Glacier Environmental Change



La Frenierre, Jeff, and Bryan G. Mark. 2017. Detecting Patterns of Climate Change at Volcán Chimborazo, Ecuador, by Integrating Instrumental Data, Public Observations, and Glacier Change Analysis. Annals of the American Association of Geographers. 107 (4): 979-997. doi: 10.1080/24694452.2016.1270185.
Polk, Molly H., Kenneth R. Young, Michel Baraer, Bryan G. Mark, Jeffrey M. McKenzie, Jeffrey Bury, and Mark Carey. 2017. "Exploring hydrologic connections between tropical mountain wetlands and glacier recession in Peru's Cordillera Blanca". Applied Geography. 78: 94-103. doi: 10.1016/j.apgeog.2016.11.004.
Hellström, R.A., A. Fernandez, B.G. Mark and J. Covert. 2017. Exploring scales of mountain valley winds and lapse rates in the Peruvian Andes: hydroclimatic insights from embedded observations and dynamical downscaling. Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 107, 260-273.
Mark, Bryan G., Adam French, Michel Baraer, Mark Carey, Jeffrey Bury, Kenneth R. Young, Molly H. Polk, et al. 2017. "Glacier loss and hydro-social risks in the Peruvian Andes". Global and Planetary Change. 159: 61-76. doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2017.10.003.
Carey, Mark, Olivia C. Molden, Mattias Borg Rasmussen, M Jackson, Anne W. Nolin, and Bryan G. Mark. 2017. Impacts of Glacier Recession and Declining Meltwater on Mountain Societies. Annals of the American Association of Geographers. 107 (2): 350-359.
Wigmore, Oliver, and Bryan Mark. 2017. Monitoring tropical debris-covered glacier dynamics from high-resolution unmanned aerial vehicle photogrammetry, Cordillera Blanca, Peru. Cryosphere. 11 (6). doi: 10.5194/tc-11-2463-2017.
Mark, B.G. Mountain Climatology. In: D. Richardson (ed.) ‘The International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology.’ Wiley-AAG. Forthcoming. doi: 10.1108/RR-07-2017-0174.
Mark, B., N. Stansell, & G. Zeballos. The last deglaciation of Peru and Bolivia. Cuadernos de Investigación Geográfica [Online], 43.2 (2017): 591-628. Web. 20 Mar. 2018. doi: 10.18172/cig.3265.
Mark, Bryan G., and Alfonso Fernández. 2017. The significance of mountain glaciers as sentinels of climate and environmental change. Geography Compass. 11 (6). doi: 10.1111/gec3.12318.
Huss, M., B. Bookhagen, C. Huggel, D. Jacobsen, R.S. Bradley, J.J. Clague, M. Vuille, et al. 2017. Toward mountains without permanent snow and ice. Earth's Future. 5 (5): 418-435. doi: 10.1002/2016EF000514.
Stansell, Nathan D., Joseph M. Licciardi, Donald T. Rodbell, and Bryan G. Mark. 2017. Tropical ocean-atmospheric forcing of Late Glacial and Holocene glacier fluctuations in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru. Geophysical Research Letters. 44 (9): 4176-4185. doi: 10.1002/2016GL072408.
Huh, Kyung In, Bryan G. Mark, Yushin Ahn, and Chris Hopkinson. 2017. Volume change of tropical Peruvian glaciers from multi-temporal digital elevation models and volume–surface area scaling. Geografiska Annaler Series A: Physical Geography. 99 (3).


