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List of publications in Di-Fusion (ULB depository)

Peer reviewed publications


  1. Tollenaar, V., Zekollari, H., Kittel, C. et al. (including F. Pattyn) Antarctic meteorites threatened by climate warming. Nat. Clim. Chang. 14, 340–343 (2024).
  1. Tollenaar, V., Zekollari, H., Pattyn, F., Rußwurm, M., Kellenberger, B., Lhermitte, S., et al. (2024). Where the White Continent is blue: Deep learning locates bare ice in Antarctica. Geophysical Research Letters, 51, e2023GL106285.
  1. Coulon, V., Klose, A. K., Kittel, C., Edwards, T., Turner, F., Winkelmann, R., and Pattyn, F.: Disentangling the drivers of future Antarctic ice loss with a historically calibrated ice-sheet model, The Cryosphere, 18, 653, 2024.
  1. Hanna, E., Topál, D., Box, J.E. et al. (including F; Pattyn) Short- and long-term variability of the Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets. Nat Rev Earth Environ 5, 193–210 (2024).
  1. Wauthy, S., Tison, J.-L., Inoue, M., El Amri, S., Sun, S., Fripiat, F., Claeys, P., and Pattyn, F.: Spatial and temporal variability of environmental proxies from the top 120 m of two ice cores in Dronning Maud Land (East Antarctica), Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 16, 35–58,, 2024.


  1. Koch I, Drews R, Franke S, et al. (including F. Pattyn). Radar internal reflection horizons from multisystem data reflect ice dynamic and surface accumulation history along the Princess Ragnhild Coast, Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica. Journal of Glaciology. 2023:1-19. doi:10.1017/jog.2023.93.
  1. Seroussi, H., Verjans, V., Nowicki, S., Payne, A. J., Goelzer, H., Lipscomb, W. H., Abe-Ouchi, A., Agosta, C., Albrecht, T., Asay-Davis, X., Barthel, A., Calov, R., Cullather, R., Dumas, C., Galton-Fenzi, B. K., Gladstone, R., Golledge, N. R., Gregory, J. M., Greve, R., Hattermann, T., Hoffman, M. J., Humbert, A., Huybrechts, P., Jourdain, N. C., Kleiner, T., Larour, E., Leguy, G. R., Lowry, D. P., Little, C. M., Morlighem, M., Pattyn, F., Pelle, T., Price, S. F., Quiquet, A., Reese, R., Schlegel, N.-J., Shepherd, A., Simon, E., Smith, R. S., Straneo, F., Sun, S., Trusel, L. D., Van Breedam, J., Van Katwyk, P., van de Wal, R. S. W., Winkelmann, R., Zhao, C., Zhang, T., and Zwinger, T.: Insights into the vulnerability of Antarctic glaciers from the ISMIP6 ice sheet model ensemble and associated uncertainty, The Cryosphere, 17, 5197–5217,, 202
  1. Gregov, T., Pattyn, F., & Arnst, M. (2023). Grounding-line flux conditions for marine ice-sheet systems under effective-pressure- dependent and hybrid friction laws. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 975, A6. doi:10.1017/jfm.2023.760.
  1. Frémand, A. C., Fretwell, P., Bodart, J. A., Pritchard, H. D., Aitken, A., Bamber, J. L., Bell, R., Bianchi, C., Bingham, R. G., Blankenship, D. D., Casassa, G., Catania, G., Christianson, K., Conway, H., Corr, H. F. J., Cui, X., Damaske, D., Damm, V., Drews, R., Eagles, G., Eisen, O., Eisermann, H., Ferraccioli, F., Field, E., Forsberg, R., Franke, S., Fujita, S., Gim, Y., Goel, V., Gogineni, S. P., Greenbaum, J., Hills, B., Hindmarsh, R. C. A., Hoffman, A. O., Holmlund, P., Holschuh, N., Holt, J. W., Horlings, A. N., Humbert, A., Jacobel, R. W., Jansen, D., Jenkins, A., Jokat, W., Jordan, T., King, E., Kohler, J., Krabill, W., Kusk Gillespie, M., Langley, K., Lee, J., Leitchenkov, G., Leuschen, C., Luyendyk, B., MacGregor, J., MacKie, E., Matsuoka, K., Morlighem, M., Mouginot, J., Nitsche, F. O., Nogi, Y., Nost, O. A., Paden, J., Pattyn, F., Popov, S. V., Rignot, E., Rippin, D. M., Rivera, A., Roberts, J., Ross, N., Ruppel, A., Schroeder, D. M., Siegert, M. J., Smith, A. M., Steinhage, D., Studinger, M., Sun, B., Tabacco, I., Tinto, K., Urbini, S., Vaughan, D., Welch, B. C., Wilson, D. S., Young, D. A., and Zirizzotti, A.: Antarctic Bedmap data: Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable (FAIR) sharing of 60 years of ice bed, surface, and thickness data, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 15, 2695–2710,, 2023.
  1. Achter, G.V.; Fichefet, T.; Goosse, H.; Pelletier, C.; Haubner, K.; Pattyn, F. Ocean–Ice Sheet Coupling in the Totten Glacier Area, East Antarctica: Analysis of the Feedbacks and Their Response to a Sudden Ocean Warming. Geosciences 2023, 13, 106.


