Fudge, Tyler Jeffrey (T.J.)
Research Assistant Professor, Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington
University of Washington Seattle, WA Earth and Space Sciences PHD 2013Bowdoin University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN Concentration in Finance MBA 2007University of Wyoming Laramie, WY Geology MS 2005
College Brunswick, ME Geology and Environmental Studies AB 2002

Academic Appointments

2017 – present Research Assistant Professor, University of Washington
2013 – 2017 Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Washington
2007 – 2013 Graduate Research Assistant, University of Washington

Select Publications

  1. Fudge T, Markle B, Cuffey K, Buizert C, Taylor K, Steig E, Waddington E, Conway H,
    Koutnik M. Variable relationship between accumulation and temperature in West Antarctica for the past 31,000 years. Geophysical Research Letters. 2016 April 28; 43(8):3795-3803. Available from: DOI: 10.1002/2016GL068356
  2. Fudge T, Taylor K, Waddington E, Fitzpatrick J, Conway H. Electrical stratigraphy of the WAIS Divide ice core: Identification of centimeter‐scale irregular layering. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 2016 July 12; 121(7):1218-1229. Available from: DOI: 10.1002/2016JF003845
  3. Fitzpatrick J, Voigt D, Fegyveresi J, Stevens N, Spencer M, Cole-Dai J, Alley R, Jardine G,
    Cravens E, Wilen L, Fudge T, Mcconnell J. Physical properties of the WAIS Divide ice core. Journal of Glaciology. 2017 July 10; 60(224):1181-1198. Available from: DOI: 10.3189/2014JoG14J100
  4. Sigl M, Fudge T, Winstrup M, Cole-Dai J, Ferris D, McConnell J, Taylor K, Welten K,
    Woodruff T, Adolphi F, Bisiaux M, Brook E, Buizert C, Caffee M, Dunbar N, Edwards R, Geng L, Iverson N, Koffman B, Layman L, Maselli O, McGwire K, Muscheler R, Nishiizumi K, Pasteris D, Rhodes R, Sowers T. The WAIS Divide deep ice core WD2014 chronology – Part 2: Annual-layer counting (0–31 ka BP). Climate of the Past. 2016 March 30; 12(3):769-786. Available from: DOI: 10.5194/cp-12-769-2016
  5. Winski D, Fudge T, Ferris D, Osterberg E, Fegyveresi J, Cole-Dai J, Thundercloud Z, Cox T, Kreutz K, Ortman N, Buizert C, Epifanio J, Brook E, Beaudette R, Severinghaus J, Sowers T, Steig E, Kahle E, Jones T, Morris V, Aydin M, Nicewonger M, Casey K, Alley R, Waddington E, Iverson N, Dunbar N, Bay R, Souney J, Sigl M, McConnell J. The SP19 chronology for the South Pole Ice Core – Part 1: volcanic matching and annual layer counting. Climate of the Past. 2019 October 08; 15(5):1793-1808. Available from: DOI: 10.5194/cp-15-1793-2019
  6. Lilien D, Fudge T, Koutnik M, Conway H, Osterberg E, Ferris D, Waddington E, Stevens C. Holocene Ice‐Flow Speedup in the Vicinity of the South Pole. Geophysical Research Letters. 2018 July 06; 45(13):6557-6565. Available from: DOI: 10.1029/2018GL078253
  7. Fudge T, *Biyani S, Clemens‐Sewall D, Hawley R. Constraining Geothermal Flux at Coastal Domes of the Ross Ice Sheet, Antarctica. Geophysical Research Letters. 2019 November 19; 46(22):13090-13098. Available from: DOI: 10.1029/2019GL084332
  8. Kahle E, Steig E, Jones T, Fudge T, Koutnik M, Morris V, Vaughn B, Schauer A, Stevens C, Conway H, Waddington E, Buizert C, Epifanio J, White J. Reconstruction of Temperature, Accumulation Rate, and Layer Thinning From an Ice Core at South Pole, Using a Statistical Inverse Method. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 2021 June 23; 126(13):-. Available from: DOI:
  9. Onset of deglacial warming in West Antarctica driven by local orbital forcing. Nature. 2013; 500(7463):440-444. Available from: DOI: 10.1038/nature12376
  10. Buizert C, Fudge T, Roberts W, Steig E, Sherriff-Tadano S, Ritz C, Lefebvre E, Edwards J, Kawamura K, Oyabu I, Motoyama H, Kahle E, Jones T, Abe-Ouchi A, Obase T, Martin C, Corr H, Severinghaus J, Beaudette R, Epifanio J, Brook E, Martin K, Chappellaz J, Aoki S, Nakazawa T, Sowers T, Alley R, Ahn J, Sigl M, Severi M, Dunbar N, Svensson A, Fegyveresi J, He C, Liu Z, Zhu J, Otto-Bliesner B, Lipenkov V, Kageyama M, Schwander J. Antarctic surface temperature and elevation during the Last Glacial Maximum. Science. 2021 June 03; 372(6546):1097-1101. Available from: DOI: 10.1126/science.abd2897


Member of the Hercules Dome Science Coordination team

Chair the Ice Core Working Group

Member of the Ice Core Allocation Committee

Research mentor for undergraduate students through OGIVE – Oppurtunities in Glacier InVEstigation at the University of Washington; the Cooperative Institute for Climate, Ocean, Ecosystem Studies (CICOES); and the NASA Washington Space Grant Summer Undergraduate Research Program