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Research article
15 Jan 2016
Research article |  | 15 Jan 2016

SeaRISE experiments revisited: potential sources of spread in multi-model projections of the Greenland ice sheet

F. Saito, A. Abe-Ouchi, K. Takahashi, and H. Blatter

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This article, as the title denotes, is a follow-up study of an ice-sheet intercomparison project SeaRISE, which focuses on the response of the Greenland ice sheet to future global warming. The projections of the different SeaRISE prticipants show diversion, which has not been examined in detail to date. This study detects the main sources of the diversion by a number of sensitivity experiments and shows the importance of initialization methods as well as climate forcing methods.