The following include highlights of press and other multimedia coverage of my research and teaching.

Coverage of the first successful field work at Turner Glacier, as part of an NSF-funded research to study glacier surges, by partner organization Boise State University, October 22, 2020 (text).

Our paper on the mysterious and charismatics life histories of glacier moss balls (Hotaling et al., 2020), received extraordinary international coverage.  Highlights include:

A tweet that was seen by 110,000 people, and received 780 likes and 300 retweets (online).

An on-air interview with Bartholomaus on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition program, May 22, 2020 (radio).

An in-depth article in Popular Science, May 28, 2020 (print).

An interview on the CBC (Canadian Broadcast Corporation) flagship radio variety show, As It Happens, starting at starting at 39:05 in the recording, May 26, 2020 (radio).

An interview on the radio show of Dublin, Ireland’s Sean Moncrieff, May 28, 2020 (radio).

An 11-minute, deep-dive podcast on Shortwave, NPR’s daily science podcast, featuring interviews with Bartholomaus and co-authors, June 3, 2020 (audio).

A video produced by the Weather Channel , August 7, 2020 (video).

An article in The Times (of London), June 8, 2020 (print).

A human-interest piece on the relationship between co-authors Gilbert and Bartholomaus, that ran prominently in the Anchorage Daily News, Fairbanks Daily News Miner, and other organizations that run Ned Rozell’s syndicated column, June 6, 2020 (print).

An outreach piece for younger learners in Science News for Students, with original interview, July 30, 2020 (text).

An article in News for Kids, June 12, 2020 (text)

An article in The Smithsonian Magazine, June 2, 2020 (text).

A review in IFL Science (online).

A perspective in The Conversation, June 8, 2020 (online).

Commentary on an unusually shaped iceberg photographed off the coast of the Antarctic Peninsula, NBC News, October 23, 2018 (text).

Coverage of Felikson et al., 2017, in which we show how glacier geometry controls the extent of coastal thinning of the Greenland Ice Sheet:

An on-air interview with Bartholomaus and coverage through Boise State Public Radio, April 24, 2017 (audio)

An excellent summary article in the regional weekly newspaper, the Inlander, based on an extensive interview with Bartholomaus (print).

PNAS Journal Club review of the article, featuring a summary of the work and interviews with co-authors and independent scientists (text).

Additional coverage in ScienceNordic (which includes several nice enhanced graphics), phys.orgUnited Press International (UPI), Carbon Reduction Institute, iagua, Times of India,, and about 10 other online and print publications (text).

Video presentation giving the character of my fieldwork in Western Greenland during a 2013-2015 project on tidewater glacier dynamics, February 2, 2016 (video)

AGU blog post on my work using seismometers in Western Greenland to understand ice flow, December 15, 2015 (text)

Interview for radio on the NPR affiliate KUT (90.5 FM in Central Texas) on using seismometers to track water flow through and beneath glaciers (published in GRL as Bartholomaus et al., 2015) August 13, 2015 (audio and text)

Various print and online media coverage of my work tracking water flow through and beneath glaciers in EOS, the American Geophysical Union’s news publication, the Aug. 31, 2016 issue of the magazine Engineering News Record, and several websites, including,,,,, and Environmental Monitor. August 2015 (text)

Seminar presentation of my research at the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics, September 19, 2014 (video)

Press coverage of oceanographic field work at Yahtse Glacier and Icy Bay, that culminated in a 2013 publication, Scientific American and The Daily Climate, January 2-4, 2011 (text)

Press coverage of my 2008 work on the connections between glacier hydrology and glacier motion in ScienceDaily, January 18, 2008 (text)