Ice Streams B and C

  1. Richard B. Alley and
  2. Robert A. Bindschadle
  1. I. M. Whillans1,
  2. C. R. Bentley2 and
  3. C. J. Van Der Veen3

Published Online: 16 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/AR077p0257

The West Antarctic Ice Sheet: Behavior and Environment

The West Antarctic Ice Sheet: Behavior and Environment

How to Cite

Whillans, I. M., Bentley, C. R. and Van Der Veen, C. J. (2001) Ice Streams B and C, 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/AR077p0257

Author Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

    Geophysical and Polar Research Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

  3. 3

    Byrd Polar Research Center and Department of Geography, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

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

  • Mapping the Ice Streams

  • Velocities

  • Mass Balance

  • Bed Mobility

  • Force Budget

  • Onset

  • Hypothetical Controls

  • Conclusions

  • Appendix