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Belart, J. M. C., Magnússon, E., Berthier, E., Gunnlaugsson, Á. Þ., Pálsson, F., Aðalgeirsdóttir, G., Jóhannesson, T. and Björnsson, H. Mass balance of 14 Icelandic glaciers, 1945-2017: spatial variations and links with climate. Frontiers in Earth Science, doi: 10.3389/feart.2020.00163, 2020

Jacquemart, M., Loso, M., Leopold, M., Welty, E., Berthier, E., Hansen, J. S. S., Sykes, J. and Tiampo, K. What drives large-scale glacier detachments? Insights from Flat Creek glacier, St. Elias Mountains, Alaska. Geology, 11(5), 22-27, doi: 10.1130/G47211.1, 2020

Masiokas, M. H., Rabatel, A., Rivera, A., Ruiz, L., Pitte, P., Ceballos, J. L., Barcaza, G., Soruco, A., Bown, F., Berthier, E., Dussaillant, I. and MacDonell, S. A Review of the Current State and Recent Changes of the Andean Cryosphere. Frontiers in Earth Science, 8, 99, doi: 10.3389/feart.2020.00163, 2020


Almeida, P. L., Almar, R., Bergsma, W. E., Berthier, E., Baptista, P., Garel, E., Dada, A. O. and Alves, B. Deriving High Spatial-Resolution Coastal Topography From Sub-meter Satellite Stereo Imagery. Remote Sensing, 11(5), 22-27, doi:10.3390/rs11050590, 2019

Belart, J. M. C., Magnússon, E., Berthier, E., Pálsson, F., Adalgeirsdóttir and Jóhannesson, T. The geodetic mass balance of Eyjafjallajökull ice cap for 1945-2014: processing guidelines and relation to climate. Journal of Glaciology, 65(251), 395-409, doi:10.1017/jog.2019.16, 2019

Berthier, E. and Brun, F. Karakoram geodetic glacier mass balances between 2008 and 2016: persistence of the anomaly and influence of a large rock avalanche on Siachen Glacier. Journal of Glaciology, 65(251), 494-507, doi:10.1017/jog.2019.32, 2019.

Blaszczyk, M., Ignatiuk, D., Grabiec, M., Kolondra, L., Laska, M., Decaux, L., Jania, J., Berthier, E., Luks, B., Barzycka, B. and Czapla, M. Quality Assessment and Glaciological Applications of Digital Elevation Models Derived from Space-Borne and Aerial Images over Two Tidewater Glaciers of Southern Spitsbergen. Heterogeneous influence of glacier morphology on the mass balance variability in High Mountain Asia, Remote Sensing, 11(9), doi:10.3390/rs11091121, 2019

Brun, F., Wagnon, P., Berthier, E., Jomelli, V., Maharjan, S. B., Shrestha, F. and Kraaijenbrink, P. D. A. Heterogeneous influence of glacier morphology on the mass balance variability in High Mountain Asia, Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, in press, doi:10.1029/2018JF004838, 2019

Dehecq, A., Gourmelen, N., Gardner, A. S., Brun, F., Goldberg, D., Nienow, P. W., Berthier, E., Vincent, C., Wagnon, P. and Trouvé, E. Twenty-first century glacier slowdown driven by mass loss in High Mountain Asia. Nature Geoscience, 12(1), 22-27, doi:10.1038/s41561-018-0271-9, 2019

Deschamps-Berger, C., Nuth, C., Van Pelt, W., Berthier, E., Kohler, J. & Altena, B. Closing the mass budget of a tidewater glacier: The example of Kronebreen, Svalbard. Journal of Glaciology, 65(249), 136-148, doi:10.1017/jog.2018.98, 2019

Deschamps-Berger, C., Gascoin, S., Berthier, E., Lacroix, P. and Polidori, L. La Terre en 4D : apport des séries temporelles de modèles numériques d'élévation par photogrammétrie spatiale pour l'étude de la surface terrestre. Revue Française de Photogrammétrie et de Télédétection, 1(221), (PDF), in French, 2019

Dussaillant, I., Berthier, E., Brun, F., Masiokas, M., Hugonnet, R., Favier, V., Rabatel, A., Pitte, P. and Ruiz, L. Two decades of glacier mass loss along the Andes, Nature Geoscience, 12(10), 802-808, doi:10.1038/s41561-019-0432-5, 2019

Menounos, B., Hugonnet, R., Shean, D., Gardner, A., Howat, I., Berthier, E., Pelto, B., Tennant, C., Shea, J., Noh, M.-J., Brun, F. and Dehecq, A. Heterogeneous changes in western North American glaciers linked to decadal variability in zonal wind strength. Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1029/2018GL080942, 2019

