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David Pollard

Research Professor Emeritus
Earth and Environmental Systems Institute
College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
Pennsylvania State University


  • DeConto, R.M., D. Pollard, R.B. Alley, I. Velicogna, E. Gasson, N. Gomez, S. Sadai, A. Condron, D.M. Gilford, E.L. Ash, R.E. Kopp., D. Li and A. Dutton. 2021. The Paris Climate Agreement and future sea level rise from Antarctica. Nature, 593, 83-89, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-021-03427-0.
  • Han, H.K., N. Gomez, D. Pollard and R. DeConto. 2021. Modeling Northern Hemispheric ice sheet dynamics, sea level change, and solid Earth deformation through the last glacial cycle. J. Geophys. Res.-Earth Surface, 126, https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JF006040.
  • Johnson, J.S., D. Pollard, P.L. Whitehouse, S.J. Roberts, D.H. Rood and J.M. Schaefer. 2021. Comparing glacial-geological evidence and model simulations of ice sheet change since the Last Glacial Period in the Amundsen Sea sector of Antarctica. J. Geophys. Res.-Earth Surface, 126, e2020JF005827, https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JF005827.


  • Choudhury, D., A. Timmermann, F. Schloesser, M. Heinemann and D. Pollard. 2020. Simulating Marine Isotope Stage 7 with a coupled climate-ice sheet model. Clim. Past, 16, 2183-2201, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-16-2183-2020.
  • Cornford, S.L. and 21 co-authors. 2020. Results of the third Marine Ice Sheet Model Intercomparison Project (MISMIP+). The Cryo., 14, 2283-2301, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2283-2020.
  • Gilford, D.M., E.L. Ashe, R.M. DeConto, R.E. Kopp, D. Pollard and A. Rovere. 2020. Could the Last Interglacial constrain projections of future Antarctic ice mass loss and sea-level rise? J. Geophys. Res.-Earth Surface, https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JF005418.
  • Johnson, J.S., S.J. Roberts, D.H. Rood, D. Pollard, J.M. Schaefer, P.L. Whitehouse, L.C. Ireland, J.L. Lamp, B.M. Goehring, C. Rand and J.A. Smith. 2020. Deglaciation of Pope Glacier implies widespread early Holocene ice sheet thinning in the Amundsen Sea sector of Antarctica. Earth Plan. Sci. Lett., 548, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2020.116501.
  • Lee, B.S., M. Haran, R. Fuller, D. Pollard and K. Keller. 2020. A fast particle-based approach for calibrating a 3-D model of the Antarctic Ice Sheet. Annal. Appl. Stat., 14, 605-634.
  • Levermann, A. and 36 co-authors. 2020. 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. Dyn., 11, 35-76.
  • Pollard, D., and R.M. DeConto. 2020. Improvements in one-dimensional grounding-line parameterizations in an ice-sheet model with lateral variations (PSUICE3D v2.1), Geosci. Model Devel., 13, 6481-6500, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-6481-2020.
  • Sadai, S., A. Condron, R. DeConto and D. Pollard. 2020. Future climate response to Antarctic Ice Sheet melt caused by anthropogenic warming. Science Advances 6, 39 eaaz1169, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aaz1169.
  • Sun., S. and 28 co-authors. 2020. Antarctic ice sheet response to sudden and sustained ice shelf collapse (ABUMIP). J. Glaciol. 1<96>14, https://doi.org/10.1017/jog.2020.67.
  • Tsai, C.-Y., C.E. Forest and D. Pollard. 2020. The role of internal climate variability in projecting Antarctica's contributions to future sea-level rise. Clim. Dyn., https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-020-05354-8.


  • Alley, R.B., D. Pollard, B.R. Parizek, S. Anandakrishnan, M. Pourpoint, N.T. Stevens, J.A. MacGregor, K. Christianson, A. Muto and N. Holschuh. 2019. Possible role for tectonics in the evolving stability of the Greenland Ice Sheet. J. Geophys. Res.-Earth Surface, 124, doi.org/10.1029/2018JF004714.
  • Pollard, D. and R.M. DeConto. 2019. Continuous simulations over the last 40 million years with a coupled Antarctic ice sheet-sediment model. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclim. Palaeoecol., 537, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2019.109374.
  • Schloesser, F, T. Friedrich, A. Timmermann, R.M. DeConto and D. Pollard. 2019. Antarctic iceberg impacts on future Southern Hemisphere climate. Nature Clim. Change, doi.org/10.1038/s41558-019-0546-1.
  • Seroussi, H. and 38 co-authors. 2019. initMIP-Antarctica: An ice sheet model initialization experiment of ISMIP6. The Cryo., 13, 1441-1471.
  • Tigchelaar, M., A. Timmermann, T. Friedrich, M. Heinemann and D. Pollard. 2019. Nonlinear response of the Antarctic Ice Sheet to late Quaternary sea level and climate forcing. The Cryo., 13, 2615-2631.


  • Gasson, E.G.W., R.M. DeConto, D. Pollard and C.D. Clark. 2018. Numerical simulations of a kilometer-thick Arctic ice shelf consistent with ice grounding observations. Nature Comm., 9:1510, doi:10.1038/s41467-018-03707-w.
  • Gomez, N., K. Latychev and D. Pollard. 2018. A coupled ice sheet-sea level model incorporating 3D Earth structure: Variations in Antarctica during the last deglacial retreat. J. Clim., 31, 4041-4054.
  • Guan, Y., M. Haran and D. Pollard. 2018. Inferring ice thickness from a glacier dynamics model and multiple surface data sets. Environmetrics, 29:e2460, https://doi.org/10.1002/env.2460.
  • Pollard, D., R.M. DeConto and R.B. Alley. 2018. A continuum model (PSUMEL1) of ice mélange and its role during retreat of the Antarctic Ice Sheet. Geosci. Model Devel., 11, 5149-5172.
  • Pollard, D., N. Gomez, R.M. DeConto and H.K. Han. 2018. Estimating modern elevations of Pliocene shorelines using a coupled ice sheet-Earth-sea level model. J. Geophys. Res.-Earth Surface, 123, doi.org/10.1029/2018JF004745.
  • Richard, Z.D., D. Pollard, L.R. Kump and T.S. White. 2018. Anomalously low δ18O values of high-latitude Permo-Triassic paleosol siderite. Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclim. Palaeoecol., 492, 26-40.
  • Schannwell, C., S.L. Cornford, D. Pollard and N.E. Barrand. 2018. Dynamic response of Antarctic Peninsula Ice Sheet to collapse of Larsen C and George VI ice shelves. The Cryo., 12, 2307-2326.
  • Spector, P., J. Stone, D. Pollard, T. Hillebrand, C. Lewis and J. Gombiner. 2018. West Antarctic sites for subglacial drilling to test for past ice-sheet collapse. The Cryo., 12, 2741-2757.
  • Tigchelaar, M., A. Timmermann, D. Pollard, T. Friedrich and M. Heinemann. 2018. Local insolation changes enhance Antarctic interglacials: Insights from an 800,000-year ice sheet simulation with transient climate forcing. Earth Plan. Sci. Lett., 495, 69-78.


