Finger-rafted sea ice, seen from the helicopter.

Photo: Nick Cobbing

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19 September 2019

Emma Beer's paper "Polar amplification due to enhanced heat flux across the halocline" submitted.

19 July 2019

Clare Eayrs' review paper on Antarctic sea ice trends accepted at Reviews of Geophysics

7 June 2019

CNN's Arwa Damon and Brice Laine just published a news piece about our expedition to Fram Strait. Find it here.

29 April 2019

Amanda Ceroli successfully defended her undergraduate honors thesis, "The relative importance of winds and ocean currents in determining the drift of floating objects". Congratulations!  

14 April 2019

Cyrille Mosbeux's paper, "Viscous and elastic buoyancy stresses as drivers of ice-shelf calving", submitted today 

27 March 2019

Congratulations to Amanda Ceroli, undergraduate student in our group, on receiving a Fulbright Scholarship to go to graduate school in the UK. 

15 March 2019

Our paper on the many faces of a small glacier, "Large spatial variations in the flux balance along the front of a Greenland tidewater glacier" was published today in The Cryosphere.

27 Nov 2018

I gave the BISEPPS seminar at Harvard University.

11 Nov 2018

Donald Slater's paper "Localized plumes drive front-wide ocean melting of a Greenlandic tidewater glacier" has been accepted for publication at Geophysical Research Letters. 

1 Oct 2018

I gave the Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography Seminar at Old Dominion University. My talk is entitled "Modeling icebergs in modern and glacial climates".

7 Sept 2018

I gave the Applied Math Colloquium at UNC Chapel Hill today, entitled "Bending of Floating Sheets - from Microelectromechanics to the Breakup of Glacier Tongues". You can find the slides here.

17 July 2018

A news piece about our iceberg project was just published in the Star News. Read it here. 

6 July 2018

Our paper "Large spatial variations in the frontal mass budget of a Greenland tidewater glacier", by T. J. W. Wagner, F. Straneo, C. G. Richards, D. A. Slater, L. A. Stevens, S. Das, and H. Singh, has been submitted to peer review

2 July 2018

A UNC-system news piece on our recently funded NSF project "Modeling Giant Icebergs and their decay", a collaboration between UNCW, Princeton, and UCSD. 

21 June 2018

I was a guest on WHQR Coastline to talk about the role of ice in the climate system and my research, in particular our recent NSF grant. Here's a link to the podcast.

12 June 2018

Benni Birner's paper "The influence of layering and barometric pumping on firn air transport in a 2-D model" has been published in The Cryosphere [pdf]

6 June 2018

I gave a presentation on "Iceberg calving at a Greenland tidewater glacier" at a Symposium of the International Glaciological Society. The slides can be found at the bottom of the Publications page.  

5 June 2018

A UNCW news piece on our recently funded NSF project "Modeling Giant Icebergs and their decay", a collaboration between UNCW, Princeton, and UCSD. 

21 May 2018

Our paper "Wave inhibition by sea ice enables trans-Atlantic ice rafting of debris during Heinrich events" has been published in Earth and Planetary Science Letters [pdf]

University of North Carolina Wilmington

Till Wagner

Ice and Climate

Assistant Professor

Department of Physics &

Physical Oceanography


phone: 858-900-8939    

address: DeLoach Hall, Room 223, UNCW