Articles | Volume 10, issue 8
Model description paper
25 Aug 2017
Model description paper |  | 25 Aug 2017

Stable water isotopes in the MITgcm

Rike Völpel, André Paul, Annegret Krandick, Stefan Mulitza, and Michael Schulz

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This study presents the implementation of stable water isotopes in the MITgcm and describes the results of an equilibrium simulation under pre-industrial conditions. The model compares well to observational data and measurements of plankton tow records and thus opens wide prospects for long-term simulations in a paleoclimatic context.