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

  title={Surface mass balance contributions to acceleration of Antarctic ice mass loss during 2003–2013},
  author={Ki-Weon Seo and Clark R. Wilson and Theodore A. Scambos and Baek‐Min Kim and Duane E. Waliser and Baijun Tian and Byeong-Hoon Kim and Jooyoung Eom},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research. Solid Earth},
  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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