Intermittent thinning of Jakobshavn Isbræ, West Greenland, since the Little Ice Age

@article{Csath2008IntermittentTO,
  title={Intermittent thinning of Jakobshavn Isbr{\ae}, West Greenland, since the Little Ice Age},
  author={Be{\'a}ta M. Csath{\'o} and Toni Schenk and C. J. van der Veen and William B. Krabill},
  journal={Journal of Glaciology},
  year={2008},
  volume={54},
  pages={131 - 144}
}
Abstract Rapid thinning and velocity increase on major Greenland outlet glaciers during the last two decades may indicate that these glaciers became unstable as a consequence of the Jakobshavn effect (Hughes, 1986), with terminus retreat leading to increased discharge from the interior and consequent further thinning and retreat. To assess whether recent trends deviate from longer-term behavior, we measured glacier surface elevations and terminus positions for Jakobshavn Isbræ, West Greenland… 

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