[Liwg-core] Good news: realistic GrIS ablation!; and next telecom

Bill Sacks sacks at ucar.edu
Fri Mar 10 10:47:04 MST 2017


That's great news, Miren – thanks a lot!

I can make next Wednesday. If it works for most people, I'll confirm availability of the ReadyTalk number.

Bill S

> On Mar 10, 2017, at 6:29 AM, Miren Vizcaino <M.Vizcaino at tudelft.nl> wrote:
> 
> Dear All, 
> 
> This email contains two messages
> 
> 1 - Good news. We have tried the new SCF with #134 and snow thickness reset to 1 m w.e. over the GrIS, and now CESM is able to realistically simulate the ablation areas at ALL ice sheet margins, including N and NE (see attached figure)! 
> The reason for the differences with the “control” #134 presented by Leo at the meeting is that 1 m w.e. is below Wmax = 2 m w.e. The span-up #134 snow/firn cover prevented thick snow/firn columns from ablating. 
> 
> Congratulations and many thanks to everybody, very specially to Leo the implementation of the SCF and to Raymond for his work on the impact of snow/firn initialization.  
> 
> 2 - I propose to have a telecom next Wednesday, e.g., to discuss how to spin-up the snow/firn pack in time for the official CESM2.0 pre-industrial BG control. 
> 
> Regards, Miren
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