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Meltwater produced by wind–albedo interaction stored in an East Antarctic ice shelf
Lenaerts, J.T.M.; Lhermitte, S.; Drews, R.; Ligtenberg, S.R.M.; Berger, S.; Helm, V.; Smeets, C.J.P.P.; van den Broeke, M.R.; van de Berg, W.J.; van Meijgaard, E.; Eijkelboom, M.; Eisen, O.; Pattyn, F. (2017). Meltwater produced by wind–albedo interaction stored in an East Antarctic ice shelf. Nat. Clim. Chang. 7(1): 58-62. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1038/nclimate3180
In: Nature Climate Change. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 1758-678X; e-ISSN 1758-6798, more
Peer reviewed article  

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    VLIZ: Open Repository 298145 [ OMA ]

Keyword
    Marine

Authors  Top 
  • Lenaerts, J.T.M., more
  • Lhermitte, S., more
  • Drews, R., more
  • Ligtenberg, S.R.M.
  • Berger, S., more
  • Helm, V.
  • Smeets, C.J.P.P.
  • van den Broeke, M.R.
  • van de Berg, W.J.
  • van Meijgaard, E.
  • Eijkelboom, M.
  • Eisen, O.
  • Pattyn, F., more

Abstract
    Surface melt has been tied to the collapse of Antarctic Peninsula ice shelves. This study illustrates that warmer temperatures associated with katabatic winds drive similar processes in an East Antarctic ice shelf, highlighting vulnerability to disintegration.

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