Articles | Volume 12, issue 10
The Cryosphere, 12, 3085–3096, 2018
The Cryosphere, 12, 3085–3096, 2018
Research article
01 Oct 2018
Research article | 01 Oct 2018

Representation of basal melting at the grounding line in ice flow models

Hélène Seroussi and Mathieu Morlighem

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