISSN 0094-8276 (2002) [Refereed Article]

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2002Fricker HA, Allison I, Craven M, Hyland G, Ruddell A, et al., 'Redefinition of the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica, grounding zone', Journal of Geophysical Research, 107, (B5) pp. 2092. ISSN 0148-0227 (2002) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1029/2001JB000383 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 45Web of Science - 41

Co-authors: Allison I; Craven M; Hyland G; Ruddell A; Young NW; Coleman R

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2002Fricker HA, Allison I, Craven M, Hyland G, Ruddell A, et al., 'Redefinition of the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica, grounding zone', Journal of Geophysical Research B: Solid Earth, 107, (5) pp. EPM 6-1 - EPM 6-9. ISSN 0148-0227 (2002) [Refereed Article]

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Citations: Scopus - 45

2000Hurd R, Coleman R, Morgan PJ, King MA, 'Ice velocities of the Lambert Glacier from static GPS observations', Earth Planets and Space, 52, (11) pp. 1031-1036. ISSN 1343-8832 (2000) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1186/BF03352326 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 36Web of Science - 29

Co-authors: Hurd R; Coleman R

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2000King MA, Coleman R, Morgan PJ, 'Treatment of horizontal and vertical tidal signals in GPS data: A case study on a floating ice shelf', Earth Planets and Space, 52, (11) pp. 1043-1047. ISSN 1343-8832 (2000) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1186/BF03352328 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 14Web of Science - 13

Co-authors: Coleman R

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2000King MA, Nguyen LN, Coleman R, Morgan PJ, 'Strategies for High Precision Processing of GPS Measurements with Application to the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica', GPS Solutions, 4, (1) pp. 2-12. ISSN 1080-5370 (2000) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/PL00012824 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 17

Co-authors: Coleman R

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Chapter in Book

(4 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2018Allison I, Hock R, King MA, Mackintosh A, 'Future Earth and the Cryosphere', Global Change and Future Earth: The Geoscience Perspective, Cambridge University Press, T Beer, J Li, K Alverson (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 91-113. ISBN 9781316761489 (2018) [Research Book Chapter]

DOI: 10.1017/9781316761489.011 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Allison I; Mackintosh A

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2015Allison I, Colgan W, King M, Paul F, 'Ice Sheets, Glaciers, and Sea Level', Snow and Ice-Related Hazards, Risks, and Disasters, Elsevier, W Haeberli, C Whiteman (ed), Netherlands, pp. 713-747. ISBN 978-0-12-394849-6 (2015) [Research Book Chapter]

DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-394849-6.00020-2 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 7

Co-authors: Allison I

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2011King MA, 'Application of GPS in Glaciology', Encyclopedia of Snow, Ice and Glaciers, Springer, VP Singh, P Singh and UK Haritashya (ed), Netherlands, pp. 471-474. ISBN 978-90-481-2641-5 (2011) [Research Book Chapter]

DOI: 10.1007/978-90-481-2642-2_24 [eCite] [Details]

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2008Thomas ID, King MA, Clarke PJ, 'A Validation of Ocean Tide Models Around Antarctica Using GPS Measurements', Geodetic and Geophysical Observations in Antarctica, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, A Capra and R Dietrich (ed), Germany, pp. 211-235. ISBN 978-3-540-74881-6 (2008) [Research Book Chapter]

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-74882-3_12 [eCite] [Details]

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Conference Publication

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YearCitationAltmetrics
2018Reading AM, King M, Jong L, Warjri D, Halpin J, et al., 'Solid Earth-cryosphere interaction with a focus on East Antarctica', POLAR2018 Open Science Conference Abstract Proceedings, 19-23 June 2018, Davos, Switzerland, pp. 1608. (2018) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Reading AM; Jong L; Warjri D; Halpin J; Whittaker J; Sauermilch I; Staal T; Maritati A; Roberts J; Phipps S; Chase Z; Noble T

