Video 2: Animation showing 15 ka simulation of Heinrich Events using a regional model with 180 km channel width.

FromHeinrich events triggered by ocean forcing and modulated by isostatic adjustment

Journal name:
Nature
Volume:
542,
Pages:
332–334
Date published:
DOI:
doi:10.1038/nature21069
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Behaviour is similar to the flowline model with ocean warming triggering a rapid retreat and acceleration. Retreat continues until the deepest portion of the sill isolates the terminus from the warm subsurface water or the pulse arrests at which point the ice stream advances again.

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