Publications

110. *Cooley, S.W., Ryan, J.C., Smith, L.C., Horvat, C., Pearson, B., Lynch A.H. (2020) Coldest Canadian Arctic communities face greatest reductions in shorefast sea ice. Nature Climate Change, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-020-0757-5

109. Lu, X., Yang, K., Lu, Y., Gleason, C.J., Smith, L.C., Li, M. (2020) Small Arctic rivers mapped from Sentinel-2 satellite imagery and ArcticDEM. Journal of Hydrology https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2020.124689

108. *Cooper, M.G., Smith, L.C. (2019) Satellite Remote Sensing of the Greenland Ice Sheet Ablation Zone: A Review. Remote Sensing 11, 2405. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs11202405

107. *Kyzivat, E.D., Smith, L.C., Pitcher, L.H., Fayne, J.V., Cooley, S.W., Cooper, M.G., Topp, S.N., Langhorst, T., Harlan, M., Horvat, C., Gleason, C.J., Pavelsky, T.M. (2019) A high-resolution airborne color-infrared camera water mask for the NASA ABoVE campaign. Remote Sensing 11(18): 2163. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs11182163

106. Yang, K., Smith, L.C., Fettweis, X, Gleason, C.J., Lu, Y., Li, M. (2019) Surface meltwater runoff on the Greenland ice sheet estimated from remotely sensed supraglacial lake infilling rate (2019). Remote Sensing of Environment 234, 111459, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2019.111459

105. Pietroniro, A., Peters, D.L., Yang, D., Fiset, J.-M., Saint-Jean, R., Fortin, V., Leconte, R., Bergeron, J., Siles, G.L., Trudel, M., Garnaud, C., Matte, P., Smith, L.C., Gleason, C.J., Pavelsky, T.M. (2019) Canada’s Contributions to the SWOT Mission–Terrestrial Hydrology (SWOT-TH). Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, https://doi.org/10.1080/07038992.2019.1581056

104. *Pitcher, L.H., and Smith, L.C. (2019) Supraglacial Streams and Rivers.  Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 47:1, 421-452, https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-earth-053018-060212

103. Altenau, E.H., Pavelsky, T.M., Moller, D., Pitcher, L.H., Bates, P.D., Durand, M.T. and Smith, L.C. (2019) Temporal variations in river water surface elevation and slope captured by AirSWOT. Remote Sensing of Environment 224, 304-316 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2019.02.002

102. *Pitcher, L.H, Pavelsky, T.M., Smith, L.C., Moller, D.K., Altenau, E.H., Allen, G.H., Lion, C., Butman, D., Cooley, S.W., Fayne, J., Bertram, M. (2019) AirSWOT InSAR mapping of surface water elevations and hydraulic gradients across the Yukon Flats Basin, Alaska. Water Resources Research, 55, 937– 953. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018WR023274

101. *Ryan, J.C., Smith, L.C., Van As, D., Cooley, S.W., Cooper, M.G., Pitcher, L.H, Hubbard, A. (2019) Greenland Ice Sheet surface melt amplified by snowline migration and bare ice exposure Science Advances 5(3), eaav3738, https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aav3738- This article featured as a Nature Research Highlight “Greenland’s snow cover will help to determine ice sheet’s fate”, https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00785-8

100. *Cooley, S. W., Smith, L. C., Ryan, J. C., Pitcher, L. H., & Pavelsky, T. M. (2019). Arctic‐Boreal lake dynamics revealed using CubeSat imagery. Geophysical Research Letters, 46. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL081584

99. *Yang, K., Smith, L.C., Sole, A., Livingstone, S.J., Cheng, X., Chen, Z., Li, M. (2019) Supraglacial rivers on the northwest Greenland Ice Sheet, Devon Ice Cap, and Barnes Ice Cap mapped using Sentinel-2 imagery. International J. Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 78, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2019.01.008

98. *Yang, K., Smith, L.C., Karlstrom, L., Cooper, M.G., Tedesco, M., van As, D., Cheng, X., Chen, Z., Li, M. (2018), A new surface meltwater routing model for use on the Greenland Ice Sheet surface , The Cryosphere 12, 3791-3811, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-3791-2018

