Net accumulation of the Greenland ice sheet: High resolution modeling of climate changes

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Net accumulation of the Greenland ice sheet : High resolution modeling of climate changes. / Kiilsholm, Sissi; Christensen, Jens Hesselbjerg; Dethloff, Klaus; Rinke, Annette.

I: Geophysical Research Letters, Bind 30, Nr. 9, 01.05.2003, s. 38-31.

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Kiilsholm, S, Christensen, JH, Dethloff, K & Rinke, A 2003, 'Net accumulation of the Greenland ice sheet: High resolution modeling of climate changes', Geophysical Research Letters, bind 30, nr. 9, s. 38-31.

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Kiilsholm, S., Christensen, J. H., Dethloff, K., & Rinke, A. (2003). Net accumulation of the Greenland ice sheet: High resolution modeling of climate changes. Geophysical Research Letters, 30(9), 38-31.

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Kiilsholm S, Christensen JH, Dethloff K, Rinke A. Net accumulation of the Greenland ice sheet: High resolution modeling of climate changes. Geophysical Research Letters. 2003 maj 1;30(9):38-31.

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Kiilsholm, Sissi ; Christensen, Jens Hesselbjerg ; Dethloff, Klaus ; Rinke, Annette. / Net accumulation of the Greenland ice sheet : High resolution modeling of climate changes. I: Geophysical Research Letters. 2003 ; Bind 30, Nr. 9. s. 38-31.

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