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Annals of Glaciology
Volume 11

Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Antarctic Glaciology

held in Bremerhaven, Federal Republic of Germany,
7-11 September 1987
Cover: Annals Vol. 11

Editor: A.J. Gow

Contents

1-7
Ice-core analysis on the Siple Coast of West Antarctica
Richard B. Alley and Charles R. Bentley

8-13
Ice-shelf flow at the boundary of Crary Ice Rise, Antarctica
R.A. Bindschadler, P.L. Vornberger, S.N. Stephenson, E.P. Roberts,
S. Shabtaie and D.R. MacAyeal

14-18
Ice thickness and sea depth derived from reflection-seismic measurements on the central part of Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf, Antarctica
J. Determann, F. Thyssen and H. Engelhardt

19-22
Relative importance of lateral and vertical shear on Rutford Ice Stream, Antarctica
R.M. Frolich and C.S.M. Doake

23-31
Accumulation and ice-core studies on Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf, Antarctica
W. Graf, H. Moser, H. Oerter, O. Reinwarth and W. Stichler

32-35
A three-dimensional model of the Antarctic ice sheet
Klaus Herterich

36-41
Ice-motion determination by means of satellite positioning systems
Heinrich Hinze and Günter Seeber

42-45
Ice thickness and bedrock elevation in western Neuschwabenland and Berkner Island, Antarctica
H. Hoppe and F. Thyssen

46-51
The use of continuum thermodynamics in the formulation of ice-sheet dynamics
K. Hutter and H. Engelhardt

52-59
Evolution of the East Antarctic ice sheet: a numerical study of thermo-mechanical response patterns with changing climate
P. Huybrechts and J. Oerlemans

60-63
Effect of stratigraphy on radar-altimetry data collected over ice sheets
Kenneth C. Jezek and Richard B. Alley

64-70
Numerical models of steady-state thickness and basal ice configurations of the central Ronne Ice Shelf, Antarctica
M.A. Lange and D.R. MacAyeal

71-76
Formation of the West Antarctic ice sheet
D.R. Lindstrom

77-82
Can relict crevasse plumes on Antarctic ice shelves reveal a history of ice-stream fluctuation?
D.R. MacAyeal, R.A. Bindschadler, K.C. Jezek and S. Shabtaie

83-88
Comparison of results from Transit satellite tracking
James McDonald and Ian M. Whillans

89-94
Glacial geodetic contributions to the mass balance and dynamics of ice shelves
D. Möller and B. Ritter

95-99
Dielectric variability of a 130 m Antarctic ice core: implications for radar sounding
J.C. Moore

100-103
Closure rate of a 700 m deep bore hole at Mizuho Station, East Antarctica
Renji Naruse, Fumio Okuhira, Hirokazu Ohmae, Kunio Kawada and Masayoshi Nakawo

104-108
Characteristic growth processes of ice crystals on the Antarctic ice sheet
Hiroshi Nishimura and Norikazu Maeno

109-120
Numerical analysis of Landsat Thematic Mapper images of Antarctica: surface temperatures and physical properties
Olav Orheim and Baerbel K. Lucchitta

121-125
Growth rate of crystals within the surface-snow/firn layer in Wilkes Land, East Antarctica
Qin Dahe, Neal W. Young and Richard J. Thwaites

126-136
Ice-thickness map of the West Antarctic ice streams by radar sounding
S. Shabtaie and C.R. Bentley

137-149
Mass-balance studies of Ice Streams A, B, and C, West Antarctica, and possible surging behavior of Ice Stream B
S. Shabtaie, C.R. Bentley, R.A. Bindschadler and D.R. MacAyeal

150-155
A glaciological map of Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf, Antarctica
Charles Swithinbank, Karsten Brunk and Jörn Sievers

156-160
A bare ice field in east Queen Maud Land, Antarctica, caused by horizontal divergence of drifting snow
Shuhei Takahashi, Renji Naruse, Masayoshi Nakawo and Shinji Mae

161-164
Oceanic environment of George VI Ice Shelf, Antarctic Peninsula
M.H. Talbot

165-172
Thinning and grounding-line retreat on Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica
R.H. Thomas, S.N. Stephenson, R.A. Bindschadler, S. Shabtaie and C.R. Bentley

173-179
Special aspects of the central part of Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf, Antarctica
F. Thyssen

180-183
Ekström Ice Shelf, Antarctica
F. Thyssen and K. Grosfeld

184-186
A pulse-counting technique for the measurement of drifting snow
H. Tüg

187-193
Mass balance of Ice Stream B, West Antarctica
I.M. Whillans and R.A. Bindschadler

194-197
The location of impurities in Antarctic ice
E.W. Wolff, R. Mulvaney and K. Oates

198
Abstract
Density-depth profile determined by seismic-refraction studies: Ice Stream B, West Antarctica
S. Anandakrishnan, D.D. Blankenship, R.B. Alley and C.R. Bentley

199
Abstract
Seismic measurement of the gross crystalline structure of a West Antarctic ice stream
D.D. Blankenship and C.R. Bentley

