The West Antarctic Ice Sheet and Sea-Level Change

  1. Richard B. Alley and
  2. Robert A. Bindschadle
  1. R. B. Alley1 and
  2. R. A. Bindschadler2

Published Online: 16 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/AR077p0001

The West Antarctic Ice Sheet: Behavior and Environment

The West Antarctic Ice Sheet: Behavior and Environment

How to Cite

Alley, R. B. and Bindschadler, R. A. (2001) The West Antarctic Ice Sheet and Sea-Level Change, in The West Antarctic Ice Sheet: Behavior and Environment (eds R. B. Alley and R. A. Bindschadle), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/AR077p0001

Author Information

  1. 1

    Environment Institute and Department of Geosciences, the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania

  2. 2

    Oceans and Ice Branch, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909578

Online ISBN: 9781118668320

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Keywords:

  • Ice sheets—Antarctica

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Seeing More Clearly

  • Some Arguments on the Possibility of West Antarctic Ice-Sheet Collapse

  • Collapse Mechanisms

  • Summary