Articles | Volume 12, issue 1
The Cryosphere, 12, 25–38, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-25-2018
The Cryosphere, 12, 25–38, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-25-2018
Research article
08 Jan 2018
Research article | 08 Jan 2018

Frazil-ice growth rate and dynamics in mixed layers and sub-ice-shelf plumes

David W. Rees Jones and Andrew J. Wells

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Frazil or granular ice grows rapidly from turbulent water cooled beneath its freezing temperature. We analyse numerical models of a population of ice crystals to provide insight into the treatment of frazil ice in large-scale models and hence in the environment. We determine critical conditions for explosively rapid frazil growth. We show that frazil-ice processes impact whether a plume of ice shelf water beneath an Antarctic ice shelf intrudes at depth or reaches the end of the shelf.