TITLE

A computationally efficient model for the Greenland ice sheet

AUTHOR(S)
Haqq-Misra, J.; Applegate, P.; Tuttle, B.; Nicholas, R.; Keller, K.
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Cryosphere Discussions;2012, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p2751
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study on GreenLand Ice Sheet ENhanced (GLISTEN), a one-dimensional model of the Greenland Ice Sheet (GIS) for analyzing future sea level rise. The study involved updating and extending the original GLISTEN model by improving its computational functionality and representation of physical processes such as precipitation, ablation, and basal sliding. The result showed that the added representation of processes in GLISTEN has improved the hindcast skill of paleo-observations.
ACCESSION #
79925653

 

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