Articles | Volume 14, issue 6
Clim. Past, 14, 923–946, 2018
Clim. Past, 14, 923–946, 2018

Research article 28 Jun 2018

Research article | 28 Jun 2018

Water stable isotope spatio-temporal variability in Antarctica in 1960–2013: observations and simulations from the ECHAM5-wiso atmospheric general circulation model

Sentia Goursaud et al.

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Atmospheric general circulation models equipped with water stable isotopes are key tools to explore the links between climate variables and precipitation isotopic composition and thus to quantify past temperature changes using ice core records. Here, we evaluate the skills of ECHAM5-wiso to simulate the spatio-temporal characteristics of Antarctic climate and precipitation isotopic composition at the regional scale, thanks to a database of precipitation and ice core records.