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1998Hurd R, King MA, Coleman R, 'GPS: Putting it on Ice', 39th Australian Surveyors Congress, 8-13 November, 1998, Launceston, pp. 31-42. (1998) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Hurd R; Coleman R

Thesis

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2002King MA, 'The dynamics of the Amery Ice Shelf from a combination of terrestrial and space geodetic data' (2002) [PhD]

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Grants & Funding

Since becoming eligible to be Principal or Co- Investigator in 2003, I have received funds >AUD$80M from competitive research grants (to my institutes), >$30M as lead investigator. By volume, these have largely been awarded through the leading research councils in UK and Australia. These include my leadership of the $20M Australian Centre for Excellence in Antarctic Science and co-leadership of the $50M Australian Antarctic Program Partnership. My funded research projects are listed below.

Funding Summary

Number of grants

39

Total funding

$81,322,771

Projects

Southern Ocean Sea Level Study (2021 - 2022)$251,006
Description
Carry out the following research tasks: .1.Carry out numerical perturbation experiments based on a suite of global ocean-sea ice models and examine heat budget in the Southern Ocean to separate roles of different processes (e.g., passive heat transport, heat redistribution by changing circulation, eddy compensation) in regional sea level changes. .2.Compute regional sea level fingerprints driven by future land ice mass change projections based on multi-model simulations from the Ice Sheet Model Intercomparison Project for CMIP6 (ISMIP6).
Funding
CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation ($251,006)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
King MA
Period
2021 - 2022
Long-term monitoring of solid Earth deformation and structure in East Antarctica (2020 - 2023)$117,020
Description
The Earth beneath Antarctica is not cold and static but highly dynamic. Its changing shape results from past and present changes in the amount of ice resting on it as well as forces internal to the Earth. These are very poorly understood in Antarctica, and in East Antarctica in particular. Understanding these processes requires a detailed understanding of the interior properties of the Earth and the history of ice loading changes from 20,000 years before present until today. Alternatively, by measuring present-day deformation using GPS, and inferring the properties of the Earth from seismology, we can obtain new information on the past and present ice loading changes.This project will lengthen existing East Antarctic GPS and seismic records to allow detection of new changes in deformation patterns and to estimate Earth's interior properties and long-term deformation rates. These remain necessary for understanding Antarctica's contribution to past and present sea level change.
Funding
Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) ($117,020)
Scheme
Grant-Australian Antarctic Science
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
King MA; Reading AM; Watson CS
Period
2020 - 2023
The Australian Centre for Excellence in Antarctic Science (2020 - 2022)$20,000,000
Description
The Centre will revolutionise predictions of the future of East Antarctica and the Southern Ocean. Changes in the Antarctic will be profoundly costly to Australia, including sea-level and fisheries impacts; but the speed and scale of future change remains poorly understood. A new national-scale and interdisciplinary Centre is required to understand the complex interactions of the ocean, ice sheets, atmosphere and ecosystems that will govern Antarcticas future. The Centre will combine new field data with innovative models to address Australias Antarctic science priorities, train graduate students, develop leaders, engage the public, and enable major economic benefit as Australia adapts to climate change in the coming years and beyond.
Funding
Australian Research Council ($20,000,000)
Scheme
Grant-Special Research Initiatives
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
King MA; Blanchard JL; Boyd PW; Hill NA; Hindell MA; Lea MA; Lucieer VL; McMinn A; Watson CS; Reading AM; Bindoff NL; Bowie AR; Chase Z; Coleman R; Halpin JA; Lannuzel D; Nikurashin M; Phillips HE; Strutton PG; Whittaker J; Williams GD
Period
2020 - 2022
Grant Reference
SR200100008
Rapid Deployment Seismic Recorders for Interdisciplinary Antarctic Research (2020)$500,000
Description
We aim to establish an Antarctic-based set of seismic instruments, a mobile facility, to provide data to help predict how ice sheets will evolve and how the continent under the ice sheets will respond to changes in ice load. Our approach to tackling such significant questions is innovative, and makes use of newly available, rapid deployment instruments that may be deployed in ice by a small team with light logistics. Outcomes will include maps of subice sediments and 3D images of the deep Earth. The facility will thus enable new knowledge relating to major ice sheets. Interdisciplinary use of the research will benefit Australia through an improved ability to plan for future sea level rise in areas with large coastal populations.
