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Calving prediction from ice mélange motion

High-frequency radar tracking of icebergs floating in front of a glacier in Greenland show that movements of the ice mélange consistently increase before calving events, indicating that mélange has the potential to modulate calving.

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Fig. 1: Jakobshavn Isbræ in Greenland.

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Vaňková, I. Calving prediction from ice mélange motion. Nat. Geosci. 14, 357–358 (2021).

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