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Dr Kate Winter

Senior Research Fellow

Department: Geography and Environmental Sciences

Campus Address

Ellison Building
Northumbria University
Newcastle upon Tyne


  • PhD Englacial stratigraphy, debris entrainment and ice sheet stability of Horseshoe Valley, West Antarctica.
  • MSc Polar and Alpine Change
  • BA (Hons) Geography and Geoscience

Key Publications

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  • Controls on subaerial erosion rates in Antarctica, Marrero, S., Hein, A., Naylor, M., Shanks, R., Winter, K., Woodward, J., Dunning, S., Westoby, M., Sugden, D. 1 Nov 2018, In: Earth and Planetary Science Letters
  • Topographic steering of enhanced ice flow at the bottleneck between East and West Antarctica, Winter, K., Ross, N., Ferracciolo, F., Jordan, T., Corr, H., Forsberg, R., Matsuoka, K., Olesen, A., Casal, T. 28 May 2018, In: Geophysical Research Letters
  • The million-year evolution of the glacial trimline in the southernmost Ellsworth Mountains, Antarctica, Sugden, D., Hein, A., Woodward, J., Marrero, S., Rodés, Á., Dunning, S., Stuart, F., Freeman, S., Winter, K., Westoby, M. 1 Jul 2017, In: Earth and Planetary Science Letters
  • Antarctic ice sheet discharge driven by atmosphere-ocean feedbacks at the Last Glacial Termination, Fogwill, C., Turney, C., Golledge, N., Etheridge, D., Rubino, M., Thornton, D., Baker, A., Woodward, J., Winter, K., van Ommen, T., Moy, A., Curran, M., Davies, S., Weber, M., Bird, M., Munksgaard, N., Menviel, L., Rootes, C., Ellis, B., Millman, H., Vohra, J., Rivera, A., Cooper, A. 5 Jan 2017, In: Scientific Reports
  • Mid-Holocene pulse of thinning in the Weddell Sea sector of the West Antarctic ice sheet, Hein, A., Marrero, S., Woodward, J., Dunning, S., Winter, K., Westoby, M., Freeman, S., Shanks, R., Sugden, D. 22 Aug 2016, In: Nature Communications
  • Interannual surface evolution of an Antarctic blue-ice moraine using multi-temporal DEMs, Westoby, M., Dunning, S., Woodward, J., Hein, A., Marrero, S., Winter, K., Sugden, D. 30 Jun 2016, In: Earth Surface Dynamics
  • Assessing the continuity of the blue ice climate record at Patriot Hills, Horseshoe Valley, West Antarctica, Winter, K., Woodward, J., Dunning, S., Turney, C., Fogwill, C., Hein, A., Golledge, N., Bingham, R., Marrero, S., Sugden, D., Ross, N. 2 Mar 2016, In: Geophysical Research Letters
  • Evidence for the stability of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet divide for 1.4 million years, Hein, A., Woodward, J., Marrero, S., Dunning, S., Steig, E., Freeman, S., Stuart, F., Winter, K., Westoby, M., Sugden, D. 3 Feb 2016, In: Nature Communications
  • Sedimentological characterization of Antarctic moraines using UAVs and Structure-from-Motion photogrammetry, Westoby, M., Dunning, S., Woodward, J., Hein, A., Marrero, S., Winter, K., Sugden, D. 26 Nov 2015, In: Journal of Glaciology
  • Airborne radar evidence for tributary flow switching in Institute Ice Stream, West Antarctica: implications for ice sheet configuration and dynamics, Winter, K., Woodward, J., Ross, N., Dunning, S., Bingham, R., Corr, H., Siegert, M. 3 Sep 2015, In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface


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