Articles | Volume 9, issue 5
Clim. Past, 9, 2335–2345, 2013

Special issue: International Partnerships in Ice Core Sciences (IPICS): 2012...

Clim. Past, 9, 2335–2345, 2013
Research article
18 Oct 2013
Research article | 18 Oct 2013

Using ice-flow models to evaluate potential sites of million year-old ice in Antarctica

B. Van Liefferinge and F. Pattyn

Related authors

Modelling the Antarctic Ice Sheet across the mid-Pleistocene transition – implications for Oldest Ice
Johannes Sutter, Hubertus Fischer, Klaus Grosfeld, Nanna B. Karlsson, Thomas Kleiner, Brice Van Liefferinge, and Olaf Eisen
The Cryosphere, 13, 2023–2041,,, 2019
Short summary
Promising Oldest Ice sites in East Antarctica based on thermodynamical modelling
Brice Van Liefferinge, Frank Pattyn, Marie G. P. Cavitte, Nanna B. Karlsson, Duncan A. Young, Johannes Sutter, and Olaf Eisen
The Cryosphere, 12, 2773–2787,,, 2018
Short summary
Glaciological characteristics in the Dome Fuji region and new assessment for “Oldest Ice”
Nanna B. Karlsson, Tobias Binder, Graeme Eagles, Veit Helm, Frank Pattyn, Brice Van Liefferinge, and Olaf Eisen
The Cryosphere, 12, 2413–2424,,, 2018
Short summary
Accumulation patterns around Dome C, East Antarctica, in the last 73 kyr
Marie G. P. Cavitte, Frédéric Parrenin, Catherine Ritz, Duncan A. Young, Brice Van Liefferinge, Donald D. Blankenship, Massimo Frezzotti, and Jason L. Roberts
The Cryosphere, 12, 1401–1414,,, 2018
Short summary

Related subject area

Subject: Ice Dynamics | Archive: Modelling only | Timescale: Milankovitch
Last glacial inception trajectories for the Northern Hemisphere from coupled ice and climate modelling
Taimaz Bahadory, Lev Tarasov, and Heather Andres
Clim. Past, 17, 397–418,,, 2021
Short summary
Greenland ice sheet model parameters constrained using simulations of the Eemian Interglacial
A. Robinson, R. Calov, and A. Ganopolski
Clim. Past, 7, 381–396,,, 2011
Simulation of the last glacial cycle with a coupled climate ice-sheet model of intermediate complexity
A. Ganopolski, R. Calov, and M. Claussen
Clim. Past, 6, 229–244,,, 2010
Mechanisms and time scales of glacial inception simulated with an Earth system model of intermediate complexity
R. Calov, A. Ganopolski, C. Kubatzki, and M. Claussen
Clim. Past, 5, 245–258,,, 2009

Cited articles

Bell, R. E., Studinger, M., Fahnestock, M. A., and Shuman, C. A.: Tectonically Controlled Subglacial Lakes on the Flanks of the Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains, East Antarctica, Geophys. Res. Letters, 33, L02504,, 2006.
Bell, R. E., Studinger, M., Fahnestock, C. A. S. M. A., and Joughin, I.: Large Subglacial Lakes in East Antarctica at the Onset of Fast-Flowing Ice Streams, Nature, 445, PP.904-907,, 2007.
Bell, R. E., Ferraccioli, F., Creyts, T. T., Braaten, D., Corr, H., Das, I., Damaske, D., Frearson, N., Jordan, T., Rose, K., Studinger, M., and Wolovick, M.: Widespread Persistent Thickening of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet by Freezing from the Base, Science, 331, 1592–1595, 2011.
Budd, W. F. and Warner, R. C.: A Computer Scheme for Rapid Calculations of Balance-Flux Distributions, Ann. Glaciol., 23, 21–27, 1996.
Carter, S. P., Blankenship, D. D., Peters, M. F., Young, D. A., Holt, J. W., and Morse, D. L.: Radar-Based Subglacial Lake Classification in Antarctica, Geochem., Geophys., Geosyst., 8, Q03016,, 2007.