  • Garner, A., M. Mann, K. Emanuel, R. Kopp, N. Lin, R. Alley, B. Horton, R. DeConto, J. Donnelly and D. Pollard. 2017. The impact of climate change on New York City's coastal flood hazard: Increasing flood heights from the Pre-Industrial to 2300 CE. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., early edition, doi/10.1073/pnas.1703568114.
  • Haran, M., W. Chang, K. Keller, R. Nicholas and D. Pollard. 2017. Statistics and the future of the Antarctic Ice Sheet. Chance, 30:4, 37-44.
  • Kopp, R.E., R.M. DeConto, D.A. Bader, C.C. Hay, R.M. Horton, S. Kulp, M. Oppenheimer, D. Pollard and B.H. Strauss. 2017. Evolving understanding of Antarctic ice-sheet physics and ambiguity in probabilistic sea-level projections. Earth's Future, 5, https://doi.org/10.1002/2017EF000663.
  • Pollard, D., N. Gomez and R. DeConto. 2017. Variations of the Antarctic Ice Sheet in a coupled ice sheet-Earth-sea level model: Sensitivity to viscoelastic Earth properties. J. Geophys. Res.-Earth Surface, 122, 2124-2138. doi: 10.1002/2017JF004371.
  • Pollard, D., J.F. Kasting and M.E. Zugger. 2017. Snowball Earth: Asynchronous coupling of sea-glacier flow with a global climate model. J. Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 122, 5157-5171.
  • Ruckert, K.L., G. Shaffer, D. Pollard, Y. Guan, T.E. Wong, C.E. Forest and K. Keller. 2017. Assessing the impact of retreat mechanisms in a simple Antarctic ice sheet model using Bayesian calibration. PLoS ONE, 12(1): e0170052, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0170052.
  • Scambos, T. and 22 co-authors. 2017. How much, how fast? A science review and outlook for research on the instability of Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier in the 21st century. Glob. Plan. Change, 153, 16-34.
  • Simkins, L.M., J.B. Anderson, S.L. Greenwood, H.M. Gonnermann, L.O. Prothro, A.R.W. Halberstadt, L.A. Stearns, D. Pollard and R.M. DeConto. 2017. Anatomy of a meltwater drainage system beneath the ancestral East Antarctic Ice Sheet. Nature Geosc., 10, 691-697.
  • Tsai, C.-Y., C.E. Forest and D. Pollard. 2017. Assessing the contribution of internal climate variability to anthropogenic changes in ice sheet volume. Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, doi:10.1002/2017GL073443.


  • Chang, W., M. Haran, P.J. Applegate and D. Pollard. 2016. Calibrating an ice sheet model using high-dimensional binary spatial data. J. Amer. Stat. Assoc., 111, 57-72.
  • Chang, W., M. Haran, P.J. Applegate and D. Pollard. 2016. Improving ice sheet model calibration using paleoclimate and modern data. Annal. Applied Stat., 10, 4, 2274-2302.
  • DeConto, R.M. and D. Pollard. 2016. Contribution of Antarctica to past and future sea-level rise. Nature, 531, 591-597.
  • Galeotti, S., R. DeConto, T. Naish, P. Stocchi, F. Florindo, M. Pagani, P. Barrett, S.M. Bohaty, L. Lanci, D. Pollard, S. Sandroni, F. Talarico and J.C. Zachos. 2016. Antarctic Ice Sheet variability across the Eocene-Oligocene boundary climate transition. Science, 352, 76-80.
  • Gasson, E., R.M. DeConto and D. Pollard. 2016. Modeling the oxygen isotopic composition of the Antarctic ice sheet and its significance to Pliocene sea level. Geology, 44, 827-830.
  • Gasson, E., R.M. DeConto, D. Pollard and R.H. Levy. 2016. Dynamic Antarctic ice sheet during the early to mid-Miocene. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 113, 3459-3464.
  • Levy, R.H., D.M. Harwood, F. Florindo, R. DeConto, H. von Eynatten, C. Fielding, B. Field, E. Gasson, N. Golledge, G. Kuhn, R. McKay, T. Naish, M. Olney, D. Pollard, F. Sangiorgi, S. Schouten, S. Warny, V. Willimott, and SMS Science Team. 2016. Antarctic Ice Sheet sensitivity to atmospheric CO2 variations during the early to mid-Miocene. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 113, 3453-3458.
  • Pollard, D., W. Chang, M. Haran, P. Applegate and R. DeConto. 2016. Large ensemble modeling of last deglacial retreat of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet: comparison of simple and advanced statistical techniques. Geosci. Model Devel., 9, 1697-1723.
  • Scherer, R.P., R.M. DeConto, D. Pollard and R.B. Alley. 2016. Windblown Pliocene diatoms and East Antarctic Ice Sheet retreat. Nature Commun., 7:12957, doi: 10.1038/ncomms12957.


  • Alley, R.B., S. Anandakrishnan. K. Christianson, H.J. Horgan, A. Muto, B.R. Parizek, D. Pollard and R.T. Walker. 2015. Oceanic forcing of ice-sheet retreat: West Antarctica and more. Ann. Rev. Earth Plan. Sci., 43, 7.1-7.25.
  • Austermann, J., D. Pollard, J.X. Mitrovica, R. Moucha, A.M. Forte, R.M. DeConto, D.B. Rowley and M.E. Raymo. 2015. The impact of dynamic topography change on An tarctic Ice Sheet stability during the mid-Pliocene warm period. Geology, 43, 927-930.
  • Gasson, E., R. DeConto and D. Pollard. 2015. Antarctic bedrock topography uncert ainty and ice sheet stability. Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 5372-5377.
  • Gomez, N., D. Pollard and D. Holland. 2015. Sea level feedback lowers projection s of future Antarctic Ice Sheet mass loss. Nature Commun., 6, 8798, doi:10.1038/ ncomms9798.
  • Koenig, S.J., A.M. Dolan, B. de Boer , E.J. Stone, D.J. Hill, R.M. DeConto, A. A be-Ouchi, D.J. Lunt, D. Pollard, A. Quiquet, F. Saito, J. Savage and R. van de W al. 2015. Ice sheet model dependency of the simulated Greenland Ice Sheet in the mid-Pliocene. Clim. Past, 11, 369-381.
  • Konrad, H., I. Sasgen, D. Pollard and V. Klemann. 2015. Potential of the solid-Earth response for limiting long-term West Antarctic Ice Sheet retreat in a warmi ng climate. Earth Plan. Sci. Lett., 432, 254-264.
  • Ohneiser, C., F. Florindo, P. Stocchi, A.P. Roberts, R.M. DeConto and D. Pollard. 2015. Antarctic glacio-eustatic contributions to late Miocene Mediterranean desiccation and reflooding. Nature Commun., 6, 8765, doi:10.1038/ncomms9765.
  • Pollard, D., R.M. DeConto and R.B. Alley. 2015. Potential Antarctic Ice Sheet retreat driven by hydrofracturing and ice cliff failure. Earth Plan. Sci. Lett., 412, 112-121.
  • Tabor, C.R., C.J. Poulsen and D. Pollard. 2015. How obliquity cycles powered early Pleistocene global ice-volume variability. Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, doi:10.1002/2015GL063322.


