Articles | Volume 13, issue 9
Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 4555–4577, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-4555-2020
Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 4555–4577, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-4555-2020

Development and technical paper 25 Sep 2020

Development and technical paper | 25 Sep 2020

Simulating the Early Holocene demise of the Laurentide Ice Sheet with BISICLES (public trunk revision 3298)

Ilkka S. O. Matero et al.

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AR by Lauren Gregoire on behalf of the Authors (24 Apr 2020)  Author's response    Manuscript
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RR by Michele Petrini (08 May 2020)
RR by Alexander Robinson (16 May 2020)
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by editor) (02 Jun 2020) by Philippe Huybrechts
AR by Lauren Gregoire on behalf of the Authors (10 Jun 2020)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (04 Jul 2020) by Philippe Huybrechts
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The Northern Hemisphere cooled by several degrees for a century 8000 years ago due to the collapse of an ice sheet in North America that released large amounts of meltwater into the North Atlantic and slowed down its circulation. We numerically model the ice sheet to understand its evolution during this event. Our results match data thanks to good ice dynamics but depend mostly on surface melt and snowfall. Further work will help us understand how past and future ice melt affects climate.