  1. Kazmierczak, E., Sun, S., Coulon, V., and Pattyn, F.: Subglacial hydrology modulates basal sliding response of the Antarctic ice sheet to climate forcing, The Cryosphere, 16, 4537–4552,, 2022.
  1. van de Wal, R. S. W., Nicholls, R. J., Behar, D., McInnes, K., Stammer, D., Lowe, J. A., et al.(including F. Pattyn) (2022). A high-end estimate of sea-level rise for practitioners. Earth's Future, 10, e2022EF002751.
  1. Glaude, Q., F. Pattyn, C. Barbier and A. Orban, "Recent High Spatiotemporal-Resolution Observations and Evolution of Ice-Flow Fields Over the ROI Baudouin Ice Shelf, East Antarctica,"IGARSS 2022 - 2022 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 2022, pp. 3892-3895, doi: 10.1109/IGARSS46834.2022.9884587.
  1. Cavitte, M., Goosse, H., Wauthy, S., Kausch, T., Tison, J., Van Liefferinge, B., Pattyn, F., J. Lenaerts, Claeys, P. (2022). From ice core to ground-penetrating radar: Representativeness of SMB at three ice rises along the Princess Ragnhild Coast, East Antarctica. Journal of Glaciology, 1-13. doi:10.1017/jog.2022.39
  1. Tollenaar, V., H. Zekollari, S. Lhermitte, D.M. Tax, V. Debaille, S. Goderis, P. Claeys, F. Pattyn (2022) Unexplored Antarctic meteorite collection sites revealed throuigh machine learning. Science Advances 8(4), DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abj8138
  1. Durand G, van den Broeke MR, Le Cozannet G, Edwards TL, Holland PR, Jourdain NC, Marzeion B, Mottram R, Nicholls RJ, Pattyn F, Paul F, Slangen ABA, Winkelmann R, Burgard C, van Calcar CJ, Barré J-B, Bataille A and Chapuis A (2022) Sea-Level Rise: From Global Perspectives to Local Services. Front. Mar. Sci. 8:709595. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2021.709595
  1. Pelletier, C., Fichefet, T., Goosse, 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., Vanden Broucke, S., Vanhulle, A., Verfaillie, D., and Zipf, L.: 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, Geosci. Model Dev., 15, 553–594,, 2022.


  1. Fox-Kemper, B., H.T. Hewitt, C. Xiao, G. Ađalgeirsdóttir, S.S. Drijfhout, T.L. Edwards, N.R. Golledge, M. Hemer, R.E. Kopp, G. Krinner, A. Mix, D. Notz, S. Nowicki, I.S. Nurhati, L. Ruiz, J.-B. Sallée, A.B.A. Slangen, and Y. Yu, Contributing Authors including F. Pattyn, 2021: Ocean, Cryosphere and Sea Level Change. In Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Masson-Delmotte, V., P. Zhai, A. Pirani, S.L. Connors, C. Péan, S. Berger, N. Caud, Y. Chen, L. Goldfarb, M.I. Gomis, M. Huang, K. Leitzell, E. Lonnoy, J.B.R. Matthews, T.K. Maycock, T. Waterfield, O. Yelekçi, R. Yu, and B. Zhou (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA, pp. 1211–1362, doi: 10.1017/9781009157896.011.
  1. Van Liefferinge, B. Taylor, D. Tsutaki, S., Fujita, S., Gogineni, P., Kawamura, K., et al. (inlcuding F. Pattyn) (2021). Surface mass balance controlled by local surface slope in inland Antarctica: Implications for ice-sheet mass balance and Oldest Ice delineation in Dome Fuji. Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2021GL094966.
  1. Q. Glaude, S. Lizin, F. Pattyn, C. Barbier and A. Orban, "Crack Propagation and Calving Front Monitoring Using SATO Filter," 2021 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium IGARSS, 2021, pp. 5599-5602, doi: 10.1109/IGARSS47720.2021.9554659.
  1. Nowé, S., Lecocq, T., Caudron, C., Jónsdóttir, K., & Pattyn, F. (2021). Permanent, seasonal, and episodic seismic sources around Vatnajökull, Iceland, from the analysis of correlograms. Volcanica, 135-147. doi:10.30909/vol.04.02.135147
  1. Payne, A. J., Nowicki, S., Abe-Ouchi, A., Agosta, C., Alexander, P., Albrecht, T., et al. (including F. Pattyn) (2021). Future sea level change under CMIP5 and CMIP6 scenarios from the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets. Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2020GL091741.
  1. Edwards, T.L., Nowicki, S., Marzeion, B. et al. (including F. Pattyn) Projected land ice contributions to twenty-first-century sea level rise. Nature 593, 74–82 (2021).
  1. Q. Glaude, D. Derauw, C. Barbier and F. Pattyn, "Fast Azimuthal Displacement Retrieval from TOPSAR Burst Overlapping Interferometry: Application in Dronning Maud Land (Antarctica)," EUSAR 2021; 13th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar, 2021, pp. 1-4.
  1. Q. Glaude, D. Derauw, C. Barbier and F. Pattyn, "The Added-Value of TOPSAR Coherence Tracking for Sentinel-1 Interferometry Over Ice Shelves," EUSAR 2021; 13th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar, 2021, pp. 1-5.
  1. Coulon, V., Bulthuis, K., Whitehouse, P. L., Sun, S., Haubner, K., Zipf, L., & Pattyn, F. (2021). Contrasting response of West and East Antarctic ice sheets to glacial isostatic adjustment. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 126, e2020JF006003.


