A Glaciological Perspective on Heinrich Events

  1. Peter U. Clark,
  2. Robert S. Webb and
  3. Lloyd D. Keigwin
  1. Garry K. C. Clarke1,
  2. Shawn J. Marshall1,
  3. Claude Hillaire-Marcel2,
  4. Guy Bilodeau2 and
  5. Christine Veiga-Pires2

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM112p0243

Mechanisms of Global Climate Change at Millennial Time Scales

Mechanisms of Global Climate Change at Millennial Time Scales

How to Cite

Clarke, G. K. C., Marshall, S. J., Hillaire-Marcel, C., Bilodeau, G. and Veiga-Pires, C. (1999) A Glaciological Perspective on Heinrich Events, in Mechanisms of Global Climate Change at Millennial Time Scales (eds P. U. Clark, R. S. Webb and L. D. Keigwin), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM112p0243

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

  2. 2

    Geotop, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900957

Online ISBN: 9781118664742

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Keywords:

  • Climatic changes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Order of Events and Issues of Timing

  • Physical Constraints on Surface-To-Bed Coupling

  • Mechanisms of Fast Flow and Flow Instability

  • Evalution of Candidate Mechanisms

  • A Possible Mechanism for Fast Surface-To-Bed Coupling

  • Modeling of Surging and Tidewater Instability Mechanisms

  • Conclusions