  • Briggs, R.D., D. Pollard, and L. Tarasov. 2014. A data-constrained large-ensemble analysis of Antarctic evolution since the Eemian. Quat. Sci. Rev., 103, 91-115.
  • Docquier, D., D. Pollard and F. Pattyn. 2014. Thwaites Glacier grounding-line retreat: Influence of width and buttressing parameterizations. J. Glaciol., 60, 305-313.
  • Gasson, E., D.J. Lunt, R. DeConto, A. Goldner, M. Heinemann, M. Huber, A.N. LeGrande, D. Pollard, N. Sagoo, M. Siddall, A. Winguth and P. Valdes. 2014. Uncertainties in the modelled CO2 threshold for Antarctic glaciation. Clim. Past, 10, 451-466.
  • Holschuh, N., D. Pollard, S. Anandakrishnan and R. Alley. 2014. Evaluating Marie Byrd Land stability using an improved basal topography. Earth Plan. Sci. Lett., 408, 362-369.
  • Koenig, S.J., R.M. DeConto and D. Pollard. 2014. Impact of reduced Arctic sea ice on Greenland ice sheet variability in a warmer than present climate. Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 3933-3942.
  • Levermann, A., R. Winkelmann, S. Nowicki, J.L. Fastook, K. Frieler, R. Greve, H.H. Hellmer, M.A. Martin, M. Meinshausen, M. Mengel, A.J. Payne, D. Pollard, T. Sato, R. Timmermann, W.L. Wang and R.A. Bindschadler. 2014. Projecting Antarctic ice discharge using response functions from SeaRISE ice-sheet models. Earth System Dynamics, 5, 271-293.
  • Tabor, C.R., C.J. Poulsen and D. Pollard. 2014. Mending Milankovitch's theory: obliquity amplification by surface feedbacks. Clim. Past, 10, 41-50.


  • Abbot, D.S., A. Voigt, D. Li, G. Le Hir, R.T. Pierrehumbert, M. Branson, D. Pollard and D. Koll. 2013. Robust elements of Snowball Earth atmospheric circulation and oases for life. J. Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 118, 6017-6027.
  • Ackert, R.P. Jr., A.E. Putnam, S. Mukhopadhyay, D. Pollard, R.M. DeConto, M.D. Kurz and H.W. Borns Jr. 2013. Controls on interior West Antarctic Ice Sheet elevations: inferences from geologic constraints and ice sheet modeling. Quat. Sci. Rev., 65, 26-38.
  • Bindschadler, R.A. and 27 co-authors. 2013. Ice-sheet model sensitivities to environmental forcing and their use in projecting future sea-level (the SeaRISE project). J. Glaciol., 59, 195-224.
  • Briggs, R.D., D. Pollard and L. Tarasov. 2013. A glacial systems model configured for large ensemble analysis of Antarctic deglaciation. The Cryo., 7, 1949-1970.
  • Godderis, Y., S.L. Brantley, L.M. Francois, J. Schott, D. Pollard, M. Deque and M. Dury. 2013. Rates of consumption of atmospheric CO2 through the weathering of loess during the next 100 years of climate change. Biogeosci., 10, 135-148.
  • Gomez, N., D. Pollard and J.X. Mitrovica. 2013. A 3-D coupled ice sheet-sea level model applied to Antarctica through the last 40 ky. Earth Plan. Sci. Lett., 384, 88-99.
  • Levermann, A., P.U. Clark, B. Marzeion, G. Milne, D. Pollard, V. Radic and A. Robinson. 2013. The multimillennial sea-level commitment of global warming. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 110, 13745-13750.
  • Nowicki, S. and 30 co-authors. 2013. Insights into spatial sensitivities of ice mass response to environmental change from the SeaRISE ice sheet modeling project I: Antarctica. J. Geophys. Res. - Earth Surface, 118, 1002-1024.
  • Nowicki, S. and 30 co-authors. 2013. Insights into spatial sensitivities of ice mass response to environmental change from the SeaRISE ice sheet modeling project II: Greenland. J. Geophys. Res. - Earth Surface, 118, 1025-1044.
  • Pattyn, F. and 27 co-authors. 2013. Grounding-line migration in plan-view marine ice-sheet models: results of the ice2sea MISMIP3d intercomparison. J. Glaciol., 59, 410-422.
  • Pollard, D., L.R. Kump and J.C. Zachos. 2013. Interactions between carbon dioxide, climate, weathering, and the Antarctic ice sheet in the earliest Oligocene. Glob. Plan. Change, 111, 258-267.
  • Stocchi, P., C. Escutia, A.J.P. Houben, B.L.A. Vermeersen, P.K. Bijl, H. Brinkhuis, R.M. DeConto, S. Galeotti, S. Passchier, D. Pollard and IODP Expedition 318 scientists. 2013. Relative sea-level rise around East Antarctica during Oligocene glaciation. Nature Geosci., 6, 380–384.
  • Wilson, D.S., D. Pollard, R.M. DeConto, S.S.R. Jamieson and B.P. Luyendyk. 2013. Initiation of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and estimates of total Antarctic ice volume in the earliest Oligocene. Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 4305-4309.


