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Earth Institute Research Projects

Interdisciplinary Study of the Ocean-Ice Shelf Interface Utilizing IceBridge Data

Lead PI: Dr. James R. Cochran , Dr. Robin E. Bell

Unit Affiliation: Marine Geology & Geophysics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

November 2011 - November 2014
Inactive
Global
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: The project will build on past NASA projects to investigate seawater circulation in the cavities beneath floating ice shelves and glacial tongues and the resulting interactions between water and ice.

OUTCOMES: Submitted two abstracts to the Fall 2012 American Geophysical meeting.