97. *Cooper, M. G., Smith, L. C., Rennermalm, A. K., Miege C., Pitcher, L. H, Ryan, J. C., Yang, K., and Cooley, S. (2018), Near surface meltwater storage in low-density bare ice of the Greenland ice sheet ablation zone, The Cryosphere, 12, 955-970, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-955-2018

96. *Cooper, M.G, Schaperow, J.R, Cooley, S.W, Alam, S., Smith, L.C. Lettenmaier, D.P. (2018) Climate Elasticity of Low Flows in the Maritime Western US Mountains, Water Resources Research 54, https://doi.org/10.1029/2018WR022816

95. Ryan, J.C., Hubbard, A., Stibal, M., Irvine-Fynn, T.D., Cook, J.,  Smith, L.C., Cameron, K., Box, J. (2018) Dark zone of the Greenland Ice Sheet controlled by distributed biologically-active impurities, Nature Communications, 1065, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-03353-2

94. *Cooley, S.W., Smith, L.C., Stepan, L., Mascaro, J. (2017) Tracking Dynamic Northern Surface Water Changes with High-Frequency Planet CubeSat Imagery. Remote Sensing 9(12), 1306, https://doi.org/10.3390/rs9121306

93. Smith, L.C., Yang, K., Pitcher, L.H, Overstreet, B.T., Chu, V.W., Rennermalm, Å.K., Ryan, J.C., Cooper, M.G., Gleason, C.J., Tedesco, M., Jeyaratnam, J., van As, D. van den Broeke, M.R., van de Berg, W.J., Noël, B., Langen, P.I,  Cullather, R.I., Zhao, B., Willis, M.J., Hubbard, A., Box, J.E., Jenner, B.A., Behar, A.E.  (2017). Direct measurements of meltwater runoff on the Greenland Ice Sheet surface, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 114 (50) E10622-E10631. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1707743114

92. Altenau, E. H., T. M. Pavelsky, D. Moller, C. Lion, L. H. Pitcher, G. H. Allen, P. D. Bates, S. Calmant, M. Durand, and L. C. Smith (2017), AirSWOT measurements of river water surface elevation and slope: Tanana River, AK, Geophysical Research Letters, 44, 181–189, https://doi.org/10.1002/2016GL071577.

91. Ryan J.C., Hubbard A., Box J.E., Brough S., Cameron K., Cook J.M., Cooper M., Doyle S.H., Edwards A., Holt T., Irvine-Fynn T., Jones C., Pitcher L.H, Rennermalm A.K., Smith L.C., Stibal M. and Snooke N. (2017) Derivation of High Spatial Resolution Albedo from UAV Digital Imagery: Application over the Greenland Ice Sheet. Front. Earth Sci. 5:40. https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2017.00040

90. Moustafa, S.E., Rennermalm, A.K, Roman, M.O, Wang, Z., Schaaf, C.B., Smith, L.C., Koenig, L.S., and A. Erb, (2017), Evaluation of satellite remote sensing albedo retrievals over the ablation area of the southwestern Greenland ice sheet, Remote Sens. Environment 198, 115-125,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2017.05.030

89. *Bennett, M.M., and Smith, L.C. (2017), Using multitemporal night-time lights data to compare regional development in Russia and China, 1992–2012, International Journal of Remote Sensing, https://doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2017.1312035

88. *Bennett, M.M., and Smith, L.C. (2017), Advances in using multitemporal night-time lights satellite imagery to detect, estimate, and monitor socioeconomic dynamics.  Remote Sensing of Environment 192, 176-197, https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2017.01.005

87. *Yang, K., Karlstrom, L., Smith, L. C., and Li, M. (2017), Automatic High Resolution Satellite Image Registration Using Supraglacial Rivers on the Greenland Ice Sheet. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (JSTARS), vol. 10(3), https://doi.org/10.1109/JSTARS.2016.2617822

86. *Pitcher, L.H, Smith, L.C., Gleason, C.J., Yang, K., CryoSheds: a GIS modeling framework for delineating land-ice watersheds for the Greenland Ice Sheet (2016). GIScience & Remote Sensing https://doi.org/10.1080/15481603.2016.1230084

