Publications and communications of Kittel, Christoph

Wille, J. D., Favier, V., Jourdain, N. C., Kittel, C., Turton, J. V., Agosta, C., Gorodetskaya, I. V., Picard, G., Codron, F., Santos, C. L.-D., Amory, C., Fettweis, X., Blanchet, J., Jomelli, V., & Berchet, A. (14 April 2022). Intense atmospheric rivers can weaken ice shelf stability at the Antarctic Peninsula. Communications Earth & Environment, 3 (1). doi:10.1038/s43247-022-00422-9

Pelletier, C., Fichefet, T., Goose, H., Haubner, K., Helsen, S., Huot, P. V., Kittel, C., Klein, F., Le clec'h, S., van Lipzig, N. P. M., Marchi, S., Massonnet, F., Mathiot, P., Moravveji, E., Moreno-Chamarro, E., Ortega, P., Pattyn, F., Souverijns, N., Van Achter, G., & Zipf, L. (2022). PARASO, a circum-Antarctic fully coupled ice-sheet–ocean–sea-ice–atmosphere–land model involving f.ETISh1.7, NEMO3.6, LIM3.6, COSMO5.0 and CLM4.5. Cryosphere. doi:10.5194/gmd-15-553-2022

Dethinne, T., Glaude, Q., Amory, C., Kittel, C., & Fettweis, X. (2022). COMPARISON BETWEEN SURFACE MELT ESTIMATION FROM SENTINEL-1 SYNTHETIC APERTURE RADAR AND A REGIONAL CLIMATE MODEL CASE STUDY OVER THE ROI BAUDOUIN ICE SHELF, EAST ANTARCTICA. Bulletin de la Société Géographique de Liège.

Huot, P.-V., Kittel, C., Fichefet, T., Jourdain, N. C., & Fettweis, X. (2022). Efects of ocean mesoscale eddies on atmosphere–sea ice–ocean interactions of Adélie Land, East Antarctica. Climate Dynamics.

Lambin, C., Fettweis, X., Kittel, C., Fonder, M., & Ernst, D. (2022). Assessment of future wind speed and wind power changes over South Greenland using the MAR regional climate model. Eprint/Working paper retrieved from https://orbi.uliege.be/2268/288534.

Pohl, B., Favier, V., Wille, J., Udy, D. G., Vance, T. R., Pergaud, J., Dutrievoz, N., Blanchet, J., Kittel, C., Amory, C., Krinner, G., & Codron, F. (2021). Relationship Between Weather Regimes and Atmospheric Rivers in East Antarctica. Journal of Geophysical Research. Atmospheres. doi:10.1029/2021JD035294

Crockart, C. K., Vance, T. R., Fraser, A. D., Abram, N. J., Criscitiello, A. S., Curran, M. A. J., Favier, V., Gallant, A. J. E., Kittel, C., Kjaer, H. A., Klekociuk, A. R., Jong, L. M., Moy, A. D., Plummer, C. T., Vallelonga, P. T., Wille, J., & Zhang, L. (2021). El Niño–Southern Oscillation signal in a new East Antarctic ice core, Mount Brown South. Climate of the Past. doi:10.5194/cp-17-1795-2021

Mottram, R., Hansen, N., Kittel, C., van Wessem, M., Agosta, C., Amory, C., Boberg, F., van de Berg, W. J., Fettweis, X., Gossart, A., van Lipzig, N., van Meijgaard, E., Orr, A., Phillips, T., Webster, S., Simonsen, S., & Souverijns, N. (17 August 2021). What is the surface mass balance of Antarctica? An intercomparison of regional climate model estimates. Cryosphere, 15, 3751–3784. doi:10.5194/tc-15-3751-2021

Le Toumelin, L., Amory, C., Favier, V., Kittel, C., Hofer, S., Fettweis, X., Gallée, H., & Kayetha, V. (2021). Sensitivity of the surface energy budget to drifting snow as simulated by MAR in coastal Adelie Land, Antarctica. Cryosphere, (3595–3614), 15. doi:10.5194/tc-15-3595-2021