  • Abbot, D.S., A. Voigt, M. Branson, R.T. Pierrehumbert, D. Pollard, G. Le Hir and D.D.B. Koll. 2012. Clouds and Snowball Earth deglaciation. Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L20711, doi:10.1029/2012GL052861.
  • DeConto, R.M., D. Pollard and D. Kowalewski. 2012. Modeling Antarctic ice sheet and climate variations during Marine Isotope Stage 31. Glob. Plan. Change, 88-89, 45-52.
  • DeConto, R.M., S. Galeotti, M. Pagani, D. Tracy, K. Schaefer, T. Zhang, D. Pollard and D. Beerling. 2012. Past extreme warming events linked to massive carbon release from thawing permafrost. Nature, 484, 87-92.
  • Edson, A., J. Kasting, D. Pollard, S. Lee and P. Bannon. 2012. The carbonate-silicate cycle and CO2-climate feedbacks on terrestrial planets orbiting low-mass stars. Astrobiol., 12, 562-571.
  • Gasson, E., M. Siddall, D. Lunt, O. Rackham, C. Lear and D. Pollard. 2012. Exploring uncertainties in the relationship between temperature, ice volume and sea level over the past 50 million years. Rev. Geophys., 50, RG1005, 1-35.
  • Gomez, N., D. Pollard, J.X. Mitrovica, P. Huybers and P.U. Clark. 2012. Evolution of a coupled marine ice sheet-sea level model. J. Geophys. Res.-Earth Surface, 117, F01013, doi:10.1029/2011JF002128.
  • Koenig, S.J., R.M. DeConto and D. Pollard. 2012. Pliocene Model Intercomparison Project Experiment 1: implementation strategy and mid-Pliocene global climatology using GENESIS v3.0 GCM. Geosci. Model Devel., 5, 73-85.
  • Mukhopadhyay, S., R.P. Ackert Jr., A.E. Pope, D. Pollard and R.M. DeConto. 2012. Miocene to recent ice elevation variations from the interior of the West Antarctic ice sheet: Constraints from geologic observations, cosmogenic nuclides and ice sheet modeling. Earth Plan. Sci. Lett., 337-338, 243-251.
  • Pattyn, F. and 18 co-authors. 2012. Results of the Marine Ice Sheet Model Intercomparison Project, MISMIP. The Cryosphere, 6, 573-588.
  • Pollard, D. and R.M. DeConto. 2012. A simple inverse method for the distribution of basal sliding coefficients under ice sheets, applied to Antarctica. The Cryosphere, 6, 953-971.
  • Pollard, D. and R.M. DeConto. 2012. Description of a hybrid ice sheet-shelf model, and application to Antarctica. Geosci. Model Devel., 5, 1273-1295.
  • Siddall, M. and D. Pollard. 2012. How much and how fast will sea level rise over the coming centuries? PAGES (Past Global Changes) news, 20, 1, 31.
  • Tziperman, E., D.S. Abbot, Y. Ashkenazy, H. Gildor, D. Pollard, C.G. Schoof and D.P. Schrag. 2012. Continental constriction and oceanic ice-cover thickness in a Snowball-Earth scenario. J. Geophys. Res.-Oceans, 117, C05016, 12 pp., doi:10.1029/2011JC007730 .


  • Ackert, R.P. Jr., S. Mukhopadhyay, D. Pollard, R.M. DeConto, A.E. Putnam and H.W. Borns Jr. 2011. West Antarctic Ice Sheet elevations in the Ohio Range: Geologic constraints and ice sheet modeling prior to the last highstand. Earth Plan. Sci. Lett., 307, 83-93.
  • Alder, J.R., S.W. Hostetler, D. Pollard and A. Schmittner. 2011. Evaluation of a present-day climate simulation with a new coupled atmosphere-ocean model GENMOM. Geosci. Model Dev., 4, 69-83.
  • Edson, A., S. Lee, P. Bannon, J.F. Kasting and D. Pollard. 2011. Atmospheric circulations of terrestrial planets orbiting low-mass stars. Icarus, 212, 1-13.
  • Floegel, S., G. Parkin, D. Pollard, W.-C. Dullo and T. Wagner. 2011. Simulating zonal scale shifts in the partitioning of surface and subsurface freshwater flow in response to increasing pCO2. Clim. Dyn., 37, 1565-1573.
  • Fyke, J., A. Weaver, D. Pollard, M. Eby, L. Carter and A. Mackintosh. 2011. A new coupled ice sheet/climate model: description and sensitivity to model physics under Eemian, Last Glacial Maximum, late Holocene and modern conditions. Geosci. Model Devel., 4, 117-136.
  • Koenig, S.J., R.M. DeConto and D. Pollard. 2011. Late Pliocene to Pleistocene sensitivity of the Greenland Ice Sheet in response to external forcing and internal feedbacks. Clim. Dyn., 37, 1247-1268.
  • Lee, S., S. Feldstein, D. Pollard and T. White. 2011. Do planetary wave dynamics contribute to equable climates? J. Clim., 24, 2391-2404.
  • Lee, S., T. Gong, N. Johnson, S. Feldstein and D. Pollard. 2011. On the possible link between tropical convection and the Northern Hemispheric Arctic surface air temperature change between 1958-2001. J. Clim., 24, 4350-4367.
  • Mackintosh, A., N. Golledge, E. Domack, R. Dunbar, A. Leventer, D. White, D. Pollard, R. DeConto, D. Fink, D. Zwartz, D. Gore and C. Lavoie. 2011. Retreat of the East Antarctic ice sheet during the last glacial termination. Nature Geosci., 4, 195-202.
  • Masson-Delmotte, V., D. Buiron, A. Ekaykin, M. Frezzotti, H. Gallée, J. Jouzel, G. Krinner, A. Landais, H. Motoyama, H. Oerter, K. Pol, D. Pollard, C. Ritz, E. Schlosser, L. Sime, H. Sodemann, B. Stenni, R. Uemura1 and F. Vimeux. 2011. A comparison of the present and last interglacial periods in six Antarctic ice cores. Clim. Past, 7, 1-27.


  • Bailey, I., C.T. Bolton, R.M. DeConto, D. Pollard, R. Schiebel and P.A. Wilson. 2010. A low threshold for North Atlantic ice rafting from 'low-slung slippery' late Pliocene ice sheets. Paleoceanogr., 25, PA1212, doi:10.1029/2009PA001736.
  • Calov, R., R. Greve, A. Abe-Ouchi, E.L. Bueler, P. Huybrechts, J.V. Johnson, F. Pattyn, D. Pollard, C. Ritz, F. Saito and L. Tarasov. 2010. Results from the Ice Sheet Model Intercomparison Project - Heinrich Event INtercOmparison (ISMIP HEINO). J. Glaciol., 56, 371-383.
  • Godderis, Y., J.Z. Williams, J. Schott, D. Pollard and S.L. Brantley. 2010. Time evolution of the mineralogical composition of Mississippi Valley loess over the last 10 kyr: Climate and geochemical modeling. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 74, 6357-6374.
  • Horton, D.E., C.J. Poulsen and D. Pollard. 2010. Influence of high-latitude vegetation feedbacks on late Paleozoic glacial cycles. Nature Geosci., 3, 572-577.
  • Pollard, D. 2010. A retrospective look at coupled ice sheet-climate modeling. Clim. Change, 100, 173-194.
  • Vacco, D.A., R.B. Alley and D. Pollard. 2010. Glacial advance and stagnation caused by rock avalanches. Earth Plan. Sci. Lett., 294, 123-130.
  • Vacco, D.A., R.B. Alley, D. Pollard and D.B. Reusch. 2010. Numerical modeling of valley glacier stagnation as a new paleoclimatic indicator. Quat. Res., 73, 403-409.
  • Williams, J.Z., J.Z. Bandstra, D. Pollard and S.L .Brantley. 2010. The temperature dependence of feldspar dissolution determined using a coupled weathering-climate model for Holocene-aged loess. Geoderma, 156, 11-19.