85. *Yang, K., and Smith, L.C. (2016),  Internally drained catchments dominate supraglacial hydrology of the southwest Greenland Ice Sheet, J. Geophysical Res. Earth Surf., 121, https://doi.org/10.1002/2016JF003927

84. *Gleason, C. J., Smith, L. C., Chu, V. W., Legleiter, C. J., Pitcher, L. H., Overstreet, B. T., Rennermalm, A. K., Forster, R. R., and Yang, K. (2016), Characterizing supraglacial meltwater channel hydraulics on the Greenland Ice Sheet from in situ observations. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.3977

83. Durand, M., Gleason, C.J., Garambois, P.A., Bjerklie, D., Smith, L. C., Roux, H., Rodriguez, E., Bates, P. D., Pavelsky, T. M., Monnier, J., Chen, X., Di Baldassarre, G., Fiset, J.-M., Flipo, N., Frasson, R. P. d. M., Fulton, J., Goutal, N., Hossain, F., Humphries, E., Minear, J.T., Mukolwe, M.M., Neal, J.C., Ricci, S., Sanders, B.F., Schumann, G., Schubert, J.E., Vilmin, L. (2016), An intercomparison of remote sensing river discharge estimation algorithms from measurements of river height, width, and slope, Water Resources Research, 52, 4527–4549, https://doi.org/10.1002/2015WR018434.

82. *Yang, K., Smith, L.C., Chu, V.W., Pitcher, L.H., Gleason, C.J., Rennermalm, A.K., and Li, M. (2016), Fluvial morphometry of supraglacial river networks on the southwest Greenland Ice Sheet, GIScience & Remote Sensing, https://doi.org/10.1080/15481603.2016.1162345

81. Stephenson, S. R. and Smith, L. C. (2015), Influence of climate model variability on projected Arctic shipping futures. Earth’s Future, 3, 331–343, https://doi.org/10.1002/2015EF000317

80. *Yang, K., Smith, L.C., Chu, V.W., Gleason, C.J., and Li, M. (2015), A Caution on the Use of Surface Digital Elevation Models to Simulate Supraglacial Hydrology of the Greenland Ice Sheet,  IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (JSTARS), 8(11), 5212-5224,  https://doi.org/10.1109/JSTARS.2015.2483483

79. *Gleason, C.J., Smith, L.C., Finnegan, D.C., LeWinter, A.L, Pitcher, L.H, and V.W. Chu (2015), Technical Note: Semi-automated effective width extraction from time-lapse RGB imagery of a remote, braided Greenlandic river, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 2963-2969, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-19-2963-2015

78. Smith, L.C., Chu, V.W., Yang, K., Gleason, C.J., Pitcher, L.H., Rennermalm, A.K., Legleiter, C.J., Behar, A.E., Overstreet, B.T., Moustafa, S.E., Tedesco, M., Forster, R.R., LeWinter, A.L., Finnegan, D.C., Sheng, Y., Balog, J. (2015), Efficient meltwater drainage through supraglacial streams and rivers on the southwest Greenland ice sheet, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. (PNAS), 112(4), 1001-1006. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1413024112

77. Moustafa, S. E., Rennermalm, A.K., Smith, L.C., Miller, M.A., Mioduszewski, J.R., Hom, M.G., and C.A. Shuman (2015) Multi-modal albedo distributions in the ablation area of the southwestern Greenland Ice Sheet.  The Cryosphere, 9, 905-923, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-9-905-2015

76. *Gleason, C.J., Smith, L.C., Lee, J. (2014) Retrieval of river discharge solely from satellite imagery and at-many-stations hydraulic geometry: Sensitivity to river form and optimization parameters.  Water Resources Research, 50(12), 9604-9619, https://doi.org/10.1002/2014WR016109

75. *Gleason, C.J., and Smith, L.C. (2014) Toward global mapping of river discharge using satellite images and at-many-stations hydraulic geometry.  Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci (PNAS), 111 (13), 4788-4791 https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1317606111

74. Legleiter, C., Tedesco, M., Smith, L.C., Behar, A.E., and Overstreet, B.T. (2014)  Mapping the bathymetry of supraglacial lakes and streams on the Greenland ice sheet using field measurements and high-resolution satellite images.  The Cryosphere 8, 215-228, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-215-2014

