Articles | Volume 11, issue 4
Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 1607–1626, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-1607-2018
Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 1607–1626, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-1607-2018

Model experiment description paper 24 Apr 2018

Model experiment description paper | 24 Apr 2018

Boundary conditions for the Middle Miocene Climate Transition (MMCT v1.0)

Amanda Frigola et al.

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The application of climate models to study the Middle Miocene Climate Transition, characterized by major Antarctic ice-sheet expansion and global cooling at the interval 15–13 million years ago, is currently hampered by the lack of boundary conditions. To fill this gap, we compiled two internally consistent sets of boundary conditions, including global topography, bathymetry, vegetation and ice volume, for the periods before and after the transition.