Articles | Volume 15, issue 5
The Cryosphere, 15, 2295–2313, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-15-2295-2021
The Cryosphere, 15, 2295–2313, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-15-2295-2021
Research article
18 May 2021
Research article | 18 May 2021

The diurnal Energy Balance Model (dEBM): a convenient surface mass balance solution for ice sheets in Earth system modeling

Uta Krebs-Kanzow et al.

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The surface mass balance scheme dEBM (diurnal Energy Balance Model) provides a novel, computationally inexpensive interface between the atmosphere and land ice for Earth system modeling. The dEBM is particularly suitable for Earth system modeling on multi-millennial timescales as it accounts for changes in the Earth's orbit and atmospheric greenhouse gas concentration.