Morphology and Surface Characteristics of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet

  1. Richard B. Alley and
  2. Robert A. Bindschadle
  1. Mark Fahnestock1 and
  2. Jonathan Bamber2

Published Online: 16 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/AR077p0013

The West Antarctic Ice Sheet: Behavior and Environment

The West Antarctic Ice Sheet: Behavior and Environment

How to Cite

Fahnestock, M. and Bamber, J. (2001) Morphology and Surface Characteristics of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, 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/AR077p0013

Author Information

  1. 1

    Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

  2. 2

    Bristol Glaciology Centre, School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol, UK

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

  • Topography and Ice Thickness

  • Surface Characteristics

  • Ice Flow

  • Conclusions