Alia Lesnek

Postdoctoral Research Assoc
Postdoctoral Scholar
Office: Earth Sciences, James Hall Room 336, Durham, NH 03824

Courses Taught

  • ESCI 402: Earth History
  • TECH 411: Innovation Scholars I

Selected Publications

Briner, J. P., Cuzzone, J. K., Badgeley, J. A., Young, N. E., Steig, E. J., Morlighem, M., . . . Nowicki, S. (2020). Rate of mass loss from the Greenland Ice Sheet will exceed Holocene values this century. Nature, 586(7827), 70-74. doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2742-6

Young, N. E., Briner, J. P., Schaefer, J. M., Miller, G. H., Lesnek, A. J., Crump, S. E., . . . Caffee, M. (2020). Reply to Carlson (2020) comment on “Deglaciation of the Greenland and Laurentide ice sheets interrupted by glacier advance during abrupt coolings”. Quaternary Science Reviews, 240, 106329. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2020.106329

Lesnek, A. J., Briner, J. P., Baichtal, J. F., & Lyles, A. S. (2020). New constraints on the last deglaciation of the Cordilleran Ice Sheet in coastal Southeast Alaska. Quaternary Research, 96, 140-160. doi:10.1017/qua.2020.32

Young, N. E., Briner, J. P., Miller, G. H., Lesnek, A. J., Crump, S. E., Thomas, E. K., . . . Schaefer, J. M. (2020). Deglaciation of the Greenland and Laurentide ice sheets interrupted by glacier advance during abrupt coolings. Quaternary Science Reviews, 229, 106091. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.106091

Lesnek, A. J., Briner, J. P., Young, N. E., & Cuzzone, J. K. (2020). Maximum Southwest Greenland Ice Sheet Recession in the Early Holocene. Geophysical Research Letters, 47(1). doi:10.1029/2019gl083164

Lesnek, A. J., Briner, J. P., Lindqvist, C., Baichtal, J. F., & Heaton, T. H. (2018). Deglaciation of the Pacific coastal corridor directly preceded the human colonization of the Americas. Science Advances, 4(5), eaar5040. doi:10.1126/sciadv.aar5040

Lesnek, A. J., & Briner, J. P. (2018). Response of a land-terminating sector of the western Greenland Ice Sheet to early Holocene climate change: Evidence from 10Be dating in the Søndre Isortoq region. Quaternary Science Reviews, 180, 145-156. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2017.11.028

Briner, J. P., Tulenko, J. P., Kaufman, D. S., Young, N. E., Baichtal, J. F., & Lesnek, A. (n.d.). The last deglaciation of Alaska. Cuadernos de Investigación Geográfica, 43(2), 429. doi:10.18172/cig.3229

Downs, J., Johnson, J., Briner, J., Young, N., Lesnek, A., & Cuzzone, J. (n.d.). Western Greenland ice sheet retreat history reveals elevated precipitation during the Holocene thermal maximum. The Cryosphere, 14(3), 1121-1137. doi:10.5194/tc-14-1121-2020

Most Cited Publications