Dynamics of marine ice sheets

【Author】

M.Grae Worster;

【Abstract】

<正>Marine ice sheets,such as those in Western Antarctica comprise a grounded ice sheet coupled to a floating ice shelf.The position of the grounding line,where the sheet detaches from the bedrock to form the shelf,is determined dynamically by the forces acting on either side.On long,glacial timescales the sheet and shelf can be modelled using viscous fluid mechanics:the sheet is a shear-

【Keywords】

more;will;Dynamics of marine ice sheets;

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