Publications

A thin film viscoplastic theory for calving glaciers:toward a bound on the calving rate of glaciers

Published in Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 2019

Is there a fastest possible glacier retreat by calving?

Recommended citation: Bassis, J. N. and Ultee, L. (2019). "A thin film viscoplastic theory for calving glaciers:toward a bound on the calving rate of glaciers." Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface 124. doi:10.1029/2019JF005160 http://ehultee.github.io/files/BassisUltee-thin_film_viscoplastic-2019.pdf

From ice sheets to main streets: Intermediaries connect climate scientists to coastal adaptation

Published in Earth's Future, 2018

Commentary on avenues to productive public engagement for climate researchers. A collaboration with scholars of science usability.

Recommended citation: Ultee, L., Arnott, J. C., Bassis, J. N., and Lemos, M. C. (2018). "From ice sheets to main streets: Intermediaries connect climate scientists to coastal adaptation." Earth's Future 6(3): 299-304. doi:10.1002/2018EF000827 http://ehultee.github.io/files/2018EF000827.pdf

Collaborative creation and implementation of a Michigan Sustainability Case on urban farming in Detroit

Published in Case Studies in the Environment, 2018

Summary of a multimedia case study I co-authored for use in environmental studies courses. The corresponding case won an award for meaningful community impact, and is available for instructors at teachmsc.org.

Recommended citation: Boone, L., Ultee, L., Waisanen, E., Newell, J., Thorne, J.A. and Hardin, R. (2018). "Collaborative creation and implementation of a Michigan Sustainability Case on urban farming in Detroit." Case Studies in the Environment 2(1): 8-13. doi: 10.1525/cse.2017.000703 http://ehultee.github.io/files/cse-2017_000703_full.pdf

The future is Nye: An extension of the perfect plastic approximation to tidewater glaciers

Published in Journal of Glaciology, 2016

Foundational description of the idea behind the numerical model I developed for mass loss from calving glaciers.

Recommended citation: Ultee, L. and Bassis, J. N. (2016). "The future is Nye: an extension of the perfect plastic approximation to tidewater glaciers." Journal of Glaciology. 62(236): 1143-1152. doi: 10.1017/jog.2016.108 http://ehultee.github.io/files/jog-2016_108.pdf