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Performance analysis of high-resolution ice sheet simulations

  title={Performance analysis of high-resolution ice sheet simulations},
  author={Ed Bueler},
  • E. Bueler
  • Published 29 June 2022
  • Environmental Science
. Numerical ice sheet models compute evolving ice geometry and velocity fields using various stress-balance approximations and boundary conditions. At high spatial resolution, with horizontal mesh/grid resolutions of a few kilometers or smaller, these models usually require time steps shorter than climate-coupling time scales because they update ice thickness after each velocity solution. High-resolution performance is degraded by the stability restrictions of such explicit time-stepping. This… 

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