Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Behm, M., Walter, J., Binder, D., Cheng, F., Citterio, M., Kulessa, B., Langley, K., Limpach, P., Mertl, S., Schöner, W., Tamstorf, M., Weyss, G. Seismic characterization of a rapidly-rising Jökulhlaup cycle at the A.P. Olsen Ice Cap, NE-Greenland Journal of Glaciology 1 19
  2. Schaap, T., Roach, M., Peters, L., Cook, S., Kulessa, B., Schoof, C. Englacial drainage structures in an East Antarctic outlet glacier Journal of Glaciology 1 9
  3. Kulessa, B., Booth, A., O'Leary, M., McGrath, D., King, E., Luckman, A., Holland, P., Jansen, D., Bevan, S., Thompson, S., Hubbard, B. Seawater softening of suture zones inhibits fracture propagation in Antarctic ice shelves Nature Communications 10 1
  4. Kulessa, B., Booth, A., O’Leary, M., McGrath, D., King, E., Luckman, A., Holland, P., Jansen, D., Bevan, S., Thompson, S., Hubbard, B. Seawater softening of suture zones inhibits fracture propagation in Antarctic ice shelves Nature Communications 10 1
  5. Booth, A., White, J., Pearce, E., Hubbard, B., Ashmore, D., Bevan, S., Holland, P., Nichols, K., Harrison, L., Hudson, T., Kulessa, B., Brisbourne, A., Luckman, A., Smith, A. An updated seabed bathymetry beneath Larsen C Ice Shelf, west Antarctic Earth System Science Data Discussions
  6. Hudson, E., Kulessa, B., Edwards, P., Williams, T., Walsh, R. Integrated Hydrological and Geophysical Characterisation of Surface and Subsurface Water Contamination at Abandoned Metal Mines Water, Air, & Soil Pollution 229 8
  7. Butler, K., Kulessa, B., Pugin, A. Multimode seismoelectric phenomena generated using explosive and vibroseis sources Geophysical Journal International 213 2 836 850
  8. Shakesby, R., Hiemstra, J., Kulessa, B., Luckman, A. Re-assessment of the age and depositional origin of the Paviland Moraine, Gower, south Wales, UK Boreas 47 2 577 592
  9. Munneke, P., Luckman, A., Bevan, S., Smeets, C., Gilbert, E., Broeke, M., Wang, W., Zender, C., Hubbard, B., Ashmore, D., Orr, A., King, J., Luckman, A., Kulessa, B., Bevan, S. Intense winter surface melt on an Antarctic ice shelf Geophysical Research Letters
  10. Bevan, S., Luckman, A., Munneke, P., Hubbard, B., Kulessa, B., Ashmore, D. Decline in Surface Melt Duration on Larsen C Ice Shelf Revealed by The Advanced Scatterometer (ASCAT) Earth and Space Science 5 10 578 591
  11. Bevan, S., Luckman, A., Hubbard, B., Kulessa, B., Ashmore, D., Munneke, P., O'Leary, M., Booth, A., Sevestre, H., McGrath, D. Centuries of intense surface melt on Larsen C Ice Shelf The Cryosphere 11 6 2743 2753
  12. Munneke, P., McGrath, D., Medley, B., Luckman, A., Bevan, S., Kulessa, B., Jansen, D., Booth, A., Smeets, P., Hubbard, B., Ashmore, D., Broeke, M., Sevestre, H., Steffen, K., Shepherd, A., Gourmelen, N. Observationally constrained surface mass balance of Larsen C ice shelf, Antarctica The Cryosphere 11 6 2411 2426
  13. Kulessa, B., Hubbard, A., Booth, A., Bougamont, M., Dow, C., Doyle, S., Christoffersen, P., Lindbäck, K., Pettersson, R., Fitzpatrick, A., Jones, G. Seismic evidence for complex sedimentary control of Greenland Ice Sheet flow Science Advances 3 8 e1603071
  14. Chester, M., Kulessa, B., Luckman, A., Bassis, J., Kuipers Munneke, P., Kulessa, B. Systems Analysis of complex glaciological processes and application to calving of Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica Annals of Glaciology 58 74 60 71
  15. Siegert, M., Kulessa, B., Bougamont, M., Christoffersen, P., Key, K., Andersen, K., Booth, A., Smith, A. Antarctic subglacial groundwater: a concept paper on its measurement and potential influence on ice flow Geological Society, London, Special Publications SP461.8
  16. Ashmore, D., Hubbard, B., Luckman, A., Kulessa, B., Bevan, S., Booth, A., Kuipers Munneke, P., O'Leary, M., Sevestre, H., Holland, P. Ice and firn heterogeneity within Larsen C Ice Shelf from borehole optical televiewing Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface
  17. Thompson, S., Kulessa, B., Benn, D., Mertes, J. Anatomy of terminal moraine segments and implied lake stability on Ngozumpa Glacier, Nepal, from electrical resistivity tomography (ERT) Scientific Reports 7 46766
