Publications in Preparation

*Denotes student advisee.

Sagredo EA, Lowell TV, Kelly MA, Aravena JC, in prep. Little Ice Age equilibrium line altitudes along the Andes: paleoclimatic implications: Quaternary Research.



Beal SA*, Kelly MA, Stroup JS*, Jackson BP, Lowell TV, 2014. Natural and antropogenic variations in atmospheric mercury deposition over the Holocene near Quelccaya Ice Cap, Peru: Global Biogeochemical Cycles 28(4), 437-450.

Kelly MA, Russell JM, Baber MB*, Howley JA, Loomis SE, Zimmerman SR, Nakileza B, Lukaye J, 2014. Expanded glaciers during a dry and cold Last Glacial Maximum in equatorial East Africa: Geology 42(6), 519-522.

Stroup JS*, Kelly MA, Lowell TV, Applegate PJ, Howley JA, 2014. Little Ice Age fluctuations of Qori Kalis outlet glacier, Quelccaya Ice Cap, Peruvian Andes: Geology 42(4), 347-350.


Beal SA*, Jackson BP, Kelly MA, Stroup JS*, Landis JD, 2013. Effects of historical and modern mining on mercury deposition in southeastern Peru: Environmental Science & Technology 47(22),12715–12720 .

Kelly MA, Lowell TV, Phillips FM, Applegate PJ, Smith CA, Schaefer JM, Kim H*, Leonard K, Hudson AM, 2013. A locally calibrated late glacial 10Be production rate from a low-latitude, high-altitude site in the Peruvian Andes: Quaternary Geochronology.

Levy LB*, Kelly MA, Lowell TV, Hall BL, Hempel LA*, Honsacker WM, Lusas AR, Howley JA, Axford YL, 2013. Holocene fluctuations of Bregne ice cap, Scoresby Sund, eastern Greenland: a proxy for climate along the east Greenland Ice Sheet margin: Quaternary Science Reviews 92, 357-368.

Lowell TV, Hall BH, Kelly MA, Bennike O, Lusas AR, Honsaker W, Smith CA, Levy LB*, Travis S, Denton GH, 2013. Late Holocene expansion of Istorvet ice cap, Liverpool Land, east Greenland: Quaternary Science Reviews 62, 1-13.

Lowell TV, Hall BH, Kelly MA, Bennike O, Smith CA, Denton GH, 2013. Reply to Miller et al. (2013) Substantial agreement on the timing and magnitude of Late Holocene ice cap expansion between east Greenland and the eastern Canadian Arctic: a commentary on Lowell et al. (2013): Quaternary Science Reviews 77, 246-247.


Applegate PJ, Urban NM, Keller K, Lowell TV, Laabs BJC, Kelly MA, Alley RB, 2012. Improved moraine age interpretations through explicit matching of geomorphic process models to cosmogenic nuclide measurements from single landforms: Quaternary Research 77, 293-304.

Hildreth CT, Bigl M*, Stroup JS*, Levy LB*, Kelly MA, 2012. Glacial and postglacial features of the Connecticut River Valley: Claremont, Lebanon, Hanover, Enfield to Lyme, New Hampshire (Fieldtrip C1). In Thompson PJ, Thompson TB, (Eds.), Guidebook to Field Trips in Western New Hampshire and Adjacent Vermont and Massachusetts. New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference, 104th Annual Meeting.

Kelly MA, Lowell TV, Applegate PJ, Smith CA, Phillips FM, Hudson AM, 2012. Late glacial fluctuations of Quelccaya Ice Cap, southeastern Peru: Geology 40, 991-994.

Levy LB*, Kelly MA, Howley JA, Virginia RA, 2012. Age of the Ørkendalen moraines, Kangerlussuaq, Greenland: constraints on the extent of the southwestern margin of the Greenland Ice Sheet during the Holocene: Quaternary Science Reviews, Rapid Communication 52, 1-5.


Criscitiello AS*, Kelly MA, Tremblay B, 2010. Glacier response to climate change: Juneau Icefield, Alaska: Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research 42, 34-44.

Goehring BM*, Kelly MA, Schaefer JM, Finkel RC, Lowell TV, 2010. Dating of raised marine and lacustrine deposits in east Greenland using beryllium-10 depth profiles and implications for estimates of subglacial erosion: Journal of Quaternary Science 25, 865-874.