French, A., Baraer, M., Bury, J.T., Carey, M., Mark, B.G., McKenzie, J.M., and Polk, M.H. 2016. Coyuntura crítica: cambio climático, globalización y doble exposición en el sistema socio-hidrológico de la cuenca del río Santa, Perú. In: J. C. Postigo and K. R. Young (eds.). Perspectivas Socio-Ecológicas y Cambios Globales en América Latina. Instituto de Estudios Peruanos, Lima. doi: 10.1002/2015MS000482.
Fernández, Alfonso, and Bryan G. Mark. 2016. Modeling modern glacier response to climate changes along the Andes Cordillera: A multiscale review. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems. 8 (1): 467-495.
Somers, Lauren D., Ryan P. Gordon, Jeffrey M. McKenzie, Laura K. Lautz, Oliver Wigmore, AnneMarie Glose, Robin Glas, et al. 2016. Quantifying groundwater-surface water interactions in a proglacial valley, Cordillera Blanca, Peru. Hydrological Processes. 30 (17): 2915-2929. doi: 10.1002/hyp.10912.
Laborde, Sarah, Alfonso Fernández, Sui Chian Phang, Ian M. Hamilton, Nathaniel Henry, Hahn Chul Jung, Aboukar Mahamat, et al. 2016. Social-ecological feedbacks lead to unsustainable lock-in in an inland fishery. Global Environmental Change. 41: 13-25. doi: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2016.08.004.
Moritz, M, S Laborde, SC Phang, M Ahmadou, M Durand, A Fernandez, IM Hamilton, et al. 2016. Studying the Logone floodplain, Cameroon, as a coupled human and natural system. African Journal of Aquatic Science. 41 (1): 99-108. doi: 10.2989/16085914.2016.1143799.
Fernández, Alfonso, Mohammad Reza Najafi, Michael Durand, Bryan G. Mark, Mark Moritz, Hahn Chul Jung, Jeffrey Neal, et al. 2016. Testing the skill of numerical hydraulic modeling to simulate spatiotemporal flooding patterns in the Logone floodplain, Cameroon. Journal of Hydrology. 539: 265-280. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.05.026.


Baraer, Michel, Jeffrey McKenzie, Bryan G. Mark, Ryan Gordon, Jeffrey Bury, Thomas Condom, Jesus Gomez, Sara Knox, and Sarah K. Fortner. 2015. Contribution of groundwater to the outflow from ungauged glacierized catchments: a multi-site study in the tropical Cordillera Blanca, Peru. Hydrological Processes. 29 (11): 2561-2581. doi: 10.1002/hyp.10386.
Mark, B.G., M. Baraer, A. Fernandez*, W. Immerzeel, R.D. Moore and R. Weingartner. 2015. Glaciers as Water Resources. In: C. Huggel, M. Carey, J. Clague, A. Kääb (eds) ‘The High-Mountain Cryosphere: Changes and Risks.’ Cambridge University Press.
Aubry-Wake, Caroline, Michel Baraer, Jeffrey M. McKenzie, Bryan G. Mark, Oliver Wigmore, Robert Å Hellström, Laura Lautz, and Lauren Somers. 2015. Measuring glacier surface temperatures with ground-based thermal infrared imaging. Geophysical Research Letters. 42 (20): 8489-8497. doi: 10.1002/2015GL065321.
Gordon, Ryan P., Laura K. Lautz, Jeffrey M. McKenzie, Bryan G. Mark, Daniel Chavez, and Michel Baraer. 2015. Sources and pathways of stream generation in tropical proglacial valleys of the Cordillera Blanca, Peru. Journal of Hydrology. 522: 628-644. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.01.013.


Reinemann, Scott A., David F. Porinchu, Glen M. MacDonald, Bryan G. Mark, and James Q. DeGrand. 2014. A 2000-Yr Reconstruction of Air Temperature in the Great Basin of the United States with Specific Reference to the Medieval Climatic Anomaly. Quaternary Research. 82 (2). Cambridge University Press: 309–17. doi: 10.1016/j.yqres.2014.06.002.
Frenierre J.L., and Mark B.G. 2014. A review of methods for estimating the contribution of glacial meltwater to total watershed discharge. Progress in Physical Geography. 38 (2): 173-200. doi: 10.1177/0309133313516161.
Reinemann, Scott A., David F. Porinchu, Mae Sexauer Gustin, and Bryan G. Mark. 2014. Historical trends of mercury and spheroidal carbonaceous particle deposition in sub-alpine lakes in the Great Basin, United States. Journal of Paleolimnology. 52 (4): 405-418. doi: 10.1007/s10933-014-9801-7.
Wrathall, David J., Jeffrey Bury, Mark Carey, Bryan Mark, Jeff McKenzie, Kenneth Young, Michel Baraer, Adam French, and Costanza Rampini. 2014. Migration Amidst Climate Rigidity Traps: Resource Politics and Social-Ecological Possibilism in Honduras and Peru. Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 104 (2): 292-304. doi: 10.1080/00045608.2013.873326.
Reinemann, Scott A., David F. Porinchu, and Bryan G. Mark. 2014. Regional Climate Change Evidenced by Recent Shifts in Chironomid Community Composition in Subalpine and Alpine Lakes in the Great Basin of the United States. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research. 46 (3): 600-615. doi: 10.1657/1938-4246-46.3.600.
Carey, Mark, Michel Baraer, Bryan G. Mark, Adam French, Jeffrey Bury, Kenneth R. Young, and Jeffrey M. McKenzie. 2014. Toward hydro-social modeling: Merging human variables and the social sciences with climate-glacier runoff models (Santa River, Peru). Journal of Hydrology: Part A. 518: 60-70. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2013.11.006.


