Ice-rafted debris

Antoon Kuijpers, Paul Knutz, Matthias Moros

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionarypeer-review


Ice-rafted debris (IRD) is a terrigenous material transported within a matrix of ice and deposited in marine or lake sediments when the ice matrix melts (US National Climatic Data Center).
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Marine Geosciences
EditorsJan Harff, Martin Meschede, Sven Petersen, Jörn Thiede
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Publication series

SeriesEncyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series

Programme Area

  • Programme Area 5: Nature and Climate


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