Articles | Volume 14, issue 6
The Cryosphere, 14, 2115–2135, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2115-2020
The Cryosphere, 14, 2115–2135, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-2115-2020

Research article 30 Jun 2020

Research article | 30 Jun 2020

Past ice sheet–seabed interactions in the northeastern Weddell Sea embayment, Antarctica

Jan Erik Arndt et al.

Data sets

Swath Bathymetry compilation offshore Brunt Ice Shelf Jan Erik Arndt and Robert D. Larter https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.907173

Profile of sediment echo sounding during POLARSTERN cruise PS82 (ANT-XXIX/9) with links to ParaSound data files D. Damaske and G. Kuhn https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.837893

Profile of sediment echo sounding during POLARSTERN cruise PS96 (ANT-XXXI/2 FROSN) with links to ParaSound data files J. E. Arndt and G. Kuhn https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.860442

Profile of sediment echo sounding during POLARSTERN cruise PS111 with links to ParaSound data files F. Niessen https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.89730

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Short summary
We interpret landforms on the seabed and investigate sediment cores to improve our understanding of the past ice sheet development in this poorly understood part of Antarctica. Recent crack development of the Brunt ice shelf has raised concerns about its stability and the security of the British research station Halley. We describe ramp-shaped bedforms that likely represent ice shelf grounding and stabilization locations of the past that may reflect an analogue to the process going on now.