Peer-Reviewed Publications:


Frantz, C. M., Light, B., Farley, S. M., Carpenter, S., Lieblappen, R., Courville, Z., Orellana, M., Junge, K. 2019. Physical and Optical Characteristics of Heavily Melted 'Rotten' Arctic Sea Ice. Cryosphere. 13,775-793, doi:10.5194/tc-13-775-2019. PDF

Lieblappen, R., Kumar, D., Pauls, S., Obbard, R. 2018. A Network Model for Characterizing Brine Channels in Sea Ice. Cryosphere. 12, 1013-1026, doi:10.5194/tc-12-1013-2018. PDF

Lever, J., Taylor, S., Song, A., Courville, Z., Lieblappen, R., Weale, J. 2017. The Mechanics of Snow Friction as Revealed by Micro-Scale Interface Observations. J. Glaciol. 1-10. doi:10.1017/jog.2017.76. PDF

Iverson, N., Lieb-Lappen, R. M., Dunbar, N., Kim, E., Golden, E. J., Obbard, R. W. 2017. The First Physical Evidence of Subglacial Volcanism under the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. Sci. Rep. 7, 11457. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-11515-3. PDF

Lieb-Lappen, R. M., Golden, E. J., Obbard, R. W. 2017. Metrics for Interpreting the Microstructure of Sea Ice using X-Ray Micro-Computed Tomography. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol. 138, 24-35. doi: 10.1016/j.coldregions.2017.03.001. PDF

Obbard, R. W., Lieb-Lappen, R. M., Nordick, K. V., Golden, E. J., Leonard, J. Lanzirotti, A., Newville, M. G. 2016. Synchrotron X-Ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy of Salts in Natural Sea Ice. Earth Space Sci. 3, 463-479, doi: 10.1002/2016EA000172. PDF

Hammonds, K., Lieb-Lappen, R., Baker, I., Wang, X. 2015. Investigating the Thermophysical Properties of the Ice-Snow Interface under a Controlled Temperature Gradient: Part I: Experiments & Observations. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol. 120, 157-167, doi: 10.1016/j.coldregions.2015.09.006. PDF

Lieb-Lappen, R. M., Obbard, R. W. 2015. The Role of Blowing Snow in the Activation of Bromine over First-Year Antarctic Sea Ice. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 15, 7537-7545. doi:10.5194/acp-15-7537-2015. PDF

Lieb-Lappen, R. M., Danforth, C. M. 2012. Aggressive Shadowing of a Low-Dimensional Model of Atmospheric Dynamics. Physica D. 241, 637-648. doi:10.1016/j.physd.2011.12.001. PDF

Costanza-Robinson, M. S., Harrold, K. H., Lieb-Lappen, R. M. 2008. X-ray Microtomography Determination of Air-Water Interfacial Area-Water Saturation Relationships in Sandy Porous Media. Environ. Sci. Technol. 42(8), 2949-2956. doi:10.1021/es072080d. PDF

Other Publications:


Courville, Z. R., Thurston, A. K., Farnsworth, L. B., Lieblappen, R. M., Rosten, S. A., Fegyveresi, J. M., Jarvis, S. L., Barbato, R. A. In preparation. Microscale dynamics between dust and microorganisms in alpine snowpack. CRREL Technical Report.

Courville, Z. R., Lieblappen, R. M., Melendy Jr., T. D., Bernier, A. P. 2019. Microstructural characterization of snow compaction related to snow pavements. CRREL Technical Report ERDC/CRREL TR-19-1. PDF

Courville, Z., Lieb-Lappen, R., Claffey, K., Elder, B. 2017. Investigations of skeletal layer microstructure in the context of remote sensing of oil in sea ice. International Oil Spill Conference Proceedings. 2017, 1, 2237-2255. doi: 10.7901/2169-3358-2017.1.2237. PDF

Hammonds, K., Lieb-Lappen, R., Courville, Z., Song, A. Wang, X., Baker, I. 2014. Laboratory Investigations on the Thermophysical Properties of the Ice-Snow Interface while under a Controlled Temperature Gradient. Proceedings of the International Snow Science Workshop. Banff, Canada. Vol. 29, pp. 35-42. PDF

Lieb-Lappen, R. M. 2014. Cover Art for Special Issue from the 13th International Conference on the Physics and Chemistry of Ice, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, November 26, 118, 47, Cover.

