Articles | Volume 16, issue 17
Model description paper
08 Sep 2023
Model description paper |  | 08 Sep 2023

Simulated stable water isotopes during the mid-Holocene and pre-industrial periods using AWI-ESM-2.1-wiso

Xiaoxu Shi, Alexandre Cauquoin, Gerrit Lohmann, Lukas Jonkers, Qiang Wang, Hu Yang, Yuchen Sun, and Martin Werner


Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on gmd-2023-68', Jesper Sjolte, 12 Jun 2023
  • RC2: 'Comment on gmd-2023-68', Qiong Zhang, 18 Jun 2023
  • AC1: 'Comment on gmd-2023-68', Xiaoxu Shi, 13 Jul 2023

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision | EF: Editorial file upload
AR by Xiaoxu Shi on behalf of the Authors (13 Jul 2023)  Author's response   Author's tracked changes   Manuscript 
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (26 Jul 2023) by Marko Scholze
AR by Xiaoxu Shi on behalf of the Authors (27 Jul 2023)  Author's response   Manuscript 
Short summary
We developed a new climate model with isotopic capabilities and simulated the pre-industrial and mid-Holocene periods. Despite certain regional model biases, the modeled isotope composition is in good agreement with observations and reconstructions. Based on our analyses, the observed isotope–temperature relationship in polar regions may have a summertime bias. Using daily model outputs, we developed a novel isotope-based approach to determine the onset date of the West African summer monsoon.