  18. Hubbard, B., Luckman, A., Ashmore, D., Bevan, S., Kulessa, B., Kuipers Munneke, P., Philippe, M., Jansen, D., Booth, A., Sevestre, H., Tison, J., O’Leary, M., Rutt, I. Massive subsurface ice formed by refreezing of ice-shelf melt ponds Nature Communications 7 11897
  19. Parsekian, A., Bradford, J., Tsoflias, G., Arcone, S., Kulessa, B., Kulessa, B. Advancements in the measurement of the cryosphere using geophysics — Introduction GEOPHYSICS 81 1 WAi WAii
  20. Thompson, S., Kulessa, B., Essery, R., Lüthi, M. Bulk meltwater flow and liquid water content of snowpacks mapped using the electrical self-potential (SP) method The Cryosphere 10 1 433 444
  21. Axtell, C., Murray, T., Kulessa, B., Clark, R., Gusmeroli, A. Improved accuracy of cross-borehole radar velocity models for ice property analysis GEOPHYSICS 81 1 WA203 WA212
  22. Mao, D., Revil, A., Hort, R., Munakata-Marr, J., Atekwana, E., Kulessa, B., Kulessa, B. Resistivity and self-potential tomography applied to groundwater remediation and contaminant plumes: Sandbox and field experiments Journal of Hydrology 530 1 14
  23. Doherty, R., McPolin, B., Kulessa, B., Frau, A., Kulakova, A., Allen, C., Larkin, M. Microbial Ecology and Geo-electrical Responses across a Groundwater Plume Interpretation 3 4 SAB9 SAB21
  24. Dow, C., Kulessa, B., Rutt, I., Tsai, V., Pimentel, S., Doyle, S., van As, D., Lindbäck, K., Pettersson, R., Jones, G., Hubbard, A., Kulessa, B., Jones, G. Modeling of subglacial hydrological development following rapid supraglacial lake drainage Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface 120 6 1127 1147
  25. Sentenac, P., Hogson, T., Keenan, H., Kulessa, B. Small scale monitoring of a bioremediation barrier using miniature electrical resistivity tomography Journal of Applied Geophysics 115 24 31
  26. Jansen, D., Luckman, A., Cook, A., Bevan, S., Kulessa, B., Hubbard, B., Holland, P., Luckman, A., Kulessa, B., Bevan, S. Brief Communication: Newly developing rift in Larsen C Ice Shelf presents significant risk to stability The Cryosphere 9 3 1223 1227
  27. Dow, C., Kulessa, B., Rutt, I., Doyle, S., Hubbard, A., Kulessa, B., Rutt, I. Upper bounds on subglacial channel development for interior regions of the Greenland ice sheet Journal of Glaciology 60 224 1044 1052
  28. Kulessa, B., Jansen, D., Luckman, A., King, E., Sammonds, P. Marine ice regulates the future stability of a large Antarctic ice shelf Nature Communications 5 1
  29. Schanwell, C., Murray, T., Kulessa, B., Gusmeroli, A., Saintenoy, A., Jansson, P. An automatic approach to delineate the cold-temperate transition surface with ground-penetrating radar on polythermal glaciers Annals of Glaciology 55 67 89 96
  30. Revil, A., Barnier, G., Karaoulis, M., Sava, P., Jardani, A., Kulessa, B. Seismoelectric coupling in unsaturated porous media: theory, petrophysics, and saturation front localization using an electroacoustic approach Geophysical Journal International 196 2 867 884
  31. Luckman, A., Elvidge, A., Jansen, D., Kulessa, B., Kuipers Munneke, P., King, J., Barrand, N. Surface melt and ponding on Larsen C Ice Shelf and the impact of föhn winds Antarctic Science 26 6 625 635
  32. Doyle, S., Hubbard, A., Dow, C., Jones, G., Fitzpatrick, A., Gusmeroli, A., Kulessa, B., Lindback, K., Pettersson, R., Box, J., Kulessa, B., Jones, G. Ice tectonic deformation during the rapid in situ drainage of a supraglacial lake on the Greenland Ice Sheet The Cryosphere 7 1 129 140
  33. Jansen, D., Luckman, A., Kulessa, B., Holland, P., King, E. Marine ice formation in a suture zone on the Larsen C Ice Shelf and its influence on ice shelf dynamics Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface 118 3 1628 1640
  34. Dow, C., Hubbard, A., Booth, A., Doyle, S., Gusmeroli, A., Kulessa, B. Seismic evidence of mechanically weak sediments underlying Russell Glacier, West Greenland Annals of Glaciology 54 64 135 141
  35. Gusmeroli, A., Murray, T., Clark, R., Kulessa, B., Jansson, P. Vertical seismic profiling of glaciers: appraising multi-phase mixing models Annals of Glaciology 54 64 115 123
