Ellsworth Subglacial Lake, West Antarctica: A Review of Its History and Recent Field Campaigns

  1. Martin J. Siegert and
  2. Mahlon C. Kennicutt II
  1. N. Ross1,
  2. M. J. Siegert1,
  3. A. Rivera2,
  4. M. J. Bentley3,
  5. D. Blake4,
  6. L. Capper4,
  7. R. Clarke4,
  8. C. S. Cockell5,
  9. H. F. J. Corr4,
  10. W. Harris6,
  11. C. Hill4,
  12. R. C. A. Hindmarsh4,
  13. D. A. Hodgson4,
  14. E. C. King4,
  15. H. Lamb7,
  16. B. Maher8,
  17. K. Makinson4,
  18. M. Mowlem9,
  19. J. Parnell10,
  20. D. A. Pearce4,
  21. J. Priscu11,
  22. A. M. Smith4,
  23. A. Tait4,
  24. M. Tranter6,
  25. J. L. Wadham6,
  26. W. B. Whalley12 and
  27. J. Woodward13

Published Online: 25 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118670354.ch13

Antarctic Subglacial Aquatic Environments

Antarctic Subglacial Aquatic Environments

How to Cite

Ross, N., Siegert, M. J., Rivera, A., Bentley, M. J., Blake, D., Capper, L., Clarke, R., Cockell, C. S., Corr, H. F. J., Harris, W., Hill, C., Hindmarsh, R. C. A., Hodgson, D. A., King, E. C., Lamb, H., Maher, B., Makinson, K., Mowlem, M., Parnell, J., Pearce, D. A., Priscu, J., Smith, A. M., Tait, A., Tranter, M., Wadham, J. L., Whalley, W. B. and Woodward, J. (2011) Ellsworth Subglacial Lake, West Antarctica: A Review of Its History and Recent Field Campaigns, in Antarctic Subglacial Aquatic Environments (eds M. J. Siegert and M. C. Kennicutt), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118670354.ch13

Author Information

  1. 1

    School Of Geosciences, University Of Edinburgh Edinburgh, Uk

  2. 2

    Centro De Estudios CientÍFicos Valdivia, Chile

  3. 3

    Department Of Geography, Durham University Durham, Uk

  4. 4

    British Antarctic Survey, Natural Environment Research Council Cambridge, Uk

  5. 5

    Cepsar, Open University Milton Keynes, Uk

  6. 6

    School Of Geographical Sciences, University Of Bristol Bristol, Uk

  7. 7

    Institute Of Geography And Earth Sciences, Aberystwyth University Aberystwyth, Uk

  8. 8

    Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University Lancaster, Uk

  9. 9

    National Oceanography Centre, University Of Southampton Southampton, Uk

  10. 10

    Department Of Geology And Petroleum Geology, University Of Aberdeen Aberdeen, Uk

  11. 11

    Department Of Land Resources And Environmental Sciences, Montana State University Bozeman, Montana, USA

  12. 12

    School Of Geography, Archaeology And Palaeoecology, Queen'S University Belfast Belfast, Uk

  13. 13

    School Of Built And Natural Environment, Northumbria University Newcastle, Uk

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904825

Online ISBN: 9781118670354

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Keywords:

  • Subglacial lakes–Antarctica–History;
  • Subglacial lakes–Antarctica–Discovery and exploration;
  • Subglacial lakes–Polar regions–History;
  • Subglacial lakes–Polar regions–Discovery and exploration;
  • Aquatic ecology–Antarctica;
  • subglaciallakes;
  • icesheethistory;
  • glaciology;
  • geophysics;
  • exploration;
  • WestAntarctica

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Lake Ellsworth: Discovery and Rediscovery

  • Recent Geophysical Surveys

  • Geophysical Results

  • Plans for Exploration