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Stevens, C. L.; Sirguey, P.; Leonard, G. H.; Haskell, T. G. (2013)
Publisher: Copernicus Publications
Languages: English
Types: Article
Subjects: Meteorology. Climatology, Petrology, DOAJ:Earth and Environmental Sciences, QE500-639.5, G, Geography. Anthropology. Recreation, QE1-996.5, Geology, QC851-999, Q, Dynamic and structural geology, GE1-350, DOAJ:Environmental Sciences, Physics, Science, DOAJ:Meteorology and Climatology, Environmental sciences, QC1-999, QE420-499
The Erebus Glacier Tongue, a~small floating glacier in southern McMurdo Sound, is one of the best-studied ice tongues in Antarctica. Despite this, its calving on the 27 February 2013 (UTC) was around 10 yr earlier than previously predicted. The calving was likely a result of ocean currents and the absence of fast ice. The subsequent trajectory of the newly-created iceberg supports previous descriptions of the surface ocean circulation in southern McMurdo Sound.
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