Benchmark experiments for higher-order and full-Stokes ice sheet models (ISMIP-HOM)

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dc.contributor.author Pattyn, F.
dc.contributor.author Perichon, L.
dc.contributor.author Aschwanden, A.
dc.contributor.author Breuer, B.
dc.contributor.author de Smedt, B.
dc.contributor.author Gagliardini, O.
dc.contributor.author Gudmundsson, G. H.
dc.contributor.author Hindmarsh, R. C.
dc.contributor.author Hubbard, Alun Lloyd
dc.contributor.author Johnson, J. V.
dc.contributor.author Kleiner, T.
dc.contributor.author Konovalov, Y.
dc.contributor.author Martin, C.
dc.contributor.author Payne, A. J.
dc.contributor.author Pollard, D.
dc.contributor.author Price, S.
dc.contributor.author Rückamp, M.
dc.contributor.author Saito, F.
dc.contributor.author Souček, O.
dc.contributor.author Sugiyama, S.
dc.contributor.author Zwinger, T.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-27T11:07:51Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-27T11:07:51Z
dc.date.issued 2008-08-26
dc.identifier.citation Pattyn , F , Perichon , L , Aschwanden , A , Breuer , B , de Smedt , B , Gagliardini , O , Gudmundsson , G H , Hindmarsh , R C , Hubbard , A L , Johnson , J V , Kleiner , T , Konovalov , Y , Martin , C , Payne , A J , Pollard , D , Price , S , Rückamp , M , Saito , F , Souček , O , Sugiyama , S & Zwinger , T 2008 , ' Benchmark experiments for higher-order and full-Stokes ice sheet models (ISMIP-HOM) ' The Cryosphere , vol 2 , no. 95-108 , pp. 95-108 . , 10.5194/tc-2-95-2008 en
dc.identifier.issn 1994-0424
dc.identifier.other PURE: 168407
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/7108
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/7108
dc.description Pattyn, F., Perichon, L., Aschwanden, A., Breuer, B., de Smedt, B., Gagliardini, O., Gudmundsson, G. H., Hindmarsh, R. C. A., Hubbard, A. L., Johnson, J. V., Kleiner, T. et al. (2008). Benchmark experiments for higher-order and full-Stokes ice sheet models (ISMIP-HOM). Cryosphere, 2, (2), 95-108. en
dc.description.abstract We present the results of the first ice sheet model intercomparison project for higher-order and full-Stokes ice sheet models. These models are compared and verified in a series of six experiments of which one has an analytical solution obtained from a perturbation analysis. The experiments are applied to both 2-D and 3-D geometries; five experiments are steady-state diagnostic, and one has a time-dependent prognostic solution. All participating models give results that are in close agreement. A clear distinction can be made between higher-order models and those that solve the full system of equations. The full-Stokes models show a much smaller spread, hence are in better agreement with one another and with the analytical solution. en
dc.format.extent 14 en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof The Cryosphere en
dc.title Benchmark experiments for higher-order and full-Stokes ice sheet models (ISMIP-HOM) en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.publicationtype Article (Journal) en
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/tc-2-95-2008
dc.contributor.institution Institute of Geography & Earth Sciences en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en


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