Articles | Volume 5, issue 3
The Cryosphere, 5, 701–714, 2011
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-5-701-2011
The Cryosphere, 5, 701–714, 2011
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-5-701-2011

Research article 09 Sep 2011

Research article | 09 Sep 2011

Warming of waters in an East Greenland fjord prior to glacier retreat: mechanisms and connection to large-scale atmospheric conditions

P. Christoffersen et al.

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