Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder

Allen Pope

Research Interests

Remote sensing of the cryosphere; glaciology; Landsat 8; Antarctica/Greenland/glacier surface hydrology

Current Research



Melt lake, Juneau Icefield, Alaska

Melt lake, Juneau Icefield, Alaska

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  • Alley, KE, TA Scambos, RS Anderson, H Rajaram, A Pope and TM Haran (2018), Continent-wide estimates of Antarctic strain rates from Landsat 8-derived velocity grids. J. Glaciol. Version: 1 64 (244) 321-332, issn: 0022-1430, ids: GD3RU, doi: 10.1017/jog.2018.23
  • Pan, CG, A Pope, U Kamp, A Dashtseren, M Walther and MV Syromyatina (2018), Glacier recession in the Altai Mountains of Mongolia in 1990-2016. Geogr. Ann. Ser. A-Phys. Geogr. Version: 1 100 (2) 185-203, issn: 0435-3676, ids: GL6XH, doi: 10.1080/04353676.2017.1407560
  • Scambos, TA, GG Campbell, A Pope, T Haran, A Muto, M Lazzara, CH Reijmer and MR van den Broeke (2018), Ultralow Surface Temperatures in East Antarctica From Satellite Thermal Infrared Mapping: The Coldest Places on Earth. Geophys. Res. Lett. Version: 1 45 (12) 6124-6133, issn: 0094-8276, ids: GM8QY, doi: 10.1029/2018GL078133
  • Starkweather, S, M Seag, O Lee and A Pope (2018), Revisiting perceptions and evolving culture: a community dialogue on women in polar research. Polar Res. Version: 1 37 (1) , Art. No. 1529529, issn: 0800-0395, ids: GX8TS, doi: 10.1080/17518369.2018.1529529
  • Hindshaw, RS; Mariash, H; Vick-Majors, TJ; Thornton, AE; Pope, A; Zaika, Y; Lenz, J; Nielsen, H; Fugmann, G (2018), A decade of shaping the futures of polar early career researchers: A legacy of the International Polar Year. Version: 1 POLAR RECORD 54 (6-May) 312-323, Art. No. PII S0032247418000591, issn: 0032-2474, doi: 10.1017/S0032247418000591
  • Timm, K., A. Pope, M. Smieszek, G. Fugmann, and Y. Zaika (2017), Arctic Science From Knowledge to Action. The Polar Journal Version: 1 7 (2) 428-429, doi: 10.1080/2154896X.2017.1394122
  • Borstad, C, D McGrath and A Pope (2017), Fracture propagation and stability of ice shelves governed by ice shelf heterogeneity. Geophys. Res. Lett. Version: 1 44 (9) 4186-4194, issn: 0094-8276, ids: EV9YL, doi: 10.1002/2017GL072648
  • Pope, A, P Wagner, R Johnson, JD Shutler, J Baeseman and L Newman (2017), Community review of Southern Ocean satellite data needs. Antarct. Sci. Version: 1 29 (2) 97-138, issn: 0954-1020, ids: EN9VE, doi: 10.1017/S0954102016000390
  • Koziol, C, N Arnold, A Pope and W Colgan (2017), Quantifying supraglacial meltwater pathways in the Paakitsoq region, West Greenland. J. Glaciol. Version: 1 63 (239) 464-476, issn: 0022-1430, ids: EV3HI, doi: 10.1017/jog.2017.5
  • Pope, A (2016), Reproducibly estimating and evaluating supraglacial lake depth with Landsat 8 and other multispectral sensors. Earth Space Sci. Version: 1 3 (4) 176-188, issn: 2333-5084, ids: DU9XM, doi: 10.1002/2015EA000125
  • Moussavi, MS, W Abdalati, A Pope, T Scambos, M Tedesco, M MacFerrin and S Grigsby (2016), Derivation and validation of supraglacial lake volumes on the Greenland Ice Sheet from high-resolution satellite imagery. Remote Sens. Environ. Version: 1 183 294-303, issn: 0034-4257, ids: DU6SR, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2016.05.024
  • Pope, EL, IC Willis, A Pope, ES Miles, NS Arnold and WG Rees (2016), Contrasting snow and ice albedos derived from MODIS, Landsat ETM plus and airborne data from Langjokull, Iceland. Remote Sens. Environ. Version: 1 175 183-195, issn: 0034-4257, ids: DF0AC, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2015.12.051
  • Pope, A, TA Scambos, M Moussavi, M Tedesco, M Willis, D Shean and S Grigsby (2016), Estimating supraglacial lake depth in West Greenland using Landsat 8 and comparison with other multispectral methods. Cryosphere Version: 1 10 (1) 15-27, issn: 1994-0416, ids: DO2IF, doi: 10.5194/tc-10-15-2016
  • Gil, Y, CH David, I Demir, BT Essawy, RW Fulweiler, JL Goodall, L Karlstrom, H Lee, HJ Mills, JH Oh, SA Pierce, A Pope, MW Tzeng, SR Villamizar and X Yu (2016), Toward the Geoscience Paper of the Future: Best practices for documenting and sharing research from data to software to provenance. Earth Space Sci. Version: 1 3 (10) 388-415, issn: 2333-5084, ids: EC0LZ, doi: 10.1002/2015EA000136
  • Pope, A, IC Willis, F Palsson, NS Arnold, WG Rees, H Bjornsson and L Grey (2016), Elevation change, mass balance, dynamics and surging of Langjokull, Iceland from 1997 to 2007. J. Glaciol. Version: 1 62 (233) 497-511, issn: 0022-1430, ids: DT4LK, doi: 10.1017/jog.2016.55
  • Pope, A and G Rees (2014), Using in situ spectra to explore Landsat classification of glacier surfaces. Int. J. Appl. Earth Obs. Geoinf. Version: 1 12th International Circumpolar Remote Sensing Symposium 27 42-52, Univ Eastern Finland, Dept Geog & Hist, Levi, FINLAND, MAY 14-18, 2012, issn: 0303-2434, ids: 285HY, doi: 10.1016/j.jag.2013.08.007
  • Pope, A, WG Rees, AJ Fox and A Fleming (2014), Open Access Data in Polar and Cryospheric Remote Sensing. Remote Sens. Version: 1 6 (7) 6183-6220, issn: 2072-4292, ids: AM7IE, doi: 10.3390/rs6076183
  • Pope, A and WG Rees (2014), Impact of spatial, spectral, and radiometric properties of multispectral imagers on glacier surface classification. Remote Sens. Environ. Version: 1 141 1-13, issn: 0034-4257, ids: AB3AB, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2013.08.028
  • Pope, A, IC Willis, WG Rees, NS Arnold and F Palsson (2013), Combining airborne lidar and Landsat ETM plus data with photoclinometry to produce a digital elevation model for Langjokull, Iceland. Int. J. Remote Sens. Version: 1 34 (4) 1005-1025, issn: 0143-1161, ids: 025QW, doi: 10.1080/01431161.2012.705446
  • Paul, F, NE Barrand, S Baumann, E Berthier, T Bolch, K Casey, H Frey, SP Joshi, V Konovalov, R Le Bris, N Molg, G Nosenko, C Nuth, A Pope, A Racoviteanu, P Rastner, B Raup, K Scharrer, S Steffen and S Winsvold (2013), On the accuracy of glacier outlines derived from remote-sensing data. Ann. Glaciol. Version: 1 54 (63) 171-182, issn: 0260-3055, ids: 181RF, doi: 10.3189/2013AoG63A296