Shean, D. E., Joughin, I. R., Dutrieux, P., Smith, B. E. and Berthier, E. Ice shelf basal melt rates from a high-resolution digital elevation model (DEM) record for Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica. The Cryosphere, 13(10), 2633-2656, doi:10.5194/tc-13-2633-2019, 2019


Azam, M. F., Wagnon, P., Berthier, E., Vincent, C., Fujita, K. and Kargel, J. S. Review of the status and mass changes of Himalayan-Karakoram glaciers. Journal of Glaciology, 64(243), 61-74, doi:10.1017/jog.2017.86, 2018

Barandun, M., Huss, M., Usubaliev, R., Azisov, E., Berthier, E., Kääb, A., Bolch, T. and Hoelzle, M. Multi-decadal mass balance series of three Kyrgyz glaciers inferred from modelling constrained with repeated snow line observations. The Cryosphere, 12(6), 1899-1919, doi:10.5194/tc-12-1899-2018, 2018

Berthier, E., Larsen, C., Durkin, W. J., Willis, M. J. and Pritchard, M. E. Brief communication: Unabated wastage of the Juneau and Stikine icefields (southeast Alaska) in the early 21st century. The Cryosphere, 12(4), 1523-1530, doi:10.5194/tc-12-1523-2018, 2018

Blazquez, A., Meyssignac, B., Lemoine, J., Berthier, E., Ribes, A. and Cazenave, A. Exploring the uncertainty in GRACE estimates of the mass redistributions at the Earth surface: implications for the global water and sea level budgets. Geophysical Journal International, 215(1), 415-430, doi:10.1093/gji/ggy293, 2018

Brun, F., Wagnon, P., Berthier, E., Shea, J. M., Immerzeel, W. W., Kraaijenbrink, P. D. A., Vincent, C., Reverchon, C., Shrestha, D. and Arnaud, Y. Ice cliff contribution to the tongue-wide ablation of Changri Nup Glacier, Nepal, central Himalaya. The Cryosphere, 12(11), 3439-3457, doi:10.5194/tc-12-3439-2018, 2018

Cazenave A., Meyssignac B. and the WCRP Global Sea Level Budget Group Global sea-level budget 1993-present. Earth System Science Data, 10(3), 1551-1590, doi:10.5194/essd-10-1551-2018, 2018

Collao-Barrios, G., Gillet-Chaulet, F., Favier, V., Casassa, G., Berthier, E., Dussaillant, I., Mouginot, J. and Rignot, E. Ice flow modelling to constrain the surface mass balance and ice discharge of San Rafael Glacier, Northern Patagonia Icefield Journal of Glaciology, 64(246), 568-582, doi:10.1017/jog.2018.46, 2018

Dussaillant, I., Berthier, E., and Brun, F. Geodetic Mass Balance of the Northern Patagonian Icefield from 2000 to 2012 Using Two Independent Methods. Frontiers in Earth Science, 6, 8, doi:10.3389/feart.2018.00008, 2018

Gilbert, A., Leinss, S., Kargel, J., Kääb, A., Gascoin, S., Leonard, G., Berthier, E., Karki, A. and Yao, T. Mechanisms leading to the 2016 giant twin glacier collapses, Aru Range, Tibet. The Cryosphere, 12(9), 2883-2900, doi:10.5194/tc-12-2883-2018, 2018

Kääb, A., Leinss, S., Gilbert, A., Buhler, Y., Gascoin, S., Evans, S. G., Bartelt, P., Berthier, E., Brun, F., Chao, W.-A., Farinotti, D., Gimbert, F., Guo, W., Huggel, C., Kargel, J. S., Leonard, G. J., Tian, L., Treichler, D. and Yao, T. Massive collapse of two glaciers in western Tibet in 2016 after surge-like instability. Nature Geoscience, 11(2), 114-+, doi:10.1038/s41561-017-0039-7, 2018

Miles, E. S., Watson, C. S., Brun, F., Berthier, E., Esteves, M., Quincey, D. J., Miles, K. E., Hubbard, B. and Wagnon, P. Glacial and geomorphic effects of a supraglacial lake drainage and outburst event, Everest region, Nepal Himalaya. The Cryosphere, 12(12), 3891-3905, doi:10.5194/tc-12-3891-2018, 2018

Vincent, C., Soruco, A., Azam, F., Basantes-Serrano, R., Jackson, M., Kjøllmoen, B., Thibert, E., Wagnon, P., Six, D., Rabatel, A., Ramanathan, A., Berthier, E., Cusicanqui, D., Vincent, P. and Mandal, A. A non-linear statistical model for extracting a climatic signal from glacier mass-balance measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, doi:10.1029/2018JF004702, 2018


Belart, J. M. C., Berthier, E., Magnússon, E., Anderson, L. S., Pálsson, F., Thorsteinsson, T., Howat, I. M., Aðalgeirsdóttir, G., Jóhannesson, T. and Jarosch, A. H. Winter mass balance of Drangajökull ice cap (NW Iceland) derived from satellite sub-meter stereo images. The Cryosphere, 11(3), 1501-1517, doi:10.5194/tc-11-1501-2017, 2017

Brun, F., Berthier, E., Wagnon, P., Kääb, A. and Treichler, D. A spatially resolved estimate of High Mountain Asia glacier mass balances from 2000 to 2016 Nature Geoscience, doi:10.1038/NGEO2999, 10(9), 668-673, 2017.