73. Durand, M., Neal, J., Rodriguez, E., Andreadis, K.M., Smith, L.C., and Yoon, Y. (2014)  Estimating reach-averaged discharge for the River Severn from measurements of river water surface elevation and slope.  Journal of Hydrology 511, 92-104, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2013.12.050

72. *Stephenson, S.R., Brigham, L.W., Smith, L.C., (2014), Marine accessibility along Russia’s Northern Sea Route. Polar Geography, 37(2), 111-133, https://doi.org/10.1080/1088937X.2013.845859

71. Ly­­ons, S.R., Sheng, Y., Smith, L.C., Li, J., Hinkel, K.M., Lenters J.D., Wang, J. (2013) Quantifying sources of error in multitemporal multisensor lake mapping, International Journal of Remote Sensing 23(22), 7887-7905, https://doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2013.827343

70. *Mersel, M.K., Smith, L.C., Andreadis, K.M., Durand, M.T., (2013) Estimation of river depth from remotely sensed hydraulic relationships.  Water Resources Research 49, 3165-3179, https://doi.org/10.1002/wrcr.20176

69. Smith, L.C., and S.R. Stephenson, New Arctic shipping routes navigable by midcentury (2013) Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. (PNAS) 110(13) E1191–E1195, https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1214212110

68. *Yang, K. and Smith, L. C. (2013) Supraglacial Streams on the Greenland Ice Sheet Delineated From Combined Spectral-Shape Information in High-Resolution Satellite Imagery. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters 10(4), 801–805, https://doi.org/10.1109/LGRS.2012.2224316

67. RENNERMALM, A.K., MOUSTAFA, S.E., MIODUSZEWSKI, J., CHU, V.W., FORSTER, R.R., HAGEDORN, B., HARPER, J.T., MOTE, T.L., ROBINSON, D.A., SHUMAN, C.A., SMITH L.C., AND TEDESCO, M. (2013) Understanding Greenland ice sheet hydrology using an integrated multi-scale approach. Environmental Research Letters, 8(1) 015017 https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/8/1/015017

66. Hugelius G, Bockheim JG, Camill, P, Elberling B, Grosse G, Harden JW, Johnson K, Jorgenson T, Koven C, Kuhry P, Michaelson G, Mishra U, Palmtag J, Ping C-L, O’Donnell J, Schirrmeister L, Schuur EAG, Sheng Y, Smith LC, Strauss J, Yu Z. (2013) A new dataset for estimating organic  carbon storage to 3m depth in soils of the northern circumpolar permafrost region. Earth System Science Data, 5, 393–402. https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-5-393-2013

65. *Stephenson, S.R., Smith, L.C., Brigham, L.W., and J.A. Agnew (2013) Projected 21st-century changes to Arctic marine access, Climatic Change 118(3), 885-899, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-012-0685-0

64. Rennermalm, A. K., Smith, L. C., Chu, V. W., Box, J. E., Forster, S. K., and Van den Broeke, M. R. (2012) Evidence of meltwater retention within the Greenland ice sheet. The Cryosphere Discussions, 6(4), 3369–3396. https://doi.org/10.5194/tcd-6-3369-2012

63. Rennermalm, A. K., Smith, L. C., Chu, V. W., Forster, S. K., Box, J. E., and Hagedorn, B. (2012) Proglacial river stage, discharge, and temperature datasets from the Akuliarusiarsuup Kuua River northern tributary, Southwest Greenland, 2008–2011. Earth System Science Data, 4(1), 1–12. https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-4-1-2012

62. SMITH, L. C., BEILMAN, D.W., KREMENETKSI, K.V., MACDONALD, G.M, SHENG, Y., LAMMERS R.B., SHIKLOMANOV, A.I. AND E.D. LAPSHINA (2012) Influence of permafrost on water storage in West Siberian peatlands revealed from a new database of soil properties, Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 23, 69-79, https://doi.org/10.1002/ppp.735

61. *CHU, V.W., SMITH, L.C., RENNERMALM, A.K., FORSTER, R.R., J.E. BOX (2012) Hydrologic controls on coastal suspended sediment plumes around the Greenland Ice Sheet, The Cryosphere, 6, 1–19, www.the-cryosphere.net/6/1/2012/, https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-6-1-2012

