Figure 4-4 for Sean Mewhinney's Minds in Ablation


Figure 4-4

Isotherms of mean annual temperature and surface elevation contours for the Greenland ice sheet, together with seasonal temperature-depth profiles. The ice thickness in metres (Z) is shown at each profile site except Camp Century where data to bedrock was obtained.

Temperature-depth profiles:
Camp Century (see also Table 4.1): B. L. Hansen (personal communication); Weertman (1968).
Site2: Hansen and Landauer (1958).
Camp VI: Heuberger (1954).
Milcent: B. L. Hansen (personal communication).
Station Centrale: Heuberger (1954).
Crete: B. L. Hansen (personal communication).
Jarl Joset: Philberth (1970).
Dye 3: B. L. Hansen (personal communication).

Source: G. de Q. Robin, ed., The Climatic Record in Polar Ice Sheets (Cambridge Univ. press, 1983).


Back to Figures for "Minds in Ablation".
Back to my interests.
Back to my home page.
Search my pages.

Last modified by pib on October 28, 2003.