Gascoin, S., Guðmundsson, S., Aðalgeirsdóttir, G., Pálsson, F., Schmidt, L., Berthier, E. and Björnsson, H. Evaluation of MODIS Albedo Product over Ice Caps in Iceland and Impact of Volcanic Eruptions on Their Albedo. Remote Sensing, 9(5), doi:10.3390/rs9050399, 2017

Rabatel, A., Sirguey, P., Drolon, V., Maisongrande, P., Arnaud, Y., Berthier, E., Davaze, L., Dedieu, J.-P. and Dumont, M. Annual and Seasonal Glacier-Wide Surface Mass Balance Quantified from Changes in Glacier Surface State: A Review on Existing Methods Using Optical Satellite Imagery. Remote Sensing, 9(5), doi:, 2017. Remote Sensing, 9(5), doi:10.3390/rs9050507, 2017

Ruiz L., Berthier, E., Viale M., Pitte P. and Masiokas M. H. Recent geodetic mass balance of Monte Tronador glaciers, North Patagonian Andes. The Cryosphere, 11(1), 619-634, doi:10.5194/tc-11-619-2017, 2017

Sherpa, S., Wagnon, P., Brun, F., Berthier, E., Vincent, C., Lejeune, Y., Arnaud, Y., Kayastha, R. and Sinisalo, A. Contrasted surface mass balances of debris-free glaciers observed between the southern and the inner parts of the Everest region (2007-2015). Journal of Glaciology, doi:10.1017/jog.2017.30, 2017


Azam M. F., Ramanathan A., Wagnon P., Vincent C., Linda A., Berthier E., Sharma P., Mandal A., Angchuk T., Singh V. B. and Jose P. G. Meteorological conditions, seasonal and annual mass balances of Chhota Shigri Glacier, western Himalaya, India. Annals of Glaciology, 57(71), 328-338, doi:10.3189/2016AoG71A570, 2016

Berthier E., Cabot V., Vincent C. & Six D. Decadal region-wide and glacier-wide mass balances derived from multi-temporal ASTER satellite digital elevation models. Validation over the Mont-Blanc area Frontiers in Earth Sciences, 4, doi:10.3389/feart.2016.00063, 2016

Berthier E., Wagnon P., Arnaud Y. & Vincent C. Les glaciers himalayens vont-ils tous disparaître avant 2035 ? La Météorologie, 95, 46-53, doi:10.4267/2042/61617, 2016

Brun F., Buri P., Miles E. S., Wagnon P., Steiner J., Berthier E., E., Ragettli S., Kraaijenbrink P., Immerzeel W. W. and Pellicciotti F. Quantifying volume loss from ice cliffs on debris-covered glaciers using high resolution terrestrial and aerial photogrammetry. Journal of Glaciology, 62(234), 684-695, doi:10.1017/jog.2016.54, 2016

Dehecq A., Millan R., Berthier E., Gourmelen N. and Trouve E. Elevation changes and X-band ice and snow penetration inferred from TanDEM-X data of the Mont-Blanc area IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 9(8), 3870-3882, doi:10.1109/JSTARS.2016.2581482, 2016. (PDF available upon request by email)

Drolon V., Maisongrande P., Berthier E., Huss M. and Swinnen E. Monitoring of seasonal glacier mass balance over the European Alps using low resolution satellite optical images. Journal of Glaciology,62(235), 912-927, doi:10.1017/jog.2016.78, 2016.

Favier V., Verfaillie D., Berthier E., Menegoz M., Jomelli V., Kay J. E., Ducret L., Malbéteau Y., Brunstein D., Gallée H., Park Y.-H. and Rinterknecht V. Atmospheric drying as the main driver of dramatic glacier wastage in the southern Indian Ocean. Scientific Reports, 6, 32396, doi:10.1038/srep32396, 2016.

Köhler A., Nuth C., Kohler J., Berthier E., Weidle C. and Schweitzer J. A fifteen-year record of frontal glacier ablation rates estimated from seismic data. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(23), 12,155-12,164, doi:10.1002/2016GL070589, 2016.

