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Title: Glacial moulin formation triggered by rapid lake drainage

Scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory and collaborators are uncovering the mystery of how, where and when a glacial feature called a moulin can form on the Greenland Ice Sheet. Moulins, drain-lmore »ike holes that form in glaciers, funnel meltwater from the ice surface to the ground beneath, and they are the alarmingly efficient conduits that allow surface water to reach deep and drive the ice to flow faster.« less
Title: Glacial moulin formation triggered by rapid lake drainage
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Publication Date: 2018-01-16
OSTI Identifier: 1424388
Resource Type: Multimedia
Research Org: OSTI (Office of Scientific and Technical Information, Oak Ridge, TN)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE
Subject: 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES ; GLACIAL MOULIN ; MOULIN ; GLACIERS ; ICE SHEETS ; ICE MELTING ; SEA LEVELS ; CLIMATE CHANGE
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 00:02:59
System Entry Date: 2018-03-09