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  • There is no depth affect visible in the results, and there has been plenty of modelling of the important processes (firnification, gas age / ice age differences etc).

    RealClimate

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  • Firn describes snow above glaciers that's partly consolidated by alternate thawing and freezing but has not yet become glacier-ice. Hence firnification is the conversion of snow into firn.

    February 12, 2008