Magnusson E., Belart J. M. C., Pálsson F., Anderson L. S., Gunnlaugsson Á. Þ., Berthier E., Ágústsson H. and Geirsdóttir Á. The subglacial topography of Drangajökull ice cap, NW-Iceland, deduced from dense RES-profiling. Jökull, 66, 1-26, 2016 (PDF)

Marti R., Gascoin S., Berthier E., de Pinel M., Houet T. and Laffly D. Mapping snow depth in open alpine terrain from stereo satellite imagery. The Cryosphere, 10(4), 1361-1380, doi:10.5194/tc-10-927-2016, 2016

Masiokas M. H., Christie D. A., Le Quesne C., Pitte P., Ruiz L., Villalba R., Luckman B. H., Berthier E., Nussbaumer S. U., González-Reyes Á., McPhee J. and Barcaza G. Reconstructing the annual mass balance of the Echaurren Norte glacier (Central Andes, 33.5°?S) using local and regional hydroclimatic data. The Cryosphere, 10(2), 927-940, doi:10.5194/tc-10-927-2016, 2016

Papasodoro C, Royer A, Langlois A and Berthier E. Potential of RADARSAT-2 stereo radargrammetry for the generation of glacier digital elevation models. Journal of Glaciology, 62(233), 486-496, doi:10.1017/jog.2016.44, 2016

Pitte P., Berthier E., Masiokas M, Cabot V, Ruiz L, Ferri Hidalgo L, Gargantini H and Salazar L. Geometric evolution of the Horcones Inferior Glacier (Mt. Aconcagua, Central Andes) during the 2002-2006 surge. Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface, 121(1), 111-127, doi:10.1002/2015JF003522, 2016

Shuman C. A., Scambos T. A. and Berthier E. Ice loss processes in the Seal Nunataks ice shelf region from satellite altimetry and imagery. Annals of Glaciology, 57(73), 94-104, doi:10.1017/aog.2016.29, 2016

Vincent C., Wagnon P., Shea J. M., Immerzel W. W., Kraaijenbrink P. D. A., Shrestha D., Soruco A., Arnaud Y., Brun F., Berthier E. and Sherpa S. F. Reduced melt on debris-covered glaciers: investigations from Changri Nup Glacier, Nepal. The Cryosphere, 10(4), 1845-1858, doi:10.5194/tc-10-1845-2016, 2016


Berthier E. Evolution récente des glaciers. Que nous apprennent les satellites ? Habilitation à Diriger les Recherches, Université Paul Sabatier, PDF (29 Mo, in French), 1st April 2015. Slides of my presentation are also available here (24 Mo, in French)

Brun F., Dumont M., Wagnon P., Berthier E., Azam M. F., Shea J. M., Sirguey P., Rabatel A. and Ramanathan Al. Seasonal changes in surface albedo of Himalayan glaciers from MODIS data and links with the annual mass balance. The Cryosphere, 9(1), 341-355, 10.5194/tc-9-341-2015 (open access), 2015

Cazenave A., Berthier E., Le Cozannet G., Masson-Delmotte V., Meyssignac B. & Salas y media D. Le Niveau de la mer : variations passées, présentes et futures. La Météorologie, 88, 69-82, 2015. (PDF)

Gilbert A., Vincent C., Gagliardini O., Krug J. & Berthier E. Assessment of thermal change in cold avalanching glaciers in relation to climate warming. Geophysical Research Letters, 10.1002/2015GL064838, 2015

Kääb A., Treichler D., Nuth C. & Berthier E. Contending estimates of 2003-2008 glacier mass balance over the Pamir-Karakoram-Himalaya. The Cryosphere, 9(2), 557-564, 10.5194/tc-9-557-2015 (open access), 2015

Lacroix P., Berthier E., and Taipe, E. Earthquake-driven acceleration of slow-moving landslides in the Colca valley, Peru, detected from Pléiades images. Remote Sensing of Environment, 165, 148-158, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2015.05.010, 2015

Masiokas M., Delgado S., Pitte P., Berthier E., Villalba R., Skvarca P., Ruiz L., Ukita J., Yamanokuchi T., Tadono T., Marinsek S., Couvreux F. and Zalazar L. Inventory and recent changes of small glaciers on the northeast margin of the South Patagonian Icefield, Argentina. Journal of Glaciology, 61(227), 511-523, 2015 (PDF)

Papasodoro C., Berthier E., Royer A., Zdanowicz C. & Langlois A. Area, elevation and mass changes of the two southernmost ice caps of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago between 1952 and 2014. The Cryosphere, 9(4), 1535-1550, 10.5194/tc-9-1535-2015 (open access), 2015

