Thermal convection and the origin of ice streams
Author: Hughes, T.
Source: Journal of Glaciology, Volume 55, Number 191, June 2009 , pp. 524-536(13)
Publisher: International Glaciological Society
Abstract:Ice streams are a fact of ice-sheet dynamics, draining up to 90% of the ice. Thermal convection in ice below the density inversion is a speculation. An attempt is made to meld the two in such a way that the speculation becomes an explanation for the fact.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: June 2009
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