A Reconciled Estimate of Ice-Sheet Mass Balance

  title={A Reconciled Estimate of Ice-Sheet Mass Balance},
  author={Andrew Shepherd and Erik R. Ivins and Geruo A and Valentina R. Barletta and Michael J. Bentley and Srinivas V. Bettadpur and Kate H. Briggs and David H. Bromwich and Ren{\'e} Forsberg and Natalia Galin and Martin Horwath and Stanley S. Jacobs and Ian R. Joughin and Matt A. King and Jan T. M. Lenaerts and Jilu Li and Stefan R. M. Ligtenberg and Adrian John Luckman and Scott B. Luthcke and Malcolm McMillan and Rakia Meister and Glenn A. Milne and J{\'e}r{\'e}mie Mouginot and Alan S. Muir and Julien Nicolas and John D. Paden and Antony J. Payne and Hamish D. Pritchard and E. Rignot and Helmut Rott and Louise Sandberg S{\o}rensen and Theodore A. Scambos and Bernd Scheuchl and Ernst J. O. Schrama and Ben P Smith and Aud Venke Sundal and Jan H. Van Angelen and Willem Jan van de Berg and Michiel R. van den Broeke and David G. Vaughan and Isabella Velicogna and John M. Wahr and Pippa L. Whitehouse and Duncan J. Wingham and Donghui Yi and Duncan Alexander Young and H. Jay Zwally},
  pages={1183 - 1189}
Warming and Melting Mass loss from the ice sheets of Greenland and Antarctica account for a large fraction of global sea-level rise. Part of this loss is because of the effects of warmer air temperatures, and another because of the rising ocean temperatures to which they are being exposed. Joughin et al. (p. 1172) review how ocean-ice interactions are impacting ice sheets and discuss the possible ways that exposure of floating ice shelves and grounded ice margins are subject to the influences… 

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