  • Naish, T., L. Carter, E. Wolff, D. Pollard and R. Powell. 2009. Chapter 11: Late Pliocene-Pleistocene Antarctic climate variability at orbital and suborbital scale: Ice sheet, ocean and atmospheric interactions. In: Antarctic Climate Evolution, eds. F. Florindo and M. Siegert, Developments in Earth and Environmental Science, vol. 8, Elsevier, pp. 465-529.
  • Naish, T., and 55 co-authors. 2009. Obliquity-paced Pliocene West Antarctic ice sheet oscillations. Nature, 458, 322-328.
  • Pollard, D. and R.M. DeConto. 2009. Modelling West Antarctic ice sheet growth and collapse through the past five million years. Nature, 458, 329-332.
  • Vacco, D.A., R.B. Alley and D. Pollard. 2009. Modeling dependence of moraine deposition on climate history: The effect of seasonality. Quat. Sci. Res., 28, 639-646.


  • DeConto, R.M., D. Pollard, P. Wilson, H. Palike, C. Lear and M. Pagani. 2008. Thresholds for Cenozoic bipolar glaciation. Nature, 455, 653-656.
  • Kump, L.R. and D. Pollard. 2008. Amplification of Cretaceous warmth by biological cloud feedbacks. Science, 320, 195.
  • Pattyn, F. and 20 co-authors. 2008. Benchmark experiments for higher-order and full Stokes ice sheet models (ISMIP-HOM). The Cryosphere, 2, 95-108.
  • USECoS team (E. Hoffman, lead). 2008. Eastern U.S. continental shelf carbon budget: Integrating models, data assimilation, and analysis. Oceanography, 21, 86-104.
  • Zhou, J., C.J. Poulsen, D. Pollard and T.S. White. 2008. Simulation of modern and middle Cretaceous marine d18O with an ocean-atmosphere general circulation model. Paleoceanography, 23, PA3223, doi:10.1029/2008PA001596, 1-11.


  • Alley, R.B., S. Anandakrishnan, T.K Dupont, B.R. Parizek and D. Pollard. 2007. Effect of sedimentation on ice-sheet grounding-line stability. Science, 315, 1838-1841.
  • DeConto, R., D. Pollard and D. Harwood. 2007. Sea ice feedback and Cenozoic evolution of Antarctic climate and ice sheets. Paleoceanography, 22, PA3214, doi:10.1029/2006PA001350.
  • Horton, D.E., C.J. Poulsen and D. Pollard. 2007. Orbital and CO2 forcing of late Paleozoic continental ice sheets. Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L19708, doi:10.1029/2007GL031188.
  • Pollard, D. and R.M. DeConto. 2007. A coupled ice-sheet/ice-shelf/sediment model applied to a marine-margin flowline: forced and unforced variations. In Glacial Sedimentary Processes and Products, eds. M.J. Hambrey, P. Christoffersen, N.F. Glasser and B. Hubbard, International Association of Sedimentologists Special Publication 39, Blackwell Publ., 37-52.
  • Pollard, D. and R.M. DeConto. 2007. Cenozoic variations of the Antarctic Ice Sheet: A model-data mismatch? U.S. Geological Survey open-file report OF2007-1047, Online proceedings of the Tenth International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences, Santa Barbara, California, August 26-31 2007, extended abstract 165. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1047/ea/of2007-1047ea165.pdf.
  • Poulsen, C.J., D. Pollard and T.S. White. 2007. General Circulation Model simulation of the d18O content of continental precipitation in the middle Cretaceous: A model-proxy comparison. Geology, 35, 3, 199-202.
  • Poulsen, C.J., D. Pollard, I.P. Montanez and D. Rowley. 2007. Late Paleozoic tropical climate response to Gondwanan deglaciation, Geology, 35, 771-774.


  • Clark, P.U., D. Archer, D. Pollard, J.D. Blum, J.A. Rial, V. Brovkin, A.C. Mix, N.G. Pisias, and M. Roy. 2006. The middle Pleistocene transition: characteristics, mechanisms, and implications for long-term changes in atmospheric pCO2. Quat. Sci. Rev., 25, 3150-3184.
  • Hyde, W.T., E.L. Grossman, T.J. Crowley, D. Pollard and C.R. Scotese. 2006. Siberian glaciation as a constraint on Permo-Carboniferous CO2 levels. Geology, 34, 421-424.
  • Pollard, D. and J.F. Kasting. 2006. Reply to comment by Stephen G. Warren and Richard E. Brandt on Snowball Earth: A thin-ice solution with flowing sea glaciers. J. Geophys. Res.-Oceans, 111, C09017, doi:10.1029/2006JC003488, 7 pp.
  • Powell, R.D., R.M. DeConto and D. Pollard. 2006. Drilling back to the future. Geotimes, March 2006, 18-22.
  • Yu, Z., D. Pollard and L. Cheng. 2006. On continental-scale hydrologic simulations with a coupled hydrologic model. J. Hydrology,331, 110-124.


  • Chen, M., D. Pollard and E.J. Barron. 2005. Hydrologic processes in China and their association with summer precipitation anomalies. J. Hydrology, 301, 14-28.
  • Chen, M., H. Mao, R. Talbot and D. Pollard. 2005. Changes in precipitation characteristics over North America for doubled CO2. Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L19716, doi:10.1029/2005GL024535, 1-4.
  • Lal, D., A. Jull, D. Pollard and L. Vacher. 2005. Evidence for large century time-scale changes in solar activity in the past 32 Kyr, based on in-situ cosmogenic 14C in ice at Summit, Greenland. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 234, 335-349.
  • Lamptey, B.L., E.J. Barron and D. Pollard. 2005. Simulation of the relative impact of land cover and carbon dioxide to climate change from 1700 to 2100. J. Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 110, D20103, doi:10.1029/2005JD005916, 1-17.
  • Lamptey, B.L., E.J. Barron and D. Pollard. 2005. Impacts of agriculture and urbanization on the climate of the northeastern United States. Glob. Planet. Change, 49, 203-221.
  • Miller, G., J. Mangan, D. Pollard, S. Thompson, B. Felzer and J. Magee. 2005. Sensitivity of the Australian monsoon to insolation and vegetation: implications for human impact on continental moisture balance. Geology, 33, 1, 65-68.
  • Pavlov, A.A., O.B. Toon, A.K. Pavlov, J. Bally and D. Pollard. 2005. Passing through a giant molecular cloud - Snowball glaciations produced by interstellar dust. Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L03705, doi:10.1029/2004GL021890.
  • Pollard, D. and R.M. DeConto. 2005. Hysteresis in Cenozoic Antarctic ice sheet variations. Glob. Planet. Change, 45, 9-21, doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2004.09.011.
  • Pollard, D. and J.F. Kasting. 2005. Snowball Earth: a thin-ice solution with flowing sea glaciers. J. Geophys. Res.-Oceans, 110, C07010, doi: 10.1029/2004JC002525, 1-16.
  • Pollard, D., R.M. DeConto and A.A. Nyblade. 2005. Sensitivity of Cenozoic Antarctic ice sheet variations to geothermal heat flux. Glob. Planet. Change, 49, 63-74.


