Articles | Volume 15, issue 3
The Cryosphere, 15, 1501–1516, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-15-1501-2021
The Cryosphere, 15, 1501–1516, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-15-1501-2021

Research article 25 Mar 2021

Research article | 25 Mar 2021

The tipping points and early warning indicators for Pine Island Glacier, West Antarctica

Sebastian H. R. Rosier et al.

Viewed

Total article views: 10,940 (including HTML, PDF, and XML)
HTML PDF XML Total BibTeX EndNote
9,525 1,375 40 10,940 62 66
  • HTML: 9,525
  • PDF: 1,375
  • XML: 40
  • Total: 10,940
  • BibTeX: 62
  • EndNote: 66
Views and downloads (calculated since 04 Aug 2020)
Cumulative views and downloads (calculated since 04 Aug 2020)

Viewed (geographical distribution)

Total article views: 10,606 (including HTML, PDF, and XML) Thereof 10,604 with geography defined and 2 with unknown origin.
Country # Views %
  • 1
1
 
 
 
 

Cited

Discussed (final revised paper)

Discussed (final revised paper)

Latest update: 23 Sep 2021
Download
Short summary
Pine Island Glacier has contributed more to sea-level rise over the past decades than any other glacier in Antarctica. Ice-flow modelling studies have shown that it can undergo periods of rapid mass loss, but no study has shown that these future changes could cross a tipping point and therefore be effectively irreversible. Here, we assess the stability of Pine Island Glacier, quantifying the changes in ocean temperatures required to cross future tipping points using statistical methods.