Funding
Australian Research Council ($420,000)
Scheme
Grant-Linkage Infrastructure
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Reading AM; King MA; Tkalcic H; Kulessa B
Year
2020
Grant Reference
LE200100086
Australian Antarctic Program Partnership (2019 - 2029)$50,000,000
Description
Australian Antarctic Program Partnership, comprises the University of Tasmania, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, the Australian Antartcic Division, Geosciences Australia, the Bureau of Meteorology, IMOS and Tasmanian State Govt. This initiative will support research that aims to understand the role of the Antarctic region in the global climate system and the implications on marine ecosystems.
Funding
Department of Industry, Innovation and Science ($50,000,000)
Scheme
Antarctic Science Collaboration Initiative
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Bindoff NL; Swadling KM; Nicol S; Bestley S; Blanchard JL; Lannuzel D; Williams GD; Coleman R; Nikurashin M; Bowie AR; Phillips HE; King MA; Watson CS; Hurd R; Boyd PW
Period
2019 - 2029
The role of the Southern Ocean in sea level change (2018 - 2022)$225,000
Description
Specifically, we are going to address the following key issues related to the role of the Southern Ocean in global and regional sea level changes:1.Can we quantify the amount of heat entering the Southern Ocean? 2.Can we, through perturbation experiments (with some forcing turned on or off), separate the impact of wind-induced from Antarctic fresh water-induced ocean responses, and natural versus anthropogenic forcing in sea level and ocean dynamics in the Southern Ocean? 3.Is the dipole structure of sea level change derived from coarse resolution models robust? Will eddy-resolving model give a similar dipolar structure? Are there distinct responses to strengthening vs shifting of westerlies, and if yes, are they dependent on model resolution?4.Can we use updates of observations and projections of the Antarctic Ice Sheet contribution, together with other contributions, to better understand the regional sea-level change distribution and thus to refine sea level projections?
Funding
CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation ($225,000)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
King MA; Coleman R; Watson CS; Phipps SJ; Zhang X; Church J; Chen X
Period
2018 - 2022
Noiseless (2018)$100
Description
This project is a France- Australia exchange with Dr Santamaria-Gomez visiting Hobart for two weeks. We will be working on reducing noise in GPS coordinate time series. Dr Santamaria-Gomez was previously a Marie Curie incoming fellow with our group for 2 years and this visit will extend that collaboration- He remains and Adjunct Researcher.
Funding
Australian Academy of Science ($100)
Scheme
Fellowship-FASIC Early Career Fellowship
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
King MA; Watson CS
Year
2018
Vertical land motion:constraints, errors and the contribution of sea level change (2018)$4,850
Description
The proposal is to support travel to enable collaboration within the Australia-France exchange scheme. The aim of this research is to characterise and interpret the vertical motion of the Australian continent using new Global Positioning System (GPS) observations in comparison with existing geophysical models to assess the contribution of vertical land motion at tide gauge sites to global sea level change measurements.
Funding
Australian Academy of Science ($4,850)
Scheme
Fellowship-FASIC Early Career Fellowship
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
King MA; Riddell A; Watson CS; Santamaria-Gomez A
Year
2018
Precision and accuracy of Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) positioning with SBAS, SBAS DFMC and PPP - Application in Precision Agriculture: Project Demonstrator 8103 (2018)$119,296
Description
This project focuses on the application of SBAS, SBAS DFMC and PPP services for the precise positioning of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and direct georeferencing of sensor data in precision agriculture applications. The UAS industry is growing rapidly with the agricultural sector being one of the fastest growing sectors adopting UAS technology. Multispectral imaging from UAS can provide new insights into fine-scale spatial variability of crop health. This information can be used by farmers and farm managers to improve efficiencies in application of water, fertilisers, pesticides, herbicides, and other inputs. This project will integrate SBAS GNSS hardware in a UAS configuration typically used in farm environments, namely a small multi-rotor UAS (<15 kg) with multispectral imaging capabilities. The project will assess the performance of SBAS GNSS positioning for typical UAS flight dynamics and will characterise the levels of noise in the GNSS solution. We will quantify the accuracy of direct georeferencing of a multispectral orthomosaic based on on-board SBAS GNSS data. The intended outcome is a low-cost and efficient positioning solution for UAS-based surveys producing ultra-high resolution imagery at high absolute accuracy with direct benefits in precision agriculture and to on-farm efficiencies.
