• Ely, J.C., Clark, C.D., Ng, F., Spagnolo, M., Hughes, A.L.C., Stokes, C.R. (2018). Using the size and position of drumlins to understand how they grow, interact and evolve. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 43, 1073-1087.   10.1002/esp.4241

  • van der Bilt, W.G.M., Rea. B., Spagnolo, M, Roerdink, D., Jørgensen, S., Bakke, J. (2018). Novel sedimentological fingerprints link shifting depositional processes to Holocene climate transitions in East Greenland. Global and Planetary Change, 164, 52-64.   10.1016/j.gloplacha.2018.03.007

  • Ribolini, A., Bini, M., Isola, I., Spagnolo, M., Zanchetta, G., Pellitero, R., Mechernich, S., Gromig, R., Dunai, T., Wagner, B., Milevski, I. (2018). An Oldest Dryas glacier expansion on Mount Pelister (Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia) according to 10Be cosmogenic dating. Journal of the Geological Society, 175, 100-110.   10.1144/jgs2017-038

  • Clark, C.D., Ely, J.C., Spagnolo, M., Hahn, U., Hughes, A.L.C., Stokes, C.R. (2018). Spatial organization of drumlins. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 43, 499-513.    10.1002/esp.4192




  • Bingham, R.G., Vaughan, D.G., King, E.C., Davies, D., Cornford, S.L., Smith, A.M., Arthern, R.J., Brisbourne, A.M., De Rydt, J., Graham, A.G.C., Spagnolo, M., Marsh, O.J., Shean, D.E. (2017). Diverse landscapes beneath Pine Island Glacier influence ice flow. Nature Communications, 8, 10.1038/s41467-017-01597-y

  • Davies, D., Bingham, R.G., Graham, A.G.C., Spagnolo, M., Dutrieux, P., Vaugan, D.J., Jenkins, A., Nitsche, F.O. (2017). High-resolution sub-ice-shelf seafloor records of 20th-century ungrounding and retreat of Pine Island Glacier, West Antarctica. Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface, 122, 1698-1714   10.1002/2017JF004311

  • Barr, I., Ely, J., Spagnolo, M., Clark, C., Evans, I., Pellicer, X., Pellitero, R., Rea, B. (2017). Climate patterns during former periods of glacier initiation in Britain and Ireland: inferences from the cirque record. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 485, 466-475   10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.07.001

  • Lovell, H., Benn, D.I., Lukas, S., Spagnolo, M., Cook, S.J., Swift, D.A., Clark, C.D., Yde, J.C., Watts, T.P. (2017). Geomorphological investigation of multiphase glacitectonic composite ridge systems in Svalbard. Geomorphology, 300, 176-188      10.1016/j.geomorph.2017.10.024

  • Spagnolo, M., Bartholomaus, T.C., Clark, C.D., Stokes, C.R., Atkinson, N., Dowdeswell, J.A., Ely, J.C., Graham, A., Hogan, K.A., King, Larter, R.D., E., Livingstone, S.J., Pritchard. H.D. (2017). The periodic topography of ice stream beds: insights from the Fourier spectra of mega-scale glacial lineations. Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface, 122, 1355-1373.   10.1002/2016JF004154

  • Ely, J.C., Clark, C.D., Ng, F., Spagnolo, M. (2017). Insights on the formation of longitudinal surface structures on ice sheets from analysis of their spacing, spatial distribution and relationship to ice thickness and flow. Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface, 122, 961–972.   10.1002/2016JF004071

  • Ely, J.C., Graham, C., Barr, I.D., Rea, B.R., Spagnolo, M., Evans, J. (2017). Using UAV acquired photography and structure from motion techniques for studying glacier landforms: application to the glacial flutes at Isfallsglaciären. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 42, 877–888.   10.1002/esp.4044

