David Vaughan (scientist)

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David Vaughan is a climate scientist at the British Antarctic Survey. His research focus is the role of ice sheets in the Earth system and the societal threat of climate change and rising sea levels.[1] He is a co-ordinating Lead Author of the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report. His research work includes the mapping of the bed under Pine Island Glacier[2] and the discovery of a subglacial volcano.[3][4]


  1. ^ "British Antarctic Survey Staff Profile". Retrieved 2009-10-20. 
  2. ^ Vaughan, D. G.; Corr, H. F. J.; Ferraccioli, F.; Frearson, N.; O'Hare, A.; Mach, D.; Holt, J. W.; Blankenship, D. D.; Morse, D. L.; Young, D.A. (2006). "New boundary conditions for the West Antarctic ice sheet: Subglacial topography beneath Pine Island Glacier". Geophysical Research Letters 33 (9): L09501. Bibcode:2006GeoRL..3309501V. doi:10.1029/2005GL025588.  edit
  3. ^ Black, Richard (20 January 2008). "Ancient Antarctic eruption noted". BBC News (London: BBC). Retrieved 22 October 2011. 
  4. ^ Corr, H. F. J.; Vaughan, D. G. (2008). "A recent volcanic eruption beneath the West Antarctic ice sheet". Nature Geoscience 1 (2): 122–125. Bibcode:2008NatGe...1..122C. doi:10.1038/ngeo106.  edit

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