Constraining the mass balance of East Antarctica

  title={Constraining the mass balance of East Antarctica},
  author={Alba Mart{\'i}n‐Espa{\~n}ol and Jonathan L. Bamber and Andrew Zammit‐Mangion},
  journal={Geophysical Research Letters},
  pages={4168 - 4175}
We investigate the mass balance of East Antarctica for the period 2003–2013 using a Bayesian statistical framework. We combine satellite altimetry, gravimetry, and GPS with prior assumptions characterizing the underlying geophysical processes. We run three experiments based on two different assumptions to study possible solutions to the mass balance. We solve for trends in surface mass balance, ice dynamics, and glacial isostatic adjustment. The first assumption assigns low probability to ice… 
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