Articles | Volume 14, issue 11
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 7133–7153, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-7133-2021
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 7133–7153, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-7133-2021

Development and technical paper 24 Nov 2021

Development and technical paper | 24 Nov 2021

How biased are our models? – a case study of the alpine region

Denise Degen et al.

Data sets

3D ALPS: 3D Gravity Constrained Model of Density Distribution Across the Alpine Lithosphere Cameron Spooner, Magdalena Scheck-Wenderoth, Hans-Jürgen Götze, Jörg Ebbing, and György Hetényi https://doi.org/10.5880/GFZ.4.5.2019.004

3D-ALPS-TR: A 3D thermal and rheological model of the Alpine lithosphere Cameron Spooner, Magdalena Scheck-Wenderoth, Mauro Cacace, and Denis Anikiev https://doi.org/10.5880/GFZ.4.5.2020.007

Model code and software

cgre-aachen/DwarfElephant: DwarfElephant 1.0 Denise Degen, Karen Veroy, and Florian Wellmann https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4074777

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Short summary
In times of worldwide energy transitions, an understanding of the subsurface is increasingly important to provide renewable energy sources such as geothermal energy. To validate our understanding of the subsurface we require data. However, the data are usually not distributed equally and introduce a potential misinterpretation of the subsurface. Therefore, in this study we investigate the influence of measurements on temperature distribution in the European Alps.