## Benjamin Keith Galton-Fenzi, PhD (QMS), BSc (Hons EnvSc) #### ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1404-4103 #### Present roles - Senior Scientist, Australian Antarctic Division (AAD). - Leader, Cryosphere-Ocean Interactions Theme, Australian Research Council Antarctic Gateway Special Research Initiative, University of Tasmania. - Co-Leader, Ocean Forced Evolution of the Antarctic Ice Sheet Project, Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre, University of Tasmania. #### Contact details Email: Ben.Galton-Fenzi AT aad.gov.au Telephone: +61 (0)3 6232 3112 Snail mail: c/- ACE CRC, Private Bag 80, Hobart, TAS, 7001, Australia. Fax: +61 (0)3 6226 2440 #### Research interests - Antarctic mass budget and sea level - Numerical modelling of ice and oceans - Processes occuring between the ocean and sea ice, icebergs and ice shelves <!-- ### Employment history - Oct 2015- ongoing: Senior research scientist, AAD, Kingston, Australia. - Mar 2013- ongoing: Honorary research scientist, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia. - Mar 2013-Oct 2015: Research scientist, AAD, Kingston, Australia. - Jan 2012-Mar 2013: Ice-shelf/ocean modeller (level B), ACE CRC, Hobart, Australia. - Jun 2011-Oct 2011: Visiting professor, CNRS-LEGOS, France. - Jul 2010-Dec 2011: Ice-shelf/ocean modeller (level A), ACE CRC, Hobart, Australia. - Jul 2009-Jun 2010: Ocean modeller (level A), ACE CRC, Hobart, Australia. --> #### Qualifications - Ph.D.(Quantitative Marine Science), University of Tasmania, Australia. Awarded: 1 Dec 2009. <!-- - Graduate Certificate in Marine Science, University of Tasmania, Australia. 2009. --> - B.Sc.(Environmental Science; First Class Honours), Murdoch University, Western Australia. 2004. <!--### Professional experience--> <!-- #### Committees, service and memberships - Chair ACE CRC computing committee. Jun 2013-ongoing. - Chair Tasmanian Partnership for Advanced Computing (TPAC) user committee. 2012-ongoing. - Organising committee member and associate editor for 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. 3-7 Dec 2012. - Organiser Ice Sheet modelling workshop: sponsored by ACE CRC. 31 Nov 2012. - Panel member of Second Australian Earth System Outlook Conference, Australian Academy of Science. 26-27 Nov 2012. - Organising committee member for ACE CRC discussion group. 2012-ongoing. - Organiser Mertz region workshop; sponsored by ACE CRC. 22 Nov 2010. - Reviewer for *Journal of Geophysical Research*, *Journal of Glaciology*, *Journal of Fluid Mechanics*, *Annals of Glaciology*, *Ocean Science*, *Antarctic Science*, *Proceedings of the Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society* and *Geoscientific Model Development Discussions*. - Grant program reviewer for Natural Environment Research Council, United Kingdom. - Memberships: Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society; Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society; Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society; American Geophysical Union; European Geophysical Union; International Glaciological Society; and the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists. --> #### Refereed publications and manuscripts under review - Cook, S., **B.K. Galton-Fenzi**, S. R. M. Ligtenberg, R. Coleman. 