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UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS
|Coordinator Country||United Kingdom [UK]|
|Total cost||183˙454 €|
|EC max contribution||183˙454 € (100%)|
1. H2020-EU.1.3.2. (Nurturing excellence by means of cross-border and cross-sector mobility)
|Duration (year-month-day)||from 2015-07-01 to 2017-06-30|
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The Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets will be significant contributors to sea-level rise during and beyond this century. An increase in sea level will have considerable impact on ecosystems, the vulnerability of the coast and on society. A better understanding of the responses of the ice sheets to a warming climate is needed to make more rigorous predictions of the impact of regional sea-level variations. The Late Pliocene (3.264 to 3.025 million years before present) was a warm interval in the history of the Earth that can be used to gain a better understanding of the response of the ice sheets to a warming climate. Within PLIOTRANS, I will use a unique ice-sheet - sea-level numerical model and couple this to a high-end numerical climate model for the Late Pliocene to for the first time simulate the time varying climate and ice volume simultaneously. My expertise with ice-sheet and regional sea-level modelling and the vast knowledge on Pliocene climate modelling and data at the participating organisations will definitely create the optimal environment to deliver the objectives of. The fellowship will be highly beneficial to establish myself as an independent researcher. With this innovative modelling framework I will improve the understanding of the sensitivity of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets to the warmer then present day climate of the Late Pliocene, to reduce the uncertainties associated with future projections of sea-level change. Geological data for the data-rich last glacial cycle will be integrated into the modelling framework to serve as a constraint on modelled sea-level change over the globe. Accordingly, combining models and data will reduce model uncertainties of sea-level change. The outcome of PLIOTRANS can be used as a benchmark for climate scientists and policy-makers in further reducing uncertainties in future targets for greenhouse gas emissions and the impact of ice-sheet melting within future climate projections.
|year||authors and title||journal||last update|
B. de Boer, A. M. Dolan, J. Bernales, E. Gasson, H. Goelzer, N. R. Golledge, J. Sutter, P. Huybrechts, G. Lohmann, I. Rogozhina, A. Abe-Ouchi, F. Saito, R. S. W. van de Wal
Simulating the Antarctic ice sheet in the late-Pliocene warm period: PLISMIP-ANT, an ice-sheet model intercomparison project
published pages: 881-903, ISSN: 1994-0424, DOI: 10.5194/tc-9-881-2015
|The Cryosphere 9/3||2019-07-24|
P. KÃ¶hler, B. de Boer, A. S. von der Heydt, L. B. Stap, R. S. W. van de Wal
On the state dependency of the equilibrium climate sensitivity during the last 5 million years
published pages: 1801-1823, ISSN: 1814-9332, DOI: 10.5194/cp-11-1801-2015
|Climate of the Past 11/12||2019-07-24|
Lennert B. Stap, Bas de Boer, Martin Ziegler, Richard Bintanja, Lucas J. Lourens, Roderik S.W. van de Wal
CO2 over the past 5 million years: Continuous simulation and new Î´11B-based proxy data
published pages: 1-10, ISSN: 0012-821X, DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.01.022
|Earth and Planetary Science Letters 439||2019-07-24|
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