Observations beneath Pine Island Glacier in West Antarctica and implications for its retreat

Thinning ice in West Antarctica, resulting from acceleration in the flow of outlet glaciers, is at present contributing about 10% of the observed rise in global sea level. Pine Island Glacier in particular has shown nearly continuous acceleration and thinning, throughout the short observational reco...

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Main Authors: Jenkins, Adrian (Author), Dutrieux, Pierre (Author), Jacobs, Stanley S. (Author), McPhail, Stephen D. (Author), Perrett, James R. (Author), Webb, Andrew T. (Author), White, David (Author)
Format: Article
Published: 2010-07.
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