Joel Rowland

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  • Science Team Leads
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  • Science Question 6


  • Glade, Rachel C., et al. “Arctic Soil Patterns Analogous to Fluid Instabilities”. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 118, no. 21, 2021,


  • Shelef, Eitan, et al. “Large Uncertainty in Permafrost Carbon Stocks Due to Hillslope Soil Deposits”. Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 44, no. 12, 2017, pp. 6134-4,


  • Harp, Dylan R., et al. “Effect of Soil Property Uncertainties on Permafrost Thaw Projections: A Calibration-Constrained Analysis”. The Cryosphere, vol. 10, no. 1, 2016, pp. 341-58,
  • Rowland, Joel C., and Ethan T. Coon. “From Documentation to Prediction: How Remote Sensing and Mechanistic Modeling Are Raising the Bar for Thermokarst Research”. Hydrogeology Journal, vol. 24, no. 3, 2016, pp. 645-8,


  • Gangodagamage, Chandana, et al. “Extrapolating Active Layer Thickness Measurements across Arctic Polygonal Terrain Using LiDAR and NDVI Data Sets”. Water Resources Research, vol. 50, no. 8, 2014, pp. 6339-57,
  • Moody, Daniela I., et al. “Land Cover Classification in Multispectral Imagery Using Clustering of Sparse Approximations over Learned Feature Dictionaries”. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, vol. 8, no. 1, 2014, p. 084793,


  • Skurikhin, Alexei N., et al. “Arctic Tundra Ice-Wedge Landscape Characterization by Active Contours Without Edges and Structural Analysis Using High-Resolution Satellite Imagery”. Remote Sensing Letters, vol. 4, no. 11, 2013, pp. 1077-86,
  • Hubbard, Susan S., et al. “Quantifying and Relating Land-Surface and Subsurface Variability in Permafrost Environments Using LiDAR and Surface Geophysical Datasets”. Hydrogeology Journal, vol. 21, no. 1, 2013, pp. 149-6,


  • Lewis, K. C., et al. “Drainage Subsidence Associated With Arctic Permafrost Degradation”. Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 117, no. F4, 2012,


  • Rowland, Joel C., et al. “The Role of Advective Heat Transport in Talik Development Beneath Lakes and Ponds in Discontinuous Permafrost”. Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 38, no. 17, 2011,


  • Rowland, Joel C., et al. “Arctic Landscapes in Transition: Responses to Thawing Permafrost”. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, vol. 91, no. 26, 2010, p. 229,
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