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  Information - GD13 Ice-Mass Fluctuations and the Dynamical Responses of the Solid Earth

Event Information
During the last glacial cycles, the repeated growth and disintegration of
large ice sheets was responsible for global mass redistributions between
oceans and continents. The solid Earth responds to these cyclic mass changes
by dynamically adjusting its shape and rotation.

Various field observations document the dynamical response of the solid Earth,
e.g. ancient strandlines, present-day crustal deformations, and changes in the
Earth's geoid and rotation. Within the framework of modelling the glacial
isostatic adjustment process, these field observations are compared to model
predictions, and constraints on both the ice-sheet history and the structure
of the solid earth are derived.

For this session, we invite contributions on modelling the glacial isostatic
adjustment process with 1D-, 2D-, and 3D-solid Earth models, improvements in
the ice-sheet boundary conditions, and comparisons of model predictions to
field observations.

Preliminary List of Solicited Speakers


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