  1. Kausch, T., Lhermitte, S., Lenaerts, J. T. M., Wever, N., Inoue, M., Pattyn, F., Sun, S., Wauthy, S., Tison, J.-L., and van de Berg, W. J.: Impact of coastal East Antarctic ice rises on surface mass balance: insights from observations and modeling, The Cryosphere, 14, 3367–3380,, 2020
  1. Hubbard, B., Philippe, M., Pattyn, F., Drews, R., Young, T., Bruyninx, C., Bergeot, N., Fjosne, K., Tison, J. (2020). High-resolution distributed vertical strain and velocity from repeat borehole logging by optical televiewer: Derwael Ice Rise, Antarctica. Journal of Glaciology, 66 (258), 523-529. doi:10.1017/jog.2020.18
  1. Sun, S., Pattyn, F., Simon, E., Albrecht, T., Cornford, S., Calov, R., . . . Zhang, T. (2020). Antarctic ice sheet response to sudden and sustained ice-shelf collapse (ABUMIP). Journal of Glaciology, 1-14. doi:10.1017/jog.2020.67
  1. Dunmire, D., Lenaerts, J. T. M., Banwell, A. F., Wever, N., Shragge, J., & Lhermitte, S., Drews, R., Pattyn, F., Hansen, J.S.S., Willis, I.C., Miller, J., Keenan, E. (2020). Observations of buried lake drainage on the Antarctic Ice Sheet. Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2020GL087970.
  1. Bulthuis, K., F. Pattyn, M. Arnst (2019) A multifidelity quantile-based approach for confidence sets of random excursion sets with application to ice-sheet dynamics. SIAM/ASA J. Uncertainty Quantification, 8(3), 860–890.
  1. Q. Glaude, S. Berger, C. Amory, F. Pattyn, C. Barbier and A. Orban (2020) "Empirical Correction of Tides and Inverse Barometer Effect Phase Components from Double Dinsar and Regional Models," IGARSS 2019 - 2019 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Yokohama, Japan, 2019, pp. 2034-2037, doi: 10.1109/IGARSS.2019.8899171.
  1. Drews, R., C. Schannwell, T.A. Ehlers, R. Gladstone, F. Pattyn, K. Matsuoka (2020) Atmospheric and oceanographic signatures in the ice-shelf channel morphology of Roi Baudouin Ice Shelf, East Antarctica, inferred from radar data. JGR Earth Surface 125 (7),
  1. Lhermitte, S., S. Sun, C. Shuman, B. Wouters, F. Pattyn, J. Wuite, E. Berthier, T. Nagler (2020) Damage accelerates ice shelf instability and mass loss in Amundsen Sea Embayment. PNAS 117 (40) 24735-24741.
  1. Seroussi, H., Nowicki, S., Payne, A. J., Goelzer, H., Lipscomb, W. H., Abe-Ouchi, A., Agosta, C., Albrecht, T., Asay-Davis, X., Barthel, A., Calov, R., Cullather, R., Dumas, C., Galton-Fenzi, B. K., Gladstone, R., Golledge, N. R., Gregory, J. M., Greve, R., Hattermann, T., Hoffman, M. J., Humbert, A., Huybrechts, P., Jourdain, N. C., Kleiner, T., Larour, E., Leguy, G. R., Lowry, D. P., Little, C. M., Morlighem, M., Pattyn, F., Pelle, T., Price, S. F., Quiquet, A., Reese, R., Schlegel, N.-J., Shepherd, A., Simon, E., Smith, R. S., Straneo, F., Sun, S., Trusel, L. D., Van Breedam, J., van de Wal, R. S. W., Winkelmann, R., Zhao, C., Zhang, T., and Zwinger, T.(2020): ISMIP6 Antarctica: a multi-model ensemble of the Antarctic ice sheet evolution over the 21st century, The Cryosphere, 14, 3033–3070,
  1. Pattyn, F. and M. Morlighem (2020) The uncertain future of the Antarctic ice sheet. Science 367 (6484): 1331-1335; DOI: 10.1126/science.aaz5487
  1. Goelzer, H., Coulon, V., Pattyn, F., de Boer, B., and van de Wal, R.: Brief communication: On calculating the sea-level contribution in marine ice-sheet models , The Cryosphere, 14, 833–840,, 2020
  1. Hanna, E., F. Pattyn, F. Navarro, V. Favier, H. Goelzer, M.R. van den Broeke, M. Vizcaino, P.L. Whitehouse, C. Ritz, K. Bulthuis, B. Smith (2019) Mass balance of the ice sheets and glaciers - progress since AR5 and challenges. Earth Science Reviews. 201, doi: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2019.102976.


  1. Morlighem, M., Rignot, E., Binder, al. (including F. Pattyn) (2019) Deep glacial troughs and stabilizing ridges unveiled beneath the margins of the Antarctic ice sheet. Nature Geosciences. doi:10.1038/s41561-019-0510-8
  1. Sun, S., T. Hattermann, F. Pattyn, K.W. Nicholls, R. Drews, S. Berger (2019) Topographic shelf waves control seasonal melting near Antarctic ice shelf grounding lines, Geophysical Research Letters 46 (9824-9832),
  1. Levermann, A., Winkelmann, R., Albrecht, T., Goelzer, H., Golledge, N. R., Greve, R., Huybrechts, P., Jordan, J., Leguy, G., Martin, D., Morlighem, M., Pattyn, F., Pollard, D., Quiquet, A., Rodehacke, C., Seroussi, H., Sutter, J., Zhang, T., Van Breedam, J., Calov, R., DeConto, R., Dumas, C., Garbe, J., Gudmundsson, G. H., Hoffman, M. J., Humbert, A., Kleiner, T., Lipscomb, W. H., Meinshausen, M., Ng, E., Nowicki, S. M. J., Perego, M., Price, S. F., Saito, F., Schlegel, N.-J., Sun, S., and van de Wal, R. S. W.: Projecting Antarctica's contribution to future sea level rise from basal ice shelf melt using linear response functions of 16 ice sheet models (LARMIP-2), Earth Syst. Dynam., 11, 35–76,, 2020.
  1. Seroussi, H., Nowicki, S., Simon, E., Abe-Ouchi, A., Albrecht, T., Brondex, J., Cornford, S., Dumas, C., Gillet-Chaulet, F., Goelzer, H., Golledge, N. R., Gregory, J. M., Greve, R., Hoffman, M. J., Humbert, A., Huybrechts, P., Kleiner, T., Larour, E., Leguy, G., Lipscomb, W. H., Lowry, D., Mengel, M., Morlighem, M., Pattyn, F., Payne, A. J., Pollard, D., Price, S. F., Quiquet, A., Reerink, T. J., Reese, R., Rodehacke, C. B., Schlegel, N.-J., Shepherd, A., Sun, S., Sutter, J., Van Breedam, J., van de Wal, R. S. W., Winkelmann, R., and Zhang, T.: initMIP-Antarctica: an ice sheet model initialization experiment of ISMIP6, The Cryosphere, 13, 1441-1471,, 2019.
  1. Bulthuis, K., Arnst, M., Sun, S., and Pattyn, F.: Uncertainty quantification of the multi-centennial response of the Antarctic ice sheet to climate change, The Cryosphere, 13, 1349-1380,, 2019.


