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Surendra Adhikari

Education
  • PhD, Geography, University of Calgary, Canada (2012).
  • MSc, Engineering Geology, Free University of Brussels, Belgium (2007).
  • BE, Agricultural Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal (2004).

Research Interests

I do some (earth system) science, particularly related to ice, sea level, solid earth, and space geodesy.


Professional Experience
  • Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 2017 onwards.
  • NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP) Fellow, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 2015-2016.
  • Postdoctoral Scholar in Geophysics, California Institute of Technology 2013-2014.

Selected Awards
  • JPL Outstanding Postdoctoral Research Award (2016).
  • NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellowship (2014).
  • CSDMS Student Modeler Award, University of Colorado Boulder, USA (2012).
  • Outstanding Doctorate Student Presentation Award, University of Calgary, Canada (2010).
  • FGS Open Scholarship, University of Calgary, Canada (2009).
  • Dean's Entrance Scholarship, University of Calgary, Canada (2008).
  • VLIR Scholarship, Free University of Brussels, Belgium (2005).

Selected Publications
  1. Adhikari, S., Ivins, E. R., and Larour, E., 2017, Mass transport waves amplified by intense Greenland melt and detected in solid Earth deformation, Geophysical Research Letters, 44, doi: 10.1002/2017GL073478.
  2. Thompson, P. R., Hamlington, B. D., Landerer, F. W., and Adhikari, S., 2016, Are long tide gauge records in the wrong place to measure global mean sea level rise? Geophysical Research Letters, 43,10403-10411 doi:10.1002/2016GL070552.
  3. Adhikari, S. and Ivins, E. R., 2016, Climate-driven polar motion: 2003-2015, Science Advances, 2, e1501693.
  4. Adhikari, S., Ivins, E. R., and Larour, E., 2016, ISSM-SESAW v1.0: mesh-based computation of gravitationally consistent sea level and geodetic signatures caused by cryosphere and climate driven mass change, Geoscientific Model Development, 9, 9769-9816, doi: 10.5194/gmd-9-1087-2016.
  5. Adhikari, S. and Tsai, V. C., 2015, A model for subglacial flooding along a preexisting hydrological network during the rapid drainage of supraglacial lakes, Journal of Geophysical Research, 120, 580-603, doi: 10.1002/2014JF003339.
  6. Adhikari, S., Ivins, E. R., Larour, E., Seroussi, H., Morlighem, M. and Nowicki, S., 2014, Future Antarctic bed topography and its implications for ice sheet dynamics, Solid Earth, 5, 569–584, doi: 10.5194/se-5-569-2014.
  7. Adhikari, S. and Marshall, S. J., 2013, Influence of high-order mechanics on simulation of glacier response to climate change: insights from Haig Glacier, Canadian Rocky Mountains, The Cryosphere, 7, 1527–1541, doi: 10.5194/tc-7-1527-2013.
  8. Oerlemans, J., Adhikari, S., Anderson, B., Dunse, T., Giesen, R., Huybrechts, P., Leclercq, P. and Van Pelt, W., 2012, Modelling shrinkage of glaciers in the 21st century, Nature Climate Change, Ref #NCLIM-12030191A (submitted).
  9. Adhikari, S. and Marshall, S. J., 2012, Parameterization of lateral drag in flowline models of glacier dynamics, Journal of Glaciology, 58, 212, 1119–1132, doi: 10.3189/2012JoG12J018.
  10. Adhikari, S. and Marshall, S. J., 2012, Glacier volume-area relation for high-order mechanics and transient glacier states, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L16505, doi: 10.1029/ 2012GL052712.
  11. Adhikari, S. and Marshall, S. J., 2012, Modelling dynamics of valley glaciers, in Miidla, P. (ed.), Numerical Modelling, InTech Publ., 115–142, ISBN: 978-953-51-0219-9.
  12. Adhikari, S. and Marshall, S. J., 2011, Improvements to shear-deformational models of glacier dynamics through a longitudinal stress factor, Journal of Glaciology, 57, 206, 1003–1016, doi: 10.3189/ 002214311798843449.
  13. Adhikari, S., Marshall, S. J. and Huybrechts, P., 2011, On characteristic timescales of Glacier AX010 in the Nepalese Himalaya, Bulletin of Glaciological Research, 29, 19–29, doi: 10.5331/bgr.29.19.
  14. Adhikari, S. and Huybrechts, P., 2009, Numerical modelling of historical front variations and the 21st century evolution of Glacier AX010, Nepal Himalaya, Annals of Glaciology, 50, 52, 27–34, doi: 10.3189/172756409789624346.

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