  • Chen, M., D. Pollard and E.J. Barron. 2004. Regional climate change in East Asia simulated by an interactive soil-vegetation-atmosphere model. J. Climate, 17, 557-572.
  • Herrmann, A.D., M.E. Patzkowsky and D. Pollard. 2004. The impact of paleogeography, pCO2, poleward ocean heat transport and sea level change on global cooling during the late Ordovician. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 206, 59-74.
  • Marshall, S.J., D. Pollard, S. Hostetler and P.U. Clark. 2004. Coupling ice-sheet and climate models for simulation of former ice sheets. In: The Quaternary Period in the United States, eds. A.R. Gillespie, S.C. Porter and B.F. Atwater, Developments in Quaternary Science, Vol. 1, Elsevier Publ., pp. 105-126.
  • Pollard, D. and J.F. Kasting. 2004. Climate-ice sheet simulations of Neoproterozoic glaciation before and after collapse to Snowball Earth. In: The Extreme Proterozoic: Geology, Geochemistry and Climate. Eds. G. Jenkins, M. McMenamin, C. McKay and L. Sohl, Geophysical Monograph 146, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D.C., 91-105.
  • Wang, G., E.A.B. Eltahir, J.A. Foley, D. Pollard and S. Levis. 2004. Decadal variability of rainfall in the Sahel: results from the coupled GENESIS-IBIS atmosphere-biosphere model. Climate Dynamics, 22, 625-637.


  • Alfano, M., E.J. Barron, D. Pollard, B. Huntley and J.R.M. Allen. 2003. Comparison of climate model results with European vegetation and permafrost during Oxygen Isotope Stage Three. Quat. Res., 59, 97-107.
  • Barron, E.J., T.H. van Andel and D. Pollard. 2003. Glacial environments II: Reconstructing the climate of Europe in the last glaciation. In: Neanderthals and Modern Humans in the European Landscape during the Last Glaciation: Archaeological Results of the Stage 3 Project, T.H. van Andel and W. Davies, eds., Chapter 5, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge, UK, 57-78.
  • Chen, M., D. Pollard and E.J. Barron. 2003. Comparison of future climate change over North America simulated by two regional models. J. Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 108, D12, 4348, 10.1029/2002JD002738.
  • DeConto, R.M. and D. Pollard. 2003. Rapid Cenozoic glaciation of Antarctica induced by declining atmospheric CO2. Nature, 421, 245-249.
  • DeConto, R.M. and D. Pollard. 2003. A coupled climate-ice sheet modeling approach to the early Cenozoic history of the Antarctic ice sheet. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 198, 39-52.
  • Herrmann, A.D., M.E. Patzkowsky and D. Pollard. 2003. Obliquity forcing with 8-12x pre-industrial levels of atmospheric pCO2 during the late Ordovician glaciation. Geology, 31, 6, 485-488.
  • Hoaglund, J.R. and D. Pollard. 2003. Corrections to flow equations involving structural strike and dip. Groundwater, 41, 6, 841-846.
  • Huntley, B., M.J. Alfano, J. Allen, D. Pollard, C. Tzedakis, J.-L. de Beaulieu, E. Grugger and W. Watts. 2003. European vegetation during Marine Oxygen Isotope Stage 3. Quat. Res., 59, 195-212.
  • Pollard, D. and E.J. Barron. 2003. Causes of model-data discrepancies in European climate during oxygen isotope stage 3 with insights from the last glacial maximum. Quat. Res., 59, 108-113.
  • Pollard, D. and R.M. DeConto. 2003. Antarctic ice and sediment flux in the Oligocene simulated by a climate-ice sheet-sediment model. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 198, 53-67.
  • van Huissteden, K. and D. Pollard. 2003. Oxygen Isotope Stage 3 fluvial and eolian successions in Europe compared with climate model results. Quat. Res., 59, 223-233.
  • van Huissteden, K., J. Vandenberghe and D. Pollard. 2003. Palaeotemperature reconstructions of the European permafrost zone during Oxygen Isotope Stage 3 compared with climate model results. J. Quaternary Science, 18, 453-464.
  • Williams, D.M. and D. Pollard. 2003. Extraordinary climates of earth-like planets: three-dimensional climate simulations at extreme obliquity. International Journal of Astrobiology, 2, 1-19.
  • Yu, Z., X. Shangguan, D. Pollard and E.J. Barron. 2003. Simulating methane emission from a Chinese rice field as influenced by fertilizer and water level. Hydrol,. Process., 17, 3485-3501.


  • Barron, E.J. and D. Pollard. 2002. High-resolution climate simulations of Oxygen Isotope Stage 3 in Europe. Quat. Res., 58, 296-309.
  • Cosgrove, B.A., E.J. Barron and D. Pollard. 2002. A simple interactive vegetation model coupled to the GENESIS GCM. Global and Planetary Change, 32, 253-278.
  • Mathieu, R., D. Pollard, J.E. Cole, J.W.C. White, R.S. Webb and S.L. Thompson. 2002. Simulation of stable water isotope variations by the GENESIS GCM for modern conditions. J. Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 107, D4, 2-1 to 2-18.
  • Pollard, D. and D.B. Reusch. 2002. A calendar conversion method for monthly mean paleoclimate model output with orbital forcing. J. Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 107, D22, 4615, 3-1 to 3-7, 10.1029/2002JD002126.
  • Williams, D.M. and D. Pollard. 2002. Earthlike worlds on eccentric orbits: excursions beyond the habitable zone. International Journal of Astrobiology, 1, 61-69.
  • Yu, Z., E.J. Barron, B. Yarnal, M.N. Lakhtakia, R.A. White, D. Pollard and D.A. Miller. 2002. Evaluation of basin-scale hydrologic response to a multi-storm simulation. J. Hydrology, 257, 212-225.


  • Bergengren, J.C., S.L. Thompson, D. Pollard and R.M. DeConto. 2001. Modeling global climate-vegetation interactions in a doubled CO2 world. Climatic Change, 50, 31-75.


  • DeConto, R.M., S.L. Thompson and D. Pollard. 2000. Recent advances in paleoclimate modeling: toward better simulations of warm paleoclimates. In: Warm Climates in Earth History, B.T. Huber, K.G. MacLeod and S.L. Wing, eds., Cambridge University Press, 21-49.
  • Doherty, R., J. Kutzbach, J. Foley and D. Pollard. 2000. Fully-coupled climate/dynamical vegetation model simulations over Northern Africa during the mid-Holocene. Climate Dynamics, 16, 561-573.
  • Felzer, B., S. Thompson, D. Pollard and J. Bergengren. 2000. GCM-simulated hydrology in the Arctic during the past 21,000 years. J. Paleolimnology, 24, 15-28.
  • Foley, J.A., S. Levis, M.H. Costa, W. Cramer and D. Pollard. 2000. Incorporating dynamic vegetation cover within global climate models. Ecological Applications, 10, 1620-1632.
  • Levis, S., J.A. Foley and D. Pollard. 2000. Large-scale vegetation feedbacks on a doubled CO2 climate. J. Climate, 13, 1313-1325.
  • Pollard, D. and PMIP participating groups. 2000. Comparisons of ice-sheet surface mass budgets from Paleoclimate Modeling Intercomparison Project (PMIP) simulations. Global and Planetary Change, 24, 79-106.
  • Williams, D.M. and D. Pollard. 2000. Earth-Moon interactions: implications for terrestrial climate and life. In: Origin of the Earth and Moon, R.M. Canup and K. Righter, eds., University of Arizona Press, 513-525.