Osterberg EC, Smith AJ*, Kelly MA, 2010. Friends of the Pleistocene Fieldtrip – Lebanon-Hanover Area: In Hildreth CT, (Ed.), Glaciation of the Connecticut River Valley – Hanover, Lebanon, Enfield, Cornish and Claremont, New Hampshire. Friends of the Pleistocene Meeting.

Sidall M, Kaplan MR, Schaefer JM, Putnam A., Kelly MA, Goehring BM*, 2010. Changing influence of Antarctic and Greenland temperature records on sea level over the last glacial cycle: Quaternary Science Reviews 29, 410-423.

Palsea (PALeo SEA level working group), 2010. The sea-level conundrum: case studies from palaeo-archives. Journal of Quaternary Science 25, 19-25.


Kelly MA, Lowell TV, 2009. Fluctuations of local glaciers in Greenland during latest Pleistocene and Holocene time: Quaternary Science Reviews 28, 2088-2106.

Kelly MA, Long AJ, 2009. The dimensions of the Greenland Ice Sheet since the Last Glacial Maximum: Pages – Past Global Changes Newsletter 17/2, 60-61.

Prior to 2009

Hall BL, Baroni C, Denton GH, Kelly MA, Lowell TV, 2008. Relative sea-level change, Kjove Land, Scoresby Sund, east Greenland: Implications for seasonality in late-glacial time: Quaternary Science Reviews 27, 2283-2291.

Kelly MA, Lowell TV, Hall BL, Schaefer JM, Finkel RC, Goehring BM*, Alley RB, Denton GH, 2008. A 10Be chronology of late-glacial and Holocene mountain glaciation in the Scoresby Sund region, east Greenland: Implications for seasonality during late-glacial time: Quaternary Science Reviews 27, 2273-2282.

Lowell TV, Kelly MA, 2008. Was the Younger Dryas global?: Science 321, 348-349.

Kelly MA, Ivy-Ochs S, Kubik PW, von Blanckenburg F, Schlüchter C, 2006. Chronology of deglaciation based upon 10Be dates of glacial erosional features in the Grimsel Pass region, central Swiss Alps: Boreas 35/4, 634-643.

Preusser F, Schlüchter C, Drescher-Schneider R, Ivy-Ochs S, Kelly M, 2006. Comment on “First evidence of ‘in-situ’ Eemian sediments on the high plateau of Evian (Northern Alps, France): implications for the chronology of the Last Glaciation”: Quaternary Science Reviews 25, 645-647.

Kelly MA, Kubik PW, von Blanckenburg F, Schlüchter C, 2004. Surface exposure dating of the Great Aletsch Glacier Egesen moraine system, western Swiss Alps, using the cosmogenic nuclide 10Be: Journal of Quaternary Science 19/5, 431-441.

Kelly MA, Buoncristiani J-F, Schlüchter C, 2004. A reconstruction of the last glacial maximum (LGM) ice-surface geometry in the western Swiss Alps and contiguous Alpine regions in Italy and France: Eclogae geologicae Helvetiae 97, 57-75.

Kelly MA, Denton GH, Hall BL, 2002. Late Cenozoic paleoenvironment in southern Victoria Land, Antarctica, based on a polar form of glaciolacustrine drift in western Victoria Valley: Geological Society of America Bulletin 114/5, 605-618.<0605:LCPISV>2.0.CO;2

Ridge JC, Canwell BA, Kelly MA, Kelley SZ, 2001. An atmospheric 14C chronology for late Wisconsinan deglaciation and sea-level change in eastern New England using varve and paleomagnetic records: In Weddle, T.K. and Retelle, M.J., eds., Deglacial History and Relative Sea-Level Changes, Northern New England and Adjacent Canada: Boulder, Colorado, Geological Society of America Special Paper 351, 171-189.

Hodum D, Henze T, Kelly MA, 2000. Bluff stability and hazard map, Bristol, Damariscotta, and Pemaquid Point Quadrangles, Maine Geological Survey Map, scale 1:24,000.

Schlüchter C, Kelly M, 2000. Das Eiszeitalter in der Schweiz: IGCP-378, Stiftung Landschaft und Kies, Uttigen, Switzerland.

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