New Publication by Dr Gordon Bromley in The Cryosphere

Sep 14 2020 Posted: 09:58 IST

This paper presents the longest terrestrial record of ice sheet volume on the Antarctic continent yet constructed. We used multiple cosmogenic nuclides to date relict moraines in the Transantarctic Mountains to show that the massive East Antarctic Ice Sheet has persisted on the landscape in more-or-less its current configuration for at least 15 million years, and may have been thicker than present during periods of relatively warm climate. [Read]


Discipline of Geography