Processes at the margins of supraglacial debris cover: Quantifying dirty ice ablation and debris redistribution

@article{Fyffe2020ProcessesAT,
  title={Processes at the margins of supraglacial debris cover: Quantifying dirty ice ablation and debris redistribution},
  author={Catriona L. Fyffe and Amy S. Woodget and Martin P. Kirkbride and Philip Deline and Matthew J. Westoby and Benjamin Brock},
  journal={Earth Surface Processes and Landforms},
  year={2020},
  volume={45},
  pages={2272 - 2290}
}
Current glacier ablation models have difficulty simulating the high‐melt transition zone between clean and debris‐covered ice. In this zone, thin debris cover is thought to increase ablation compared to clean ice, but often this cover is patchy rather than continuous. There is a need to understand ablation and debris dynamics in this transition zone to improve the accuracy of ablation models and the predictions of future debris cover extent. To quantify the ablation of partially debris‐covered… 
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