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https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-16-1221-2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-16-1221-2022
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08 Apr 2022
Research article |  | 08 Apr 2022

Thermal structure of the Amery Ice Shelf from borehole observations and simulations

Yu Wang, Chen Zhao, Rupert Gladstone, Ben Galton-Fenzi, and Roland Warner

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The thermal structure of the Amery Ice Shelf and its spatial pattern are evaluated and analysed through temperature observations from six boreholes and numerical simulations. The simulations demonstrate significant ice warming downstream along the ice flow and a great variation of the thermal structure across the ice flow. We suggest that the thermal structure of the Amery Ice Shelf is unlikely to be affected by current climate changes on decadal timescales.