Paul F., Bolch T., Kääb A., Nagler T., Nuth C., Scharrer K., Shepherd A., Strozzi T., Ticconi F., Bhambri R., Berthier E., Bevan S., Gourmelen N., Heid T., Jeong S., Kunz M., Laucknes T., Luckman A., Merryman Boncori J. P., Moholdt G., Muir A., Neelmeijer J., Rankl M., VanLooy J. A. and Van Niel T. The glaciers climate change initiative: Methods for creating glacier area, elevation change and velocity products. Remote Sensing of Environment, 162, 408-426, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2013.07.043, 2015

Ruiz L., Berthier E., Masiokas M., Pitte P. and Villalba R. First surface velocity maps for glaciers of Monte Tronador, North Patagonian Andes, derived from sequential Pleiades satellite images. Journal of Glaciology, 61(229), 908-922, 2015 (PDF)


Berthier E., Vincent C., Magnússon E., Gunnlaugsson Á. Þ., Pitte P., Le Meur E., Masiokas M., Ruiz L., Pálsson F., Belart J. M. C. and Wagnon P. Glacier topography and elevation changes derived from Pléiades sub-meter stereo images, The Cryosphere, 8(6), 2275-2291, doi: 10.5194/tc-8-2275-2014 (open access), 2014

Scambos T. A., Berthier E., Haran T., Shuman C. A., Cook A. J., Ligtenberg S. R. M. and Bohlander J. Detailed ice loss pattern in the northern Antarctic Peninsula: widespread decline driven by ice front retreats, The Cryosphere, 8(6), 2135-2145, doi: 10.5194/tc-8-2135-2014 (open access), 2014

Le Meur E, Sacchettini M, Garambois S, Berthier E, Drouet AS, Durand G, Young D, Greenbaum JS, Holt JW, Blankenship DD, Rignot E, Mouginot J, Gim Y, Kirchner D, de Fleurian B, Gagliardini O and Gillet-Chaulet F. Two independent methods for mapping the grounding line of an outlet glacier - an example from the Astrolabe Glacier, Terre Adélie, Antarctica. The Cryosphere, 8(4), 1331-1346, doi: doi:10.5194/tc-8-1331-2014 (open access), 2014

Nield G.A., Barletta V.R., Bordoni A., King M.A., Whitehouse P.L., Clarke P.J., Domack E.W., Scambos T.A. & Berthier E.. Rapid bedrock uplift in the Antarctic Peninsula explained by viscoelastic response to recent ice unloading Earth Planetary Science Letters, 397, 32-41, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2014.04.019 (free access), 2014

Flament T., Berthier E., & Rémy F. Cascading water underneath Wilkes Land, East Antarctic Ice Sheet, observed using altimetry and digital elevation models The Cryosphere, 8(2), 673-687, doi: 10.5194/tc-8-673-2014 (open access), 2014

Cazenave A., Dieng H., Meyssignac B., Von Schuckmann K., Decharme B. & Berthier E.. The rate of sea-level rise Nature Climate Change, doi: 10.1038/NCLIMATE2159, 2014

Das I., Hock R., Berthier E., & Lingle C. 21st century increase in glacier mass loss in the Wrangell Mountains, Alaska from airborne laser altimetry and satellite stereo-imagery Journal of Glaciology, 60(220), 283-293, doi: 10.3189/2014JoG13J119, 2014

Vincent C., Harter M., Gilbert A., Berthier E., & Six D. Future fluctuations of the Mer de Glace (French Alps) assessed using a parameterized model calibrated with past thickness changes Annals of Glaciology, 55(66), 15-24, doi: 10.3189/2014AoG66A050, 2014


Björnsson H., Pálsson F., Guðmundsson S., Magnusson E., Aðalgeirsdóttir G., Jóhannesson T., Berthier E., Sigurðsson O. & Thorsteinsson T. Contribution of Icelandic ice caps to sea level rise: trends and variability since the Little Ice Age, Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 1-5, doi: 10.1002/grl.50278, 2013 (Abstract & PDF)

Clarke G.K.C., Anslow F., Jarosch A., Radic V., Menounos B., Bolch T. and Berthier E. Ice volume and subglacial topography for western Canadian glaciers from mass balance fields, thinning rates, and a bed stress model, Journal of Climate, 26(12), 4282-4303, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00513.1, 2013 (PDF)

Gardelle J., Berthier E., Arnaud Y. & Kääb, A. Region-wide glacier mass balances over the Pamir - Karakoram - Himalaya during 1999-2011. The Cryosphere, 7, 1263-1286, doi: 10.5194/tc-7-1263-2013 (Open Access), 2013.

