Radioglaciology

The study of glaciers and ice sheets using radar.

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Bogorodsky, Vitalii Vasilʹevich, Charles R. Bentley, and P. E. Gudmandsen. Radioglaciology. Vol. 1. Springer Science & Business Media, 2012.

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