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Warming ocean erodes ice sheets


Kusahara, K, Warming ocean erodes ice sheets, Nature Climate Change, 6, (1) pp. 22-23. ISSN 1758-678X (2016) [Non Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.1038/nclimate2900


Antarctic ice sheets are a key player in sea-level rise in a warming climate. Now an ice-sheet modelling study clearly demonstrates that an Antarctic ice sheet/shelf system in the Atlantic Ocean will be regulated by the warming of the surrounding Southern Ocean, not by marine-ice-sheet instability.

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Item Type:Non Refereed Article
Keywords:ice shelf
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Climate change science
Research Field:Climate change processes
Objective Division:Environmental Policy, Climate Change and Natural Hazards
Objective Group:Understanding climate change
Objective Field:Effects of climate change on Antarctic and sub-Antarctic environments (excl. social impacts)
UTAS Author:Kusahara, K (Dr Kazuya Kusahara)
ID Code:109887
Year Published:2016
Web of Science® Times Cited:2
Deposited By:CRC-Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems
Deposited On:2016-07-06
Last Modified:2016-07-06

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