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 | **venue**: | [[http://​www.nature.com/​nature/​|Nature]] | | **venue**: | [[http://​www.nature.com/​nature/​|Nature]] |
  
-{{ :​applications:​levermann11_box.png?​150}} In a short article in [[http://​www.nature.com/​nature/​|Nature]],​ Levermann reviews the potential for tsunami-genic iceberg calving as a phenomenon and a possible hazard. ​ PISM-PIK Antarctic ice sheet simulations gave the frequency distribution of iceberg height and energy in discharge events per decade; see box.  Iceberg discharge was computed from the vertical extent of the ice sheet and the marginal velocity distribution in a present-day equilibrium state. ​ The results show a peak in the abundance of icebergs with a height of around 400 metres, and a distribution of energies up to several kilotonnes of TNT.+{{ :​applications:​levermann11_box.png?​150}} In a short News & Views article in [[http://​www.nature.com/​nature/​|Nature]],​ Levermann reviews the potential for tsunami-genic iceberg calving as a phenomenon and a possible hazard. ​ PISM-PIK Antarctic ice sheet simulations gave the frequency distribution of iceberg height and energy in discharge events per decade; see box.  Iceberg discharge was computed from the vertical extent of the ice sheet and the marginal velocity distribution in a present-day equilibrium state. ​ The results show a peak in the abundance of icebergs with a height of around 400 metres, and a distribution of energies up to several kilotonnes of TNT.
  
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