Articles | Volume 12, issue 8
The Cryosphere, 12, 2773–2787, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-2773-2018

Special issue: Oldest Ice: finding and interpreting climate proxies in ice...

The Cryosphere, 12, 2773–2787, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-2773-2018

Research article 30 Aug 2018

Research article | 30 Aug 2018

Promising Oldest Ice sites in East Antarctica based on thermodynamical modelling

Brice Van Liefferinge et al.

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Our paper provides an important review of the state of knowledge for oldest-ice prospection, but also adds new basal geothermal heat flux constraints from recently acquired high-definition radar data sets. This is the first paper to contrast the two primary target regions for oldest ice: Dome C and Dome Fuji. Moreover, we provide statistical comparisons of all available data sets and a summary of the community's criteria for the retrieval of interpretable oldest ice since the 2013 effort.