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As plans for our nationwide participation within the co-ordinated geophysical exploration of Antarctica by means of 11 countries built, it turned more and more obtrusive that we should always compile to be had clinical wisdom of the Continent for historical past reasons in interpreting the main clinical difficulties watching for us.


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Litfie is known about the quantitative derails of glaciometeorological relationsin Antarctica,yet this informationis basicto determinationsof ancientclimaticfluctuationsthrough variationsin the sizeand activity of theseglaciers. It haslongbeenpopularto think of the Antarctic inland ice as starved by an excessivelycold environment and to predict that warmer conditions will producean expansion[Gould,1940a,p. 8; Flint, 1947,p. 51]. aciometeorology is advancedbeyond its presentstate [Ahlmann,1949a,p.

239]measuredan averageannualaccumutirelywithinthe zoneof accumulation [Reid,1924, lation of 36 cm up to an elevationof 2700 meters p. 604]. in Queen Maud Land, and it may be that the Overlongperiodsof time,locationsestablished amountof accumulationoccurringon the Antarctic by cdestial observationscan be used to record ice sheethasbeenunderestimated. This possibility absolute glaciermovement,asshownin Greenland shouldbe investigated. by Wallerstein (personal communication). If the It would be interestingto know at varioussites Copyright American Geophysical Union Geophysical Monograph Series 32 Antarctica in the International Geophysical Year ROBERT what contribution to accumulationis made by directprecipitation,wind drifting;and condensation in the form of hoar frost.

Evaporation,in absolute terms,is probablynot large in the Antarctic,and deflation, although locally extremely effective [S&ytt,1953,p. Loewe[1956,p. 664] calculatesthat 17 X 109kilogramsof snowper kilometerof coastlinearetransportedby windinto the oceaneach year in Terre Adelie. The mechanics of wind transport,and the featuresof erosionand deposition createdby the wind wouldmake good subjectsfor studyby a glaciologist whenlogistical considerations make other types of work impossible. Nothing is -knownabout the quantitative aspectsof thisprocess, and a carefulcensus of thenumberandvolumesof bergsshouldbe kept duringI GY to providea basisfor evaluation.

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