Frank O. Nitsche

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
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Selected Publications

Jacobs, S., C. Giulivi, P. Dutrieux, E. Rignot, F. Nitsche, and J. Mouginot (2013).
Getz Ice Shelf melting response to changes in ocean forcing, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 118, 4152–4168, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20298. [paper]

Graham, A. Graham, Dutrieux, P., Vaughan, D.G., Nitsche, F.O., Gyllencreutz, R., Greenwood, S.L., Larter, R.D., Jenkins, A., 2013.
Implications for the history of Pine Island Glacier from sea-bed corrugations beneath its ice shelf. J. Geophys. Res., 118,1356-1366. doi: 10.1002/jgrf.20087. [paper]

Gohl, K., Uenzelmann-Neben, G., Larter, R.D., Hillenbrand, C.D., Hochmuth, K., Kalberg, T., Weigelt, E., Davy, B., Kuhn, G., Nitsche, F.O., 2013.
Seismic stratigraphic record of the Amundsen Sea Embayment shelf from pre-glacial to recent times: Evidence for a dynamic West Antarctic ice sheet. Marine Geology, 344 (1), p. 115–131. doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2013.06.011. [paper]

Arndt, J.E., Schenke, H.W., Jakobsson, M., Nitsche, F.O., Buys, G., Goleby, B, Rebesco, M., Bohoyo, F., Hong, J., Black, J., Greku, R., Udintsev, G., Barrios, F., Reynoso-Peralta, W., Taisei, M., Wigley, R. 2013.
The International Bathymetric Chart of the Southern Ocean (IBCSO) Version 1.0 – A new bathymetric compilation covering circum-Antarctic waters. Geophy. Res. Let., 40 (1-7), doi: 10.1002/grl.50413. [paper]

Babcock, S., Warny, S., Nitsche, F., 2013.
Global Change in Local Places. Earth Exploration Toolbook ( Online chapter

Nitsche, F. O., Gohl, K., Larter, R., Hillenbrand, C.-D., Kuhn, G., Smith, J., Jacobs, S., Anderson, J., and Jakobsson, M., 2013.
Paleo ice flow and subglacial meltwater dynamics in Pine Island Bay, West Antarctica. The Cryosphere, 7, 249–262, doi:10.5194/tc-7-249-2013. [paper]

Fretwell, P., Pritchard, H. D., Vaughan, D. G., Bamber, J. L., Barrand, N. E., Bell, R., Bianchi, C., Bingham, R. G., Blankenship, D. D., Casassa, G., Catania, G., Callens, D., Conway, H., Cook, A. J., Corr, H. F. J., Damaske, D., Damm, V., Ferraccioli, F., Forsberg, R., Fujita, S., Gim, Y., Gogineni, P., Griggs, J. A., Hindmarsh, R. C. A., Holmlund, P., Holt, J. W., Jacobel, R. W., Jenkins, A., Jokat, W., Jordan, T., King, E. C., Kohler, J., Krabill, W., Riger-Kusk, M., Langley, K. A., Leitchenkov, G., Leuschen, C., Luyendyk, B. P., Matsuoka, K., Mouginot, J., Nitsche, F. O., Nogi, Y., Nost, O. A., Popov, S. V., Rignot, E., Rippin, D. M., Rivera, A., Roberts, J., Ross, N., Siegert, M. J., Smith, A. M., Steinhage, D., Studinger, M., Sun, B., Tinto, B. K., Welch, B. C., Wilson, D., Young, D. A., Xiangbin, C., and Zirizzotti, A., 2013.
Bedmap2: improved ice bed, surface and thickness datasets for Antarctica, The Cryosphere, 7, 375-393, doi:10.5194/tc-7-375-2013, 2013. [paper]

Nitsche, F.O., Wellner, J.S., Bart, P.J., O’Hara, S. and Gavahan, K., 2012.
Seeing the seafloor: Discoveries of the RVIB Nathaniel B. Palmer multibeam systems. Oceanography, 25: 136–139, doi: 10.5670/oceanog.2012.87. [paper]

Jacobs, S., Jenkins, A., Hellmer, H., Giulivi, C., Nitsche, F., Huber, B. and Guerrero, R., 2012.
The Amundsen Sea and the Antarctic Ice Sheet. Oceanography, 25: 154–163. doi: 10.5670/oceanog.2012.90. [paper]

Kirshner, A. E., J. B. Anderson, M. Jakobsson, M. O’Regan, W. Majewski, F.O. Nitsche, 2012.
Post-LGM deglaciation in Pine Island Bay, West Antarctica. Quaternary Science Reviews, 38, 11-26. [paper]

Jakobsson, M., Anderson, J.B., Nitsche, F.O., Gyllencreutz, R., Kirshner, A., Kirchner, N., O’Regan, M., Mohammad, R., Eriksson, B., 2012.
Ice Sheet Retreat Dynamics Inferred from Glacial Morphology of the Central Pine Island Bay Trough, West Antarctica. Quaternary Science Reviews, 38, 1-10. [paper]

Nitsche, F.O. Slagle, A., Ryan, W.B.F., Carbotte, S., Bell, R., Flood, R., 2011.
Chapter 6 - Human impacts on Hudson River morphology and sediments – a result of changing uses and interests. In: R. Henshaw (ed.),
Hudson River environmental history. State University of New York Press, 53-65.

