Articles | Volume 8, issue 3
The Cryosphere, 8, 1121–1128, 2014
The Cryosphere, 8, 1121–1128, 2014
Research article
27 Jun 2014
Research article | 27 Jun 2014

How old is the ice beneath Dome A, Antarctica?

B. Sun et al.

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