  • Agustsdottir, A.M., R.B. Alley, D. Pollard and W.H. Peterson. 1999. Ekman transport and upwelling during Younger Dryas estimated from wind stress from GENESIS climate model experiments with variable North Atlantic heat convergence. Geophys. Res. Lett., 26, 1333-1336.
  • Clark, P.U., R.B. Alley and D. Pollard. 1999. Northern hemisphere ice-sheet influences on global climate change. Science, 286, 1104-1111.
  • Joussaume, S., K. Taylor, and 34 others. 1999. Monsoon changes for 6000 years ago: results of 18 simulations from the Paleoclimate Modeling Intercomparison Project (PMIP). Geophys. Res. Lett., 26, 859-862.
  • Levis, S., J.A. Foley and D. Pollard. 1999. Potential high-latitude vegetation feedbacks on CO2-induced climate change. Geophys. Res. Lett., 26, 747-750.
  • Levis, S., J.A. Foley and D. Pollard. 1999. CO2, climate, and vegetation feedbacks at the Last Glacial Maximum. J. Geophys. Res., 104, D24, 31191-31198.
  • Levis, S., J.A. Foley, V. Brovkin and D. Pollard. 1999. On the stability of the high-latitude climate-vegetation system in a coupled atmosphere-biosphere model. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 8, 489-500.


  • Clark, P.U. and D. Pollard. 1998. Origin of the mid-Pleistocene transition by ice-sheet erosion of regolith. Paleoceanography, 13, 1-9.
  • Foley, J.A., S. Levis, I.C. Prentice, D. Pollard and S.L. Thompson. 1998. Coupling dynamic models of climate and vegetation. Global Change Biology, 4, 561-579.
  • Pollard, D., 1998. Book review of 'Ocean-Atmosphere Interaction and Climate Modelling' by B.A. Kagan. Climatic Change, 38, 493-495.
  • Pollard, D., J.C. Bergengren, L.M. Stillwell-Soller, B. Felzer and S.L. Thompson. 1998. Climate simulations for 10000 and 6000 years BP using the GENESIS global climate model. Palaeoclimates - Data and Modelling, 2, 183-218.
  • Sloan, L.C. and D. Pollard. 1998. Polar stratospheric clouds: a high latitude warming mechanism in an ancient greenhouse world. Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, 3517-3520.


  • Felzer, B., S.L. Thompson, D. Pollard and J.C. Bergengren. 1997. PALE modeling simulations of 6,10 and 21 ka BP. PALEo TIMES, vol. V, 4 pp.
  • Pollard, D. and S.L. Thompson. 1997. The climatic effect of doubled stomatal resistance. In: Assessing Climate Change: the Story of the Model Evaluation Consortium for Climate Assessment. W. Howe and A. Henderson-Sellers, eds., Gordon and Breach Science Publ., Chapter 13, 257-271.
  • Pollard, D. and S.L. Thompson. 1997. Climate and ice-sheet mass balance at the last glacial maximum from the GENESIS version 2 global climate model. Quaternary Science Reviews, 16, 841-864.
  • Pollard, D. and S.L. Thompson. 1997. Driving a high-resolution dynamic ice-sheet model with GCM climate: Ice-sheet initiation at 116 Kyr BP. Annals of Glaciology, 25, 296-304.
  • Thompson, S.L. and D. Pollard. 1997. Greenland and Antarctic mass balances for present and doubled CO2 from the GENESIS version-2 global climate model. J. Climate, 10, 871-900.
  • Thompson, S.L. and D. Pollard. 1997. Ice-sheet mass balance at the last glacial maximum from the GENESIS version 2 global climate model. Annals of Glaciology, 25, 250-258.
  • Thompson, S.L. and D. Pollard. 1997. Computational aspects of the GENESIS Earth Systems Modeling project. In: Next Generation Environmental Models and Computational Methods, G. Delic and M.F. Wheeler, eds., Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Philadelphia, 13-20.


  • Bettge, T.W., J.W. Weatherly, W.M. Washington, D. Pollard, B.P. Briegleb and W.G. Strand. 1996. The NCAR CSM Sea Ice Model. NCAR Technical Note TN-425+STR, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado, 25 pp.
  • Foley, J.A., I.C. Prentice, N. Ramankutty, S. Levis, D. Pollard, S. Sitch and A. Haxeltine. 1996. An integrated biosphere model of land surface processes, terrestrial carbon balance, and vegetation dynamics. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 10, 603-628.
  • Foster, J., G. Liston, R. Koster, R. Essery, H. Behr, L. Dumenil, D. Verseghy, S. Thompson, D. Pollard and J. Cohen. 1996. Snow cover and snow mass intercomparisons of general circulation models and remotely sensed datasets. J. Climate, 9, 409-426.
  • Foster, J., R. Koster, H. Behr, L. Dumenil, J. Cohen, R. Essery, G. Liston, S. Thompson, D. Pollard and D. Verseghy. 1996. Snow-mass intercomparisons in the boreal forests from general circulation models and remotely sensed datasets. Polar Record, 32, 199-208.
  • Pollard D. and S.L. Thompson. 1996. PMIP experiments with GENESIS global climate model version 2.0. PALEo TIMES, vol. IV, 3-4.
  • Sloan, L.C., T.J. Crowley and D. Pollard. 1996. Modeling of middle Pliocene climate with the the NCAR GENESIS general circulation model. Marine Micropaleontology, special volume on "Climates and Climate Variability of the Pliocene", 27, 51-61.


  • Barron, E.J., P.J. Fawcett, W.H. Peterson, D. Pollard and S.L. Thompson. 1995. A "simulation" of mid-Cretaceous climate. Paleoceanography, 10, 953-962.
  • Henderson-Sellers, A., B. Henderson-Sellers, D. Pollard, J.M. Verner and A.J. Pitman. 1995. Applying software engineering metrics to landsurface parameterization schemes. J. Climate, 8, 1043-1059.
  • Pollard, D. and S.L. Thompson. 1995. Use of a land-surface-transfer scheme (LSX) in a global climate model: The response to doubling stomatal resistance. Glob. Planet. Change, 10, 129-161.
  • Pollard, D. and S.L. Thompson. 1995. Users' Guide to the GENESIS Global Climate Model Version 2.0, Interdisciplinary Climate Systems Section, Climate and Global Dynamics Division, NCAR, Boulder, Colorado, 93 pp.
  • Stillwell-Soller, L.M., L.F. Klinger, D. Pollard and S.L. Thompson. 1995. The Global Distribution of Freshwater Wetlands. NCAR Technical Note TN-416+STR, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado, 47 pp.
  • Thompson, S.L. and D. Pollard. 1995. A global climate model (GENESIS) with a land-surface-transfer scheme (LSX). Part 1: Present-day climate. J. Climate, 8, 732-761.
  • Thompson, S.L. and D. Pollard. 1995. A global climate model (GENESIS) with a land-surface-transfer scheme (LSX). Part 2: CO2 sensitivity. J. Climate, 8, 1104-1121.
  • Wang, W.-C., X.-Z. Liang, M.P. Dudek, D. Pollard and S.L. Thompson. 1995. Atmospheric ozone as a climate gas. Atmos. Research, 37, 247-256.