N. Salzmann, C. Huggel, M. Rohrer, W. Silverio, B. G. Mark, P. Burns, and C. Portocarrero. 2013. Glacier changes and climate trends derived from multiple sources in the data scarce Cordillera Vilcanota region, southern Peruvian Andes. The Cryosphere. 7 (1): 103-118. doi: 10.5194/tc-7-103-2013.
Klein, E. S., R. K. Booth, Z. Yu, B. G. Mark, and N. D. Stansell. 2013. Hydrology-mediated differential response of carbon accumulation to late Holocene climate change at two peatlands in Southcentral Alaska. Quaternary Science Reviews. 64: 61-75. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2012.12.013.
Bury, Jeffrey, Bryan G. Mark, Mark Carey, Kenneth R. Young, Jeffrey M. McKenzie, Michel Baraer, Adam French, and Molly H. Polk. 2013. New Geographies of Water and Climate Change in Peru: Coupled Natural and Social Transformations in the Santa River Watershed. Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 103 (2): 363-374. doi: 10.1080/00045608.2013.754665.
Stansell, Nathan D., Donald T. Rodbell, Mark B. Abbott, and Bryan G. Mark. 2013. Proglacial lake sediment records of Holocene climate change in the western Cordillera of Peru. Quaternary Science Reviews. 70: 1-14. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.03.003.


Huh, K.I., B.G. Mark, and C. Hopkinson. 2012. Changes in topographic context of the Yanamarey Glacier in the Tropical Peruvian Andes. IAHS PUBLICATION. (352): 333-336
Baraer M., Mckenzie J.M., Rathay S., Mark B.G., Huh K.-I., et al. 2012. Glacier recession and water resources in Peru's Cordillera Blanca. Journal of Glaciology. 58 (207): 134-150.
Chae, Heemun, Hyunju Lee, Sangsin Lee, Yukyong Cheong, Gijeung Um, Bryan Mark, and Nathan Patrick. 2012. Local variability in temperature, humidity and radiation in the BaekduDaegan Mountain protected area of Korea. Journal of Mountain Science. 9 (5): 613-627. doi: 10.1007/s11629-012-2347-0.


Reinemann S.A., Patrick N.A., Mark B.G., Box J.E., Baker G.M., and Porinchu D.F. 2011. Climate change in Great Basin National Park: Lake sediment and sensor-based studies. Park Science. 28 (2).
Fortner, Sarah K., Bryan G. Mark, Jeffrey M. McKenzie, Jeffrey Bury, Annette Trierweiler, Michel Baraer, Patrick J. Burns, and LeeAnn Munk. 2011. Elevated stream trace and minor element concentrations in the foreland of receding tropical glaciers. Applied Geochemistry. 26 (11): 1792-1801. doi: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2011.06.003.
Bury, Jeffrey T., Bryan G. Mark, Jeffrey M. McKenzie, Adam French, Michel Baraer, Kyung In Huh, Marco Alfonso Zapata Luyo, and Ricardo Jesús Gómez López. 2011. Glacier recession and human vulnerability in the Yanamarey watershed of the Cordillera Blanca, Peru. Climatic Change : An Interdisciplinary, International Journal Devoted to the Description, Causes and Implications of Climatic Change. 105 (1-2): 179-206. doi: 10.1007/s10584-010-9870-1.
La Frenierre, J., K.I. Huh and B.G. Mark. Quaternary Glaciations – Extent and Chronology: Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia. In Gibbard and P.D. Hughes, (eds) ‘Quaternary Glaciations ‐ Extent and Chronology – A Closer Look.’ Developments in Quaternary Science. Vol. 15, pp. 773‐802, Elsevier.
Mark, B.G. Glaciations and Ice Ages (Chapter 37). In: Agnew, J. and Livingstone, D. (eds) ‘The SAGE Handbook of Geographical Knowledge’, Sage Publications. [Awarded “Outstanding Reference Source” by the American Library Association.]


