Geodetic measurements reveal similarities between post–Last Glacial Maximum and present-day mass loss from the Greenland ice sheet

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Science Advances  21 Sep 2016:
Vol. 2, no. 9, e1600931
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1600931

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vol. 2 no. 9

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  • Received for publication April 29, 2016
  • Accepted for publication August 22, 2016

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  1. Shfaqat A. Khan1,*,
  2. Ingo Sasgen2,
  3. Michael Bevis3,
  4. Tonie van Dam4,
  5. Jonathan L. Bamber5,
  6. John Wahr6,,
  7. Michael Willis7,
  8. Kurt H. Kjær8,
  9. Bert Wouters9,
  10. Veit Helm2,
  11. Beata Csatho10,
  12. Kevin Fleming11,
  13. Anders A. Bjørk8,
  14. Andy Aschwanden12,
  15. Per Knudsen1 and
  16. Peter Kuipers Munneke9
  1. 1DTU Space, National Space Institute, Department of Geodesy, Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark.
  2. 2Glaciology Section, Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany.
  3. 3Geodetic Science, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43320, USA.
  4. 4Faculty of Science, Technology, and Communication, Research Unit of Engineering Sciences, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg.
  5. 5Bristol Glaciology Centre, University of Bristol, Bristol, U.K.
  6. 6Department of Physics and Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA.
  7. 7Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA.
  8. 8Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  9. 9Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research Utrecht, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands.
  10. 10Department of Geology, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA.
  11. 11Centre for Early Warning Systems Helmholtz Centre Potsdam, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany.
  12. 12Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775, USA.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: abbas{at}
  • Deceased.


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