60. *STEPHENSON, S.R., SMITH, L.C., AND J.A. AGNEW (2011) Divergent long-term trajectories of human access to the Arctic, Nature Climate Change 1, 156–160, https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate1120

59. VELICHKO, AA., TIMIREVA, S.N., KREMENETKSI, K.V., MACDONALD, G.M AND L.C. SMITH (2011) West Siberian Plain as a late glacial desert, Quaternary International 237, 45-53, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2011.01.013

58. SMITH, L.C., Agents of Change in the New North (2011) Eurasian Geography and Economics 52(1), 30–55, https://doi.org/10.2747/1539-7216.52.1.30

57. BURGESS, E.W., FORSTER, R.R., BOX, J.E., MOSELEY-THOMPSON, E., BROMWICH, D.H., BALES, R.C. AND  L.C. SMITH (2010) A Spatially calibrated model of annual accumulation rate on the Greenland Ice Sheet (1958-2007), Journal of Geophysical Research 115, F02004, https://doi.org/10.1029/2009JF001293

56. *CHU, V.W., SMITH, L.C. RENNERMALM, A.K., FORSTER, R.R., BOX, J.E., AND N. REEH (2009) Sediment plume response to surface melting and supraglacial lake drainages on the Greenland ice sheet, J. Glaciology 55(194), 1072-1082. https://doi.org/10.3189/002214309790794904

55. SMITH, L.C., AND T.M. PAVELSKY (2009) Remote sensing of volumetric storage changes in lakes, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 34 (Special Issue on Remote Sensing of Rivers), 1353-1358. https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.1822

54. *PAVELSKY, T.M., AND L.C. SMITH (2009) Remote sensing of suspended sediment concentration, flow velocity, and lake recharge in the Peace-Athabasca Delta, Canada, Water Resources Research, 45, W11417, https://doi.org/10.1029/2008WR007424

53. *LEWIS, S.M., AND L.C. SMITH (2009) Hydrologic drainage of the Greenland Ice Sheet. Hydrological Processes 23, 2004-2011, https://doi.org/10.1002/hyp.7343

52. *RENNERMALM, A.K., SMITH, L.C. STROEVE, J.C., AND V.W. CHU (2009) Does sea ice influence Greenland ice sheet surface-melt? Environmental Research Letters 4, 024011, https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/4/2/024011

51. BEILMAN, D.W., MacDonald, G.M., Smith, L. C.,  AND P.J. REIMER (2009) Carbon accumulation in peatlands of West Siberia over the last 2000 years, Global Biogeochemical Cycles 23, GB1012, https://doi.org/10.1029/2007GB003112

50. SMITH, L.C., AND T.M. PAVELSKY (2008) Estimation of river discharge, propagation speed, and hydraulic geometry from space: Lena River, Siberia. Water Resources Research 44, W03427  https://doi.org/10.1029/2007WR006133

49. SHAH C.A., SHENG, Y., AND L.C. SMITH (2008) Automated Image Registration Based on Pseudoinvariant Metrics of Dynamic Land-Surface Features, IEEE Trans. Geoscience and Remote Sensing 46(11). https://doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2008.2000636

48. SHENG, Y., SHAH C.A., AND L.C. SMITH (2008) Automated image registration for hydrologic change detection in the lake-rich Arctic, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters 5(3), 414-418. https://doi.org/10.1109/LGRS.2008.916646

47. MILLIMAN, J.D., FARNSWORTH, K.L., JONES, P.D., XU, K.H., AND L.C. SMITH (2008) Climatic and anthropogenic factors affecting river discharge to the global ocean, 1951-2000,  Global and Planetary Change 62, 187-194.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2008.03.001

46. *PAVELSKY, T.M., AND L.C. SMITH (2008) Remote sensing of hydrologic recharge in the Peace-Athabasca Delta, Canada. Geophysical Research Letters 35, L08403, https://doi.org/10.1029/2008GL033268

45. *PAVELSKY, T.M., AND L.C. SMITH,  RivWidth: A Software tool for the calculation of river widths from remotely sensed imagery. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters 5(1), 70-73, https://doi.org/10.1109/LGRS.2007.908305