Nghiem, S. V., Shepson, P. B., Simpson, W., Perovich, D. K., Sturm, M., Douglas, T., Rigor, I. G., Clemente-Colón, P. , Burrows, J. P., Richter, A. , Steffen, A., Staebler, R., Obrist, D., Moore, C., Bottenheim, J., Platt, U., Pöhler, D., General, S., Zielcke, J. Fuentes, J. D., Hall, D. K., Kaleschke, L., Woods, J., Hager, C., Smith, J., Sweet, C. R., Pratt, K., Custard, K., Peterson, P., Walsh, S., Gleason, E., Saiet, E., Webster, M., Lieb-Lappen, R., Linder, C., Nuemann, G. 2013. Arctic Sea Ice Reduction and Tropospheric Chemical Processes. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Bioenvironment, Biodiversity and Renewable Energies: BIONATURE 2013. Lisbon, Portugal. PDF

Presentations and Community Outreach:

Math, Ice Cores, and Planet Earth. National Math Festival. Washington, D.C. 2019. *Joint with M. Zeeman, G. Leffler, L. Nerbak, L. Krause

Climate, Math, Ice Cores, and You: Hands-On Data from Planet Earth. National Math Festival. Washington, D.C. 2017.
*Joint with M. Zeeman, M. Brennan, S. Cowall, E. Cutler, D. Dilla, H. Engler, W. Harden, K. Hill, H. Kaper, I. Klasky, Z. Mazumdar, K. Meyer, S. Negaard, V. Padron, R. Rossi-Goldthorpe, G. Simonson, M. Sterman

We Lost Our Sea Ice, Now What? Middlebury College Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs, Middlebury VT. 2017.

From Antarctica to the Arctic: A Story of Snow, Sea Ice, and the Frigid Cold. Harbour's Edge Senior Living Community, Delray Beach, FL. 2016.

The Microstructure of Sea Ice and its Influences on the Polar Transport of Salts. Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. 2016.

From Barrow, With Ice: The Story of the ICE-MITT. Ice and Climate Seminar. Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. 2015.

From Antarctica to the Arctic: A Story of Snow, Sea Ice, and the Frigid Cold. Center for Student Coastal Research, Cohasset, MA. 2015.

ICE-MITT: Engineering in the Arctic. Boggs Education Center, Detroit, MI. 2015.
*Joint with E. J. Golden and R. W. Obbard

ICE-MITT: Engineering in the Arctic. Libertyville High School, Chicago, IL. 2015.
*Joint with E. J. Golden and R. W. Obbard

ICE-MITT: Engineering in the Arctic. Jones College Prep High School, Chicago, IL. 2015.
*Joint with E. J. Golden and R. W. Obbard

ICE-MITT: Engineering in the Arctic. Robert Lindblom Math & Science Academy, Chicago, IL. 2015.
*Joint with E. J. Golden and R. W. Obbard

ICE-MITT: Engineering in the Arctic. Monona Grove High School, Monona, WI. 2015.
*Joint with E. J. Golden and R. W. Obbard

ICE-MITT: Ice Core Extraction while Maintaining In-Situ Temperature Transitions. Tellus World of Science, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. 2015.
*Joint with E. J. Golden and R. W. Obbard

ICE-MITT: Ice Core Extraction while Maintaining In-Situ Temperature Transitions. Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK. 2015.
*Joint with E. J. Golden and R. W. Obbard

The ICE-MITT Team. The Radio Hotline with Dennis Price. March 31, 2015.
*Joint with E. J. Golden

Ice and Climate Change. The Radio Hotline with Dennis Price. April 29, 2014.

