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High-resolution precipitation and temperature downscaling for glacier models

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2012

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Jarosch, Alexander H., Anslow, Faron S., and Clarke, Garry K. C., 2012, High-resolution precipitation and temperature downscaling for glacier models: Climate Dynamics, v. 38, no. 1-2, p. 391-409.

Summary

The spatial resolution gap between global or regional climate models and the requirements for local impact studies motivates the need for climate downscaling. For impact studies that involve glacier modelling, the sparsity or complete absence of climate monitoring activities within the regions of interest presents a substantial additional challenge. Downscaling methods for this application must be independent of climate observations and cannot rely on tuning to station data. We present new, computationally-efficient methods for downscaling precipitation and temperature to the high spatial resolutions required to force mountain glacier models. Our precipitation downscaling is based on an existing linear theory for orographic precipitation, [...]

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DOI http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 10.1007/s00382-010-0949-1
ISSN http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 0930-7575, 0930-7575

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