44. SMITH, L.C., PAVELSKY, T.M., MACDONALD, G.M., SHIKLOMANOV, A.I. AND R.B. LAMMERS (2007) Rising minimum flows in northern Eurasian rivers: A growing influence of groundwater in the high-latitude water cycle. Journal of Geophysical Research 112, G04S47, https://doi.org/10.1029/2006JG000327

43. SHIKLOMANOV, A.I., LAMMERS, R.B., RAWLINS, M.A., SMITH, L.C., AND T.M. PAVELSKY (2007) Temporal and spatial variations in maximum river discharge from a new Russian data set, Journal of Geophysical Research 112, G04S53, https://doi.org/10.1029/2006JG000352

42. MacDonald, G.M., Kremenetski, K.V., SMITH, L.C., AND H.G. HIDALGO (2007) Recent Eurasian river discharge to the Arctic Ocean in the context of longer-term dendrohydrological records, Journal of Geophysical Research 112, G04S50, https://doi.org/10.1029/2006JG000333

41. *FREY, K.E., McClelland, j.w., holmes, r.m., and L.C. SMITH (2007) Impacts of climate warming and permafrost thaw on the riverine transport of nitrogen and phosphorus to the Kara Sea, Journal of Geophysical Research 112, G04S58, https://doi.org/10.1029/2006JG000369

40. Walter, K. M., Smith, L.C., and F. S. Chapin III. (2007) Methane bubbling from northern lakes: Present and future contributions to the global methane budget, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 365, 1657-1676, https://doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2007.2036

39. Smith, L.C., Sheng, Y., and G.M. MacDonald (2007) A first pan-Arctic assessment of the influence of glaciation, permafrost, topography and peatlands on northern lake distribution. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes 18, 201-208, https://doi.org/10.1002/ppp.581

38. *FREY, K.E., and L.C. Smith (2007) How well do we know northern land cover? Comparison of four global vegetation and wetland products with a new ground-truth database for West Siberia.  Global Biogeochemical Cycles 21, GB1016, https://doi.org/10.1029/2006GB002706

37. *FREY, K.E., SIEgel, D.I., and L.C. Smith (2007) Geochemistry of West Siberian streams and their potential response to permafrost degradation, Water Resources Research 43, W03406, https://doi.org/10.1029/2006WR004902

36. Smith, L.C., Sheng, Y., Magilligan, F.J., Smith, N.D., Gomez, B., Mertes, L.A.K., Krabill, W.B. and J.B. Garvin (2006) Geomorphic impact and rapid subsequent recovery from the 1996 Skeiðarársandur jökulhlaup, Iceland, assessed with multi-year airborne lidar, Geomorphology 75, 65-75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2004.01.012

35. MacDonald, G. M., BEILMAN, D.W., Kremenetski, K. V., sheng,  Y., Smith, L. C.,  and A.A. Velichko (2006) Rapid early development of circumarctic peatlands and atmospheric CH4 and CO2 variations, Science 314, 285-288. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1131722

34. *Pavelsky, T.M., and L.C. Smith (2006) Intercomparison of four global precipitation datasets and their correlation with increased Eurasian river discharge to the Arctic Ocean, Journal of Geophysical Research,111(D21112), . https://doi.org/10.1029/2006JD007230

33. *sampson, k.m., and L.C. Smith (2006) Relative ages of Pleistocene moraines discerned from pebble counts: Eastern Sierra Nevada, California. Physical Geography 27(3), 223-235.  https://doi.org/10.2747/0272-3646.27.3.223

32. Smith, l.c., SHENG, y., Macdonald, G.m. and l.D. hinzman (2005) Disappearing Arctic lakes, Science, 308, 1429.  https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1108142

31. ALSDORF, D.E., T. DUNNE, L.A.K. MERTES, J.M. MELACK, Smith, L.C. and L.L. HESS (2005) Diffusion modeling of recessional flow on central Amazonian floodplains, Geophysical Research Letters, 32(21), Art. No. L21405.  https://doi.org/10.1029/2005GL024412

30. Bjerklie, D.M., Moller, D., Smith, L.C and S.L. Dingman (2005) Estimating discharge in rivers using remotely sensed hydraulic information, Journal of Hydrology 309(1-4), 191-209, 2005. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2004.11.022

