Towards an inventory of the great ice sheets

Swithinbank, Charles. 1983 Towards an inventory of the great ice sheets. Geografiska Annaler: Series A, Physical Geography, 65 (3-4). 289-294.

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In view of the global effects of climatic change there is an urgent need to detect even a small mass imbalance in the polar ice sheets. The relative merits of possible methods of achieving this are compared. No current and no planned experiments can provide a reliable answer. However, satellite altimetry could measure even small changes within a few years.

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ISSN: 0435-3676
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