  • Hay, W.W., S. Thompson, D. Pollard, K.M. Wilson and C.N. Wold. 1994. Results of a climate model for Triassic Pangaea. Zbl. Geol. Palaont. Teil I, 11/12, 1253-1265.
  • Pollard, D. and M. Schulz. 1994. A model for the potential locations of Triassic evaporite basins driven by paleoclimatic GCM simulations. Glob. Planet. Change, 9, 233-249.
  • Pollard, D. and S.L. Thompson. 1994. Computational aspects of the GENESIS earth systems modeling project. Proceedings of the 14th IMACS World Congress on Computation and Applied Mathematics, vol. 3, W.F. Ames, ed., July 11-15 1994, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 1420-1423.
  • Pollard, D. and S.L. Thompson. 1994. Sea-ice dynamics and CO2 sensitivity in a global climate model. Atmos.-Ocean, 32, 449-467.
  • Wilson, K.M., D. Pollard, W.W. Hay, S.L. Thompson and C.N. Wold. 1994. General circulation model simulations of Triassic climates: preliminary results. In: Pangea: Paleoclimate, Tectonics and Sedimentation during Accretion, Zenith and Breakup of a Supercontinent, G.D. Klein, ed., Special Paper 288, Geological Society of America, Boulder, Colorado, 91-116.


  • Barron, E.J., P.J. Fawcett, D. Pollard and S.L. Thompson. 1993. Model simulations of Cretaceous climates: the role of geography and carbon dioxide. Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc., B341, 307-316.
  • Barron, E.J., W.H. Peterson, D. Pollard and S.L. Thompson. 1993. Past climate and the role of ocean heat transport: model simulations for the Cretaceous. Paleoceanography, 8, 785-798.
  • Bonan, G.B, D. Pollard and S.L. Thompson. 1993. Influence of subgrid-scale heterogeneity in leaf area index, stomatal resistance, and soil moisture on grid-scale land-atmosphere interactions. J. Climate, 6, 1882-1897.
  • Pollard, D., 1993. Book review of `Physics of Climate' by J.P. Peixoto and A.H. Oort. Climatic Change, 23, 191-192.
  • Pollard, D. and S.L. Thompson. 1993. Users' Guide to the GENESIS Global Climate Model Version 1.02, Interdisciplinary Climate Systems Section, Climate and Global Dynamics Division, NCAR, Boulder, Colorado, 58 pp.
  • Robertson, F., E.J. Barron, S. Goodman, D. Fitzjarrald, B. Bishop, J. Christy, S.L. Thompson and D. Pollard. 1993. GENESIS climate model: intercomparisons with multiple climate data bases. Fourth AMS Symposium on Global Change Studies, 17-22 January 1993, Anaheim, CA.


  • Bonan, G.B, D. Pollard and S.L. Thompson. 1992. Effects of boreal forest vegetation on global climate. Nature, 359, 716-718.


  • Pollard, D., I. Muszynski, S.H. Schneider and S.L. Thompson. 1990. Asynchronous coupling of ice sheet and atmospheric forcing models. Annals of Glaciology, 14, 247-251.


  • Pollard, D. 1984. Some ice-age aspects of a calving ice-sheet model. In: Milankovitch and Climate, Part 2, Proceedings of the Milankovitch and Climate Symposium, Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory, December, 1982, A. Berger, J. Imbrie, J. Hays, G. Kukla and B. Saltzman, eds., Reidel Publ., Dortrecht, 541-564.


  • Ingersoll, A.P. and D. Pollard. 1983. Motion in the interiors and atmospheres of Jupiter and Saturn: scale analysis, anelastic equations, barotropic stability criterion. Icarus, 52, 62-80.


  • Pollard, D. 1982. A simple ice sheet model yields realistic 100 kyr glacial cycles. Nature, 296, 334-338.
  • Pollard, D. 1982. A coupled climate-ice sheet model applied to the Quaternary ice ages. Report No. 37, Climatic Research Institute, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 43 pp. Also in J. Geophys. Res., (1983), 88, 7705-7718.
  • Pollard, D., 1982. Ice-age simulations with a calving ice-sheet model. Report No. 39, Climatic Research Institute, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 35 pp. Also in Quat. Res., (1983), 20, 30-48.
  • Pollard, D. 1982. The performance of an upper-ocean model coupled to an atmospheric GCM: preliminary results. Report No. 31, Climatic Research Institute, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 33 pp.
  • Pollard, D. and W.L. Gates. 1982. Diagnosis of the oceanic heat transport implied in an atmospheric GCM simulation. Report No. 32, Climatic Research Institute, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 20 pp.


  • Pollard, D. 1980. A simple parameterization for ice-sheet ablation rate. Tellus, 32, 384-388.
  • Pollard, D., M.L. Batteen and Y.-J. Han. 1980. Development of a simple oceanic mixed-layer and sea-ice model for use with an atmospheric GCM, Report No. 21, Climatic Research Institute, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 49 pp. Also in J. Phys. Oceanogr., (1983), 13, 754-768.
  • Pollard, D., A.P. Ingersoll and J.G. Lockwood. 1980. Response of a zonal climate-ice sheet model to the orbital perturbations during the Quaternary ice ages. Tellus, 32, 301-319.


  • Gierasch, P.J., A.P. Ingersoll and D. Pollard. 1979. Baroclinic instabilities in Jupiter's zonal flow. Icarus, 40, 205-212.
  • North, G.R., L. Howard, D. Pollard and B. Wielicki. 1979. Variational formulation of Budyko-Sellers climate models. J. Atmos. Sci, 36, 255-259 .


  • Pollard, D. 1978. An investigation of the astronomical theory of the ice ages using a simple climate-ice sheet model. Nature, 272, 233-235.
  • Pollard, D. 1978. Barotropic and baroclinic instabilities in Jupiter's zonal flow. Ph.D. Thesis, California Institute of Technology, 159 pp.


  • Kamb, B., D. Pollard and C.B. Johnson. 1976. Rock-frictional resistance to glacier sliding. EOS Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 57, 325.
  • Pollard, D. 1976. A functional for energy balance climate models. G.F.D. Summer Study Program, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 137-149.