T. Pico, D. McGee, J.X. Mitrovica, J. Russell, "Recent constraints on MIS 3 sea level support role of shelf exposure as a control on Indo-Pacific hydroclimate" (in press, AGU Paleoceanography)
T. Pico, J.X. Mitrovica, A.C. Mix,
Sea-level fingerprinting of the Bering Strait flooding history detects the source of the Younger Dryas climate event
, Science Advances, 2020.
Pico, T., Robel, A., Powell, E., Mix, A., Mitrovica, J.,
Leveraging the rapid retreat of Amundsen Gulf Ice Stream 13,000 yrs ago to reveal insight into North American deglaciation
, Geophysical Research Letters, 2019.
Towards an assessment of the impact of sediment loading on Last Interglacial sea-level markers
, Geophysical Journal International, 2019.
S. Coulson, T. Pico, J. Austermann, R. Moucha, J.X. Mitrovica, "The Role of Isostatic Adjustment and Gravitational Effects on the Dynamics of the Messinian Salinity Crisis'", Earth & Planetary Science Letters, 2019.
T. Pico, J.X. Mitrovica, J.T. Perron, K.L. Ferrier, J. Braun,
Influence of glacial isostatic adjustment on river evolution along the U.S. mid-Atlantic coast
, Earth & Planetary Science Letters, 2019.
Dalton, A. S., Finkelstein, S. A., Forman, S. L., Barnett, P. J., Pico, T. and Mitrovica, J. X., Was the Laurentide Ice Sheet significantly reduced during Marine Isotope Stage 3 ?
, Geology, 47(2), pp. 111–114. 2019.
A. Carlson, L. Tarasov, T. Pico,
Rapid Laurentide ice-sheet advance towards southern last glacial maximum limit during marine isotope stage 3
, Quaternary Science Reviews, 2018.
T. Pico, L. Birch, J. Weisenberg, J.X. Mitrovica,
Refining the evolution of the Laurentide Ice Sheet from MIS 3 to the Last Glacial Maximum: A data-based approach combining glacio-isostatic simulations with a simplified dynamic ice model
, Quaternary Science Reviews, 2018.
T. Pico, J.X. Mitrovica, J. Braun, K.L. Ferrier,
Glacial isostatic adjustment deflects path of the ancestral Hudson River
, Geology, 2018
(highlighted in Harvard Gazette
K.L. Ferrier, Q. Li, T. Pico, J. Austermann.
The influence of water storage in marine sediment on sea-level change
, Geophysical Research Letters, 2018.
K.L. Ferrier, J. Austermann, J.X. Mitrovica, T. Pico,
Incorporating sediment compaction into a gravitationally self-consistent model for ice age sea-level change
, Geophysical Journal International, 2017.
T. Pico, J.R. Creveling, J.X. Mitrovica,
Sea level records from the U.S. mid-Atlantic constrain Laurentide Ice Sheet Extent during Marine Isotope Stage 3
, Nature Communications, 2017.
J.R. Creveling, J.X. Mitrovica, P. Clark, C. Waelbroeck, T. Pico,
Globally Distributed Geological Records Bound MIS 5a and MIS 5c Peak Global Mean Sea Level
, Quaternary Science Reviews, 2017.
T. Pico, J. Mitrovica, K. Ferrier, J. Braun,
Global ice volume during MIS 3 inferred from a sea-level analysis of sedimentary core records in the Yellow River Delta
, Quaternary Science Reviews, 2016.
(Patent) H.A. Stone, J. Nunes, E. Um, T. Pico: “Novel Droplet-Embedded Microfibers, and Methods and Devices for Preparing and Using Same U.S. Patent Application No. 14/680,710, filed 2015.
E. Um , J. Nunes , T. Pico, and H. A. Stone, “Multicompartment microfibers: fabrication and selective dissolution of composite droplet-in-fiber structures,” J. Mater. Chem. B 2 (45), 7866-7871, 2014.
Social Issues in Geoscience
"The Darker Side of John Wesley Powell"
, Scientific American, 2019
T. Pico, P. Bierman, K. Doyle, S. Richardson,
First authorship gender gap in the geosciences", (in press, AGU Earth & Space Sciences) Preprint available on