  1. Pattyn, F. (2018) The paradigm shift in Antarctic ice sheet modelling. Nature Communications 9 (2728).
  1. Pattyn, F., Catherine Ritz, Edward Hanna, Xylar Asay-Davis, Rob DeConto, Gaël Durand, Lionel Favier, Xavier Fettweis, Heiko Goelzer, Nicholas R. Golledge, Peter Kuipers Munneke, Jan Lenaerts, Sophie Nowicki, Antony J. Payne, Alexander Robinson, Hélčne Seroussi, Luke D. Trusel, and Michiel van den Broeke (2018) The Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets under 1.5°C global warming. Nature Climate Change 8, 1053-1061.
  1. Karlsson, N. B., Binder, T., Eagles, G., Helm, V., Pattyn, F., Van Liefferinge, B., and Eisen, O.: Glaciological characteristics in the Dome Fuji region and new assessment for “Oldest Ice”, The Cryosphere, 12, 2413-2424,, 2018.
  1. Van Liefferinge, B., F. Pattyn, M. Cavitte, N.B. Karlsson, D.A. Young,J. Sutter, O. Eisen (2018) Promising Oldest Ice sites in East Antarctica based on thermodynamical modelling. The Cryosphere 12, 2773-2787.
  1. Goelzer, H., Nowicki, S., Edwards, T., Beckley, M., Abe-Ouchi, A., Aschwanden, A., Calov, R., Gagliardini, O., Gillet-Chaulet, F., Golledge, N. R., Gregory, J., Greve, R., Humbert, A., Huybrechts, P., Kennedy, J. H., Larour, E., Lipscomb, W. H., Le clec'h, S., Lee, V., Morlighem, M., Pattyn, F., Payne, A. J., Rodehacke, C., Rückamp, M., Saito, F., Schlegel, N., Seroussi, H., Shepherd, A., Sun, S., van de Wal, R., and Ziemen, F. A.: Design and results of the ice sheet model initialisation experiments initMIP-Greenland: an ISMIP6 intercomparison, The Cryosphere, 12, 1433-1460
  1. Firas Mourad, Emmanuel Witrant, Frank Pattyn. The Initialization Of Basal Sliding Coefficients For Antarctica, A Lyapunov Based Approach. American Control Conference, Jun 2018, Milwaukee, United States. <hal-01778305>


  1. Nina Kirchner, Eef van Dongen, Evan J. Gowan, Frank Pattyn, Riko Noormets, Martin Jakobsson & Ólafur Ingólfsson (2018) GRANTSISM: An Excel™ ice sheet model for use in introductory Earth science courses,Journal of Geoscience Education, 66:2, 109-120, DOI: 10.1080/10899995.2018.1412177.
  1. Berger, S, R. Drews, V. Helm, S. Sun and F. Pattyn (2017) Detecting high spatial variability of ice shelf basal mass balance, Roi Baudouin Ice Shelf, Antarctica. The Cryosphere, 11, 2675-2690, doi:10.5194/tc-11-2675-2017.
  1. Pattyn, F., L; Favier and S. Sun (2017) Progress in Numerical Modeling of Antarctic Ice-sheet Dynamics. Current Climate Change Reports. DOI 10.1007/s40641-017-0069.
  1. Pattyn, F.: Sea-level response to melting of Antarctic ice shelves on multi-centennial time scales with the fast Elementary Thermomechanical Ice Sheet model (f.ETISh v1.0), The Cryosphere 11, 1851–1878, 2017 doi:10.5194/tc-11-1851-2017.
  1. Drews, R., F. Pattyn, I. Hewitt, F. Ng, S. Berger, K. Matsuoka, V. Helm, N. Bergeot, L. Favier, N. Neckel (2017) Actively evolving subglacial conduits and eskers initiate ice shelf channels at an Antarctic grounding line. Nature Communications. 8, 15228 doi: 10.1038/ncomms15228.
  1. Kawamura, K et al. (including F. Pattyn) (2016) State dependence of climatic instability over the past 720,000 years from Antarctic ice cores and climate modelling. Science Advances 3(2) DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1600446.
  1. Lenaerts, J., S. Lhermitte, R. Drews, S. Ligtenberg, S. Berger, V. Helm, C. Smeets, M. van den Broeke, W.J. van de Berg, E. van Meijgaard, M. Eijkelboom, O. Eisen, F. Pattyn (2017) Meltwater produced by wind-albedo interaction stored in an East Antarctic ice shelf. Nature Climate Change. 7, 58-62, doi:10.1038/nclimate3180.


