Matt King

Professor of Polar Geodesy
University of Tasmania, Australia

Fields of interest:

  • GPS geodesy
  • Glacial isostatic adjustment
  • Ice sheet mass balance
  • Sea level change

Main publications:

Nield G.A., V.R. Barletta, A. Bordoni, M.A. King, P.L. Whitehouse, P.J. Clarke, E. Domack, T.A. Scambos and E. Berthier (2014).
Rapid bedrock uplift in the Antarctic Peninsula explained by viscoelastic response to recent ice unloading.
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 397: 32–41 doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.04.019.

Shepherd A., E.R. Ivins, G. A, V.R. Barletta, M.J. Bentley, S. Bettadpur, K.H. Briggs, D.H. Bromwich, R. Forsberg, N. Galin, M. Horwath, S. Jacobs, I. Joughin, M.A. King, J.T.M. Lenaerts, J. Li, S.R.M. Ligtenberg, A. Luckman, S.B. Luthcke, M. McMillan, R. Meister, G. Milne, J. Mouginot, A. Muir, J.P. Nicolas, J. Paden, A.J. Payne, H. Pritchard, E. Rignot, H. Rott, L.S. Sørensen, T.A. Scambos, B. Scheuchl, E.J.O. Schrama, B. Smith, A.V. Sundal, J.H. van Angelen, W.J. van de Berg, M.R. van den Broeke, D.G. Vaughan, I. Velicogna, J. Wahr, P.L. Whitehouse, D.J. Wingham, D. Yi, D. Young and H.J. Zwally 2012.
A Reconciled Estimate of Ice-Sheet Mass Balance.
Science, 338(6111): 1183-1189 doi:10.1126/science.1228102.

King M.A., M. Keshin, P.L. Whitehouse, I.D. Thomas, G.A. Milne and R.E.M. Riva (2012).
Regional biases in absolute sea level estimates from tide gauge data due to residual unmodeled vertical land movement.
Geophysical Research Letters, 39: L14604 doi:10.1029/2012GL052348.

King, M.A., R.J. Bingham, P. Moore, P.L. Whitehouse, M.J. Bentley and G.A. Milne (2012).
Lower satellite-gravimetry estimates of Antarctic sea-level contribution.
Nature, 491: 586–589 doi:10.1038/nature11621.

Thomas I.D., M.A. King, M.J. Bentley, P.L. Whitehouse, N.T. Penna, S.D.P. Williams, R.E.M. Riva, D.A. Lavallee, P.J. Clarke, E.C. King, R.C.A. Hindmarsh and H. Koivula (2011).
Widespread low rates of Antarctic glacial isostatic adjustment revealed by GPS observations.
Geophysical Research Letters, 38: L22302 doi:10.1029/2011GL049277.

King M.A. and C.S. Watson (2010).
Long GPS coordinate time series: Multipath and geometry effects.
Journal of Geophysical Research, 115: B04403 doi:10.1029/2009JB006543.

King M.A. and S.D. Williams (2009).
Apparent stability of GPS monumentation from short-baseline time series.
Journal of Geophysical Research, 114: B10403 doi:10.1029/2009JB006319.

King M.A., R. Coleman, A. Freemantle, H.A. Fricker, R.S. Hurd, B. Legrésy, L. Padman and R. Warner (2009).
A 4-decade record of elevation change of the Amery Ice Shelf, East Antarctica.
Journal of Geophysical Research, 114: F01010, doi:10.1029/2008JF001094.

Penna N.T., M.A. King and M.P. Stewart (2007).
GPS height time series: Short-period origins of spurious long-period signals.
Journal of Geophysical Research, 112: B02402, doi:10.1029/2005JB004047.

King M.A., N.T. Penna, P.J. Clarke and E.C. King 2005.
Validation of ocean tide models around Antarctica using onshore GPS and gravity data.
Journal of Geophysical Research, 110: B08401, doi:10.1029/2004JB003390.

King M., R. Coleman and L. Nguyen 2003.
Spurious periodic horizontal signals in sub-daily GPS position estimates.
Journal of Geodesy, 77(1-2): 15-21 doi:doi:10.1007/s00190-002-0308-z.