Amory, C., Kittel, C., Le Toumelin, L., Agosta, C., Delhasse, A., Favier, V., & Fettweis, X. (2021). Performance of MAR (v3.11) in simulating the drifting-snow climate and surface mass balance of Adélie Land, East Antarctica. Geoscientific Model Development. doi:10.5194/gmd-14-3487-2021

Fettweis, X., Hofer, S., Séférian, R., Amory, C., Delhasse, A., Doutreloup, S., Kittel, C., Lang, C., Van Bever, J., Veillon, F., & Irvine, P. (June 2021). Brief Communication: Reduction of the future Greenland ice sheet surface melt with the help of solar geoengineering. Cryosphere, 15, 3013–3019. doi:10.5194/tc-15-3013-2021

Delhasse, A., Hanna, E., Kittel, C., & Fettweis, X. (2021). Brief communication: CMIP6 does not suggest any atmospheric blocking increase in summer over Greenland by 2100. International Journal of Climatology. doi:10.1002/joc.6977

Donat-Magnin, M., Jourdain, N. C., Kittel, C., Agosta, C., Amory, C., Gallée, H., Krinner, G., & Chekki, M. (2021). Future surface mass balance and surface melt in the Amundsen sector of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. Cryosphere, 15, 571-593. doi:10.5194/tc-15-571-2021

Gilbert, E., & Kittel, C. (2021). Surface melt and runoff on Antarctic ice shelves at 1.5°C, 2°C and 4°C of future warming. Geophysical Research Letters. doi:10.1029/2020GL091733

Hofer, S., Amory, C., Kittel, C., Carlsen, T., Le Toumelin, L., & Storelvmo, T. (2021). The contribution of drifting snow to cloud properties and the atmospheric radiative budget over Antarctica. Geophysical Research Letters. doi:10.1029/2021GL094967

Huot, P.-V., Fichefet, T., Jourdain, N. C., Mathiot, P., Rousset, C., Kittel, C., & Fettweis, X. (2021). Influence of ocean tides and ice shelves on ocean–ice interactions and dense shelf water formation in the D’Urville Sea, Antarctica. Ocean Modelling, 162. doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2021.101794

Huot, P.-V., Kittel, C., Fichefet, T., Jourdain, N. C., Sterlin, J., & Fettweis, X. (2021). Effects of the atmospheric forcing resolution on simulated sea ice and polynyas off Adelie Land, East Antarctica. Ocean Modelling. doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2021.101901

Kittel, C. (2021). Present and future sensitivity of the Antarctic surface mass balance to oceanic and atmospheric forcings: insights with the regional climate model MAR. Unpublished doctoral thesis, ULiège - Université de Liège.
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Kittel, C., Amory, C., Agosta, C., Jourdain, N. C., Hofer, S., Delhasse, A., Doutreloup, S., Huot, P.-V., Lang, C., Fichefet, T., & Fettweis, X. (2021). Diverging future surface mass balance between the Antarctic ice shelves and grounded ice sheet. Cryosphere, 15 (3), 1215-1236. doi:10.5194/tc-15-1215-2021

Verjans, V., Leeson, A. A., McMillan, M., Stevens, C. M., van Wessem, J. M., van de Berg, W. J., Kittel, C., Amory, C., Fettweis, X., Hansen, N., Boberg, F., & Mottram, R. (2021). Uncertainty in East Antarctic firn thickness constrained using a model ensemble approach. Geophysical Research Letters. doi:10.1029/2020GL092060

Wille, J. D., Favier, V., Gorodestkaya, I. V., Agosta, C., Kittel, C., Chowdhry Beeman, J., Jourdain, N. C., Lenaerts, J. T. M., & Codron, F. (2021). Antarctic Atmospheric River Clmatology and Precipitation Impacts. Journal of Geophysical Research. Atmospheres. doi:10.1029/2020JD033788

