Document Type

Article

Publication Title

Journal of Glaciology

Publication Date

2009

First Page

524

Last Page

536

Issue Number

191

Volume Number

55

Abstract/ Summary

Ice streams are a fact of ice-sheet dynamics, draining up to 90% of the ice. Thermal convection in ice below the density inversion is a speculation. An attempt is made to meld the two in such a way that the speculation becomes an explanation for the fact.

Citation/Publisher Attribution

Hughes, T, 2009, Thermal Convection and the Origin of Ice Streams: Journal of Glaciology, v. 55, p. 524-536. Available on publisher's site at: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/igsoc/jog/2009/00000055/00000191/art00015

Publisher Statement

© Copyright 2009 by the International Glaciological Society

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