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TC | Volume 12, issue 12
The Cryosphere, 12, 3735-3746, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-3735-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
The Cryosphere, 12, 3735-3746, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-3735-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 29 Nov 2018

Research article | 29 Nov 2018

Comparison of four calving laws to model Greenland outlet glaciers

Youngmin Choi et al.
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Calving is an important mechanism that controls the dynamics of Greenland outlet glaciers. We test and compare four calving laws and assess which calving law has better predictive abilities. Overall, the calving law based on von Mises stress is more satisfactory than other laws, but new parameterizations should be derived to better capture the detailed processes involved in calving.
Calving is an important mechanism that controls the dynamics of Greenland outlet glaciers. We...
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