Articles | Volume 13, issue 4
The Cryosphere, 13, 1215–1232, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-1215-2019
The Cryosphere, 13, 1215–1232, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-1215-2019

Research article 12 Apr 2019

Research article | 12 Apr 2019

Marked decrease in the near-surface snow density retrieved by AMSR-E satellite at Dome C, Antarctica, between 2002 and 2011

Nicolas Champollion et al.

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The snow density close to the surface has been retrieved from satellite observations at Dome C on the Antarctic Ice Sheet. It shows a marked decrease between 2002 and 2011 of about 10 kg m-3 yr-1. This trend has been confirmed by in situ measurements and other satellite observations though no long-term meteorological evolution has been found. These results have implications for surface mass balance and energy budget.