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Frazil-ice growth rate and dynamics in mixed layers and sub-ice-shelf plumes

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The growth of frazil or granular ice is an important mode of ice formation in the cryosphere. Recent advances have improved our understanding of the microphysical processes that control the rate of ice-crystal growth when water is cooled beneath its freezing temperature. These advances suggest that crystals grow much faster than previously thought. In this paper, we consider models of a population of ice crystals with different sizes to provide insight into the treatment of frazil ice in larg...

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Peer reviewed
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10.5194/tc-12-25-2018

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Earth Sciences
ORCID:
0000-0001-8698-401X
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Wells, A
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Publisher:
European Geosciences Union Publisher's website
Journal:
Cryosphere Journal website
Volume:
12
Pages:
25-38
Publication date:
2018-01-08
Acceptance date:
2017-11-18
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ISSN:
1994-0416
Pubs id:
pubs:812249
URN:
uri:2dae20ba-747b-4de8-8146-981e0a462100
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uuid:2dae20ba-747b-4de8-8146-981e0a462100
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pubs:812249

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