Antarctic ice-mass balance

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Presentation and introduction to the topic of antarctic ice-mass balances and the improvement of its estimate for the past 5 years.

For further reading please see:

Sasgen, I.; Konrad, H.; Ivins, E.R.; van den Broeke; M.R.; Bamber, J.L.; Martinec, Z.; Klemann, V.: Antarctic ice-mass balance 2002 to 2011: regional re-analysis of GRACE satellite gravimetry measurements with improved estimate of glacial-isostatic adjustment, The Cryosphere Discuss., 6, 3703-3732, doi:10.5194/tcd-6-3703-2012, 2012.

http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Observing_the_Earth/Space_for_our_climate/Clearest_evidence_yet_of_polar_ice_losses

  • Antarctic ice-mass balance 2002 to 2011 from Sasgen et al. Antarctic ice-mass balance 2002 to 2011 from Sasgen et al.
  • Table of Contents Table of Contents
  • The author of the study The author of the study
  • Glacial Isostatic Adjustment (GIA) and its concept Glacial Isostatic Adjustment (GIA) and its concept
  • Limitation for GIA modeling Limitation for GIA modeling
  • Setup and techniques of Sasgen Setup and techniques of Sasgen
  • Statistical Approach for GIA modeling and ice-mass estimation using GRACE and GPS data Statistical Approach for GIA modeling and ice-mass estimation using GRACE and GPS data
  • GIA estimation errors and their influence on the estimate GIA estimation errors and their influence on the estimate
  • Final results for different calculation models Final results for different calculation models
  • Keyfacts out of the study Keyfacts out of the study
  • Graphical representation and comparison with past studies Graphical representation and comparison with past studies
  • Briefly introduction to current ESA/NASA study published recently in Science Briefly introduction to current ESA/NASA study published recently in Science
  • Major compliance for aquired satellite data of the past 20 years Major compliance for aquired satellite data of the past 20 years
  • GRACE gravity measurement explanation GRACE gravity measurement explanation
  • Input-Output method and its key concept Input-Output method and its key concept

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