Jakobsson, M., Anderson, J.B., Nitsche, F.O., Dowdeswell, J.A., Gyllencreutz, R., Kirchner, N., O’Regan, M.A., Alley, R.B., Anandakrishnan, S., Mohammad, R., Eriksson, B., Fernandez, R., Kirshner, A., Minzoni, R., Stolldorf, T., Majewski, W., 2011.
Geological record of Ice Shelf Breakup and Grounding Line Retreat, Pine Island Bay, West Antarctica. Geology 39, 691-694.

Graham, A.G.C., Nitsche, F.O., and Larter, R. D., 2011.
An improved bathymetry compilation for the Bellingshausen Sea, Antarctica, to inform ice-sheet and ocean models, The Cryosphere, 5, 95-106, doi:10.5194/tc-5-95-2011.

Kenna, T.C., Nitsche, F.O., Herron, M.M., Mailloux, B.J., Peteet, D., Sritrairat, S., Sands, E. and Baumgarten, J., 2011.
Evaluation and calibration of a Field Portable X-Ray Fluorescence spectrometer for quantitative analysis of siliciclastic soils and sediments. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 26: 395-405.

Nitsche, F.O., Kenna, T.C. and Haberman, M., 2010.
Quantifying 20th century deposition in complex estuarine environment: An example from the Hudson River. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 89(2): 163-174.

Timmermann, R., Le Brocq, A., Deen, T., Domack, E., Dutrieux, P., Galton-Fenzi, B., Hellmer, H., Humbert, A., Jansen, D., Jenkins, A., Lambrecht, A., Makinson, K., Niederjasper, F., Nitsche, F., Nøst, O.A., Smedsrud, L.H., Smith, W.H.F., 2010.
A consistent dataset of Antarctic ice sheet topography, cavity geometry, and global bathymetry. Earth Syst. Sci. Data 2, 261-273. doi:10.5194/essd-2-261-2010

Ryan, W.B.F., Carbotte, S.M., Coplan, J.O., O'Hara, S., Melkonian, A., Arko, R., Weissel, R.A., Ferrini, V., Goodwillie, A., Nitsche, F., Bonczkowski, J. and Zemsky, R., 2009. Global Multi-Resolution Topography synthesis. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 10: Q03014.

Nitsche, F.O., Jacobs, S., Larter, R.D. and Gohl, K., 2007
Bathymetry of the Amundsen Sea Continental Shelf: Implications for Geology, Oceanography, and Glaciology. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems,8: Q10009, doi:10.1029/2007GC001694. [abstract]

Nitsche, F.O., Ryan, W.B.F., Carbotte, S.M., Bell, R.E., Slagle, A., Bertinado, C., Flood, R., Kenna, T. and McHugh, C., 2007
Regional patterns and local variations of sediment distribution in the Hudson River Estuary. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 71: 259-277. [abstract]

Larter, R.D., Gohl, K., Hillenbrand, C.D., Kuhn, G., Deen, T.J., Dietrich, R., Eagles, G., Johnson, J.S., Livermore, R.A., Nitsche, F.O., Pudsey, C.J., Schenke, H.W., Smith, J.A., Udintsev, G. and Uenzelmann-Neben, G., 2007.
West Antarctic Ice Sheet Change Since the Last Glacial Period. Eos Trans. AGU, 88: 189–196.

Slagle, A.L., Ryan, W.B.F., Carbotte, S.M., Bell, R., Nitsche, F.O. and Kenna, T., 2006.
Late-stage estuary infilling controlled by limited accommodation space in the Hudson River. Marine Geology, 232: 181-202.

Strayer, D.L., Malcom, H.M., Bell, R.E., Carbotte, S.M. and Nitsche, F.O., 2006
Using geophysical information to define benthic habitats in a large river. Freshwater Biology, 51: 25-38.

Nitsche, F.O., Bell, R.E., Carbotte, S.M., Ryan, W.B.F., Flood, R.D., Ferrini, V., Slagle, A., McHugh, C.M.G., Chillrud, S., Kenna, T., Strayer, D.L. and Cerrato, R.M., 2005
Integrative acoustic mapping reveals Hudson River sediment processes and habitats. EOS Trans. AGU, 86: 225, 229.