  • Federici, P.R., Ribolini, A., Spagnolo, M. (2017). Glacial history of the Maritime Alps from the Last Glacial Maximum to the Little Ice Age. In: Hughes, P. D. & Woodward, J. C. (eds), Quaternary Glaciation in the Mediterranean Mountains. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 433, 137-159.   10.1144/SP433.9

  • Spagnolo, M., Pellitero, R., Barr, I.D., Ely, J.C., Pellicer, X.M., Rea, B.R. (2017). ACME, a GIS tool for Automated Cirque Metric Extraction. Geomorphology, 278, 280-286. 10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.11.018



  • Evans, D.J.A., Storrar, R.D., Rea, B.R. (2016) Crevasse–squeeze ridge corridors: diagnostic features of late stage palaeo-ice stream activity. Geomorphology, 10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.01.017

  • Rose, P.T.S., Byerley, G.W., Vaughan, O.P., Cater, J., Rea, B.R., Spagnolo, M., Archer, S. (2016). Aviat: A Lower Pleistocene Shallow Gas Hazard Developed as Fuel Gas Supply for Forties. Petroleum Geology Conference, 8, 10.1144/PGC8.16

  • Dowling, T.P.F., Moller, P., Spagnolo, M. (2016). Rapid sub-glacial streamlined bedform formation at a calving bay margin. Journal of Quaternary Science, 31, 879-892. 10.1002/jqs.2912

  • Clark, C.D., Spagnolo, M. (2016). Glacially eroded cross-shelf troughs surrounding Iceland from Olex data. In: Dowdeswell, J.A. et al., (eds), Atlas of Submarine Glacial Landforms: Modern, Quaternary and Ancient. Geological Society, London, Memoirs, 46, 165-166.   10.1144/M46.86

  • Rüther, D., Andreassen, K., Spagnolo, M. (2016). Aligned glaciotectonic rafts on the central Barents Sea seafloor. In: Dowdeswell, J.A. et al., (eds), Atlas of Submarine Glacial Landforms: Modern, Quaternary and Ancient. Geological Society, London, Memoirs, 46, 189-190   10.1144/M46.61

  • Hillier, J.K., Kougioumtzoglou, I.A., Stokes, C.R., Smith, M.J., Clark, C.D., Spagnolo, M. (2016). Exploring explanations of subglacial bedform sizes using statistical models. PloS ONE, 11(7): e0159489.   10.1371/journal.pone.0159489

  • Pellitero, R., Rea, B.R., Spagnolo, M., Bakke, J., Ivy-Ochs, S., Frew, C., Hughes, P., Ribolini, A., Lukas, S., Renssen, H. (2016). GlaRe, a GIS tool to reconstruct the surface of palaeoglaciers Computers & Geosciences, 94, 77-85. 10.1016/j.cageo.2016.06.008

  • Jamieson, S.R., Stokes, C.R., Livingstone, S.J., Vieli, A., O’ Cofaigh, C., Hillenbrand C.-D., Spagnolo, M. (2016). Subglacial processes on an Antarctic Ice Stream bed 2: Can modelled ice dynamics explain the morphology of mega-scale glacial lineations? Journal of Glaciology, 62, 232, 285-298. 10.1017/jog.2016.19

  • Livingstone, S.J., Stokes, C.R., O’ Cofaigh, C., Hillenbrand C.-D., Vieli, A., Jamieson, S.R., Spagnolo, M., Dowdeswell, J.A. (2016). Subglacial processes on an Antarctic ice stream bed 1: sediment transport and bedform genesis inferred from marine geophysical data. Journal of Glaciology, 62, 232, 270-284. 10.1017/jog.2016.18

  • Ely, J., Clark, C.D., Spagnolo, M., Stokes, C.R., Greenwood, S., Hughes, A., Dunlop, P., Hess, D. (2016). Do subglacial bedforms comprise a size and shape continuum? Geomorphology, 257, 108-119. 10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.01.001

