Title Ice sheets
Author Bentley, C.R.; Thomas, R.H.; Velicogna, I.
Source Global outlook for ice and snow, United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi, p.99-113, . Publisher: United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
Publication Date 2007
Notes In English Ant. Acc. No: 90846. CRREL Acc. No: 65004838
Index Terms ablation; climatic change; glacial geology; glaciers; glacier ablation; global change; global warming; ice sheets; ice shelves; melting; Antarctica; Greenland; Arctic region; climate change; International Polar Year 2007-08; IPY 2007-08 Education, Outreach and Communication Publications; sea- level changes
Abstract Discusses shrinking of polar ice sheets as climate becomes warmer, mechanism by which meltwater runoff lubricates glacier sliding and increases ice discharge into ocean, and effect on sea- level.
Publication Type monograph
Record ID 307858