Ocean stratification reduces melt rates at the grounding zone of the Ross Ice Shelf

Carolyn Branecky Begeman, University of California Santa Cruz, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Santa Cruz, CA, United States, Slawek M Tulaczyk, Univ California Santa Cruz, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Santa Cruz, CA, United States, Oliver Marsh, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States, Jill Mikucki, University of Tennessee, Microbiology, Knoxville, TN, United States, Timothy P Stanton, Naval Postgraduate School, Oceanography, Monterey, CA, United States, Timothy O Hodson, Illinois State Water Survey, Champaign, IL, United States, Matthew R Siegfried, Stanford University, Department of Geophysics, Stanford, CA, United States, Ross D Powell, Northern Illinois Univ., Geology and Environmental Geosciences, De Kalb, IL, United States, Knut A Christianson, University of Washington Seattle Campus, Earth and Space Sciences, Seattle, WA, United States and Matt A King, University of Tasmania, Surveying and Spatial Sciences, School of Land and Food, Hobart, TAS, Australia