  1. Favier, L., F. Pattyn, S. Berger, R. Drews (2016) Dynamic influence of pinning points on marine ice-sheet stability: a numerical study in Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica. The Cryosphere. 10, 2623-2635.
  1. Philippe, M., J.-L. Tison, K. Fjřsne, B. Hubbard, H. A. Kjćr, J. T. M. Lenaerts, S. G. Sheldon, K. De Bondt, P. Claeys, and F. Pattyn (2016) Ice core evidence for a 20th century increase in surface mass balance in coastal Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica. The Cryosphere 10: 2501-2516.
  1. Asay-Davis, X.S., S. L. Cornford, G. Durand, B. K. Galton-Fenzi, R. M. Gladstone, G. H. Gudmundsson, T. Hattermann, D. M. Holland, D. Holland, P. R. Holland, D. F. Martin, P. Mathiot, F. Pattyn, and H. Seroussi (2016) Experimental design for three interrelated marine ice sheet and ocean model intercomparison projects: MISMIP v. 3 (MISMIP +), ISOMIP v. 2 (ISOMIP +) and MISOMIP v. 1 (MISOMIP1). Geophysical Model Development (GMD) 9: 2471-2497.
  1. Drews, R., J. Brown, K. Matsuoka, E. Witrant, M. Philippe, B. Hubbard, F. Pattyn (2016) Constraining variable density of ice shelves using wide-angle radar measurements. The Cryosphere 10:811-823.
  1. Callens, D., R. Drews, E. Witrant, M. Philippe, F. Pattyn (2016) Temporally stable surface mass balance asymmetry across an ice rise derived from radar internal reflection horizons through inverse modeling. J. Glaciol. 62(233): 525-534.
  1. Berger, S., L. Favier, R. Drews, J.J. Derwael, F. Pattyn (2016) The control of an uncharted pinning point on the flow of an Antarctic ice shelf. J. Glaciol., 62(231) 37–45.


  1. Durand, G. and F. Pattyn (2015) Reducing uncertainties in projections of Antarctic ice mass loss. The Cryosphere 9, 2043-2055.
  1. Matsuoka, K, R.C.A. Hindmarsh, G Moholdt, M. J. Bentley, H. D. Pritchard, J. Brown, H. Conway, R. Drews, G. Durand, D. Goldberg, T. Hattermann, J. Kingslake, J.T.M.Lenaerts, C. Martín, R. Mulvaney, K. Nicholls, F. Pattyn, N. Ross, T. Scambos, P. Whitehouse (2015) Antarctic ice rises and rumples: their properties and significance for ice-sheet dynamics and evolution. Earth Science Reviews 150, 724-745.
  1. Holland, D., D. Holland and the MISOMIP team (inluding F. Pattyn) (2015). On the Rocks: The Challenges of Predicting Sea Level Rise, EOS, 96, doi:10.1029/2015EO036667.
  1. Pattyn, F., S. Carter and M. Thoma (2015) Advances in modelling subglacial lakes and their interaction with the Antarctic ice sheet. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 374 (2059), 20140296.
  1. Favier, L. and F. Pattyn (2015) Antarctic ice-rise formation, evolution and stability. Geophysical Research Letters 42, doi:10.1002/2015GL064195.
  1. Drews, R., K. Matsuoka , C. Martin, D. Callens , N. Bergeot , and F. Pattyn (2015) Sustained thinning over millennia of an ice rise in Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica.Journal of Geophysical Research (Earth Surface) doi:10.1002/2014JF003246
  1. Callens, D., N. Thonnard, J. Lenaerts, W.J. van de Berg, K. Matsuoka, and F. Pattyn (2015) Mass balance of the Sřr Rondane Glacier System, East Antarctica. Annals of Glaciology 56(70): 63-69.


  1. Lenaerts, J, Brown, J, van den Broeke, M, Matsuoka, K, Drews, R, Callens, D, Philippe, M, Gorodetskaya, I.V., van Meijgaard, E., Tijm-Reijmer, C, Pattyn, F. & van Lipzig, N.P.M. (2014). High variability of climate and surface mass balance induced by Antarctic ice rises. Journal of Glaciology, 60 (224), (pp. 1101-1110)
  1. Callens, D., K. Matsuoka, D. Steinhage, B. Smith, E. Witrant and F. Pattyn (2014) Transition of flow regime along a marine-terminating outlet glacier in East Antarctica. The Cryosphere. 8, 867-875.
  1. Docquier, D., D. Pollard and F. Pattyn (2014) Thwaites Glacier grounding line retreat: influence of width and buttressing parameterizations. J. Glaciol. 60 (220): 305-313.
  1. Thoma, M., K. Grosfeld, D. Barbi, J. Determann, S. Göller, C. Mayer, and F. Pattyn (2014) RIMBAY – a multi-approximation 3D ice-dynamics model for comprehensive applications: model description and examples. Geosci. Model Dev., 7, 1-21.
  1. Feldmann, J, T. Albrecht, C. Khroulev, F. Pattyn, A. Levermann (2014) Resolution-dependent performance of grounding line motion in a shallow model compared to a full-Stokes model according to the MISMIP3d intercomparison. J. Glaciol. 60 (220): 353-360.
  1. Hubbard, B., J.L. Tison, M. Philippe, B. Heene, F. Pattyn, T. Malone, J. Freitag (2013) Ice-shelf density reconstructed from optical-televiewer borehole logging. Geophys. Res. Lett. 40 (22): 5882-5887.
  1. D. Di Nitto, G. Neukermans, N. Koedam, H. Defever, F. Pattyn, J. G. Kairo, and F. Dahdouh-Guebas (2014) Mangroves facing climate change: landward migration potential in response to projected scenarios of sea level rise. Biogeosciences 11, 857-871.


