Peer-reviewed papers and general-audience articles.


Nilsson J., A.S. Gardner, F.S. Paolo, Elevation Change of the Antarctic Ice Sheet: 1985 to 2020, (in review)

Paolo F.S. A.S. Gardner, C.A. Greene, J.N. Nilsson, M.P. Schodlok, N. Schlegel, Widespread slowdown in rates of West Antarctic Ice Shelf thinning, (in review)

Liniger G., S. Moreau, D. Lannuzel, P.G. Strutton, F.S. Paolo, Surface marine productivity variability in West Antarctic polynyas is not driven by melting ice shelves, (in review)

Nakayama Y., C.A. Greene, F.S. Paolo, V. Mensah, H. Zhang, H. Kashiwase, D. Simizu, J.S. Greenbaum, D.D. Blankenship, A. Abe-Ouchi, S. Aoki, Antarctic Slope Current Modulates Ocean Heat Intrusions Towards Totten Glacier, Geophysical Research Letters (2021)

De Rydt J., R. Reese, F.S. Paolo, G.H. Gudmundsson, Drivers of Pine Island Glacier speed-up between 1996 and 2016, The Cryosphere (2021)

Smith B., H.A. Fricker, A.S. Gardner, B. Medley, J. Nilsson, F.S. Paolo, N. Holschuh, S. Adusumilli, K. Brunt, B. Csatho, K. Harbeck, T. Markus, T. Neumann, M.R. Siegfried, H.J. Zwally, Pervasive ice sheet mass loss reflects competing ocean and atmosphere processes, Science (2020)

Gudmundsson G.H., F.S. Paolo, S. Adusumilli, H.A. Fricker, Instantaneous Antarctic ice sheet mass loss driven by thinning ice shelves, Geophysical Research Letters (2019)

Adusumilli S., H.A. Fricker, M.R. Siegfried, L. Padman, F.S. Paolo, S.R.M. Ligtenberg, Variable Basal Melt Rates of Antarctic Peninsula Ice Shelves, 1994–2016, Geophysical Research Letters (2018)

Minchew B.M., G.H. Gudmundsson, A.S. Gardner, F.S. Paolo, H.A. Fricker, Modeling the dynamic response of outlet glaciers to observed ice-shelf thinning in the Bellingshausen Sea Sector, West Antarctica, Journal of Glaciology (2018)

Paolo F.S, L. Padman, H.A. Fricker, S. Adusumilli, S. Howard, M.R. Siegfried, Response of Pacific-sector Antarctic ice shelves to the El Niño/Southern Oscillation, Nature Geoscience (2018)

Sun X., J.B. Abshire., A.A. Borsa, H.A. Fricker., D. Yi, J.P. DiMarzio, F.S. Paolo, K.M. Brunt, D.J. Harding, G.A. Neumann, ICESat/GLAS Altimetry Measurements: Received Signal Dynamic Range and Saturation Correction, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (2017)

Roberts J., B.K. Galton-fenzi, F.S. Paolo, C. Donnelly, D.E. Gwyther, L. Padman, D. Young, R. Warner, J. Greenbaum, H.A. Fricker, A.J. Payne, S. Cornford, A.L. Brocq, T.V. Ommen, D. Blankenship, M. Siegert, Ocean forced variability of Totten Glacier mass loss, Geological Society, London, Special Publications (2017)

Paolo F.S, H.A. Fricker, L. Padman, Constructing improved decadal records of Antarctic ice-shelf height change from multiple satellite radar altimeters, Remote Sensing of Environment (2016)

Holland P.R., A. Brisbourne, H.F.J. Corr, D. McGrath, K. Purdon, J. Paden, H.A. Fricker, F.S. Paolo, A. Fleming, Oceanic and atmospheric forcing of Larsen C Ice-Shelf thinning, The Cryosphere (2015)

Paolo F.S., H.A. Fricker, L. Padman, Volume loss from Antarctic ice shelves is accelerating, Science (2015)

Paolo F.S., E.C. Molina, Integrated marine gravity field along the Brazilian coast from altimeter-derived sea-surface gradient and shipborne gravity, Journal of Geodynamics (2010)

Bicego M.C., E. Zanardi-Lamardo, S. Taniguchi, C.C. Martins, D.A.M. da Silva, S.T. Sasaki, A.C.R. Albergaria-Barbosa, F.S. Paolo, R.R. Weber, R.C. Montone, Results from a 15-year study on hydrocarbon concentrations in water and sediment from Admiralty Bay, King George Island, Antarctica, Antarctic Science (2009)

Paolo F.S., M.M. Mahiques, Utilizacao de metodos acusticos em estudos de dinamica costeira: Exemplo na desembocadura lagunar de Cananeia [Use of acoustic methods in coastal dynamics studies: Example in the Cananeia lagoonal mouth], Brazilian Journal of Geophysics (2008)


Fricker H.A., F.S. Paolo, M.R. Siegfried, S. Adusumilli, Short-term changes in Antarctica’s ice shelves are key to predicting their long-term fate, The Conversation (2018)

Padman L., F.S. Paolo, H.A. Fricker, Shrinking of Antarctic ice shelves is accelerating, The Conversation (2015)

Padman L., F.S. Paolo, H.A. Fricker, Confused about ice shelf decay and sea ice increase? Scripps Oceanography (2015)

Paolo F.S., E.C. Molina, Sera que todo o gelo da Antartica pode derreter? [Could all the ice of Antarctica melt?], Ciencia Hoje (2015) [pdf]


Paolo F.S. (2015), Interannual and decadal variations of ice shelves using multi-mission satellite radar altimetry, and links with oceanic and atmospheric forcings, PhD Dissertation, University of California, ProQuest Dissertations Publishing, 127 pages. [web] [pdf]

Paolo F.S. (2009), Satellite altimetry and shipborne gravimetry on the integrated representation of the gravity field along the Brazilian coast, M.S. Thesis, University of Sao Paulo, 73 pages [in Portuguese]. [web] [pdf]

Paolo F.S. (2007), Study of bottom morphodynamics of the Cananei Estuary using geophysical methods, B.S. Thesis, University of Sao Paulo, 61 pages [in Portuguese].


Smith, B., H.A. Fricker, A. Gardner, M.R. Siegfried, S. Adusumilli, B.M. Csathó, N. Holschuh, J. Nilsson, F.S. Paolo, and the ICESat-2 Science Team. 2019. ATLAS/ICESat-2 L3A Land Ice Height, Version 1. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center

Paolo F.S., H.A. Fricker, L. Padman, Antarctic Pacific sector ice-shelf height anomaly for 1994-2017 from satellite radar altimetry, PANGAEA (2018)

Paolo F.S., H.A. Fricker, L. Padman, Antarctic ice-shelf height-change rate and height-change time series gridded products, NASA EARTHDATA (2016)

Moholdt G., H.A. Fricker, L. Padman, F.S. Paolo, Synthesized grounding line and ice shelf mask for Antarctica, PANGAEA (2013) [pdf]