Mckenzie, Jeffrey M., Bryan G. Mark, Lonnie G. Thompson, Ulrich Schotterer, and Ping-Nan Lin. 2010. A hydrogeochemical survey of Kilimanjaro (Tanzania): implications for water sources and ages. Hydrogeology Journal : Official Journal of the International Association of Hydrogeologists. 18 (4): 985-995. doi: 10.1007/s10040-009-0558-4.
Porinchu, David F., Scott Reinemann, Bryan G. Mark, Jason E. Box, and Nicolas Rolland. 2010. Application of a midge-based inference model for air temperature reveals evidence of late-20th century warming in sub-alpine lakes in the central Great Basin, United States. Quaternary International. 215 (1): 15-26. doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2009.07.021.
Mark, Bryan, Jeffrey Bury, Jeffrey McKenzie, Adam French, and Michel Baraer. 2010. Climate Change and Tropical Andean Glacier Recession: Evaluating Hydrologic Changes and Livelihood Vulnerability in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru. Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 100 (4): 794-805. doi: 10.1080/00045608.2010.497369.
Thompson L.G., Brecher H.H., Mosley-Thompson E., Mark B.G., and Hardy D.R. 2010. Response to Mölg et al.: Glacier loss on Kilimanjaro is consistent with widespread ice loss in low latitudes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 107 (17): E69-E70. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1001999107.


Reinemann, Scott A., David F. Porinchu, Amy M. Bloom, Bryan G. Mark, and Jason E. Box. 2009. A multi-proxy paleolimnological reconstruction of Holocene climate conditions in the Great Basin, United States. Quaternary Research. 72 (3): 347-358. doi: 10.1016/j.yqres.2009.06.003.
M. Baraer, J. M. McKenzie, B. G. Mark, J. Bury, and S. Knox. 2009. Characterizing contributions of glacier melt and groundwater during the dry season in a poorly gauged catchment of the Cordillera Blanca (Peru). Advances in Geosciences. 22: 41-49. doi: 10.5194/adgeo-22-41-2009.
Hall, Sarah R., Daniel L. Farber, Joan M. Ramage, Donald T. Rodbell, Robert C. Finkel, Jacqueline A. Smith, Bryan G. Mark, and Christopher Kassel. 2009. Geochronology of Quaternary glaciations from the tropical Cordillera Huayhuash, Peru. Quaternary Science Reviews. 28 (25-26): 2991-3009. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2009.08.004.
Rodbell, Donald T., Jacqueline A. Smith, and Bryan G. Mark. 2009. Glaciation in the Andes during the Lateglacial and Holocene. Quaternary Science Reviews. 28 (21-22): 2165-2212.   doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2009.03.012.


Bury, Jeffrey, Adam French, Jeffrey McKenzie, and Bryan G. Mark. 2008. Adapting to Uncertain Futures: A Report on New Glacier Recession and Livelihood Vulnerability Research in the Peruvian Andes. Mountain Research and Development. 28 (3/4): 332-333. doi: 10.1659/mrd.1055.
Rodbell, Donald T., Geoffrey O. Seltzer, Bryan G. Mark, Jacqueline A. Smith, and Mark B. Abbott. 2008. Clastic sediment flux to tropical Andean lakes: records of glaciation and soil erosion. Quaternary Science Reviews. 27 (15): 1612-1626. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2008.06.004.
Vuille, Mathias, Bernard Francou, Patrick Wagnon, Irmgard Juen, Georg Kaser, Bryan G. Mark, and Raymond S. Bradley. 2008. Climate change and tropical Andean glaciers: Past, present and future. Earth Science Reviews. 89 (3): 79-96. doi: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2008.04.002.
Thompson LG, HH Brecher, E Mosley-Thompson, DR Hardy, and BG Mark. 2009. Glacier loss on Kilimanjaro continues unabated. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106 (47): 19770-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0906029106.
Mark, Bryan G., and Henry A. Osmaston. 2008. Quaternary glaciation in Africa: key chronologies and climatic implications. Journal of Quaternary Science. 23 (6-7): 589-608. doi: 10.1002/jqs.1224.
Smith, J.A., B.G. Mark and D.T. Rodbell. The timing and magnitude of mountain glaciation in the tropical Andes. Journal of Quaternary Science 23(6‐7), 609‐634. doi: 10.1002/jqs.1224.
Mark, Bryan G. 2008. Tracing tropical Andean glaciers over space and time: Some lessons and transdisciplinary implications. Global and Planetary Change. 60 (1): 101-114.  doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2006.07.032.


Mark B.G., and J.M. Mckenzie. 2007. Tracing increasing tropical Andean glacier melt with stable isotopes in water. Environmental Science & Technology. 41 (20): 6955-60.   doi: 10.1021/es071099d.