  • Spagnolo, M., Phillips, E., Piotrowski, J., Rea, B.R., Clark, C.D., Stokes, C.R., Carr, S., Ely, J.C., Ribolini, A., Wysota, W., Szuman, I. (2016). Ice stream motion facilitated by a shallow-deforming and accreting bed. Nature Communications, 7, 10.1038/ncomms10723


  • Lane, TP., Roberts, DH., Rea, BR., Cofaigh, C. & Vieli, A. (2015). 'Controls on bedrock bedform development beneath the Uummannaq Ice Stream onset zone, West Greenland'.Geomorphology, vol 231, pp. 301-313. 10.1016/j.geomorph.2014.12.019

  • Barr, I., Spagnolo, M. (2015). Glacial cirques as palaeoenvironmental indicators: their potential and limitations. Earth-Science Reviews, 151, 48-78. 10.1016/j.earscirev.2015.10.004

  • Serrano, E., Gomez-Lende, M., Pellitero, R., Gonzalez-Trueba, J.J. (2015). Deglaciation in the Cantabrian Mountains: pattern and evolution. Cuadernos de Investigación Geográfica, 41 (2): 389-408. 10.18172/cig.2716

  • Pellitero, R., Rea, B.R., Spagnolo, M., Bakke, J., Hughes, P., Ivy-Ochs, S., Lukas, S., Ribolini, A. (2015). A GIS tool for automatic calculation of glacier equilibrium-line altitudes. Computers & Geosciences, 82, 55-62. 10.1016/j.cageo.2015.05.005

  • Dowling, T., Spagnolo, M., Moller, P. (2015). Morphometry and core type of streamlined bedforms in southern Sweden from high resolution LiDAR. Geomorphology, 236, 54-63. 10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.02.018

  • Pellitero, R. (2015). Geomorfología en Geografía y Ordenación del Territorio, una perspectiva multiescalar y diacrónica. Polígonos, 26: 59-86. http://dx.doi.org/10.18002/pol.v0i26.1699

  • Barr, I., Spagnolo, M. (2015). Understanding controls on cirque floor altitudes: insights from Kamchatka. Geomorphology, 248, 1-13. 10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.07.004

  • Hillier, J.K., Smith, M.J., Armugam, R., Barr, I., Boston, C.M., Clark, C.D., Ely, J., Fankl, A., Greenwood, S.L., Gosselin, L., Hättestrand, C., Hogan, K., Hughes, A.L.C., Livingstone, S.J., Lovell, H., McHenry, M., Munoz, Y., Pellicer, X.M., Pellitero, R., Robb, C., Roberson, S., Ruther, D., Spagnolo, M., Standell, M., Stokes, C.R., Storrar, R., Tate, N.J., Wooldridge, K. (2015). Manual mapping of drumlins in synthetic landscapes to assess operator effectiveness. Journal of Maps, 11, 719-729. 10.1080/17445647.2014.957251


