This activity fills a need for international coordination in the evaluation and testing of large-scale ice sheet models and the development of consistently-applied test cases and diagnostics. In addition, an intercomparison effort connected to CMIP6 will be undertaken to evaluate the simulation of ice sheets in those ESMs that include an interactive ice sheet component, and to evaluate the surface energy and mass balance terms over ice sheet areas in those ESMs that do not explicitly include ice sheet dynamics.

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Questionnaire on “standalone” ice-sheet model initialization strategy Initialization questionnaire for ice sheet modelsDownload ISMIP 6 Application for CMIP6-Endorsed MIPs Proposal…

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Participation is open to the entire scientific community and ISMIP6 success will rely on contributions from individual scientists to modeling…

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ISMIP6 Meetings ISMIP6 meeting at the 27th IUGG General Assembly, entitled “Analysis of the ISMIP6 simulations”14 July 2019 - 8:30am-5:00pm,…

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