Geodetic Constraints on Glacial Isostatic Adjustment

  1. Jerry X. Mitrovica and
  2. Bert L.A. Vermeersen
  1. John M. Wahr1 and
  2. James L. Davis2

Published Online: 17 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118670101.ch2

Ice Sheets, Sea Level and the Dynamic Earth

Ice Sheets, Sea Level and the Dynamic Earth

How to Cite

Wahr, J. M. and Davis, J. L. (2013) Geodetic Constraints on Glacial Isostatic Adjustment, in Ice Sheets, Sea Level and the Dynamic Earth (eds J. X. Mitrovica and B. L.A. Vermeersen), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118670101.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

  2. 2

    Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

Book Series:

  1. Geodynamics Series

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875905310

Online ISBN: 9781118670101

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Keywords:

  • Glacial isostasy;
  • Sea level;
  • Earth-Crust;
  • Geodynamics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Static Gravity Field

  • Ongoing Crustal Motion

  • Satellite Measurements of Time-Variable Gravity

  • Variations in the Earth's Rotation

  • Geodetic Constraints on ICE Loading Variations

  • Summary