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Experiments on the interaction of ice sheets with the polar oceans

McConnochie, Craig

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Antarctica and Greenland have been losing mass at an increasing rate over recent decades. The reducing volume of ice in Antarctica and Greenland has been a significant contribution to global sea level rise and will continue to be so in the future. Much of the mass loss occurs at the edge of the ice sheets where glaciers flow into the ocean. Interactions between the ice and the ocean are important in controlling the ablation rate of the glaciers. As such, there...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/117055

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