Nitsche, F.O., Carbotte, S., Ryan, W. and Bell, R., 2005.
A seabed classification approach based on multiple acoustic sensors in the Hudson River Estuary. In: D.M. FitzGerald and J. Knight (Eds.), High-resolution morphodynamics and sedimentary evolution of estuaries. Coastal Systems and Continental Margins. Springer, Netherlands, pp. 33-55.

Nitsche, F.O., R. Bell, S.M. Carbotte, W.B.F. Ryan, and R. Flood, 2004
Process-related classification of acoustic data from the Hudson River Estuary. Marine Geology, 209, 131-145. [abstract]
Carbotte, S.M., R.E. Bell, W.B.F. Ryan, C.M.G. McHugh, A. Slagle, F. Nitsche, and J. Rubenstone, 2004
Environmental change and oyster colonization within the Hudson River estuary linked to Holocene climate. Geo-Marine Letters, 24, 212-224.

Spitzer, R., Nitsche, F.O., Green, A.G. and Horstmeyer, H., 2003
Efficient acquisition, processing and interpretation strategy for shallow 3D seismic surveying: A case study: Geophysics, Soc. of Expl. Geophys., 68, 1792-1806.

Nitsche, F.O., A.G. Green, H. Horstmeyer and F. Bücker 2002
Late Quaternary depositional history of the Reuss delta, Switzerland: constrains from high-resolution seismic reflection and georadar surveys. Journal of Quaternary Science, 17, 131-143. [abstract]

Cunningham, A.P., R.D. Larter, P.F. Barker, K. Gohl and F.O. Nitsche., 2002
Tectonic evolution of the Pacific margin of Antarctica: 2. Structure of Late Cretaceous - Early Tertiary plate boundaries in the Bellingshausen Sea from seismic reflection and gravity data. Journal of Geophysical Research, 107(B12), EPM6-1 to EPM 6-20.

Larter, R.D., A.P. Cunningham, P.F. Barker, K. Gohl and F.O. Nitsche., 2002
Tectonic evolution of the Pacific margin of Antarctica: 1. Late Cretaceous tectonic reconstructions. Journal of Geophysical Research, 107(B12), EPM 5-1 to EPM 5-19.

Musil, M., H.R. Maurer, A.G. Green, H. Horstmeyer, F.O. Nitsche, D. Von der Mühll and S. Springman, 2002
Shallow seismic surveying of an Alpine rock glacier. Geophysics, 67, 1701-1710.

Nitsche, F.O., Monin, G., Marillier, F., Graf, H. and Ansorg, J., 2001
Reflection seismic study of Cenozoic sediments in an overdeepened valley of northern Switzerland - the Birrfeld area. Eclogae geologicae Helvetiae, 94, 363-371.

Spitzer, R., A.G. Green and F.O. Nitsche, 2001
Minimizing field operations in shallow 3-D seismic reflection surveying. Geophysics, 66, 1761-1773.

Spitzer, R., F.O. Nitsche and A.G. Green, 2001
Reducing source-generated noise in shallow seismic data using linear and hyperbolic tau-p transformations. Geophysics, 66, 1612-1621.

Nitsche, F.O., A. Cunningham, R.D. Larter and K. Gohl., 2000
Sedimentation processes in the Bellingshausen Sea and their variations along the continental margin. Marine Geology, 162, 277-302. [abstract]

Larter, R.D., A.P. Cunningham, P.F. Barker, K. Gohl and F.O. Nitsche, 1999
Structure and tectonic evolution of the West Antarctic continental margin and Bellingshausen Sea, Korean Journal of Polar Research, 10, 125-133.

F. O. Nitsche, 1998
Bellingshausen- und Amundsenmeer: Entwicklung eines Sedimentationsmodells, Berichte zur Polarforschung, 258, 143 pp.

Nitsche, F.O., and K. Gohl, 1997
Sedimentation processes along the Bellingshausen Sea continental margin, Terra Antarctica, 4, 27-28.

Nitsche, F.O., K. Gohl, K. Vanneste and H. Miller, 1997
Seismic expression of glacially deposited sequences in the Bellingshausen and Amundsen Seas, West Antarctica. In: P. F. Barker and A. K. Cooper (eds.), Geology and seismic stratigraphy of the Antarctic margin, part 2, Anarctic Research Series, 71. AGU, Washington, D.C., 95-108.

Gohl, K., F.O. Nitsche and H. Miller, 1997.
Seismic and gravity data reveal Tertiary interplate subduction in the Bellingshausen Sea, southeast Pacific. Geology, 25, 371-374.

Frank Nitsche - last update 05/02/2014