A doubling in snow accumulation in the western Antarctic Peninsula since 1850

@article{Thomas2008ADI,
  title={A doubling in snow accumulation in the western Antarctic Peninsula since 1850},
  author={E. R. Thomas and G. Marshall and J. McConnell},
  journal={Geophysical Research Letters},
  year={2008},
  volume={35}
}
[1] We present results from a new medium depth (136 metres) ice core drilled in a high accumulation site (73.59°S, 70.36°W) on the south-western Antarctic Peninsula during 2007. The Gomez record reveals a doubling of accumulation since the 1850s, from a decadal average of 0.49 mweq y−1 in 1855–1864 to 1.10 mweq y−1 in 1997–2006, with acceleration in recent decades. Comparison with published accumulation records indicates that this rapid increase is the largest observed across the region… Expand
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