Funding
Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information ($119,296)
Scheme
SBAS Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
King MA; Lucieer A; Watson CS; Boersma M; Turner DJ
Year
2018
Totten Ice Dynamics and Evolution (2018 - 2020)$146,360
Description
Global sea level fluctuations are driven by changes in the mass balance of the world's ice sheets and mountain glaciers. These fluctuations arise from either the increased discharge of ice into the oceans or through increases in snowfall over these ice masses. While satellite-derived observations of ice mass change have greatly advanced our understanding of Antarctica's contribution to global sea level, they lack ground-based constraints in many regions to fully validate the amount of ice mass change. This project will make detailed observations on the current state of Totten Glacier, East Antarctica, as well as how it has evolved over the past 50 years, through detailed ground-based measurements across the Totten Glacier catchment. These new measurements will lead to refined measurements of this outlet glacier's contribution to global sea level now and in the future.
Funding
Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) ($146,360)
Scheme
Grant-Australian Antarctic Science
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
King MA; Peters LE; Watson CS; Galton-Fenzi B; Winberry P
Period
2018 - 2020
Quantifying West Antarctic mantle viscosity via precise GPS measurement of Earth's response to surface mass balance anomalies (2018 - 2022)$1,109,630
Description
This proposal aims to quantify mantle viscosity across West Antarctica via innovative analysis of the viscoelastic response to episodic surface loading anomalies. Resolving the current uncertainty in absolute viscosity will allow us to address a fundamental weakness of the GIA models that are currently used to underpin estimates of ice sheet mass balance. Moreover it will allow us to identify low viscosity areas where hypothesized negative feedbacks may mitigate against future ice sheet grounding line retreat. While in high viscosity areas our methodology will allow us to identify regions that are undergoing dynamic ice loss. We can achieve these goals by rationalising and extending the time series of an existing regional GPS network.
Funding
National Environmental Research Council ($1,109,630)
Scheme
Grant-Standard Grant
Administered By
Durham University
Research Team
Whitehouse PL; Bentley Michael; Clarke P; King MA; Wilson T; Van den Broeke M; Wouters B
Period
2018 - 2022
Earthquake biases in measurements of Antarctica's sea-level contribution (2017 - 2019)$439,500
Description
This project aims to accurately determine Antarcticas contribution to present-day sea-level; this is currentlyuncertain and controversial (the sign of change is not agreed), with large technique-specific systematic errors.Three of four measurement techniques rely on knowing the solid earth's changing shape or gravity field. Postseismicdeformation has never been considered in such studies, but GPS data now unequivocally show thatAntarctica has been deforming since the 1998 Magnitude-8.2 Antarctic Plate Earthquake. We propose to developa state-of-the-art model of these earthquakes constrained by new and improved geodetic data and then use themodel to provide new estimates of Antarctica's contribution to sea-level change.
Funding
Australian Research Council ($439,500)
Scheme
Grant-Discovery Projects
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
King MA; Han S; Whitehouse PL; van der Wal W
Period
2017 - 2019
Grant Reference
DP170100224
Effect of geocentre motion on the Antarctic Ice mass balance (2017)$5,860
Description
The project will focus on determining more accurate estimates of Antarctica's contribution to sea level.
Funding
Universities Australia / Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (German Academic Exchange Service) ($5,860)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
King MA; Watson CS; Rietbroek R
Year
2017
Gender Equity in Antarctic Research (2017)$4,915
Description
Women are underrepresented in STEMM/leadership positions worldwide (ABS 2014). Although women comprise 50% of PhDs in Natural and Physical Sciences in Australia, they comprise only 16% of senior academic leaders (SAGE 2017). Implicit biases/discrimination, gender stereotyping, family obligations, and lack of role models are all barriers to womens advancement (e.g. Roberts 2014). 60% of polar ECRs are women; yet, there is no public data on gender equity in Australian Antarctic science (Strugnell et al. 2016). Existing research primarily tracks publications/other similar metrics to measure womens STEMM participation. However, this approach risks recognising women only if they behave like men, ignoring disproportionate rates of sexual harassment experienced by women. Women in Antarctic research are 3.5 times more likely to experience harassment than men (Clancy et al. 2014).To fill this gap, this project uses an intersectional approach to develop a baseline understanding of the characteristics of women in Australian Antarctic research and their research experiences to inform long-term responses to gendered inequality in the field.
