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  1. Polar Seminar: The impact of mechanical weakening of ice shelves on the stability of a marine ice sheet

    03/18/2014- 2:00pm to 3:00pm Christopher Borstad Postdoctoral Researcher, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA   Title: The impact of mechanical weakening of ice shelves on the stability of a marine ice sheet   Abstract: The majority of the Antarc ...

    Last Updated: March 12, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. Polar Seminar: Till Wagner "The ‘footloose’ mechanism: iceberg decay from hydrostatic stresses"

    05/13/2014- 2:00pm We propose a mechanism of iceberg breakup that may act together with the recognized melt and wave-induced decay processes. Our proposal is based on observations from a recent field experiment on a large ice island in Baffin Bay, East Ca ...

    Last Updated: January 5, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography