University of Cambridge > > Part III Seminars > Basal conditions of terrestrial ice sheets

Basal conditions of terrestrial ice sheets

Add to your list(s) Download to your calendar using vCal

  • UserKasia Warburton
  • ClockFriday 16 March 2018, 14:30-15:20
  • HouseMR15.

If you have a question about this talk, please contact Kasia Wyczesany.

On a scale of decades to centuries, the ice sheets over Antarctica and Greenland flow as gravity currents. However, unlike, say, golden syrup on a plate, ice sheets show significant slipping at their base. I will discuss simple models of this, and their derivations, based on the rheology of ice, and the basal conditions of the sheets.

This talk is part of the Part III Seminars series.

Tell a friend about this talk:

This talk is included in these lists:

Note that ex-directory lists are not shown.


© 2006-2024, University of Cambridge. Contact Us | Help and Documentation | Privacy and Publicity