Articles | Volume 15, issue 3
Clim. Past, 15, 1133–1151, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-1133-2019
Clim. Past, 15, 1133–1151, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-1133-2019

Research article 26 Jun 2019

Research article | 26 Jun 2019

Equilibrium simulations of Marine Isotope Stage 3 climate

Chuncheng Guo et al.

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ED: Reconsider after major revisions (27 Feb 2019) by Laurie Menviel
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ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by editor) (18 May 2019) by Laurie Menviel
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ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (04 Jun 2019) by Laurie Menviel
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We present an equilibrium simulation of the climate of Marine Isotope Stage 3, with an IPCC-class model with a relatively high model resolution and a long integration. The simulated climate resembles a warm interstadial state, as indicated by reconstructions of Greenland temperature, sea ice extent, and AMOC. Sensitivity experiments to changes in atmospheric CO2 levels and ice sheet size show that the model is in a relatively stable climate state without multiple equilibria.