29. *frey, k.e., and L.C. Smith (2005) Amplified carbon release from vast West Siberian peatlands by 2100, Geophysical Research Letters, 32, L09401, https://doi.org/10.1029/2004GL022025

28. Smith, L. C.,  MacDonald, G. M., Velichko, A. A., BEILMAN, D.W., Borisova, O. K., , Frey, K. E. , Kremenetski, K. V., and Y. sheng (2004) Siberian peatlands a net carbon sink and global methane source since the early Holocene, Science 303, 353-356. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1090553

27. pavelsky, t.m. and L.C. SMITH (2004) Spatial and temporal patterns in Arctic river ice breakup observed with MODIS and AVHRR time series, Remote Sensing of Environment 99(3),328-338, 2004.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2004.07.018

26. *sheng, Y., Smith, L. C.,  MacDonald, Kremenetski, K. V., Frey, K. E. G. M., Velichko, A. A., LEE, M., BEILMAN, D.W., and p. Dubinin (2004) A High-resolution GIS-based inventory of the West Siberian peat carbon pool, Global Biogeochemical Cycles 18, GB3004, https://doi.org/1029/2003GB002190

25. Smith, L.C., SHENG, Y., Forster, R.R., STeffen, K., Frey, K.E., and D.E. Alsdorf (2003) Melting of small Arctic ice caps observed from ERS scatterometer time series, Geophysical Research Letters 30(20), Article no. 2034, https://doi.org/10.1029/2003GL017641

24. *Frey, K.E., and Smith, L.C (2003) Recent temperature and precipitation increases in West Siberia and their association with the Arctic Oscillation, Polar Research 22(2), 287-300. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1751-8369.2003.tb00113.x

23. *Frey, K.E., Smith, L.C., and D.E. Alsdorf (2003) ontrols on Eurasian coastal sea ice formation, melt onset and decay from ERS scatterometry:  Regional contrasts and effects of river influx, International Journal of Remote Sensing  24(24), 5283-5315. https://doi.org/10.1080/0143116031000101684

22. Kremenetski, K.V., Velichko, A.A., Borisova, O.K., MacDonald, G.M., Smith, L.C., Frey, K.E., and Orlova, L.A. (2003) Peatlands of the Western Siberian Lowlands:  current knowledge on zonation, carbon content and late Quaternary history, Quaternary Science Reviews, 22, 703-723. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0277-3791(02)00196-8

21. Smith, L.C. (2002) Emerging applications of interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) in geomorphology and hydrology.  Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 92(3), 385-398, 2002. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8306.00295

20. Gomez, B., Russell, a.j., Smith, L.C., and knudsen, o. (2002) Erosion and deposition in the proglacial zone, the 1996 jökulhlaup on Skeiðarársandur, southeast Iceland, Extremes of the Extremes: Extraordinary Floods, IAHS Publ. no. 271, 217-221.

19. *SHENG, Y., Smith, L.C., Frey, K.E., and D.E. Alsdorf (2002) A high temporal resolution dataset of  ERS scatterometer radar backscatter for research in Arctic and sub-Arctic regions, Polar Record, 38(205), 115-120, 2002. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0032247400017502

18. Magilligan, F.J., Gomez, B., Mertes, L.A.K., Smith, L.C., Smith, N.D., finnegan, d., and J.B. Garvin (2002) Geomorphic effectiveness, sandur development and the pattern of landscape response during jökulhlaups: Skeiðarársandur, southeastern Iceland, Geomorphology, 44(1-2), 95-113, 2002. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0169-555X(01)00147-7

17. *Hall-Atkinson, C., and L.C. Smith (2001) Delineation of delta ecozones using interferometric SAR phase coherence: Mackenzie River Delta, N.W.T., Canada, Remote Sensing of Environment, 78, 229-238. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0034-4257(01)00221-8

16. Alsdorf, D.E., Smith, L.C., and J.M. Melack (2001) Amazon water level changes measured with interferometric SIR-C radar, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 39(2), 423-431. https://doi.org/10.1109/36.905250

