Articles | Volume 16, issue 4
The Cryosphere, 16, 1469–1482, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-16-1469-2022
The Cryosphere, 16, 1469–1482, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-16-1469-2022
Research article
27 Apr 2022
Research article | 27 Apr 2022

Basal melt of the southern Filchner Ice Shelf, Antarctica

Ole Zeising et al.

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Remote-sensing-derived basal melt rates of ice shelves are of great importance due to their capability to cover larger areas. We performed in situ measurements with a phase-sensitive radar on the southern Filchner Ice Shelf, showing moderate melt rates and low small-scale spatial variability. The comparison with remote-sensing-based melt rates revealed large differences caused by the estimation of vertical strain rates from remote sensing velocity fields that modern fields can overcome.