  36. Jones, G., Kulessa, B., Doyle, S., Dow, C., Hubbard, A. An automated approach to the location of icequakes using seismic waveform amplitudes Annals of Glaciology 54 64 1 9
  37. Kulessa, B., Chandler, D., Revil, A., Essery, R., Kulessa, B. Theory and numerical modeling of electrical self-potential signatures of unsaturated flow in melting snow Water Resources Research 48 9 n/a
  38. Booth, A., Clark, R., Kulessa, B., Murray, T., Carter, J., Doyle, S., Hubbard, A., Murray, T., Kulessa, B. Thin-layer effects in glaciological seismic amplitude-versus-angle (AVA) analysis: implications for characterising a subglacial till unit, Russell Glacier, West Greenland The Cryosphere 6 4 909 922
  39. Thompson, S., Kulessa, B., Luckman, A. Integrated electrical resistivity tomography (ERT) and self-potential (SP) techniques for assessing hydrological processes within glacial lake moraine dams Journal of Glaciology 58 211 849 858
  40. Luckman, A., Jansen, D., Kulessa, B., King, E., Sammonds, P., Benn, D. Basal crevasses in Larsen C Ice Shelf and implications for their global abundance The Cryosphere Discussions 5 4 2035
  41. Hubbard, C., West, L., Morris, K., Kulessa, B., Brookshaw, D., Lloyd, J., Shaw, S. In search of experimental evidence for the biogeobattery Journal of Geophysical Research 116 G4
  42. King, M., Padman, L., Nicholls, K., Clarke, P., Gudmundsson, G., Kulessa, B., Shepherd, A. Ocean tides in the Weddell Sea: New observations on the Filchner-Ronne and Larsen C ice shelves and model validation Journal of Geophysical Research 116 C6 n/a
  43. King, M., Padman, L., Nicholls, K., Clarke, P., Gudmundsson, G., Kulessa, B., Shepherd, A., Gourmelen, N. Correction to “Ocean tides in the Weddell Sea: New observations on the Filchner-Ronne and Larsen C ice shelves and model validation” Journal of Geophysical Research 116 C8
  44. Hiemstra, J., Kulessa, B., King, E., Ntarlagiannis, D. The use of integrated sedimentological and geophysical methods in drumlin research - a case study of Pigeon Point, Clew Bay, Northwest Ireland Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 36 14 1860 1871
  45. Davis, C., Slater, L., Kulessa, B., Ferguson, A., Atekwana, E., Doherty, R., Kalin, R. Self-potential signatures associated with an injection experiment at an in-situ biological permeable reactive barrier Near Surface Geophysics
  46. Doherty, R., Kulessa, B., Ferguson, A., Larkin, M., Kulakov, L., Kalin, R., Kulessa, B. A microbial fuel cell in contaminated ground delineated by electrical self-potential and normalized induced polarization data Journal of Geophysical Research 115 G3 n/a
  47. Revil, A., Mendonça, C., Atekwana, E., Kulessa, B., Hubbard, S., Bohlen, K., Kulessa, B. Understanding biogeobatteries: Where geophysics meets microbiology Journal of Geophysical Research 115
  48. Mewes, A., Kulessa, B., McKinley, J., Binley, A. Anisotropic seismic inversion using a multigrid Monte Carlo approach Geophysical Journal International 183 1 267
  49. Sentenac, P., Montinaro, A., Kulessa, B. Diesel transport monitoring in simulated unconfined aquifers using miniature resistivity arrays Environmental Earth Sciences 61 1 107
  50. Jansen, D., Kulessa, B., Sammonds, P., Luckman, A., King, E., Glasser, N., Luckman, A., Kulessa, B. Present stability of the Larsen C ice shelf, Antarctic Peninsula Journal of Glaciology 56 198 593
  51. Gusmeroli, A., Clark, R., Murray, T., Booth, A., Kulessa, B., Barrett, B. Seismic wave attenuation in the uppermost glacier ice of Storglacïaren, Sweden Journal of Glaciology 56 196 249
  52. Ruffell, A., Kulessa, B. Application of Geophysical Techniques in Identifying Illegally Buried Toxic Waste Environmental Forensics 10 3 196
  53. Glasser, N., Kulessa, B., Luckman, A., Jansen, D., King, E., Sammonds, P., Scambos, T., Jezek, K., Luckman, A., Kulessa, B. Surface structure and stability of the Larsen C ice shelf, Antarctic Peninsula Journal of Glaciology 55 191 400