2017. Widespread vulnerability of Antarctic ice shelves to seawater infiltration. Nature Comms. (under review) - Cougnon, E.A., B.K. Galton-Fenzi, S.R. Rintoul, B. Legr ́esy, G.D. Williams, A.D. Fraser and J.R. Hunter. 2017. Increased basal melting of the Mertz Glacier Tonue after calving. Geophysical Research Letters, submitted. - Jansen, J., N.A. Hill, P.K. Dunstan, J. McKinlay, M.D. Sumner, A.L. Post, M.P. El ́eaume, L.K. Armand, J. Warnock, B.K. Galton-Fenzi and C.R. Johnson. 2017. Surface-derived productivity increases Antarctic seafloor biodiversity , Nature Ecology & Evolution, ac- cepted - Naughten, K.A., B.K. Galton-Fenzi, K.J. Meissner, M.H. England, G.B. Brassington, F. Colberg, T. Hattermann, J.B. Debernard. 2017. Spurious sea ice formation caused by oscillatory ocean tracer advection schemes. Ocean Modelling, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2017.06.01 - Melbourne-Thomas, J, A.J. Constable, E.A. Fulton, S.P. Corney, R. Trebilco, A.J. Hobday, J. Blanchard, F. Boschetti, R.H. Bustamante, R. Cropp, J.D. Everett, A. Fleming, **B. Galton-Fenzi**, S.D. Godlsworthy, A. Lenton, A. Lara-Lopez, R. Little, M.P. Marzloff, R. Matear, M. Mongin, E. Plaganyi, R. Proctor, J.S. Risby, B.J. Robson, D.C. Smith, M.D. Sumner, E. van Putten. 2017. Integrated modelling to support decision-making for marine social-ecological systems in Australia, ICES Journal of Marine Science pp. 1-14. https://doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsx078 - Pittard, M.L., B.K. Galton-Fenzi, CS Watson and JL Roberts. 2017. Future sea level change from Antarctica’s Lambert-Amery glacial system. Geophysical Research Letters, https://doi:10.1002/2017gl073486 - Graham, F.S., J.L. Roberts, B.K. Galton-Fenzi, D. Young, D. Blankenship and M. Siegert. 2017. A high-resolution synthetic bed elevation grid of the Antarctic continent. Earth Systems Science Data, 9, 267-279, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-267-2017 - Roberts, J.L., **B. K. Galton-Fenzi**, A. M. Le Brocq, D. E. Gwyther, F. Paolo, D. A. Young, A. P. Wright, R. C. Warner, H. A. Fricker, N. W. Young, J. S. Greenbaum, T. D. van Ommen, D. D. Blankenship, M. J. Siegert, T. Payne, S. Cornford L. Padman. 2017. Ocean forced variability of Totten Glacier mass loss. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, accepted. - Gladstone, R.M., R.C. Warner, **B.K. Galton-Fenzi**, O. Gagliardini, T. Zwinger and R. Greve. 2017. Marine ice sheet model performance depends on basal sliding physics and sub-shelf melting. The Cryosphere, doi:10.5194/tc-2016-149 - Dinniman, M.S., X.S. Asay-Davis, **B.K. Galton-Fenzi**, P.R. Holland, A. Jenkins and R. Timmermann. 2016. Modeling ice shelf/ocean interaction in Antarctica. Oceanography, 29(4): 144-153. - Fogwill C.J., E. van Sebille, E.A. Cougnon, C.S.M. Turner, S.R. Rintoul, **B.K. Galton-Fenzi**, G.F. Clark, E.M. Marzinelli, E.B. Rainsley, L. Carter. 2016. Brief Communication: Impacts of a developing polynya off Commonwealth Bay, East Antarctica, triggered by grounding of iceberg B09B. The Cryosphere, doi:10.5194/tc-2016-19 - Sun, S., S.L. Cornford, D.E. Gwyther, R.M. Gladstone, **B.K. Galton-Fenzi**, L. Zhao, J.C. Moore. 2016. Impact of ocean forcing on the Aurora Basin in the 21st and 22nd centuries. Annals of Glacioloy, 57(73). - Gwyther, D.E., E.A. Cougnon, **B.K. Galton-Fenzi**, J.L. Roberts, J.R. Hunter and M.S. Dinniman. 