Articles | Volume 11, issue 3
Clim. Past, 11, 403–424, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-11-403-2015
Clim. Past, 11, 403–424, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-11-403-2015
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05 Mar 2015
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Using results from the PlioMIP ensemble to investigate the Greenland Ice Sheet during the mid-Pliocene Warm Period

A. M. Dolan et al.

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Climate and ice sheet models are often used to predict the nature of ice sheets in Earth history. It is important to understand whether such predictions are consistent among different models, especially in warm periods of relevance to the future. We use input from 15 different climate models to run one ice sheet model and compare the predictions over Greenland. We find that there are large differences between the predicted ice sheets for the warm Pliocene (c. 3 million years ago).