Antarctic Subglacial Lake Discharges

  1. Martin J. Siegert and
  2. Mahlon C. Kennicutt II
  1. Frank Pattyn

Published Online: 25 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118670354.ch3

Antarctic Subglacial Aquatic Environments

Antarctic Subglacial Aquatic Environments

How to Cite

Pattyn, F. (2011) Antarctic Subglacial Lake Discharges, in Antarctic Subglacial Aquatic Environments (eds M. J. Siegert and M. C. Kennicutt), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118670354.ch3

Author Information

  1. Laboratoire De Glaciologie, DéPartement Des Sciences De La Terre Et De L'Environnement, Université Libre De Bruxelles Brussels, Belgium

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;
  • Antarctica;
  • icesheetmodeling;
  • subglaciallake;
  • basalhydrology;
  • jökulhlaups;
  • icesheetstability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Observations of Subglacial Lake Discharge

  • Mechanisms of Subglacial Lake Discharge

  • Effect of Subglacial Lakes and Lake Discharge on Ice Flow

  • Stability of Subglacial Lakes

  • Evidence Of Former Subglacial Outbursts

  • Conclusions and Outlook