2016. Numerical modelling of ice shelf basal melting at low thermal driving. Annals of Glacioloy, 57(73). - Asay-Davis, X.S., S.L. Cornford, **B.K. Galton-Fenzi**, R.M. Gladstone, G.H. Gudmundsson, D. M. Holland, D. Holland, D. F. Martin and H. Seroussi. 2016. Experimental Design for three Interrelated Ice-sheet and Ocean Model Intercomparison Projects. Geosci. Model Dev., 9(7): 2471-2497, doi:10.5194/gmdd-8-9859-2015. - Pittard, M.L., J.L Roberts, **B.K. Galton-Fenzi** and C.S. Watson. 2016. Effect of geothermal heat flux on a Amery-Lambert regional ice sheet model. Annals of Glacioloy, 57(73): 56-68. - Pittard M.L., B.K. Galton-Fenzi, J.L. Roberts and C.S. Watson. 2016. Organization of ice flow by localized regions of elevated geothermal heat flux, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1002/2016GL068436 - Stark, J.S., P. Bridgen, G. Dunshea, **B. Galton-Fenzi**, J. Hunter, G. Johnstone, C. King, R. Leeming, A. Palmer, J. Smith, I. Snape, S. Stark and M. Riddle. 2016. Dispersal and dilution of wastewater from an ocean outfall at Davis Station, Antarctica, and resulting environmental contamination, Chemosphere, 152, 142–157, doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.02.053 - Gwyther, D.E., **B.K. Galton-Fenzi**, M.S. Dinniman, J.L. Roberts and J.R. Hunter. 2015. The effect of basal friction on melting and freezing in ice shelf-ocean models. Ocean Modeling, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2015.09.004 - Pittard, M.L., J.L. Roberts, C.S.Watson, **B.K.Galton-Fenzi**, R.C. Warner and R. Coleman. 2014. The Velocities of the Primary Tributary Glaciers of the Amery Ice Shelf, 2004-2012. Antarctic Science, doi: 10.1017/S0954102015000231. - Hattermann, T., L.H. Smedsrud, O.A. Nost, J.M. Lilly and **B.K. Galton-Fenzi**. 2014. Eddy-resolving model reveals two states of basal melting below Fimbul Ice Shelf, Antarctica. Ocean Modelling, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2014.07.004. - McDougall, T.J., P.M. Barker, R. Feistel and **B. K. Galton-Fenzi**. 2014. Melting of ice and sea ice into seawater, and frazil ice formation. *Journal of Physical Oceanography*, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-13-0253.1. - Gwyther, D.E., **B.K. Galton-Fenzi**, J.R. Hunter and J.L. Roberts. 2014. Simulated melt rates for the Totten and Dalton ice shelves. *Ocean Sci.*, 10, pp. 267-279, doi:10.5194/os-10-267-2014. - Craven, M., R.C. Warner, **B.K. Galton-Fenzi**, L. Herraiz-Borreguerro, S.W. Vogel and I. Allison. 2014. Platelet ice attachment to mooring strings beneath the Amery Ice Shelf. *Journal of Glaciology*, 60(220), pp. 383--393, doi: 10.3189/2014JoG13J082. - Post, A.L, **B.K.Galton-Fenzi**, M.J. Riddle, L. Herraiz-Borreguero, P.E. O’Brien, M.A. Hemer, A. McMinn, D. Rasch and M. Craven. 2013. Modern sedimentation, circulation and life beneath the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica. 2014. *Continental Shelf Research*. 74, pp. 77--87, doi:10.1016/j.csr.2013.10.010. - Cougnon, E., **B.K. Galton-Fenzi**, A. Meijers and B. Legresy. 2013. Modelling circulation and dense shelf water export over the Adelie and Mertz depressions, East Antarctica. *Journal of Geophysical Research -- Oceans*. 118, pp. 5858--5872, doi:10.1002/2013JC008790. - Gwyther, D., **Galton-Fenzi, B.