Looking Back to The Future: Change in the Lambert Glacier and the East Antarctic Ice Sheet

  • Lambeck, Kurt (PI)
  • Coleman, Richard (CoI)
  • Fabel, Frederick (CoI)
  • Fink, Dietmar (CoI)
  • Tregoning, Paul (CoI)

Project: Research

Project Details


To develop a comprehensive understanding of the Lambert Glacier of East Antarctica, from the time of the last maximum glaciation to the present, through an integrated and interdisciplinary study combining new field evidence - ice retreat history, geodetic measurements of crustal rebound, satellite measurements of present ice heights and changes therein with other geological and glaciological data and numerical geophysical modelling advances. The project contributes to the quantitative characterisation of the complex interactions between ice-sheets, oceans and solid earth within the climate system. Outcomes have implications for geophysics, glaciology, geomorphology, climate, and past and future sea-level change.
Effective start/end date1/01/0331/12/07


  • Australian Research Council (ARC): A$530,000.00


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