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Glaciers, ice shelves and ice sheets

The Antarctic glaciers and ice shelf research program aims to increase the understanding of:

  • cold based glaciers as geomorphic agents,
  • how ice shelves entrain, transport and deposit sediments into moraines,
  • marine ice formation at the base of ice shelves,
  • ice physics: understanding the mechanisms and mechanics of ice flow,
  • and the impacts of climate change to glacier response.

Leaders

School of Geography

Department of Geology

School of Surveying