Funding
University of Tasmania ($4,915)
Scheme
Grant-MAM Research Theme
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nash MB; Lea MA; King MA; Nielsen HE; Bax N
Year
2017
Insights from the past: Using the history of Antarctica to improve projections of global sea level rise (2016)$14,914
Description
The magnitude of future increases in global sea level is a question of critical societal and economic relevance. However, current projections of both short-term and long-term sea level rise are highly uncertain. For a mid-range climate scenario, for example, the most precise statement that can be made is that it is likely that global sea level will rise by between 32 and 63cm during the 21st century (Church et al., 2013). The largest single source of uncertainty is associated with the mass balance of the Antarctic ice sheet. In the short-term, it cannot even be stated with certainty whether Antarctica will have a positive or negative impact on global sea level (Church et al., 2013). In the long-term, the possibility exists that melting of the coastal shelves around Antarctica will lead to an irreversible commitment towards ongoing sea level rise. However, because of limitations in our understanding of icesheet dynamics, the magnitude of this commitment could lie anywhere between 0.6 and 3m (Golledge et al., 2015). Reducing these uncertainties is critical for climate change adaptation and mitigation.Through a ground-breaking integration of data and models, this project will use the history of the Antarctic ice sheetto improve our ability to predict future changes in global sea level. Data on past climates can tell us how the Antarctic ice sheet and global sea level have evolved. We will use this data to confront the ice sheet models that are used to predict future changes. By constraining the models, we will use the Earth's climatic history to improve our understanding of the physics of the Antarctic ice sheet. This will allow us to constrain the role of Antarctica in drivingchanges in global sea level, and thus allow for improved projections of future sea level rise. The project will therefore address a question of considerable societal and economic relevance.
Funding
University of Tasmania ($14,914)
Scheme
Grant-Research Enhancement (REGS)
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Phipps SJ; King MA; Chase Z
Year
2016
Broadband receivers for AuScope geodetic and astronomical applications (2015)$789,000
Funding
Australian Research Council ($570,000)
Collaborators
Auckland University of Technology ($9,000); CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation ($20,000); Geoscience Australia ($80,000); Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy ($10,000); Smithsonian Institution ($100,000)
Scheme
Grant-Linkage Infrastructure
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Dickey JM; Lovell JEJ; Ellingsen SP; Shabala SS; King MA; Reid M; Titov O; Menten K
Year
2015
Grant Reference
LE150100105
Quantifying sea-level trends and extremes along Australia's coastal margin (2015 - 2017)$435,500
Description
Multi-decadal changes in sea-level, and sea-level extremes, cannot be well quantified along most global coastlines, including Australia's, because the high spatial variability of sea-level is under-sampled by the sparse set of long, high quality tide gauge records. Satellite altimetry provides an alternative data source with greater spatial sampling, yet experiences contamination from land within tens of kilometres from the coast and also suffers from regionally correlated biases. Here we propose to address these problems through re-tracking radar altimetry waveforms to derive new data in the coastal margin - enabling us to produce new inferences on sea-level change and extremes at dramatically improved spatial resolution around Australia.
Funding
Australian Research Council ($435,500)
Scheme
Grant-Discovery Projects
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Watson CS; King MA; Coleman R
Period
2015 - 2017
Grant Reference
DP150100615
Earth's response to ice unloading: a unique GPS measurement from Antarctica (2015)$252,500
Description
