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Research Geophysicist
soneel [at]
USGS Alaska Science Center

Research interests: Glacier-climate interactions and sea level rise, small glaciers, glacier-generated seismicity, photogrammetry

2008 - present  Research Geophysicist    USGS, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, AK
2007 - 2008      Postdoctoral Scholar,      Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego
2007 - 2008      Geophysical Institute,     University of Alaska Fairbanks
2007                  Lecturer                          University of Colorado Boulder, graduate level glaciology
2001 - 2003      Geodetic Engineer           UNAVCO in Boulder, CO; Assisted NSF research projects with GPS deployment and data processing as a Glacier GPS specialist

Ph.D.    2006   Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, Dept. of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder, GeophysicsM.S.      2000   Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks, GeophysicsB.A.      1997   University of Montana, Environmental Geology


Fleming, S.W., E. Hood, H. Dalhke, and S. O’Neel 2015. Seasonal flows of international British Columbia-Alaska rivers: The nonlinear influence of ocean-atmosphere circulation patterns. Advances in Water Resources. 87. 42-55. doi: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2015.10.007.
Hood, E., T.J. Battin, J. Fellman, S. O’Neel, and R.G.M. Spencer 2015. Storage and release of organic carbon from glaciers and ice sheets. Nature Geoscience . 8. 91-96. doi:10.1038/ngeo2331.
Hood, E., T. J. Battin, J. Fellman, S. O’Neel, and R. G. M. Spencer 2015. Storage and release of organic carbon from glaciers and ice sheets.. Nature Geoscience.
O’Neel, S., E. Hood, A. Bidlack, S. Fleming, M. Arimitsu, A. Arendt, E. Burgess, C. Sergeant, A. Beaudreau, K. Timm, G. Hayward, J. Reynolds, and S. Pyare 2015. Icefield-to-ocean linkages across the northern Pacific coastal temperate rainforest ecosystem. Biogeosciences. doi:10.1093/biosci/biv027.
O'Neel, S., E. Hood, A. L. Bidlack, S. W. Fleming, M. L. Arimitsu, A. Arendt, E. Burgess, C. J. Sergeant, A. H. Beaudreau, K. Timm, G. D. Hayward, J. H. Reynolds and S. Pyare 2015. Icefield-to-Ocean Linkages across the Northern Pacific Coastal Temperate Rainforest Ecosystem. Bioscience.
O’Neel, S., E. Hood, A. A. Arendt, L. and Sass 2014. Assessing streamflow sensitivity to variations in glacier mass balance. Climatic Change. Climate Change. 123(2). 329-341. doi: 10.1007/s10584-013-1042-7.
Arendt, A., S. Luthcke, A. Gardner, S. O'Neel, D. Hill, G. Moholdt and W. Abdalati 2013. Analysis of a GRACE global mascon solution for Gulf of Alaska glaciers. Journal of Glaciology.
Bartholomaus, T.C., C.F. Larsen, and S. O'Neel 2013. Does calving matter? Evidence for significant submarine melt. Earth and Planetary Science Letters.
Welty, E.Z., T.C. Bartholomaus, S. O’Neel, and W.T. Pfeffer 2013. Cameras as clocks. Journal of Glaciology. 59(214). 275-286. doi:
Bartholomaus, T. C., C. F. Larsen, S. O'Neel, and M. E. West 2012. Calving seismicity from iceberg-sea surface interactions . J. Geophys. Res. F Earth Surf..