  1. Van Liefferinge, B. and F. Pattyn (2013) Using ice-flow models to evaluate potential sites of million year-old ice in Antarctica. Clim. Past, 9, 2335-2345.
  1. Fischer, H., J. Severinghaus, E. Brooke, E. Wolff, M. Albert, O. Alemany, R. Arthern, C. Bentley, D. Blankenship, J. Chappellaz, T. Creyts, D. Dahl-Jensen, M. Dinn, M. Frezzotti, S. Fujita, H. Gallee, R. Hindmarsh, D. Hudspeth, G. Jugie, K. Kawamura, V. Lipenkov, H. Miller, R. Mulvaney, F. Pattyn, C. Ritz, J. Schwander, D. Steinhage, T. van Ommen, and F. Wilhelms (2013) Where to find 1.5 million year old ice for the IPICS “Oldest Ice” ice core. Climate of the Past 9, 2489–2505.
  1. Pattyn, F. and G. Durand (2013) Why marine ice-sheet model predictions may diverge in estimating future sea-level rise. Geophys. Res. Lett. 40(16): 4316-4320.
  1. Delcourt, C., B. Van Liefferinge, F. Pattyn and M. Nolan (2013) The climate memory of an Arctic polythermal glacier. J. Glaciol. 59(218): 1084-1092.
  1. Hanna, E., F. Navarro, F. Pattyn, C. M. Domingues, X. Fettweis, E. R. Ivins, R. J. Nicholls,C. Ritz, B. Smith, S. Tulaczyk, P. L. Whitehouse, H. J. Zwally (2013) Ice sheet mass balance and climate change. Nature. 498 (7452), 51-59
  1. Nick, F. M., A. Vieli, M. L. Andersen, I. R. Joughin, A. J. Payne, T. Edwards, F. Pattyn, and R. van de Wal (2013) Future sea level rise from Greenland’s major outlet glaciers in a warming climate. Nature 497 (7448), 235-238.
  1. Pattyn, F., L. Perichon, G. Durand, L. Favier, O. Gagliardini, R. Hindmarsh, T. Zwinger, T. Albrecht, S. Cornford, D. Docquier, J. Fuerst, D. Goldberg, G. H. Gudmundsson, A. Humbert, M. Huetten, P. Huybrechts, G. Jouvet, T. Kleiner, E. Larour, D. Martin, M. Morlighem, T. Payne, D. Pollard, M. Rueckamp, O. Rybak, H. Seroussi, M. Thoma, and N. Wilkens (2013) Grounding-line migration in plan-view marine ice-sheet models: results of the ice2sea MISMIP3d intercomparison. J. Glaciol. 59 (215): 410-422.
  1. Drouet, A.S., D. Docquier, R. Hindmarsh, G. Durand, F. Pattyn, O. Gagliardini, T. Zwinger (2013) Grounding line transient response in marine ice sheet models. The Cryosphere, 7, 395-406, doi:10.5194/tc-7-395-2013.
  1. NEEM Community Members - including F. Pattyn (2013) Eemian interglacial reconstructed from a Greenland folded ice core. Nature 493: 489-494. doi:10.1038/nature11789.


  1. Matsuoka, K., J. MacGregor and F. Pattyn (2012) Predicting radar attenuation within the Antarctic ice sheet. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 359-360: 173-183.
  1. Pattyn F., K. Matsuoka, H. Conway, D. Callens, M. Depoorter, D. Docquier, B. Hubbard, D. Samyn, JL. Tison (2012) Radar and ice-core evidence for active ice-ocean interaction under the Roi Baudouin Ice Shelf, East Antarctica. J.Geophys. Res.117, F04008, doi:10.1029/2011JF002154.
  1. MacGregor, J., K. Matsuoka, E. Waddington, D. Winebrenner and F. Pattyn (2012) Modeling the spatial variation of englacial radar attenuation and application to the Vostok flowline. J. Geophys. Res. 117, F03022, doi:10.1029/2011JF002327.
  1. Pattyn, F., C. Schoof, L. Perichon, R.C.A. Hindmarsh, E. Bueler, B. de Fleurian, G. Durand, O. Gagliardini, R. Gladstone, D. Goldberg, G.H. Gudmundsson, P. Huybrechts, V. Lee, F.M. Nick, A.J. Payne, D. Pollard, O. Rybak, F. Saito, and A. Vieli (2012) Results of the Marine Ice Sheet Model Intercomparison Project, MISMIP. The Cryosphere, 6, 573-588, doi:10.5194/tc-6-573-2012.
  1. Thoma, M., K. Grosfeld, C. Mayer and F. Pattyn (2012) Ice flow sensitivity to boundary processes: a coupled model study in the Subglacial Lake Vostok area. Ann. Glaciol. 53(60): 173-180.
  1. Hubbard, B., J.L. Tison, F. Pattyn, M. Dierckx, T. Boereboom, K. Matsuoka, D. Samyn (2012) Optical-televiewer-based identification and characterization of material facies associated with an ice-shelf rift. Ann. Glaciol. 53(60): 53 (60), 137-146.
  1. Nick, F.M., A. Luckman, A. Vieli, C.J. van der Veen, D. van As, R.S.W. van de Wal, A. Hubbard, D. Floricioiu, F. Pattyn (2012) The response of Petermann Glacier to large calving events and its future stability in the context of atmospheric and oceanic warming. J. Glaciol. 58 (208): 229-239.
  1. Matsuoka, K., F. Pattyn, D. Callens, Howard Conway (2012) Radar characteristics of the basal interface across the grounding zone of an ice-rise promontory, East Antarctica. Ann. Glaciol. 53(60): 29-34.


