Articles | Volume 10, issue 3
29 Jun 2016
Comment/reply |  | 29 Jun 2016

Basal buoyancy and fast-moving glaciers: in defense of analytic force balance

C. J. van der Veen


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ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (06 Jun 2016) by Frank Pattyn
Short summary
This paper evaluates the geometric force balance, with application to Byrd Glacier, Antarctica. It is concluded that this approach does not yield physically reasonable results.