Articles | Volume 11, issue 1
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-497-2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-11-497-2017
Research article
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13 Feb 2017
Research article |  | 13 Feb 2017

Surface energy budget responses to radiative forcing at Summit, Greenland

Nathaniel B. Miller, Matthew D. Shupe, Christopher J. Cox, David Noone, P. Ola G. Persson, and Konrad Steffen

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A comprehensive observational dataset is assembled to investigate atmosphere–Greenland ice sheet interactions and characterize surface temperature variability. The amount the surface temperature warms, due to increases in cloud presence and/or elevated sun angle, varies throughout the annual cycle and is modulated by the responses of latent, sensible and ground heat fluxes. This observationally based study provides process-based relationships, which are useful for evaluation of climate models.