199
Abstract
Microearthquake source locations and mechanisms: Ice Stream B, West Antarctic
S. Anandakrishnan, D.D. Blankenship and C.R. Bentley

200
Abstract
Absorption of solar radiation at the Antarctic snow surface
Thomas C. Grenfell, Stephen G. Warren and Peter C. Mullen

201
Abstract
Basal mass balance along a flow line on Ronne Ice Shelf, Antarctica
A. Jenkins and C.S.M. Doake

201-202
Abstract
Gedankenexperimente: assessing field-program effectiveness by numerical simulations
M.A. Lange and D.R. MacAyeal

202
Abstract
Crary Ice Rise, Antarctica: formed in response to a surging ice stream?
D.R. MacAyeal and R.A. Bindschadler

203
Abstract
The relationship between total gas content of polar ice, atmospheric pressure and surface elevation
P. Martinerie, D. Raynaud, D. Mazaudier, A.J. Gow, G. Holdsworth, V.Ya Lipenkov and N.W. Young

204
Abstract
Vostok, Antarctica, ice core: the dust record over the last climatic cucle (~160 ka)
L. Mounier, J.R. Petit, J. Jouzel, C. Lorius, Ye S. Korotkevich and N.I. Barkov

204-205
Abstract
A high-resolution anion profile of an ice core from Dollernan Island, Antarctic Peninsula
Robert Mulvaney and David A. Peel

205
Abstract
Antarctic icebergs—production, distribution and disintegration
Olav Orheim

206
Abstract
Thermal regime of George VI Ice Shelf, Antarctic Peninsula
J.G. Paren and S. Cooper

206-207
Abstract
Glacier fluctuations in the Antarctic Peninsula: the last decade
J.G. Paren and N.A. Richardson

207
Abstract
Air temperature and snow accumulation in the Antarctic Peninsula during the past 50 years
David A. Peel and Robert Mulvaney

208
Abstract
D and 18O in South Pole snow: further comparison with meteorological data and the record from the last millennium
J.R. Petit, J. Jouzel, J.C. White, Qian Qiu-yu, M. Legrand and
M. Pourchet

209
Abstract
Characteristics of the initial densification of snow/firn in Wilkes Land, East Antarctica
Qin Dahe and N.W. Young

210
Abstract
Seismic-reflection profiling of a widespread till beneath Ice Stream B, West Antarctica
Sean T. Rooney, D.D. Blankenship, R.B. Alley and C.R. Bentley

210
Abstract
Force budget: numerical methods and application to two-dimensional flow along the Byrd station strain network, West Antarctica
C.J. van der Veen and Ian M. Whillans

211
Abstract
Crevasse deformation and examples from Ice Stream B, West Antarctica
P.L. Vornberger and Ian M. Whillans

212
Abstract
Force budget
I.M. Whillans and C.J. van der Veen

212
Abstract
Force budget: application to three-dimensional flow of Byrd Glacier, Antarctica
I.M. Whillans, Y.H. Chen, C.J. van der Veen and T.J. Hughes

213
Abstract
Ice-sheet topography from Geosat radar altimetry
H.Jay Zwally and R.A. Bindschadler

214
Abstract
Glaciological and chemical characteristics of an Antarctic inland plateau
Y. Ageta, K. Kamiyama, F. Okuhira, Y. Fujii and O. Watanabe

215
Abstract
Hot-water drilling in the Antarctic Peninsula
S. Cooper

215
Abstract
Distribution of surface features and surface mass balance of ice sheet, east Queen Maud Land, Antarctica
Yoshiyuki Fujii and Yutaka Ageta

216
Abstract
Stratigraphic studies and surface-layer formation. A case study: eastern Wilkes Land, East Antarctica
I.D. Goodwin

217
Abstract
Modelling the evolution of the East Antarctic ice sheet: problems and perspectives
S.S. Grigoryan, I.Yu Ignat'yeva, M.S. Krass and P.A. Shumskiy

218
Abstract
Stable water-isotope studies for deciphering the recent structure and Holocene evolution of the East Antarctic ice-sheet margin near 12°E
W.-D. Hermichen, G. Strauch and R. Vaikmäe

219
Abstract
Analysis of trace elements in the BHQ ice core, Law Dome, Antarctica
Liu Yun-gang, Zhang Yun-hui, Li Gui-qun, Xiao Lun and Xie Zi-chu

219
Abstract
The variation in the ice sheet of Mizuho Plateau, East Antarctica
Shinji Mae, Fumihiko Nishio, Hirokazu Ohmae, Shuhei Takahashi, Masayoshi Nakawo and Kunio Kawada

220
Abstract
Snow accumulation and oxygen-isotope records at the Law Dome summit, Antarctica
V.I. Morgan

221
Abstract
Measurements of strength on Dakshin Gangotri Ice Shelf in East Antarctica
Satya S. Sharma

222
Abstract
Tiltmeter observations from Doake Ice Rumples, Ronne Ice Shelf, Antarctica
A.M. Smith

222
Abstract
Development of the crystal structure within the Law Dome ice cap, Antarctica
Neal W. Young