This proposal aims to deploy geophysical equipment within Antarctica to understand how Earth responds to changes in stress (rheology) within the crust and upper mantle (the upper ~660km). It exploits a globally unique natural experiment that commenced in 2002 with the break-up of the Larsen B Ice Shelf and which was followed by large-scale ice-mass unloading and rapid surface deformation. New broadband passive seismic and geodetic deformation measurements offer the promise of resolving a dichotomy between laboratory and millennial-scale determinations of Earth rheology through uniquely studying a time-scale midway between these extremes, whilst further strengthening Australia's emerging expertise in polar geophysics.
Funding
Australian Research Council ($190,000)
Collaborators
Australian National University ($47,500); University of Alaska ($5,000); University of South Florida ($10,000)
Scheme
Grant-Linkage Infrastructure
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
King MA; Reading AM; Watson CS
Year
2015
Grant Reference
LE150100108
Removing bias estimates of East Antarctica's contribution to present and past sea level changes (2015 - 2018)$148,743
Description
The large distances between tide gauges around global coastlines, including Australia's, combined with spatial variability in sea level, means that multidecadal changes in sea-level cannot be well quantified along most coastlines. An alternative data source with greater spatial sampling, satellite altimetry, experiences contamination from land within tens of km from the coast and also suffers from regionally correlated biases. Here we propose to address both problems using re-analysed (re-tracked) radar altimetry waveforms to derive new data in the coastal margin- enabling us to produce new inferences on sea-level change and extremes at dramatically improved spatial resolution around Australia.
Funding
Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) ($148,743)
Scheme
Grant-Australian Antarctic Science
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
King MA; Bentley Michael; Reading AM; White DA; Whitehouse PL
Period
2015 - 2018
Outlet glacier dynamics in Princess Elizabeth Land (2015)$0
Description
The proposed research aims to initiate a program of observations of East Antarctic marine-terminating outlet glaciers, focussing over a three-year period on East Ranvik and Sorsdal Glaciers near Davis Station. We plan to determine to what extent processes known to enhance ice margin sensitivity to environmental forcing in Greenland and West Antarctica are at work at these two glaciers, which are logistically appealing due to their proximity to an Australian station.
Funding
Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) ($0)
Scheme
Grant-Australian Antarctic Science
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Schoof C; Coleman R; Galton-Fenzi B; Horgan H; Joughin I; King MA; Kulessa B; Legresy B; Treverrow A; Watson CS; Cook SJ
Year
2015
Ocean forced evolution of the Antarctic Ice Sheet (2015)$50,365
Description
Preparing for the impacts of sea level rise needs an improved understand of the response of the Antarctic Ice Sheet to changing ocean conditions. Over the last decade it has become clear that more ocean driven melting beneath ice shelves is causing the Antarctic Ice Sheet to lose ice at an increasing rate, contributing to sea-level rise. This project will explain the role of the ocean in controlling this dynamic behavior of the Antarctic Ice Sheet. We will use state-of-the-art numerical modelling and available observations to determine the key processes that govern how the Antarctic ice flows into the oceans, together with the assessment of possible future change. This proposal will provide improved understanding of the processes controlling ice sheet and sea level and will help to provide realistic estimates of freshwater and heat transport in a global ocean context.
Funding
Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) ($50,365)
Scheme
Grant-Australian Antarctic Science
Administered By
Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth)
Research Team
Galton-Fenzi B; Dinniman M; Gayen B; Gladstone R; Greve R; Heimbach P; Hobbs WR; Jourdain N; King MA; Klinck J; Klocker A; Rintoul SR; Roberts JL; Treverrow A; Warner RC; Williams GD
Year
2015
Reducing the uncertainty in estimates of the sea level contribution from the westernmost part of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet (2014 - 2018)$507,085
Funding
Natural Environment Research Council ($507,085)
Scheme
Standard Grant
Administered By
Newcastle University
Research Team
Bentley MJ; Clarke PJ; Bingham RJ; King MA; Mulvaney R; Hodgson DA
Period
2014 - 2018
iSTAR-D: The contribution to sea-level rise from the Amundsen Sea sector of Antarctica (2013 - 2016)$176,149
Funding
Natural Environment Research Council ($176,149)
Scheme
Ice Sheet Stability
Administered By
Newcastle University
Research Team
Shepherd A; King MA; Gurney R; Bentley MJ; Mulvaney R
Period
2013 - 2016
The spatial and temporal distribution of 20th Century Antarctic Peninsula glacier mass change and its drivers (2013 - 2014)$181,467
Funding
Natural Environment Research Council ($181,467)
Scheme
Standard Grant
Administered By
Newcastle University
Research Team
Fox A; Mills JP; King MA
Period
2013 - 2014
GPS4 Sea Levels (2013)$51,169
Funding
European Union ($51,169)
Scheme