Hofer, S., Lang, C., Amory, C., Kittel, C., Delhasse, A., Tedstone, A., & Fettweis, X. (15 December 2020). Greater Greenland Ice Sheet contribution to global sea level rise in CMIP6. Nature Communications, 11, 6289. doi:10.1038/s41467-020-20011-8

Fettweis, X., Hofer, S., Krebs-Kanzow, U., Amory, C., Aoki, T., Berends, C., Born, A., Box, J., Delhasse, A., Fujita, K., Gierz, P., Goelzer, H., Hanna, E., Hashimoto, A., Huybrechts, P., Kapsch, M., King, M., Kittel, C., Lang, C., & Zolles, T. (11 November 2020). GrSMBMIP: intercomparison of the modelled 1980–2012 surface mass balance over the Greenland Ice Sheet. Cryosphere, 14, 3935–3958. doi:10.5194/tc-14-3935-2020

Glaude, Q., Glaude, Q., & Kittel, C. (05 May 2020). Comparison Between Surface Melt Days Estimation from a Regional Climate Model and Near-Daily Synthetic Aperture Radar Backscattering. Paper presented at EGU Sharing Geosciences Online.

Delhasse, A., Kittel, C., Amory, C., Hofer, S., van As, D., S. Fausto, R., & Fettweis, X. (12 March 2020). Brief communication: Evaluation of the near-surface climate in ERA5 over the Greenland Ice Sheet. The Cryosphere, 14, 957–965. doi:10.5194/tc-14-957-2020

Donat-Magnin, M., Jourdain, N. C., Gallée, H., Amory, C., Kittel, C., Fettweis, X., Wille, J. D., Favier, V., Drira, A., & Agosta, C. (2020). Interannual variability of summer surface mass balance and surface melting in the Amundsen sector, West Antarctica. Cryosphere. doi:10.5194/tc-14-229-2020

Kittel, C. (December 2019). Projection of the Antarctic surface mass balance by 2100 using MAR. Poster session presented at AGU Fall Meeting 2019, San Francisco, United States - California.

Lippl, S., Friedl, P., Kittel, C., Marinsek, S., Seehaus, T. C., & Braun, M. H. (2019). Spatial and temporal variability of Glacier surface velocities and outlet areas on James Ross island, northern Antarctic Peninsula. Geosciences. doi:10.3390/geosciences9090374

Doutreloup, S., Kittel, C., Wyard, C., Belleflamme, A., Amory, C., Erpicum, M., & Fettweis, X. (12 June 2019). Precipitation Evolution over Belgium by 2100 and Sensitivity to Convective Schemes Using the Regional Climate Model MAR. Atmosphere, 10 (321). doi:10.3390/atmos10060321

Kittel, C. (10 May 2019). Added value of a regional climate model (MAR) for simulating the current surface mass balance of the Antarctic ice sheet compared to a general circulation model (ACCESS1.3). Paper presented at Antarctic Clilmate Symposium, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Delhasse, A., Kittel, C., Amory, C., & Fettweis, X. (12 April 2019). Evaluation of the near-surface climate of the Greenland ice sheet as modelled by the climate model MAR and the ERA-Interim, ERA5 and Arctic System reanalyses. Paper presented at European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2019, Vienna, Austria.

Agosta, C., Amory, C., Kittel, C., Orsi, A., Favier, V., Gallée, H., van den Broeke, M. R., Lenearts, J. T. M., van Wessem, J. M., van de Berg, W. J., & Fettweis, X. (2019). Estimation of the Antarctic surface mass balance using the regional climate model MAR (1979–2015) and identification of dominant processes. Cryosphere. doi:10.5194/tc-13-281-2019

Doutreloup, S., Wyard, C., Amory, C., Kittel, C., Erpicum, M., & Fettweis, X. (17 January 2019). Sensitivity to Convective Schemes on Precipitation Simulated by the Regional Climate Model MAR over Belgium (1987–2017). Atmosphere, 10 (1), 34. doi:10.3390/atmos10010034

Amory, C., & Kittel, C. (2019). Brief communication: Rare ambient saturation during drifting snow occurrences at a coastal location of East Antarctic. Cryosphere. doi:10.5194/tc-13-3405-2019

Kittel, C., Amory, C., Agosta, C., & Fettweis, X. (2019). Added value of the regional climate model MAR for simulating the surface mass balance of the Antarctic ice sheet compared to a global climate model (ACCESS1.3). Poster session presented at EGU General Assembly 2019, Vienna, Austria.