Gardner A. S., Moholdt G., Cogley J. G., Wouters B., Arendt A. A., Wahr J., Berthier E., Hock R., Pfeffer W. T., Kaser G., Ligtenberg S. R. M., Bolch T., Sharp M. J., Hagen J. O., van den Broeke M. R.& Paul F. A Reconciled Estimate of Glacier Contributions to Sea Level Rise: 2003 to 2009, Science, 340, 852-857, doi: 10.1126/science.1234532, 2013 (Abstract & PDF)

Gardner A.S., Cogley J.G., Berthier E., Kaser G. Take more care over glacier facts. Nature (correspondance, editorial material), 504(7478), 33, doi: 10.1038/504033a, 2013 (PDF)

Johannesson T., Bjornsson H., Magnusson E., Gudmundsson S., Palsson F., Sigurdsson O., Thorsteinsson T. and Berthier E. Ice-volume changes, bias-estimation of mass-balance measurements and changes in subglacial lakes derived by LiDAR-mapping of the surface of Icelandic glaciers. Annals of Glaciology, 54(63), 63-74, doi: 10.3189/2013AoG63A422. 2013 (PDF)

Lacroix P., Zavala B. Berthier E. & Audin L. Supervised Method of Landslide Inventory Using Panchromatic SPOT5 Images and Application to the Earthquake-Triggered Landslides of Pisco (Peru, 2007, Mw8.0), Remote Sensing, 5(6), 2590-2616, doi: 10.3390/rs5062590, 2013 (Open Access).

Paul F., Barrand N. E., Berthier E., Bolch T., Casey K., Frey H., Joshi S. P., Konovalov V., Le Bris R., Moelg N., Nuth C., Pope A., Racoviteanu A., Rastner P., Raup B., Scharrer K., Steffen S. and Winswold S. On the accuracy of glacier outlines derived from remote sensing data, Annals of Glaciology, 54(63), 171-182, doi: 10.3189/2013AoG63A296. 2013 (PDF)

Vincent C., Ramanathan A., Wagnon P., Dobhal D. P., Linda A., Berthier E., Sharma P., Arnaud Y., Azam M. F., Jose P. G. & Gardelle J. Balanced conditions or slight mass gain of glaciers in Lahaul and Spiti region (Northern Indian Himalaya) during the nineties preceded recent mass loss, The Cryosphere, 7(2), 569-582, doi: 10.5194/tc-7-569-2013 (Open Access), 2013 .

Wagnon P., Vincent C., Arnaud Y., Berthier E., Vuillermoz E., Gruber S., Ménégoz M., Gilbert A., Dumont M., Shea J., Stumm D., and Pokhrel B. K. Seasonal and annual mass balances of Mera and Pokalde glaciers (Nepal Himalaya) since 2007. The Cryosphere, 7(6), 1769-1786, doi: 10.5194/tc-7-1769-2013 (Open Access), 2013.


Azam M.F., Wagnon P., Ramanathan A., Vincent C., Sharma P., Arnaud Y., Linda A., Pottakal J., Chevallier P., Singh V.B. & Berthier E. From balance to imbalance: a shift in the dynamic behaviour of Chhota Shigri Glacier (Western Himalaya, India) Journal of Glaciology, 58(208), 315-324, 2012. (Abstract & PDF)

Berthier E., Scambos T.A. & Shuman C.A. Mass loss of Larsen B tributary glaciers (Antarctic Peninsula) unabated since 2002. Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L13501, doi:10.1029/2012GL051755, 2012. (Abstract & PDF)

Berthier E. & Vincent C. Relative contribution of surface mass balance and ice flux changes to the accelerated thinning of the Mer de Glace (Alps) over 1979-2008 Journal of Glaciology, 58(209), 501-512. (Abstract, PDF & Talk)

Gardelle J., Berthier E. & Arnaud Y. Slight mass gain of Karakoram glaciers in the early 21st century. Nature Geoscience, 5(5), 322-325, doi: 10.1038/ngeo1450, 2012. (Abstract & PDF). Highlighted among Top-10 papers in the 5-yr (2008-2012) anniversary issue of Nature Geoscience.

Gardelle J., Berthier E. & Arnaud Y. Impact of resolution and radar penetration on glacier elevation changes computed from DEM differencing. Journal of Glaciology, 58(208), 419-422, 2012. (PDF) & (paper available on the IGS website)

Kääb A., Berthier E., Nuth C., Gardelle J. & Arnaud Y. Contrasting patterns of early twenty-first-century glacier mass change in the Himalayas. Nature, 488(7412), 495-498, doi: 10.1038/nature11324, 2012. (Abstract)

Palsson F., Gudmundsson Sv., Bjornsson H., Berthier E., Magnusson E., Gudmundsson Sn. and Haraldsson, H. Mass and volume changes of Langjökull ice cap, Iceland, ~1890 to 2009, deduced from old maps, satellite images and in situ mass balance measurements. Jökull, 62, 81-96, 2012. Write me if you want a reprint.

