Ice Stream Shear Margins

  1. Richard B. Alley and
  2. Robert A. Bindschadle
  1. C. F. Raymond1,
  2. K. A. Echelmeyer2,
  3. I. M. Whillans3 and
  4. C. S. M. Doake4

Published Online: 16 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/AR077p0137

The West Antarctic Ice Sheet: Behavior and Environment

The West Antarctic Ice Sheet: Behavior and Environment

How to Cite

Raymond, C. F., Echelmeyer, K. A., Whillans, I. M. and Doake, C. S. M. (2001) Ice Stream Shear Margins, 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/AR077p0137

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Washington, Geophysics Program, Seattle

  2. 2

    Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska, Fairbanks

  3. 3

    Byrd Polar Research Center and Department of Geological Sciences, the Ohio State University, Columbus

  4. 4

    British Antarctic Survey, Natural Environment Research Council, Cambridge, England

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

  • Characteristics of Ice Stream Margins

  • Dynamic Analysis

  • Migration of Shear Margins

  • Synthesis