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Rapid bottom melting widespread near Antarctic ice sheet grounding lines

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dc.contributor.author Rignot, E. en_US
dc.contributor.author Jacobs, S. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-09-17T05:11:33Z
dc.date.available 2004-09-17T05:11:33Z
dc.date.issued 2002
dc.identifier.citation Science en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 02-1084
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/8560
dc.description.abstract As continental ice from Antartica reaches the grounding line and begins to float, its underside melts into the ocean. Results obtained with satellite radar interferometry reveal that bottom melt rates experienced by large outlet glaciers near their grounding lines are far higher than generally assumed. en_US
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject.other glaciology en_US
dc.title Rapid bottom melting widespread near Antarctic ice sheet grounding lines en_US


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