Antarctic ice sheet dynamics and evolution: a modelling perspective - Felicity McCormack (UTAS)

Date & time

2–3pm 25 September 2018

Location

Hales Seminar Room, J7

Speakers

Dr. Felicity McCormack

Contacts

 Taimoor Sohail

Antarctic ice sheet dynamics and evolution: a modelling perspective

Antarctica is a dynamic component of the Earth system, modulating global mean sea levels on timescales of decades to glacial cycles. Here, I discuss the components of the governing equations for ice flow, including recent advances in the formulation of a flow relation for anisotropic ice. The dynamic processes giving rise to Antarctic mass loss are also discussed.

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