When scientists talk about the cryosphere, they mean the places on Earth where water is in its solid form, frozen into ice or snow. Read more ...
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This data set includes a nested model, that starts at low resolution for the whole Antarctic Ice Sheet, and then embeds higher resolution data at limited domains. There are at least three levels of nesting: whole, regional, and specific ice streams. Investigators focused on the Thwaites Glacier and the Pine Island Glacier. The model was produced using data from (Holt et al. 2006) and (Vaughan et al. 2006). Data are in Network Common Data Form (NetCDF) format and are available via FTP.
N: -60, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180
2004-12-21 to 2005-03-21
Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Ablation Zones/Accumulation Zones
Glaciers/Ice Sheets > Glacier Mass Balance/Ice Sheet Mass Balance