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October 2014

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A system of conservative regridding for ice–atmosphere coupling in a General Circulation Model (GCM)
investigators: R. Fischer, S. Nowicki, M. Kelley, and G. A. Schmidt
journal: Geosci. Model Dev.

This paper describes a conservative method using elevation classes to regrid surface mass balance fields between low-resolution GCMs and high-resolution ice sheet models. The proposed transformations are both mass and energy conserving, making them suitable for two-way coupling between climate and ice sheet models. These transformations are implemented in Glint2, a library used to couple atmosphere models with ice models.

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