glacioisostasy

glacioisostasy

[‚glā·sē·ō·ī′sās·tə·sē]
(geology)
Lithospheric depression or rebound due to the weight or melting of glacier ice.
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Holocene sea-level changes and glacioisostasy in the Gulf of Finland, Baltic Sea.
Chalmers' aversion to glacioisostasy must be understood in the context of very rapidly changing views concerning this mechanism.