Mark, Bryan G., and Geoffrey O. Seltzer. 2005. Evaluation of recent glacier recession in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru (AD 1962-1999): spatial distribution of mass loss and climatic forcing. Quaternary Science Reviews. 24 (20): 2265-2280. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2005.01.003.
Mark, Bryan G., and Geoffrey O. Seltzer. 2005. Glacier Recession in the Peruvian Andes: Climatic Forcing, Hydrologic Impact and Comparative Rates Over Time. In: Huber U.M., Bugmann H.K.M., Reasoner M.A. (eds) Global Change and Mountain Regions. Advances in Global Change Research, vol 23. Springer, Dordrecht. doi: 10.1007/1-4020-3508-X_21.
Mark, Bryan, Jeffrey McKenzie, and Jesus Gomez. 2005. Hydrochemical evaluation of changing glacier meltwater contribution to stream discharge: Callejon de Huaylas, Peru / Evaluation hydrochimique de la contribution evolutive de la fonte glaciaire a l'ecoulement fluvial: Callejon de Huaylas, Perou. Hydrological Sciences Journal. 50 (6): 1-987. doi: 10.1623/hysj.2005.50.6.975.
Benn, Douglas I., Lewis A. Owen, Henry A. Osmaston, Geoffrey O. Seltzer, Stephen C. Porter, and Bryan Mark. 2005. Reconstruction of equilibrium-line altitudes for tropical and sub-tropical glaciers. Quaternary International. 138: 8-21. doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2005.02.003.
Mark, Bryan G., and Karin F. Helmens. 2005. Reconstruction of glacier equilibrium-line altitudes for the Last Glacial Maximum on the High Plain of Bogotá, Eastern Cordillera, Colombia: climatic and topographic implications. Journal of Quaternary Science. 20 (7-8): 789-800. doi: 10.1002/jqs.974.
Mark, B.G., S.P. Harrison, A. Spessa, M. New, D.J.A. Evans, and K.F. Helmens. 2005. Tropical snowline changes at the last glacial maximum: A global assessment. Quaternary International. 138: 168-201. doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2005.02.012.


Abbott, Mark B, Brent B Wolfe, Alexander P Wolfe, Geoffrey O Seltzer, Ramon Aravena, Brian G Mark, Pratigya J Polissar, Donald T Rodbell, Harry D Rowe, and Mathias Vuille. 2003. Holocene paleohydrology and glacial history of the central Andes using multiproxy lake sediment studies. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 194 (1): 123-138. doi: 10.1016/S0031-0182(03)00274-8.
Mark, Bryan G., and Geoffrey O. Seltzer. 2003. Tropical glacier meltwater contribution to stream discharge: a case study in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru. Journal of Glaciology. 49 (165): 271-281. doi: 10.3189/172756503781830746.


Mark, B. G.  Observations of modern deglaciation and hydrology in the Cordillera Blanca.  Acta Montana, Ser. A 19 (123), 23‐36. doi: 10.1002/hyp.5068.
Mark, Bryan, Geoffrey Seltzer, Donald Rodbell, and Adam Goodman. 2002. Rates of Deglaciation during the Last Glaciation and Holocene in the Cordillera Vilcanota-Quelccaya Ice Cap Region, Southeastern Perú. Quaternary Research. 57 (3): 287-298. doi: 10.1006/qres.2001.2221.
Mark, Bryan, Geoffrey Seltzer, Donald Rodbell, and Adam Goodman. 2002. Rates of Deglaciation during the Last Glaciation and Holocene in the Cordillera Vilcanota-Quelccaya Ice Cap Region, Southeastern Perú. Quaternary Research. 57 (3): 287-298. doi: 10.1006/qres.2002.2320.


Mark, Bryan. 2001. Glacial Clues to Global Warming. GPS World. 12 (7).
Goodman, Adam Y., Donald T. Rodbell, Geoffrey O. Seltzer, and Bryan G. Mark. 2001. Subdivision of Glacial Deposits in Southeastern Peru Based on Pedogenic Development and Radiometric Ages. Quaternary Research. 56 (1): 31-50. doi: 10.1006/qres.2001.2221.


Van der Veen, C. J., E. Mosley-Thompson, A. J. Gow, and B. G. Mark. 1999. Accumulation at South Pole: Comparison of two 900-year records. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 104 (D24): 31067-31076. doi: 10.1029/1999JD900501.