  54. Kulessa, B., Booth, A., Hobbs, A., Hubbard, A., Kulessa, B. Automated monitoring of subglacial hydrological processes with ground-penetrating radar (GPR) at high temporal resolution: scope and potential pitfalls Geophysical Research Letters 35 24
  55. Kulessa, B., Kulessa, B. A Critical Review of the Low-frequency Electrical Properties of Ice Sheets and Glaciers Journal of Environmental & Engineering Geophysics 12 1 23 36
  56. Kulessa, B., Woodward, J., Kulessa, B. Introduction to this Special Issue of Jeeg: The Geophysics of Glacial and Frozen Materials Journal of Environmental & Engineering Geophysics 12 1 1 2
  57. Kulessa, B., Chiarulli, B., McCarthy, P., Haney, S., Jones, K. Large-scale geophysical reconstruction of man-made ground at former industrial iron-furnace plantations GEOPHYSICS 71 3 B55 B61
  58. Kulessa, B., Hubbard, B., Brown, G. Time-lapse imaging of subglacial drainage conditions using three-dimensional inversion of borehole electrical resistivity data Journal of Glaciology 52 176 49 57
  59. Kulessa, B., Murray, T., Rippin, D., Kulessa, B. Active seismoelectric exploration of glaciers Geophysical Research Letters 33 7
  60. Kulessa, B., Hubbard, B., Williamson, M., Brown, G. Hydrogeological analysis of slug tests in glacier boreholes Journal of Glaciology 51 173 269 280
  61. Kulessa, B., Chiarulli, B., Haney, S. Geophysics in support of industrial archaeology in a challenging environment: Shade iron furnace, Pennsylvania, USA Archaeological Prospection 11 4 181 187
  62. Kulessa, B., Murray, T. Slug-test derived differences in bed hydraulic properties between a surge-type and a non-surge-type Svalbard glacier Annals of Glaciology 36 1 103 109
  63. Kulessa, B., Hubbard, B., Brown, G. Earth tide forcing of glacier drainage Geophysical Research Letters 30 1
  64. Kulessa, B. Cross-coupled flow modeling of coincident streaming and electrochemical potentials and application to subglacial self-potential data Journal of Geophysical Research 108 B8
  65. Kulessa, B., Jaekel, U., Kemna, A., Vereecken, H. Magnetometric Resistivity (MMR) Imaging of Subsurface Solute Flow: Inversion Framework and Laboratory Tests Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics 7 3 111
  66. Kemna, A., Kulessa, B., Vereecken, H. Imaging and characterisation of subsurface solute transport using electrical resistivity tomography (ERT) and equivalent transport models Journal of Hydrology 267 3-4 125 146
  67. Hubbard, B., Binley, A., Slater, L., Middleton, R., Kulessa, B. Inter-borehole electrical resistivity imaging of englacial drainage Journal of Glaciology 44 147 429 434
  68. Kulessa, B., Hubbard, B. Interpretation of borehole impulse tests at Haut Glacier d’Arolla, Switzerland Annals of Glaciology 24 397 402
  69. Slater, L., Kulessa, B., Barton, K. An investigation of the ability of geophysical methods to detect and define Fulachta Fia (Burnt Mounds) on Clare Island, Co. Mayo, Ireland Archaeological Prospection 3 53 69

Book Chapters

  1. Kulessa, B., Clarke, G., Hughes, D., Barbour, S. Anatomy and Facies Association of a Drumlin in Co. Down, Northern Ireland, from Seismic and Electrical Resistivity Surveys (Ed.), Glacial Sedimentary Processes and Products 176
  2. French, H., Binley, A., Kharkhordin, I., Kulessa, B., Krylov, S. COLD REGIONS HYDROGEOPHYSICS: PHYSICAL CHARACTERISATION AND MONITORING (Ed.), Applied Hydrogeophysics 232
  3. Kulessa, B., Ruffell, A., Glynn, D. Characterising ground hazards induced by historic salt mining using ground-penetrating radar (Ed.), Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterisation 497 504
  4. Barton, K., Kulessa, B. Geophysical images of a Fulacht Fia at Capnagower, Clare Island (Ed.), Clare Island and Inishbofin. Field Guide No. 17 39 42 Dublin Irish Association for Quaternary Studies

Conference Contributions

  1. Kulessa, B., Key, K., Thompson, S., Siegert, M. Heat and groundwater transport between the Antarctic Ice Sheet and subglacial sedimentary basins from electromagnetic geophysical measurements SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts 2019 4819 4823

Other Research Outputs

  1. Siegert, M., Kulessa, B. Antarctic subglacial lakes Antarctic Environments Portal