15. Hall, D.K., Williams, R.S., Barton, J.S., Sigurdsson, O., Smith, L.C., and J.B. Garvin (2001) Evaluation of remote-sensing techniques to measure decadal-scale changes of Höfsjokull Ice Cap, Iceland, Journal of Glaciology, 46(154), 375-388, 2001. https://doi.org/10.3189/172756500781833061

14. Smith, L.C., MacDonald, G.M., Frey, K.E., Velichko, a., Kremenetski, K, Borisova, O., dubinin, p., and R.R. Forster (2000) U.S.-Russian venture probes Siberian peatlands’ sensitivity to climate, Feature article,  Eos, 81(43), 497, 503-504.  https://doi.org/10.1029/00EO00357

13. Smith, L.C., Alsdorf, D.E., Magilligan, F.J., Gomez, B., Mertes, L.A.K., Smith, N.D., and J.B. Garvin, (2000) Estimation of erosion, deposition, and net volumetric change caused by the 1996 Skeiðarársandur jökulhlaup, Iceland, from SAR interferometry, Water Resources Research, 36(6), 1583-1594. https://doi.org/10.1029/1999WR900335

12. Alsdorf, D.E., Melack, J.M., Dunne, T., Mertes, L.A.K., Hess, L.L., and L.C. Smith (2000) Interferometric radar measurements of water level change on the Amazon flood plain, Nature, 404, 174-177, 2000. https://doi.org/10.1038/35004560

11. Smith, L.C. (2000) Trends in Russian Arctic river ice formation and breakup: 1917-1994, Physical Geography, 21(1), 46-56, 2000. https://doi.org/10.1080/02723646.2000.10642698

10. Gomez, B., Smith L.C., Magilligan, F. J., and L.A.k. Mertes (2000) Glacier outburst floods and outwash plain development: Skeiðarársandur, Iceland, Terra Nova, 12, 126-131. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-3121.2000.123277.x

9. Alsdorf, D.E. and L.C. Smith (1999) Interferometric SAR observations of ice topography and velocity changes related to the 1996 Gjalp subglacial eruption, Iceland, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 20(15-16), 3031-3050. https://doi.org/10.1080/014311699211606

8. Smith, L.C., and D.E. ALSDORF (1998) A control on sediment and organic carbon delivery to the Arctic Ocean revealed with space-borne synthetic aperture radar:  Ob’ River, Siberia, Geology, 26(5), 395-398. https://doi.org/10.1130/0091-7613(1998)026<0395:COSAOC>2.3.CO;2

7. Smith, L.C., Turcotte, D.L., and B.L. Isacks (1998) Streamflow characterization and feature detection using a discrete wavelet transform, Hydrological Processes, 12, 233-249. https://doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1099-1085(199802)12:2<233::AID-HYP573>3.0.CO;2-3

6. Smith, L.C. (1997) Satellite remote sensing of river inundation area, stage, and discharge: A review, Hydrological Processes, 11, 1427-1439. https://doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1099-1085(199708)11:10<1427::AID-HYP473>3.0.CO;2-S

5. Smith, L.C., Forster, R.R., Isacks, B.L., and D.K. Hall (1997) Seasonal climatic forcings on alpine glaciers revealed with orbital synthetic aperture radar, Journal of Glaciology, 43, 480-488. https://doi.org/10.3189/S0022143000035085

4. Forster, R.R., Smith, L.C., and B.L.Isacks (1997) Effects of weather events on X-SAR returns from icefields: A case study of the Hielo Patogonico Sur, Annals of Glaciology, 24, 367-374. https://doi.org/10.3189/S0260305500012465

3. Smith, L.C., Isacks, B.L., Bloom, A.L., and A.B. Murray (1996) Estimation of discharge from three braided rivers using synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite imagery:  Potential application to ungaged basins, Water Resources Research, 32(7), 2021-2034. https://doi.org/10.1029/96WR00752

2. Smith, L.C., Isacks, B.L., Forster, R.R., Bloom, A.L., and I. Preuss (1995) Estimation of discharge from braided glacial rivers using ERS-1 SAR: First results, Water Resources Research, 31(5), 1325-1329. https://doi.org/10.1029/95WR00145

1. Smith, L.C., and G.A. Olyphant (1994) Within-storm variations in runoff and sediment export from a rapidly eroding coal-refuse deposit, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 19, 369-375. https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.3290190407

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