IPCC Fourth Assessment Report: Climate Change 2007
Climate Change 2007: Working Group I: The Physical Science Basis

4.6.2 Mass Balance of the Ice Sheets and Ice Shelves

The current state of balance of the Greenland and Antarctic Ice Sheets is discussed here, focussing on the substantial progress made since IPCC (2001). Possible future changes are considered in Chapter 10, and in Chapter 19 of the Working Group II contribution to the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report.