Rémy F., Berthier E. Les glaces polaires fondent de plus en plus. Les dossiers de La Recherche, 51, 18-22, 2012. (PDF)


Aðalgeirsdóttir G., Guðmundsson S., Björnsson H., Pálsson F., Jóhannesson T., Hannesdóttir H., Sigurðsson S. Þ. & Berthier E. Modelling the 20th and 21st century evolution of Hoffellsjökull glacier, SE-Vatnajökull, Iceland The Cryosphere, 5(4), 961-975, 2011. (PDF)

Berthier E., Vincent C., Durand G .& Krinner G. Bilan de masse des glaciers et des calottes polaires. Jeandel C. & Mosseri R. (Eds.): Le climat à découvert. Outils et méthodes en recherche climatique. CNRS Edition, 2011. (pdf).

Berthier E. Thinning of glaciers. Singh V. P., Singh P. & Haritashya U.K. (Eds.): Encyclopedia of Snow, Ice and Glaciers. Springer, 1169-1172, 2011. (text available upon request).

Gardelle J., Arnaud Y. & Berthier E. Contrasted evolution of glacial lakes along the Hindu Kush Himalaya mountain range between 1990 and 2009. Global & Planetary Changes, 75(1-2), 47-55, 2011. (Abstract & PDF)

Gudmundsson S., Björnsson H., Magnússon E., Berthier E., Pálsson F., Gudmundsson M.T., Högnadóttir T. & Dall J. Response of Eyjafjallajökull, Torfajökull and Tindfjallajökull ice caps in Iceland to regional warming, deduced by remote sensing. Polar Research, 30(7282), 2011. (PDF) & (Journal website)

Shuman C.A., Berthier E. & Scambos T.A. 2001-2009 elevation and mass losses in the Larsen A and B embayments, Antarctic Peninsula. Journal of Glaciology, 57(204), 737-754, 2011. (Abstract & PDF)

Scambos T.A., Berthier E. & Shuman C.A. The triggering of sub-glacial lake drainage during the rapid glacier drawdown: Crane Glacier, Antarctic Peninsula. Annals of Glaciology, 52(59), 74-82, 2011. (PDF) & (IGS website)

Toutin T., Schmitt C., Berthier E. & Clavet D. DEM generation over ice fields in the Canadian Arctic with along-track SPOT5 HRS stereo data. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 37(4), 429-438, doi: 10.5589/m11-052, 2011. (CJRS website)


Berthier E. Volume loss from Bering Glacier (Alaska), 1972 - 2003: comment on Muskett and others (2009). Journal of Glaciology, 56(197), 555-557, 2010. (pdf)

Berthier E., Schiefer E., Clarke G.K.C., Menounos B. & Remy, F. Contribution of Alaskan glaciers to sea-level rise derived from satellite imagery. Nature Geoscience, 3(2), 92-95, doi: 10.1038/ngeo737, 2010. (Abstract & PDF & TALK)

Cazenave A., Berthier E. La montée des océans : jusqu'où ? Pour La Science, 388, 20-27, 2010. (PDF)


Berthier E., Le Bris R., Mabileau L., Testut L., & Rémy F. Ice wastage on the Kerguelen Islands (49S, 69E) between 1963 and 2006. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, F03005, doi: 10.1029/2008JF001192, 2009. (Abstract & PDF)

Clarke G. K. C., Berthier E., Schoof C. G. & Jarosch A. H. Neural networks applied to estimating subglacial topography and glacier volume. Journal of Climate, 22(9), 2146-2160, doi: 10.1175/2008JCLI2572.1, 2009. (pdf)

Cazenave A., DoMinh K., Guinehut S., Berthier E., Llovel W., Ramillien G., Ablain M., & Larnicol G. Sea level budget over 2003-2008: a reevaluation from GRACE space gravimetry, satellite altimetry and Argo. Global & Planetary Changes, 65(1-2), 83-88, doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2008.10.004, 2009. (pdf)

Korona J., Berthier E., Bernard M., Rémy F. & Thouvenot E. SPIRIT. SPOT 5 stereoscopic survey of Polar Ice: Reference Images and Topographies during the fourth International Polar Year (2007-2009). ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing, 64, 204-212, doi: 10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2008.10.005, 2009. (pdf). Selected Paper of the Year 2009 by ISPRS editors.

