Publications

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Graly, J.A, Humphrey, N.F., and Licht, K.J.,2018.  Two metrics describing the causes of seasonal and spatial changes in subglacial aqueous chemistry. Frontiers in Earth Science 6, https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2018.00195

Licht, K., Groth, T., Townsend, J., Hennessy, A., Hemming, S., Flood, T. and Studinger, M., 2018. Evidence for Extending Anomalous Miocene Volcanism at the Edge of the East Antarctic Craton. Geophysical Research Letters 45, doi:10.1002/2018GL077237

Graly, J.A, Licht, K.J., Druschel, G.K., and Kaplan, M.R., 2018. Polar desert chronologies through quantitative measurements of salt accumulation. Geology 26, 351-354, doi:10.1130/G39650.1

Graly, J.A., Licht, K.J., Kassab, C.M.*, Bird, B.W., and Kaplan, M.R., 2018. Sediment entrainment mechanisms and ice origin in an Antarctic blue ice moraine assessed through stable isotope analysis and internal structures of shallow ice cores. Journal of Glaciology. doi: 10.1017/jog.2018.4            

 

Kassab, C.*, Brickles, S.*, Licht, K., and Monaghan, G.W., 2017. Exploring the use of zircon geochronology as an indicator of Laurentide Ice Sheet till provenance, Indiana, USA. Quaternary Research 88(3), p.525-536.

Kaplan, M.R., Licht, K., Winckler, G., Schaefer, J.M., Bader, N.*, Mathieson, C., Roberts, M., Kassab, C.M.*, Schwartz, R. and Graly, J.A., 2017. Middle to Late Pleistocene Stability of the central East Antarctic Ice Sheet at the head of Law Glacier. Geology 45(11), p. 963-966.

Licht, K.J., and Hemming, S., 2017.  Analysis of Antarctic glacigenic sediment provenance through geochemical and petrologic applications (Invited Review). Quaternary Science Reviews 164, p.1-24.

*Bader, N.A., Licht, K.J., Kaplan, M.R., *Kassab, C., and Winckler, G., 2017. East Antarctic ice sheet stability since the mid-Pleistocene recorded in a high-elevation ice-cored moraine. Quaternary Science Reviews 159, p.88-102.

Farmer, G.L., and Licht, K.L., 2016. Generation and Fate of Glacial Sediments in the central Transantarctic Mountains based on Radiogenic Isotopes and Implications for Reconstructing Past Ice Dynamics. Quaternary Science Reviews 150, p.98-109.

*Welke, B., Licht K., *Hennessy, A., Hemming, S., Pierce-Davis, E., *Kassab, C., 2016. Applications of detrital geochronology and thermochronology from glacial deposits to the Paleozoic and Mesozoic thermal history of the Ross Embayment, Antarctica. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 17, doi:10.1002/2015GC005941.

Bhattachan, A., Wang, L., Miller, M.F., Licht, K.J., and D’Odorico, P., 2015. Antarctica’s Dry Valleys: a potential source of soluble iron to the Southern Ocean? Geophysical Research Letters 42, doi:10.1002/2015GL063419.

Licht, K.J., *Hennessy, A.J., and *Welke, B.M., 2014. The U/Pb detrital zircon signature of West Antarctic ice stream tills in the Ross Embayment, with implications for LGM ice flow reconstructions.  Antarctic Science, v.26, p.687-697.

Bromley, G.R.M., Winckler, G., Schaefer, J.M., Kaplan, M.R., Licht, K.J., Hall, B.L., 2014.  Pyroxene separation by HF leaching and its impact on helium. Quaternary Geochronology, v.23, p.1-8.

Bentley, M.J. and 77 others (including K. Licht), 2014.  A community-based reconstruction of Antarctic ice sheet deglaciation since the Last Glacial Maximum. Quaternary Science Reviews, v.100, p.1-9.

Anderson, J.B., Conway, H., Bart,P.J., Kirshner, A.E., Greenwood, S.L., McKay, R.M., Hall, B.L., Ackert, R.P., Licht, K., Jakobsson, M., and Stone, J.O., in press.  Ross Sea paleo-ice sheet drainage and deglacial history during and since the LGM.  Quaternary Science Reviews, v.100, p.31-54.

Golledge, N.R., Levy, R.H., McKay, R., Fogwill, C.J., White, D.A., Graham, A., Smith, J.A., Hillenbrand, C-D., Licht, K.J., Denton, G.H., Ackert, Jr., R.P., Maas, S.M., and Hall, B.L., 2013.  Glaciology and geological implications for a modeled glacial-maximum configuration Antarctic ice sheet. Quaternary Science Reviews, v.78, p.225-247.

Licht, K.J., and *Palmer, E.F., 2013.  Erosion and transport by Byrd Glacier, Antarctica during the last glacial maximum.  Quaternary Science Reviews, v.62, p.32-48.

*Palmer, E.F., Licht, K.J., Swope, R.J., and Hemming, S.R., 2012. Nunatak moraines as a repository of what lies beneath the East Antarctic ice sheet, in Rasbury, E.T., Hemming, S.R., and Riggs, N.R., eds., Mineralogical and Geochemical Approaches to Provenance. Geological Society of America Special Paper 487, 97–104, doi:10.1130/2012.2487(05).

Person, M., Marksamer, A., Dugan, B., Sauer, P., Brown, K., Bish, D., Licht, K., and Willett, M., 2012.  Use of a Vertical δ18O Profile to Constrain Hydraulic Properties and Recharge Rates Across a Glacio-Lacustrine Unit, Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, USA.  Hydrogeology Journal, v.20, p325-336.

Goodge, J., Fanning, M., Brecke, D., Licht, K., *Palmer, E., 2010.  Continuation of the Laurentian Grenville province across the Ross Sea margin of Antarctica.  Journal of Geology, v. 118, p. 601-619.

Jacinthe, P.A., Filippelli, G.M., Tedesco, L.P. and Licht, K.J., 2010. Distribution of copper in sediments from fluvial reservoirs treated with copper tri-ethanolamine complex algicide. Water, Air and Soil Pollution. DOI 10.1007/s11270-009-0278-3.

*Nelson, J.A., Licht, K., Yansa, C., and Filippelli, G., 2010. Climate-related cyclic deposition of carbonate and organic matter in Holocene lacustrine sediment, Lower Michigan, USA.  Journal of Paleolimnology. DOI: 10.1007/s10933-009-9381-0

Emslie, S., Coats, L., and Licht, K., 2007.  A 45,000 yr record of Adélie penguins and climate change in the Ross Sea, Antarctica.  Geology, v.35. p.61-64.

Licht, K.J., *Lederer, J.R., Farmer, G.L., Swope, R.J., and Andrews, J.T., 2006.  Petrographic and Isotopic Composition of Late Quaternary Ross Embayment Till.  Terra Antarctica Reports No. 12.  p.35-42.

Farmer, G.L., Licht, K., Swope, R.J., and Andrews, J.T., 2006.  Isotopic constraints on the provenance of fine-grained sediment in LGM till from the Ross Embayment, Antarctica.  Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v.249, p.90-107.

Licht, K.J., *Lederer, J.R., and Swope, R.J., 2005. Provenance of LGM Glacial Till (sand fraction) across the Ross Embayment, Antarctica.  Quaternary Science Reviews, v.24, p.1499-1520.

Licht, K.J., 2004. Antarctica’s contribution to eustatic sea level during meltwater pulse – 1A. Sedimentary Geology, v.165, p.343-353.