Documentation for PISM, the Parallel Ice Sheet Model

PISM Documentation

Downloadable PDF

To read PISM documentation offline, download the PDF. It includes the User's Manual, which has a Getting Started section introducing PISM through a Greenland ice sheet model, plus many other examples. It also includes the Installation Manual.

Online documentation

Source code browser

The PISM Source Code Browser describes PISM's internals. It is automatically-built from doxygen-style comments in the source code. It is for users interested in modifying or extending PISM. To build this browser yourself using PISM sources, see the "rebuilding documentation" part of the Installation Manual.


Join the the PISM workspace on Slack to get help.

You can reach PISM developers at UAF on Slack or by sending an e-mail to

See also

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