Memin A., Rogister Y., Hinderer J., Llubes M., Berthier E. & Boy J.-P. Ground deformation and gravity variations modelled from present-day ice thinning in the vicinity of glaciers. Journal of Geodynamics, 48(3-5), 195-203, doi: 10.1016/j.jog.2009.09.006, 2009. (elsevier website)

Tahayt A., Feigl K. L., Mourabit T., Rigo A., Reilinger R., McClusky S., Fadil A., Berthier E., Dorbath L., Serroukh M., Gomez F. & Ben Sari D, The Al Hoceima (Morocco) earthquake of 24 February 2004, analysis and interpretation of data from ENVISAT ASAR and SPOT5 validated by ground-based observations. Remote Sensing of Environment, 113(2), 306-316, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2008.09.015, 2009. (pdf)


Berthier E., Toutin T., SPOT5-HRS digital elevation models and the monitoring of glacier elevation changes in North-West Canada and South-East Alaska. Remote Sensing of Environment, 112(5), 2443–2454, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2007.11.004, 2008. (Abstract & PDF)

Berthier E., Recul des glaciers de montagne : que nous apprennent les satellites ? La Météorologie. Novembre 2008, N°63, 2008 (pdf). Here a link to the journal webpage

Berthier E., Les satellites au chevêt des glaciers de Montagne. Spot Magazine. Janvier 2008, N°43, 2008. (pdf)

Leprince S., Berthier E., Ayoub F., Delacourt C. & Avouac J.-P., Monitoring Earth Surface Dynamics With Optical Imagery. EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union. 89(1). 1-2, 2008. (pdf)


Berthier E., Arnaud Y., Kumar R., Ahmad S., Wagnon P., & Chevallier P., Remote sensing estimates of glacier mass balances in the Himachal Pradesh (Western Himalaya, India). Remote Sensing of Environment, 108(3), 327-338, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2006.11.017, 2007. (Abstract & PDF)

Berthier E., Dynamique et bilan de masse des glaciers de montagne (Alpes, Islande, Himalaya). Contribution de l'imagerie satellitaire. La Houille Blanche, 02, doi: 10.1051/lhb:2007028, 2007. (In French with English Abstract). (pdf) (Journal website:

Delacourt C., Allemand P., Berthier E., Raucoules D., Casson B., Grandjean, P., Pambrun C. & Varel E. Remote-sensing techniques for analysing landslide kinematics: A review. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France, 178(2), 2007. (pdf) (Journal website:

Wagnon P., Rajesh K., Arnaud Y., Linda A., Sharma P., Vincent C., Pottakal, J. Berthier E., Ramanathan A., Hasnain S. I. & Chevallier P., Four years of mass balance on Chhota Shigri Glacier (Himachal Pradesh, India), a new benchmark glacier in the Western Himalaya. Journal of Glaciology, 53(183), 603-611, 2007. (Abstract & PDF)


Berthier E., Arnaud Y., Vincent C. & Rémy F. Biases of SRTM in high-mountain areas. Implications for the monitoring of glacier volume changes. Geophysical Research Letters, 33, L08502, doi:10.1029/2006GL025862, 2006. (Abstract & PDF)

Berthier E., Björnsson H., Pálsson F., Feigl K. L., Llubes M. and Rémy F. The level of the Grimsvötn subglacial lake, Vatnajökull, Iceland, monitored with SPOT5 images. Earth Planetary Science Letters, 243, 293-302, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2005.12.027, 2006. (Abstract & PDF)


Berthier E., Vadon H., Baratoux D., Arnaud Y., Vincent C., Feigl K. L., Rémy F. and Legrésy B. Surface motion of mountain glaciers derived from satellite optical imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment, 95(1), doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2004.11.005, 2005. (Abstract & PDF)

Berthier E., Dynamique et bilan de masse des glaciers de montagne (Alpes, Islande, Himalaya). Contribution de l'imagerie satellitaire. Thèse de Doctorat (PhD thesis), Université Paul Sabatier, Defended 16 September 2005. Available here (in French) : (pdf).


Berthier E., Arnaud Y., Baratoux D., Vincent C. and Rémy F, Recent rapid thinning of the "Mer de Glace" glacier derived from satellite optical images. Geophysical Research Letters, 31, L17401, doi: 10.1029/2004GL020706, 2004. (Abstract & PDF)

Vadon H. and Berthier E., Measurement of glacier velocity fields using very precise multitemporal correlation on high resolution SPOT5 images. ISPRS Symposium, Istanbul, July 2004 (pdf ~1.9 Mo)


Berthier E., Raup B. and T. Scambos, New velocity map and mass-balance estimate of Mertz Glacier, East Antarctica, derived from Landsat sequential imagery. Journal of Glaciology, 49(167), 2003. (Abstract & PDF)

Wagnon P, Sicart J.E., Berthier E. and J.P. Chazarin, Wintertime high altitude surface energy balance of a Bolivian glacier, Illimani, 6340 m above sea level (a.s.l.). Journal of Geophysical Research, 108(D6), doi: 10.1029/2002JD002088, 2003 (Abstract & PDF)


Sicart J.E., Ribstein P., Chazarin J.P. and E. Berthier, Solid precipitation on a tropical glacier in Bolivia measured with an ultrasonic depth gauge. Water Resources Research, 38(10), 1189-1195, doi: 10.1029/2002WR001402, 2002 (Abstract & PDF)

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