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UO researchers expose the dirty secrets hidden under glaciers
September 3, 2018
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Accurate projections of sea level rise require sophisticated models for glacier flow, but current approaches do a poor job capturing the physical processes that control how fast glaciers slide over sediments, according to University of Oregon (UO) researchers. In a new study, they've proposed a theoretical approach that sheds light on the dirty, dark undersides of glaciers and improves the modeling of ice flow. Full Story
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