Articles | Volume 9, issue 2
Solid Earth, 9, 457–467, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-9-457-2018
Solid Earth, 9, 457–467, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-9-457-2018

Research article 17 Apr 2018

Research article | 17 Apr 2018

Crustal thickness of Antarctica estimated using data from gravimetric satellites

Muriel Llubes et al.

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AR by Anna Wenzel on behalf of the Authors (09 Jan 2018)  Author's response
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RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (13 Feb 2018)
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (20 Feb 2018) by Simon McClusky
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (20 Feb 2018) by CharLotte Krawczyk(Executive Editor)
AR by Muriel Llubes on behalf of the Authors (27 Feb 2018)  Author's response    Manuscript
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We computed a global map of crustal thickness covering the entire Antarctic continent from GOCE satellite gravimetric data. We compare our result to seismological models: a fairly good agreement is shown. However, better resolution is obtained using the gravity observations than using only seismological ones. This research will help us to understand the geology of Antarctica.