Fellowship-Overseas
Administered By
European Commission
Research Team
King MA; Watson CS; Santamaria-Gomez A
Year
2013
Resolving Antarctic ice mass TrEndS (RATES) (2012 - 2014)$226,205
Funding
Natural Environment Research Council ($226,205)
Scheme
Standard Grant
Administered By
Newcastle University
Research Team
Bamber J; Rougier J; King MA
Period
2012 - 2014
iSTAR-C - Dynamical control on the response of Pine Island Glacier (2012 - 2015)$75,034
Funding
Natural Environment Research Council ($75,034)
Scheme
Ice Sheet Stability
Administered By
Newcastle University
Research Team
Vaughan DG; Gudmundsson G; King E; Shepherd A; Bingham RG; King MA; Christoffersen P; Payne AJ
Period
2012 - 2015
Improving Models of West Antarctic Glacial Isostatic Adjustment Through a New Surface Velocity Field (2011 - 2015)$816,856
Description
This project addresses the current uncertainty in the present-day contribution of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet to global sea level rise. In particular, it focuses on time-variable gravity data from the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) satellite mission which are, at present, severely limited due to inaccurate models of Antarctic glacial isostatic adjustment (GIA). This project will focus on fully exploiting a new and unique Global Positioning System (GPS) dataset recently obtained over the region. These data offer important constraints on GIA and will lead to a refined understanding of the present-day ice mass change for West Antarctica.
Funding
Australian Research Council ($816,856)
Scheme
Fellowship-Future
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
King MA
Period
2011 - 2015
Grant Reference
FT110100207
Regional Gravity Fields from GOCE and GRACE (2010 - 2013)$297,540
Funding
Natural Environment Research Council ($297,540)
Scheme
EO Mission
Administered By
Newcastle University
Research Team
Moore P; King MA
Period
2010 - 2013
Improved models of West Antarctic glacial isostatic adjustment through new crustal motion data (2009 - 2015)$968,925
Funding
Natural Environment Research Council ($968,925)
Scheme
AFI
Administered By
Newcastle University
Research Team
King MA; Moore P; Clarke PJ; Hindmarsh RCA; King E; Bentley MJ
Period
2009 - 2015
A holistic model of outlet calving, dynamic acceleration and drawdown for the Greenland Ice Sheet (2009 - 2010)$107,801
Funding
Natural Environment Research Council ($107,801)
Scheme
Small Grants
Administered By
Aberystwyth University
Research Team
Hubbard A; Vieli A; King MA
Period
2009 - 2010
High spatio-temporal resolution changes in Earth's gravity field from GOCE with application to ice mass balance (2008)$54,143
Funding
Natural Environment Research Council ($54,143)
Scheme
EO Mission
Administered By
Newcastle University
Research Team
King MA; Moore P
Year
2008
Improved constraints on global-scale hydrological change by determining secular geocenter motion and low degrees of the surface mass load (2008 - 2014)$662,401
Funding
Natural Environment Research Council ($662,401)
Scheme
Standard Grant
Administered By
Newcastle University
Research Team
Clarke PJ; Moore P; King MA
Period
2008 - 2014
The determination of a new global GPS-derived surface velocity field and its application to the problem of 20th century sea-level rise (2007 - 2010)$910,684
Funding
Natural Environment Research Council ($910,684)
Scheme
Standard Grant
Administered By
Newcastle University
Research Team
King MA; Clarke PJ; Moore P; Edwards SJ; Williams SDP; Bentley MJ
Period
2007 - 2010
Tidal dynamics of the Filchner-Ronne and Larsen C ice shelves from GPS observations and model assimilation (2007 - 2009)$793,588
Funding
Natural Environment Research Council ($793,588)
Scheme
AFI
Administered By
Newcastle University
Research Team
Clarke PK; King MA; Nicholls KW
Period
2007 - 2009
Antarctica on the scales: Present-day mass balance of the Antarctic Peninsula from time-variable gravity field measurements (2006 - 2008)$364,784
Funding
Natural Environment Research Council ($364,784)
Scheme
Postdoctoral Fellowship
Administered By
Newcastle University
Research Team
King M
Period
2006 - 2008
Global Loading and Deformation at Tidal Timescales (2006 - 2009)$298,876
Funding
Natural Environment Research Council ($298,876)
Scheme
Standard Grant
Administered By
Newcastle University
Research Team
Clarke PJ; Penna NT; King MA
Period
2006 - 2009
Measurements of Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica, thickness change from surface elevation observations 1968-present (2006)$72,743
Funding
Natural Environment Research Council ($72,743)
Scheme
Small Grant
Administered By
Newcastle University
Research Team
Moore P; King MA
Year
2006
Changes in glacier geometry and extent in Svalbard: Implications for sea-level rise during the 20th and 21st centuries. (2005 - 2007)$142,762
Funding
Natural Environment Research Council ($142,762)
Scheme
Standard Grant
Administered By
University of Bristol
Research Team
Murray T; King MA; Luckman AJ; Mills JP; Clarke PJ; Barr S; Payne AJ; Wadham JL
Period
2005 - 2007

