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Antarctic ice-mass balance

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Antarctic ice-mass balance

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

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