  • Barr, I., Spagnolo, M. (2014). Testing the efficacy of the glacial buzzsaw: insights from the Sredinny Mountains, Kamchatka. Geomorphology, 206, 230-238. 10.1016/j.geomorph.2013.09.026
  • Spagnolo, M., King, E.C., Ashmore, D.W., Rea, B.R., Ely, J.C., Clark, C.D. (2014). Looking through drumlins: testing the application of ground-penetrating radar. Journal of Glaciology, 60, 224, 1126-1134. 10.3189/2014JoG14J110
  • Lane, TP., Roberts, DH., Rea, BR., Cofaigh, C., Vieli, A. & Rodés, A. (2014). 'Controls upon the Last Glacial Maximum deglaciation of the northern Uummannaq Ice Stream System, West Greenland'. Quaternary Science Reviews, vol 92, pp. 324-344. 10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.09.013
  • Lea, JM., Mair, DWF., Nick, FM., Rea, BR., van As, D., Morlighem, M., Nienow, PW. & Weidick, A. (2014). 'Fluctuations of a Greenlandic tidewater glacier driven by changes in atmospheric forcing: observations and modelling of Kangiata Nunaata Sermia, 1859–present'. The Cryosphere, vol 8, pp. 2031-2045 10.5194/tc-8-2031-2014
  • Pellitero, R. (2014) Geomorphology and geomorphological landscapes of Fuentes Carrionas. Journal of Maps, 10, 313-323. 10.1080/17445647.2013.86782
  • Spagnolo, M., Clark, C.D., Ely, J.C., Stokes, C.R., Anderson, J.B., Andreassen, K., Graham, A.G.C., King, E.C. (2014). Size, shape and spatial arrangement of mega-scale glacial lineations. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 39, 1432-1448. 10.1002/esp.3532
  • Pellitero, R. (2014) Modelagem da geodiversidade na área de proteção ambiental Sul da Região Metropolitana de Belo Horizonte-MG Geonomos, 21, 97-101.
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  • Lea, J.M., Mair, D.W.F., Nick, F.M., Rea, B.R., Weidick, A., Kjær, K., Morlighem, M. and Van as, D.(2014) Terminus driven retreat of a major SW Greenland tidewater glacier during the early nineteenth century: insights from glacier reconstructions and numerical modelling. Journal of Glaciology, 60, 333-344 http://dx.doi.org/10.3189/2014JoG13J163
  • Lea, J., Mair, D. and Rea, B.(2014) Evaluation of existing and new methods of tracking glacier terminus change. Journal of Glaciology, 60, 323-332. http://dx.doi.org/10.3189/2014JoG13J061
  • Pearce, D. et al., Glacial Geomorphology of the Tweedsmuir Hills, central Southern Uplands, Scotland. (2014) Journal of Maps, 10, 457-465. 10.1080/17445647.2014.886492



  • Rüther, D., Andreassen, K. and Spagnolo, M. (2013) Aligned glaciotectonic rafts on the central Barents Sea seafloor revealing extensive glacitectonic erosion during the last deglaciation. Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 1-5. 10.1002/2013GL058413
  • Lane, T.P., Roberts, D.H., Rea, B.R. Ó Cofaigh, C., Vieli, A., Rodés, A. (2013) Controls upon the Last Glacial Maximum deglaciation of the northern Uummannaq Ice Stream System, West Greenland.. Quaternary Science Reviews, in presd 10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.09.013
  • Fowler, A.C., Spagnolo, M., Clark, C.D., Stokes, C.R., Hughes, A.L.C., Dunlop, P. (2013) On the size and shape of drumlins. International Journal on Geomathematics, 4, 155-165. 10.1007/s13137-013-0050-0
  • Barr, I.D. and M. Spagnolo (2013) Palaeoglacial and palaeoclimatic conditions in the NW Pacific, as revealed by a morphometric analysis of cirques upon the Kamchatka Peninsula. Geomorphology, 192, 15-29. 10.1016/j.geomorph.2013.03.011
  • Evans, D.J.A.; J.F. Hiemstra, C.M. Boston, I. Leighton, C. Ó Cofaigh and B.R. Rea (2013) Reply to John Shaw "Correspondence - Alberta flow paths: a need for balance". Quaternary Science Reviews, 63, 144-148. 10.1016/j.quascirev.2012.12.011
  • Hillier, J.K.; M.J. Smith, C.D. Clark, C.R. Stokes and M. Spagnolo (2013) Subglacial bedforms reveal an exponential size-frequency distribution. Geomorphology, 190, 82-91. 10.1016/j.geomorph.2013.02.017
  • Roberts, D.H.; B.R. Rea, T.P. Lane, C. Schnabel and A. Rodés (2013) New constraints on Greenland ice sheet dynamics during the last glacial cycle: Evidence from the Uummannaq ice stream system. Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, 519-541. 10.1002/jgrf.20032
  • Stokes, C.R.; A.C. Fowler, C.D. Clark, R.C.A. Hindmarsh and M. Spagnolo (2013) The instability theory of drumlin formation and its explanation of their varied composition and internal structure. Quaternary Science Reviews, 62, 77-96. 10.1016/j.quascirev.2012.11.011
  • Stokes, C.R.; M. Spagnolo, C.D. Clark, C. O Cofaigh, O.B. Lian & R.B. Dunstone (2013) Formation of mega-scale glacial lineations on the Dubawnt Lake Ice Stream bed: 1. size, shape and spacing from a large remote sensing dataset. Quaternary Science Reviews, 77, 190-209. 10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.06.003