Research Supervision

I am always looking for new PhD students with strong background in mathematical sciences, such as engineering, mathematics, quantitative Earth sciences, or geodesy. I work with both domestic and overseas students, with all students needing a strong English background (e.g., IETLS>=7) to complete a PhD. Please get in touch if you are interested in my areas of research. I aim to give my students a well-rounded experience, recognising that their career may be in academia but more likely industry or government. I encourage all my students to publish in international peer-reviewed journals during their PhD if possible (which it is not always). A list of current and past PhD student projects is below.

Some example future topics in geodesy, solid Earth geophysics, sea level and/or ice sheets are available at: https://www.utas.edu.au/research/degrees/available-phd-projects/college-of-sciences-and-engineering

Current

7

Completed

2

Current

DegreeTitleCommenced
PhDSensitivity of the Lambert-Amery Glacial System to Ice Sheet Model Boundary Conditions2015
PhDVertical Land Motion of the Australian Plate2016
PhDModelling Antarctic Ice Shelf-ocean Interaction at High-resolution2016
PhDRecovering Non-linear Glacier-induced Vertical Land Movement from Re-tracked Multi-mission Altimetry and Tide Gauges2017
PhDProbing the Asthenosphere Beneath the Australian Region with Surface GPS/GNSS2017
PhDTightly Coupled GNSS/INS Positioning in the Marine Domain, with Extension to Oceanography and;;Altimetry2018
PhDResponse of Southern Ocean Circulation and Sea Levels to Freshwater Input2019

Completed

DegreeTitleCompleted
PhDIce Mass Change and its Feedback on Solid Earth Dynamics in the Antarctic Peninsula
Candidate: Nahidul Hoque Samrat
2020
PhDGlacier Dynamics, Ice Mass Unloading and Bedrock Response in the Southern Antarctic Peninsula
Candidate: Chen Zhao
2018