A new model for global glacier change and sea-level rise

  title={A new model for global glacier change and sea-level rise},
  author={Matthias Huss and Regine Hock},
  journal={Frontiers in Earth Science},
  • M. Huss, R. Hock
  • Published 30 September 2015
  • Environmental Science
  • Frontiers in Earth Science
The anticipated retreat of glaciers around the globe will pose far-reaching challenges to the management of fresh water resources and significantly contribute to sea-level rise within the coming decades. Here, we present a new model for calculating the 21st century mass changes of all glaciers on Earth outside the ice sheets. The Global Glacier Evolution Model (GloGEM) includes mass loss due to frontal ablation at marine-terminating glacier fronts and accounts for glacier advance/retreat and… 

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