  • Evans, D.J.A.; J.F. Hiemstra, C.M. Boston, I. Leighton, C. Ó Cofaigh and B.R. Rea (2012) Till stratigraphy and sedimentology at the margins of terrestrially terminating ice streams: Case study of the western Canadian prairies and high plains. Quaternary Science Reviews, 48, 80-125. 10.1016/j.quascirev.2012.04.028
  • Federici, P.R.; D.E. Granger, A. Ribolini, M. Spagnolo, M. Pappalardo and A.J. Cyr (2012) Last Glacial Maximum and the Gschnitz stadial in the Maritime Alps according to 10Be cosmogenic dating. Boreas, 41, 277-291. 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2011.00233.x
  • Mair, D. (2012) Glaciology: Research Update I. Progress in Physical Geography, 36, 813-832. 10.1177/0309133312460265
  • Mills, S.C.; S.W. Grab, B.R. Rea, S.J. Carr and A. Farrow (2012) Shifting westerlies and precipitation patterns during the Late Pleistocene in southern Africa determined using glacier reconstruction and mass balance modelling. Quaternary Science Reviews, 55, 145-159. 10.1016/jquascirev.2012.08.012
  • Spagnolo, M.; C.D. Clark and A.L.C. Hughes (2012) Drumlin relief. Geomorphology, 153, 179-191. doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2012.02.023



  • Battaglia, S.; L. Leoni, F. Rapetti and M. Spagnolo (2011) Dynamic evolution of badlands in the Roglio basin (Tuscany, Italy). Catena, 86, 14-23. 10.1016/j.catena.2011.01.016
  • B. Rea and D. Evans (2011) An assessment of surge-induced crevassing and the formation of crevasse squeeze ridges. Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, F04005. 10.1029/2011JF001970
  • Spagnolo, M.; C.D. Clark, A.L.C. Hughes and P. Dunlop (2011) The topography of drumlins; assessing their long profile shape. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 36, 790-804. 10.1002/esp.2107
  • Stokes, C.R., M. Spagnolo and C.D. Clark (2011) The composition and internal structure of drumlins: Complexity, commonality, and implications for a unifying theory of their formation. Earth-Science Reviews, 107, 398-422. 10.1016/j.earscirev.2011.05.001 



  • Ribolini, A.; M. Guglielmin, D. Fabre, X. Bodin, M. Marchisio, S. Sartini, M. Spagnolo and P. Schoeneich (2010) The internal structure of rock glaciers and recently deglaciated slopes as revealed by geoelectrical tomography: insights on permafrost and recent glacial evolution in the Central and Western Alps (Italy-France). Quaternary Science Reviews, 29, 507-521. 10.1016/j.quascirev.2009.10.008
  • Smith, D.E.; M.H. Davies, C.L. Brooks, T.M. Mighall, S. Dawson, B.R. Rea, J.T. Jordan and J.T. Holloway (2010) Holocene relative sea levels and related prehistoric activity in the Forth Lowland, Scotland, UK. Quaternary Science Reviews, 29, 2382-2410.10.1016/j.quascirev.2010.06.003
  • Spagnolo, M.; C.D. Clark, A.L.C. Hughes, P. Dunlop and C.R. Stokes (2010) The planar shape of drumlins. Sedimentary Geology, 232, 119-129. 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2010.01.008