Articles | Volume 14, issue 6
The Cryosphere, 14, 1747–1762, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-1747-2020

Special issue: The Ice Sheet Model Intercomparison Project for CMIP6...

The Cryosphere, 14, 1747–1762, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-1747-2020

Research article 02 Jun 2020

Research article | 02 Jun 2020

Remapping of Greenland ice sheet surface mass balance anomalies for large ensemble sea-level change projections

Heiko Goelzer et al.

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Future sea-level change projections with process-based ice sheet models are typically driven with surface mass balance forcing derived from climate models. In this work we address the problems arising from a mismatch of the modelled ice sheet geometry with the one used by the climate model. The proposed remapping method reproduces the original forcing data closely when applied to the original geometry and produces a physically meaningful forcing when applied to different modelled geometries.