Articles | Volume 10, issue 3
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-10-1331-2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-10-1331-2016
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Basal buoyancy and fast-moving glaciers: in defense of analytic force balance

C. J. van der Veen

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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.