Lambert, M., Kittel, C., Damseaux, A., & Fettweis, X. (2019). Sensitivity of arctic surface temperatures to sea ice thickness changes using the regional climate model mar. Bulletin de la Société Géographique de Liège, 2, 131-137. doi:10.25518/0770-7576.5968

Kittel, C., Amory, C., Agosta, C., Delhasse, A., Doutreloup, S., Huot, P.-V., Wyard, C., Fichefet, T., & Fettweis, X. (07 December 2018). Sensitivity of the current Antarctic surface mass balance to sea surface conditions using MAR. Cryosphere, 12, 3827–3839. doi:10.5194/tc-12-3827-2018

Delhasse, A., Fettweis, X., Kittel, C., Amory, C., & Agosta, C. (2018). Brief communication: Impact of the recent atmospheric circulation change in summer on the future surface mass balance of the Greenland Ice Sheet. Cryosphere. doi:10.5194/tc-12-3409-2018

Fettweis, X., Delhasse, A., Agosta, C., Amory, C., Lang, C., & Kittel, C. (22 June 2018). Interest of a Regional Climate Model for doing future projections over the Greenland Ice Sheet. Paper presented at Polar 2018, Switzerland.

Kittel, C., Amory, C., Agosta, C., Favier, V., & Fettweis, X. (20 June 2018). Modelling the impact of drifting snow on the surface mass balance. Paper presented at POLAR 2018, Davos, Switzerland.

Delhasse, A., Fettweis, X., Kittel, C., & Amory, C. (11 April 2018). Influence of the recent circulation change in summer on future surface mass balance of Greenland ice sheet. Paper presented at European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018, Vienna, Austria.

Amory, C., Kittel, C., & Fettweis, X. (15 December 2017). Observations and modelling od drifting snow occurrences in coastal East Antarctica. Paper presented at AGU fall meeting 2017.

Kittel, C., Amory, C., Agosta, C., & Fettweis, X. (15 December 2017). Sensitivity of the Antarctic surface mass balance to oceanic perturbations. Poster session presented at AGU Fall meeting 2017, New-Orleans, United States - Louisiana.

Amory, C., Kittel, C., Delhasse, A., Agosta, C., & Fettweis, X. (10 December 2017). Interests of using the RCM MAR to downscale CMIP6 outputs. Paper presented at ISMIP6 workshop.

Kittel, C. (17 November 2017). Coupling an atmospheric model to an ocean model to study air-ice-ocean interactions in Antarctica: challenges and applications. Paper presented at 7th Belgium Geography Day, Liège, Belgium.

Kittel, C. (14 September 2017). Sensitivity of the Antarctic surface mass balance to oceanic perturbations. Paper presented at The 2d MAR workshop, Grenoble, France.

Fettweis, X., Box, J., Agosta, C., Amory, C., Kittel, C., Lang, C., van As, D., Machguth, H., & Gallée, H. (25 April 2017). Reconstructions of the 1900–2015 Greenland ice sheet surface mass balance using the regional climate MAR model. Cryosphere, 11, 1015-1033. doi:10.5194/tc-11-1015-2017

Kittel, C. (09 November 2016). Bilan de masse en surface à haute résolution sur le Groenland à l'aide du modèle MAR et d'une technique de régionalisation couplée. Paper presented at Conférence "Nouveaux diplômés en Géographie".

Kittel, C., Lang, C., Agosta, C., Prignon, M., Fettweis, X., & Erpicum, M. (20 April 2016). Very high resolution surface mass balance over Greenland modeled by the regional climate model MAR with a downscaling technique. Poster session presented at European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2016, Vienna, Austria.