The West Antarctic ice sheet : behavior and environment /

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Imprint:Washington, D.C. : American Geophysical Union, 2001.
Description:1 online resource (xi, 296 p.) : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.)
Language:English
Series:Antarctic research series, 0066-4634 ; v. 77
Antarctic research series ; v. 77.
Subject:Ice sheets -- Antarctica.
Inlandsis -- Antarctique.
Eisdecke.
Ice sheets.
Westantarktis.
Antarctica.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/9130114
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Other authors / contributors:Alley, Richard B.
Bindschadler, R. A. (Robert A.)
ISBN:9781118668320 (electronic bk.)
1118668324 (electronic bk.)
0875909574
9780875909578
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Description based on print version record.
Other form:Print version: West Antarctic ice sheet. Washington, D.C. : American Geophysical Union, 2001 0875909574
Table of Contents:
  • The West Antarctic ice sheet and sea-level change / R.B. Alley and R.A. Bindschadler
  • Morphology and surface characteristics of the West Antarctic ice sheet / Mark Fahnestock and Jonathan Bamber
  • The lithospheric setting in the West Antarctic ice sheet / I.W.D. Dalziel and L.A. Lawver
  • Evolution of the West Antarctic ice sheet / John B. Anderson and Stephanie S. Shipp
  • The glacial geologic terrestrial record from West Antarctica with emphasis on the last glacial cycle / Harold W. Borns, Jr.
  • West Antarctic ice sheet elevation changes / Eric J. Steig ... [et al.]
  • The El Niño-southern oscillation modulation of West Antarctic precipitation / David H. Bromwich and Aric N. Rogers
  • Geologic controls on the initiation of rapid basal motion for West Antarctic ice streams : a geophysical perspective including new airborne radar sounding and laser altimetry results / D.D. Blankenship ... [et al.]
  • Onset of streaming flow in the Siple Coast region, West Antarctica / Ribert Bindschadler, Jonathan Bamber, and Sridhar Anandakrishnan
  • Ice stream shear margins / C.F. Raymond ... [et al.]
  • Basal zone of the West Antarctic ice streams and its role in lubrication of their rapid motion / Barclay Kamb
  • The contribution of numerical modelling to our understanding of the West Antarctic ice sheet / C.L. Hulbe and A.J. Payne
  • Rutford Ice Stream, Antarctica / C.S.M. Doake ... [et al.]
  • A review of Pine Island Glacier, West Antarctica : hypotheses of instability vs. observations of change / David G. Vaughan ... [et al.]
  • Ice streams B and C / I.M. Whillans, C.R. Bentley, and C.J. van der Veen
  • The flow regime of ice stream C and hypotheses concerning its recent stagnation / S. Anandakrishnan ... [et al.].