Surface mass balance contributions to acceleration of Antarctic ice mass loss during 2003–2013

@article{Seo2015SurfaceMB,
  title={Surface mass balance contributions to acceleration of Antarctic ice mass loss during 2003–2013},
  author={K. Seo and Clark R. Wilson and T. Scambos and Baek-Min Kim and D. Waliser and B. Tian and Byeong-Hoon Kim and J. Eom},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research. Solid Earth},
  year={2015},
  volume={120},
  pages={3617 - 3627}
}
  • K. Seo, Clark R. Wilson, +5 authors J. Eom
  • Published 2015
  • Environmental Science, Medicine, Geology, Chemistry
  • Journal of Geophysical Research. Solid Earth
Abstract Recent observations from satellite gravimetry (the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) mission) suggest an acceleration of ice mass loss from the Antarctic Ice Sheet (AIS). The contribution of surface mass balance changes (due to variable precipitation) is compared with GRACE‐derived mass loss acceleration by assessing the estimated contribution of snow mass from meteorological reanalysis data. We find that over much of the continent, the acceleration can be explained by… Expand
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