Vulnerability of the Ross Ice Shelf: Seismic Site Characterisation and Drilling Recommendation

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van Haastrecht, Laurine Nathalie (Laurine)

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The Ross Ice Shelf (RIS) is the largest ice shelf in the world. It buttresses ice flow from both the East Antarctic Ice Sheet (EAIS) and the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS). Today the RIS does not appear to be retreating or advancing. Understanding what controls the ice shelf

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173 pages A4

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2017van_Haastrecht

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Open Access

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MULTIPOLYGON (((174.516292314169 -80.7113702485974,170.914290973674 -80.6857239691589,170.772115898609 -79.9224712681925,174.638031600643 -79.9844705027868,174.516292314169 -80.7113702485974)))

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http://download.otagogeology.org.nz/temp/Abstracts/2017van_Haastrecht.pdf

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van Haastrecht, Laurine Nathalie (Laurine), “Vulnerability of the Ross Ice Shelf: Seismic Site Characterisation and Drilling Recommendation,” Otago Geology Theses, accessed September 26, 2017, http://theses.otagogeology.org.nz/items/show/656.