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.
Postglacial emergence in the Canadian High Arctic: Integrating glacioisostasy, eustasy, and late deglaciation.