Polar Detectives, Apply Here. USA Science & Engineering Festival. Washington, D.C. 2014.
*Joint with A. Adolph, M. Albert, B. Kopec, L. Morris, E. Osterberg, K. Schild, A. Whelsky, G. Wong

Polar Detectives, Apply Here. Montshire Science Museum. Norwich, VT. 2014.
*Joint with A. Adolph, B. Kopec, K. Schild, A. Whelsky, G. Wong

Bromide: It's What's Blowing in the Wind. Ice and Climate Seminar. Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. 2014.

Salty Snow and Radical Reactions: The Activation of Bromide in the Sea Ice Zone. Department of Mathematics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT. 2013.

Bromide in Snow in the Sea Ice Zone. Research in Progress. Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. 2013.

Bromide in Snow in the Sea Ice Zone. McMurdo Station, McMurdo, Antarctica. 2012.

Radical Reactions and Salty Snow: The Activation of Bromide in the Sea Ice Zone. Department of Geography, Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand. 2012.

Radical Reactions and Salty Snow. Ice and Climate Seminar. Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. 2012.

Bromine, Ozone, Mercury Experiment. Department of Earth Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. 2012.

Life in the Cold. Cohasset High School, Cohasset, MA. 2012.

Bromine, Ozone, Mercury Experiment (BROMEX). Barrow Schoolyard Science Series, Barrow, AK. 2012.
*Joint with S. V. Nghiem, P. Shepson, E. Gleason, A. Steffan, I. Rigor

Abstracts:

Fegyveresi, J. M., Alley, R. B., Fitzpatrick, J. J., Voight, D., Courville, Z., Lieblappen, R. 2018. Measurement and interpretation of bubble number-density evolution through the upper 1200 meters of the SPC14 South Pole Ice Core (SPICEcore). American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting. Washington D.C.

Obbard, R., Pauls, S., Shah, S., Lieblappen, R. 2018. A Network Model for Characterizing Brine Channels in Arctic Sea Ice. Polar 2018, Davos, Switzerland.

Lieblappen, R., Courville, Z., Fegyveresi, J., Barbato, R., Thurston, A. 2017. Microbes and Microstructure: Dust's Role in the Snowpack Evolution. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting. New Orleans, LA.

Light, B., Frantz, C. M., Farley, S., Lieb-Lappen, R., Courville, Z., Junge, K., Orellana, M. 2017. X-ray tomography of "rotten" Arctic sea ice. Workshop on X-ray micro-tomography of porous ice media, Trondheim, Norway.

Lieb-Lappen, R., Courville, Z., Obbard, R. 2017. Brine Channel Morphology in Sea Ice using X-Ray Micro-Computed Tomography. 9th International Conference on Porous Media & Annual Meeting. Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Lieb-Lappen, R., Courville, Z. R., Albert, D., Taylor, S., Lever, J., Barbato, R., Obbard, R. W., Song, A., Fegyveresi, J. M. 2016. Broad Applications for X-Ray Micro-Computed Tomography in the Geosciences. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Courville, Z. R., Albert, D. G., Lieb-Lappen, R., Fegyveresi, J. 2016. High Frequency Acoustic Reflections from an Air-Snow Interface. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Light, B., Frantz, C., Junge, K., Orellan, M., Carpenter, S., Farley, S., Lieb-Lappen, R., Courville, Z. 2016. Characterizing the Physical Properties of Arctic Sea Ice Under Conditions of Extreme Summer Melt. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Frantz, C., Light, B., Orellan, M., Carpenter, S., Farley, S., Crump, B., Courville, Z., Lieb-Lappen, R., Junge, K. 2016. Rotten Ice: Structural and Biological Changes in First-Year Arctic Sea Ice during Advanced Summer Melt. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting. Denver, CO.