  1. Docquier, D., L. Perichon, F. Pattyn (2011) Representing grounding line dynamics in numerical ice sheet models: Recent advances and outlook. Surveys in Geophysics. doi:10.1007/s10712-011-9133-3.
  1. Pattyn, F. (2011) Antarctic subglacial lake discharges. in M. J. Siegert, M. C. Kennicutt II, and R. A. Bindschadler (Eds.) Antarctic Subglacial Aquatic Environments. Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 192, 2011.


  1. Matsuoka, K., J.A. MacGregor and F. Pattyn, 2010, Using englacial radar attenuation to better diagnose the subglacial environment: A review, Proc. 13th Intl. Conf. on Ground Penetrating Radar, 5 pp., doi:10.1109/ICGPR.2010.5550161.
  1. Calov, R., R. Greve, A. Abe-Ouchi, E. Bueler, P. Huybrechts, J.V. Johnson, F. Pattyn, D. Pollard, C. Ritz, F. Saito, L. Tarasov (2010) Results from the ice sheet model intercomparison project Heinrich event intercomparison (ISMIP HEINO). J. Glaciol. 56 (197): 371-383.
  1. Pattyn, F. (2010) Antarctic subglacial conditions inferred from a hybrid ice sheet/ice stream model. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 295: 451-461.
  1. De Smedt, B., F. Pattyn and P. De Groen (2010) On the use of the unstable manifold correction in a Picard iteration for the solution of the velocity field in higher-order ice-flow models. J. Glaciol. 56 (196): 257-261.
  1. Thoma, M., K. Grosfeld, C. Mayer, and F. Pattyn (2010) Interaction between ice sheet dynamics and subglacial lake circulation: a coupled modelling approach, The Cryosphere 4(1): 1-12.
  1. Pattyn, F., K. Matsuoka, J. Berte (2010) Glacio-meteorological conditions in the vicinity of the Belgian Princess Elisabeth Station, Antarctica. Antarctic Science 22 (1), 79-85, doi:10.1017/S0954102009990344.


  1. Huybrechts, P., O. Rybak, D. Steinhage and F. Pattyn (2009) Past and present accumulation rate reconstruction along the Dome Fuji-Kohnen radio echo sounding profile, Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica. Annals of Glaciology 50(51): 112-120.
  1. F. Pattyn, C. Delcourt, D. Samyn, B. De Smedt and M. Nolan (2009) Bed properties and hydrological conditions underneath McCall Glacier, Alaska, USA. Annals of Glaciology 50(51): 80-84.


  1. F. Pattyn, L. Perichon, A. Aschwanden, B. Breuer, B. de Smedt, O. Gagliardini, G. H. Gudmundsson, R. Hindmarsh, A. Hubbard, J. V. Johnson, T. Kleiner, Y. Konovalov, C. Martin, A. J. Payne, D. Pollard, S. Price, M. Rueckamp, F. Saito, O. Soucek, S. Sugiyama, and T. Zwinger (2008) Benchmark experiments for higher-order and full-Stokes ice sheet models (ISMIP-HOM). The Cryosphere 2(3), 95-108.
  1. Delcourt, C., F. Pattyn, M. Nolan (2008) Modelling historical and recent mass loss of McCall Glacier, Alaska, USA. The Cryosphere 2:23-31.
  1. Pattyn, F. (2008) Investigating the stability of subglacial lakes with a full Stokes model. Journal of Glaciology. 54(185): 353-361.


  1. Huybrechts, P., O. Rybak, F. Pattyn, U. Ruth, and D. Steinhage (2007) Ice thinning, upstream advection, and non-climatic biases for the upper 89% of the EDML ice core from a nested model of the Antarctic ice sheet. Climate of the Past 3(4): 577-590.
  1. Rybak, O,.O., P. Huybrechts, F. Pattyn, and D. Steinhage (2007): Regionalnaya model' dinamiki l'da. Chast' 2. Post-eksperimentalnaya obrabotka dannykh (in Russian: Regional ice-dynamic model. Part 2. Post-experimental processing of data), Materialy Glatsiologicheskikh issledovanii (Data of glaciological studies), 103, 3-10.
  1. Rybak, O.O., P. Huybrechts, F. Pattyn, and D. Steinhage (2007): Regionalnaya model' dinamiki l'da. Chast'1. Opisaniye modeli, postanovka chislennykh eksperimentov i sovremennaya dinamika potoka v oksrestnostiakh stantsii Konen (in Russian; Regional ice-dynamic model. Part 1. Model description, performance of numerical experiments, and present-day ice-flow dynamics around Kohnen station), Materialy Glatsiologicheskikh issledovanii (Data of glaciological studies), 102, 3-11.


  1. Pattyn, F., A. Huyghe, S. De Brabander, and B. De Smedt (2006) The role of transition zones in marine ice sheet dynamics. Journal of Geophysical Research (Earth Surface). 111 (F2): No. F02004, doi:10.1029/2005JF000394
  1. Pattyn F. (2006) GRANTISM: An Excel model for Greenland and Antarctic ice sheet response to climate changes.Computers and Geosciences 32 (3): 316-325, doi: 10.1016/j.cageo.2005.06.020.

