EOSC 554 · Theoretical Glaciology

Lectures and seminars on theoretical aspects of glacier mechanics; flow, stress and temperature fields, sliding theory, flow instabilities. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

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Course Description

Lectures and seminars on theoretical aspects of glacier mechanics; flow, stress and temperature fields, sliding theory, flow instabilities.

Learning Goals

under development

Instructors

Christian Schoof

Textbook

No set textbook but the following texts are useful for reference:

Cuffey and Paterson, The Physics of Glaciers, Pergamon, 2010

Course Content

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