Title West Antarctic links to sea level estimation
Author Vaughan, D.G.; Holt, J.W.; Blankenship, D.D.
Author Affil Vaughan, D.G., British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, United Kingdom. Other: University of Texas at Austin
Source Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 88(46), p.485-486, . Publisher: American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, United States. ISSN: 0096- 3941
Publication Date Nov. 13, 2007
Notes In English. 3 refs. Ant. Acc. No: 83838. CRREL Acc. No: 62004024
Index Terms climatic change; glacial geology; glaciers; ice sheets; ice shelves; melting; forecasting; remote sensing; Southern Ocean; Antarctica--West Antarctic ice sheet; Antarctica--West Antarctica; Amundsen Sea; Antarctic ice sheet; Antarctica; Cenozoic; climate change; deglaciation; International Polar Year 2007-08; IPY 2007-08 Research Publications; last glacial maximum; prediction; Quaternary; satellite methods; sea-level changes; West Antarctic ice sheet; West Antarctica
Abstract The link between the West Antarctic ice sheet and global sea level rise continues to be measured by satellite images. In particular the Amundsen Sea Embayment ice sheet, which entails around a third of the West Antarctic ice sheet, offers a better understanding of this process. (mte)
Publication Type journal article
Record ID 283690