Articles | Volume 7, issue 5
The Cryosphere, 7, 1399–1410, 2013
The Cryosphere, 7, 1399–1410, 2013

Research article 16 Sep 2013

Research article | 16 Sep 2013

Snow on the Ross Ice Shelf: comparison of reanalyses and observations from automatic weather stations

L. Cohen and S. Dean

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