** and J. Roberts. 2012. Controls of the basal mass balance of floating ice shelves. *Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society*. - Pittard, M., J. Roberts, R. Warner, **B. Galton-Fenzi** and C. Watson. 2012. Flow of the Amery Ice Shelf and its tributary glaciers. *Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society*. - **Galton-Fenzi, B.K.**, J. R. Hunter, R. Coleman, S. J. Marsland and R. Warner. 2012. Numerical modelling of melt/freeze beneath the Amery Ice Shelf. *Journal of Geophysical Research -- Oceans*, 117, C09031, doi:10.1029/2012JC008214. - Cottin, M., B. Raymond, A. Kato, F. Amelineau, Y. Le Maho, T. Raclot, **B. Galton-Fenzi**, A. Meijers and Y. Ropert-Coudert. 2012. Foraging strategies of male Adelie penguins during their first incubation trip according to environmental conditions. *Marine Biology*, 159, pp. 1843--1852. doi:10.1007/s00227-012-1974-x. - **Galton-Fenzi, B.K.**, J. Hunter, R. Coleman and N. Young. 2012. A decade of change in the hydraulic connection between an Antarctic epishelf lake and the ocean. *Journal of Glaciology*, 58(208), pp. 223--228. doi: 10.3189/2012JoG10J206. - Fraser, A.D., R.A. Massom, K. J. Michael, **B.K. Galton-Fenzi** and J. Lieser. 2012. East Antarctic Landfast Sea-Ice Distribution and Variability. *Journal of Climate*, 25(4), pp. 1137-1156. doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-10-05032.1. - Hemery, L.G., **B.K. Galton-Fenzi**, N. Am&eacute;ziane, M.J. Riddle, S.R. Rintoul, R.J. Beaman, A.L. Post, and M. El&eacute;aume. 2011. Describing the ecological niche of *anthometra adriani* (Crinoidea: Echinodermata) on the East Antarctic continental shelf. *Marine Ecology Progress Series*, 441, pp. 105--116. doi:10.3354/meps09330. - Timmermann, R., A. Le Brocq, T. Deen, E. Domack, P. Dutrieux, **B. Galton-Fenzi**, H. Hellmer, A. Humbert, D. Jansen, A. Jenkins, A. Lambrecht, K. Makinson, F. Niederjasper, F. Nitche, O. Anders Nost, L.H. Smedsrud and W. Smith. 2010. A consistent dataset of Antarctic ice sheet topography, cavity geometry and global bathymetry. *Earth System Science Data*, 3, pp. 231--257, doi:10.5194/essdd-3-231-2010. - Pedro, J.B., A.M. Smith, M.L. Duldig, A.R. Klekociuk, K.J. Simon, M.A.J. Curran, T.D. van Ommen, D.A. Fink, V. I. Morgan and **B.K. Galton-Fenzi**. 2009. 10Be Concentrations in Snow at Law Dome, Antarctica following the 29 Oct 2003 and 20 Jan 2005 Solar Cosmic Ray Events. *Advances in Geosciences*, 14: Solar Terrestrial, pp. 285--303. - **Galton-Fenzi, B.K.**, C. Maraldi, R. Coleman and J. Hunter. 2008. The Cavity Under the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica. *Journal of Glaciology*, 54(188), pp. 881--887. doi: 10.3189/002214308787779898. - Maraldi, C., **B.K. Galton-Fenzi**, F. Lyard, L. Testut and R. Coleman. 2007. Barotropic Tides of the Southern Indian Ocean and the Amery Ice Shelf cavity. *Geophysical Research Letters*, 34, doi:10.1029/2007GL030900. - **Galton-Fenzi, B.K.**, W.D. Scott, D. Farrow and R. Handsworth. 2006. Revisiting the Anomalous Shelf Water Oscillations of Buckles Bay, Macquarie Island. *Continental Shelf Research*, 26, pp. 2386-2392. doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2006.07.010. #### Other publications - Sato, T., R. Greve, **Galton-Fenzi, B. K.** and R. Warner. 