Glaciology of the Mcmurdo Ice Shelf in the Area of Air Operations

  1. David H. Elliot and
  2. George L. Blaisdell
  1. Valeri Klokov1 and
  2. Deborah Diemand2

Published Online: 16 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118668207.ch10

Contributions to Antarctic Research IV

Contributions to Antarctic Research IV

How to Cite

Klokov, V. and Diemand, D. (1995) Glaciology of the Mcmurdo Ice Shelf in the Area of Air Operations, in Contributions to Antarctic Research IV (eds D. H. Elliot and G. L. Blaisdell), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118668207.ch10

Author Information

  1. 1

    Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia

  2. 2

    Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, New Hampshire USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875908762

Online ISBN: 9781118668207

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Location of the Glaciological Investigations

  • Temperature Conditions in the Mcmurdo Ice Shelf Region

  • Winter Accumulation and Summer Snowfall

  • Stratigraphy and Ice Formation Zones

  • Formation and Structure of Ice Blisters in the Zone of Superimposed ice

  • Selection of Sites and Techniques for Preparing Snow/Ice Runways

  • Summary