A prototype implementation of an embedded simulation system for the study of large scale ice sheets

  title={A prototype implementation of an embedded simulation system for the study of large scale ice sheets},
  author={P. Dickens and C. Dufour and J. Fastook},
  journal={2016 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC)},
Understanding the impact of global climate change on the world's ecosystem is critical to society at large and represents a significant challenge to researchers in the climate community. One important piece of the climate puzzle is how the dynamics of large-scale ice sheets, such as those covering Greenland and Antarctica, will respond to a warming climate. Relatively recently, glaciologists have identified ice streams, which are corridors of ice that are flowing at a much higher rate than the… Expand
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Author Biographies.
Farook Al-Shamali, B.Sc.(Hons), M.Sc., Ph.D. (farooka@athabascau.ca), is Academic Coordinator of physics and astronomy courses at Athabasca University. He has teaching experience in both theExpand