2013. Ice-Ocean interaction study with a simple parameterization of sub-ice-shelf melting rate. *Snow and Ice in Hokkaido*. - **Galton-Fenzi, B. K.**, *Expert commentary on ``Chasing Ice'' presented by Channel Nine News television and radio*, 13 December 2012. - Gwyther, D.E., **B. Galton-Fenzi** and G.D. Williams. 2011. Simulations investigate Totten thinning. *Australian Antarctic Magazine*, Issue 21. - **Galton-Fenzi, B.** and John Hunter. 2011. Effluent Dispersal from Davis Station. *ACE CRC Technical report*, p. 23. - **Galton-Fenzi, B.K.**. 2010. Modelling the interaction between Antarctica and the Southern Ocean. In. A.J. Hollis and K.A. Day *Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research Technical Report: 33*, pp. 33--37. - **Galton-Fenzi, B.**. 2010. Realistic simulations of the interaction between Antarctica and the Southern Ocean. *Australian Antarctic Magazine*, Issue 19. pp. 6. - Legresy, B., N. Young, L. Lescarmontier, R. Coleman, R. Massom, B. Giles, A. Fraser, R. Warner, **B. Galton-Fenzi**, L. Testut, M-N Houssais, G. Masse. CRAC, in the Mertz Glacier, Antarctica. *Media Release following calving of the Mertz Glacier Tongue*, 22 Feb 2010. ACE CRC, AAD, LEGOS and L'OCEAN. - **Galton-Fenzi, B.K.** and M. Dinniman. 2009-2012. Community Ice-Shelf/Ocean Modelling Project (CIOMP). Hosted at https://projects.arcs.org.au/trac/ciomp/ by the Australian Research Collaboration Services. - **Galton-Fenzi, B.K**. 2009. Modelling Ice-Shelf/Ocean Interaction. *PhD Dissertation*, University of Tasmania and CSIRO. p. 151, available here <a href="http://staff.acecrc.org.au/~bkgalton/GaltonFenzi_2009_PhD.pdf">GaltonFenzi_2009_PhD.pdf</a> - **Galton-Fenzi, B.K** and J. Hunter. 2008. Predicting the Fate of Ice Shelves. *Ice and Climate News*, 11, August. - **Galton-Fenzi, B.K.** 2008. The impact of a warming ocean on floating ice shelves. *Feast-France Newsletter*, 22, April. - McMahon K., M. Lackie, **B.K. Galton-Fenzi**, H. Tassell, M. Craven and R. Coleman. 2007. Seismic Reflections from Pycnoclines in the Water Column Beneath an Ice Shelf. *Proceedings of the Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists*, 1--1, doi:10.1071/ASEG2007ab195 - **Galton-Fenzi, B.K.** 2004. Shelf Water Oscillations at Macquarie Island. *Honours Dissertation*. Murdoch University. p. 49. - **Galton-Fenzi, B.K.** 2004. Darcy's Law. In. R. Bell and W.D. Scott. *Water and Earth Science*. Murdoch University, Perth. p. 165. - **Galton-Fenzi, B.K.**, W.D. Scott and T. Bazen. 2003. Hydrology and the Clay Minerals. Avaiable online at groundwaterresearch.com.au #### Student supervision (PhD candidates) - David Gwyther. Investigate the impact of ocean warming on Antarctic ice shelves. Commenced Mar 2012. Co-advisor - Mark Pittard. Ice sheet response to enhanced ice shelf basal melt. Commenced Apr 2012. Primary advisor - Julie Janssens. Incorporation mechanisms of organic matter and iron into sea ice. Commenced Sept 2012. Co-advisor. - Eva Cougnon. Quantifying the impact of glacial melt water on Antarctic bottom water formation. Commenced Oct 2012. Primary advisor. - Kaitlin Alexander, Response of sub-ice shelf circulation to 21st-century projections of climate change. Co-advisor. - Wilma Huneke, Untangling the key physical processes responsible for ocean warming under Antarctic ice shelves. Co-advisor.