Weertman, Lliboutry and the development of sliding theory

Author: Fowler, A.C.

Source: Journal of Glaciology, Volume 56, Number 200, December 2010 , pp. 965-972(8)

Publisher: International Glaciological Society

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This paper reviews the seminal contributions (and tussles) of Weertman and Lliboutry to the theory of glacier sliding in the 1950s and 1960s, and summarizes later developments up to the present day.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3189/002214311796406112

Publication date: December 1, 2010

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