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Modelling the dynamics of ice sheets

Hindmarsh, Richard C.A.. 1993 Modelling the dynamics of ice sheets. Progress in Physical Geography, 17 (4). 391-412. 10.1177/030913339301700401

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Abstract/Summary

Although the mechanics and qualitative dynamics of grounded ice sheets and ice shelves are fairly well understood, this is not true for the transition between the two. In consequence, the existence and nature of any grounding line instability have yet to be established. Further problems are understanding how uncertainties in input parameters affect results, and obtaining optimal techniques for parameter inference using ice-sheet models.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.1177/030913339301700401
Programmes: BAS Programmes > Pre 2000 programme
ISSN: 0309-1333
Date made live: 12 Sep 2017 13:00 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/517770

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