Lieb-Lappen, R., Obbard, R. W. 2015. Mapping the Microstructural Location of Salts and Metals in Sea Ice with X-Ray Micro-Fluorescence Spectroscopy. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Obbard, R. W., Lieb-Lappen, R.. 2015. A Krill's Eye View: Sea Ice Microstructure and Microchemistry. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Hammonds, K., Lieb-Lappen, R., Baker, I., Wang, X., Courville, Z. 2015. Investigating the Thermophysical Properties of the Ice-Snow Interface Under a Controlled Temperature Gradient. European Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting. Vienna, Austria.

Lieb-Lapppen, R., Obbard, R. W. 2014. The Role of Blowing Snow in the Activation of Bromine over First-Year Antarctic Sea Ice. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Lieb-Lapppen, R., Obbard, R. W. 2014. Phreatomagmatic Eruptions Under the West Antarctic Ice Sheet: Potential Hazard for Ice Sheet Stability. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Iverson, N., Dunbar, N., Lieb-Lappen, R., Kim, E., Golden, E., Obbard, R. W. 2014. Microstructural Analysis of First-Year and Multi-Year Antarctic Ice. International Conference on the Physics and Chemistry of Ice. Hanover, NH.

Lieb-Lapppen, R., Obbard, R. W. 2013. Examining the Microstructural Location of Bromide in Arctic and Antarctic Sea Ice Using Synchrotron X-Ray Microfluorescence. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Lieb-Lapppen, R., Obbard, R. W. 2013. Inside a Sea Ice Core: Where is the Bromide? Math Climate Research Network, Annual Meeting. Chapel Hill, NC.

Nghiem, S. V. et al. 2013. Science Progress from the Bromine, Ozone, and Mercury Experiment (BROMEX). Davos Atmosphere and Cryosphere Assembly 2013. July 2013. Davos, Switzerland.

Nghiem, S. V. et al. 2013. Arctic Sea Ice Reduction and Tropospheric Chemical Processes. BioNature 2013: The Fourth International Conference on Bioenvironment, Biodiversity and Renewable Energies. Lisbon, Portugal.

Lieb-Lapppen, R., Obbard, R. W. 2012. Microstructural Considerations of Transporting Sea Ice Samples from Polar Regions. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Webster, M., Rigor, I., Nghiem, S. V., Sturm, M., Kurtz, N., Farrell, S., Gleason, E., Lieb-Lappen, R., Saiet, E. 2012. Springtime Snow Conditions near Barrow, Alaska. Graduate Climate Conference. Pack Forest, WA.

Nghiem, S. V. et al. 2012. Study of Impacts of Arctic Sea Ice Reduction on Atmospheric Chemical Processes - The BROMEX Field Campaign. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Webster, M., Rigor, I., Nghiem, S. V., Sturm, M., Kurtz, N., Farrell, S., Gleason, E., Lieb-Lappen, R., Saiet, E. 2012. Snow Conditions Near Barrow in Spring 2012. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Danforth, C., Lieb-Lappen, R., Allgaier, N., Harris, K. 2011. Dynamical Systems Approaches to Climate Prediction. AMS Eastern Sectional Meeting, Spring. Worcester, MA.

Lieb-Lappen, R. M., Costanza-Robinson, M. S. 2007. The Influence of Surface Roughness on Air-Water Interfacial Areas in Porous Media. Vermont Genetics Network Research Symposium, Burlington, VT.

Costanza-Robinson, M. S., Harrold, K. H., Lieb-Lappen, R. M., Estabrook, B. D. 2007. Measurement of Air-Water Interfacial Areas in Unsaturated Sandy Porous Media Using Synchrotron X-ray Microtomography. Vermont EPSCoR Symposium. Burlington, VT.

Costanza-Robinson, M., Harrold, K., Brussea, M.L., Lieb-Lappen, R. 2006. Measurement of Air-Water Interfacial Areas in Unsaturated Water-Wet Sandy Porous Media Using Synchrotron X-ray Microtomography. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Costanza-Robinson, M. S., Harrold, K. H., Brusseau, M. L., Lieb-Lappen, R. M. 2006. Measurement of Air-Water Interfacial Areas in Unsaturated Water-Wet Sandy Porous Media Using Synchrotron X-ray Microtomography. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA