Summertime water masses off the northern Larsen C Ice Shelf, Antarctica

@inproceedings{Nicholls2004SummertimeWM,
  title={Summertime water masses off the northern Larsen C Ice Shelf, Antarctica},
  author={Keith W. Nicholls and Carol J. Pudsey and Peter W. G. Morris},
  year={2004}
}
[1] We report on oceanographic observations made at the northern end of Larsen C Ice Shelf in the western Weddell Sea. It appears that the Larsen C continental shelf is flushed not by High Salinity Shelf Water from the southern continental shelf, but by Modified Weddell Deep Water (MWDW) flowing across the shelf break. MWDW is observed at the ice front, having tracked west along the northward facing slopes of depressions that reach to the shelf break. Ice Shelf Water observed near the ice front… CONTINUE READING

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