Ice-sheet model sensitivities to environmental forcing and their use in projecting future sea level (the SeaRISE project)

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Bindschadler, Robert A.; Nowicki, Sophie; Abe-Ouchi, Ayako; Aschwanden, Andy; Choi, Hyeungu; Fastook, Jim; Granzow, Glen; Greve, Ralf; Gutowski, Gail; Herzfeld, Ute; Jackson, Charles; Johnson, Jesse; Khroulev, Constantine; Levermann, Anders; Lipscomb, William H.; Martin, Maria A.; Morlighem, Mathieu; Parizek, Byron R.; Pollard, David; Price, Stephen F.; Ren, Diandong; Saito, Fuyuki; Sato, Tatsuru; Seddik, Hakime; Seroussi, Helene; Takahashi, Kunio; Walker, Ryan; Wang, Wei Li;
(2013)
  • Publisher: International Glaciological Society
  • Journal: Journal of Glaciology,volume 59,issue 214,pages195-224 (issn: 0022-1430)
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  • Subject: sensitivity analysis | Arctic | melting | Antarctica | ice shelf | Greenland | ice sheet | interpolation | glacier mass balance | numerical model | climate forcing | sea level change | Physical Sciences and Mathematics

Ten ice-sheet models are used to study sensitivity of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets to prescribed changes of surface mass balance, sub-ice-shelf melting and basal sliding. Results exhibit a large range in projected contributions to sea-level change. In most cas... View more
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