2005 and older

  1. Pattyn F., M. Nolan, B. Rabus and S. Takahashi (2005) Localized basal motion of a polythermal Arctic glacier: McCall Glacier, Alaska, USA. Annals of Glaciology 40: 47-51.
  1. Pattyn, F., S. De Brabander and A. Huyghe (2005) Basal and thermal control mechanisms of the Ragnhild glaciers, East Antarctica. Annals of Glaciology 40: 225-231.
  1. Pattyn F. (2004) Comment on the comment by M. J. Siegert on “A numerical model for an alternative origin of Lake Vostok and its exobiological implications for Mars” by N. S. Duxbury et al. Journal of Geophysical Research, 109 (E11004), doi:10.1029/2004JE002329.
  1. Pattyn, F., B. De Smedt and R. Souchez (2004) Influence of subglacial Lake Vostok on the regional ice dynamics of the Antarctic ice sheet: a model study. Journal of Glaciology 50 (171): 583-589.
  1. Souchez, R., D. Samyn, R. Lorrain, F. Pattyn, and S. Fitzsimons (2004) An isotopic model for basal freeze-on associated with subglacial upward flow of pore water, Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L02401, doi:10.1029/2003GL018861.
  1. Pattyn, F. and R. Naruse (2003) The nature of complex ice flow in Shirase Glacier catchment, East Antarctica. Journal of Glaciology 49 (166): 429-436.
  1. Pattyn, F. (2003) A new three-dimensional higher-order thermomechanical ice-sheet model: basic sensitivity, ice-stream development and ice flow across subglacial lakes. Journal of Geophysical Research (Solid Earth), 108 (B8), 2382, doi:10.1029/2002JB002329.
  1. Pattyn, F., B. De Smedt, S. De Brabander, W. Van Huele, A. Agatova, A. Mistrukov and H. Decleir (2003) Ice dynamics and basal properties of Sofiyskiy Glacier (Altai, Russia) based on DGPS and radio-echo sounding surveys. Annals of Glaciology 37: 286-292.
  1. De Smedt, B. and F. Pattyn (2003) Numerical modelling of historical front variations and dynamic response of Sofiyskiy glacier, Altai Mountains, Russia. Annals of Glaciology 37: 143-149.
  1. Pattyn, F. (2002) Transient glacier response with a higher-order numerical ice-flow model. Journal of Glaciology 48(162): 467-477.
  1. Pattyn, F. and D. Derauw (2002) Ice-dynamic conditions of Shirase Glacier, Antarctica, inferred from ERS-SAR interferometry. Journal of Glaciology 48(163): 559-565.
  1. Pattyn, F. (2002) Ice-flow characteristics over a rough bedrock: implications for ice-core interpretation. Polar Meteorology and Glaciology 16: 42-52.
  1. Pattyn, F. (2000) Ice-sheet modelling at different spatial resolutions: focus on the grounding line. Ann. Glaciol. 31: 211-216.
  1. Pattyn, F. (1999) The variability of Antarctic ice-sheet response to the climatic signal. Ann. Glaciol. 29: 273-278.
  1. Pattyn, F. and Decleir, H. (1998) Ice dynamics near Antarctic marginal mountain ranges: implications for interpreting the glacial-geological signal. Annals of Glaciology 27: 327-332.
  1. Pattyn, F. and H. Decleir (1998) The Shirase flow line model: an additional tool for interpreting the Dome-F signal, Polar Meteorol. Glaciol. 12: 104-111.
  1. Pattyn, F. and Van Huele, W. (1998) Power law or power flaw? Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 23: 761-767.
  1. Pattyn, F. (1996) Numerical modelling of a fast flowing outlet glacier: experiments with different boundary conditions, Annals of Glaciology 23: 237-246.
  1. Pattyn, F. and H. Decleir (1995) Numerical simulation of Shirase Glacier, East Queen Maud Land, Antarctica, Proc. NIPR Symp. Polar Meteorol. Glaciol., 9: 88-110.
  1. Pattyn, F. and H. Decleir (1995) Subglacial topography in the central Sřr Rondane Mountains, East Antarctica: configuration and morphometric analysis of valley cross profiles, Nankyoku Shiryo (Antarctic Record) 39 (1): 1-24.
  1. Pattyn, F. and H. Decleir (1993) Satellite monitoring of ice and snow conditions in the Sřr Rondane, Antarctica, Annals of Glaciology 17: 41-48.
  1. Pattyn, F., H. Decleir and Ph. Huybrechts (1992) Glaciation of the central part of the Sřr Rondane, Antarctica : glaciological evidence, in Yoshida, Y., K. Kaminuma and K. Shiraishi (Eds.) Recent Progress in Antarctic Earth Sciences, TERRABUB, Tokyo: 669-678.
  1. Iwata, S., K. Shiraishi, Y. Ebina, N. Matsuoka, T. Toyoshima, M. Owada, H. Hasegawa, H. Decleir and Pattyn, F. (1991) Report on the geomorphological, geological, geodetic, and glaciological fieldwork in the Sřr Rondane Mountains, 1990/91 Summer (JARE-32), Antarctic Record 35(3): 355-401.
  1. Pattyn, F., Ph. Huybrechts and H. Decleir (1989) Modelling glacier fluctuations in the Sřr Rondane, Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica, Zeitschrift für Gletscherkunde und Glazialgeologie, 25(1): 33-47.

Book reviews
Pattyn F. (2007) The Antarctic Subglacial Lake Vostok - Glaciology, Biology and Planetology by I. Zotikov. Journal of Sedimentary Research.

Book editing
Vellinga, P. (2013) Le changement climatique, mythes, réalités et incertitudes. UBLire. Editions de l'université de Bruxelles, P. Bourdeau, F. Pattyn, E. Zaccaď (Eds.)