Articles | Volume 12, issue 2
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 1367–1383, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-1367-2020
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 1367–1383, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-1367-2020

Data description paper 19 Jun 2020

Data description paper | 19 Jun 2020

Greenland Ice Sheet solid ice discharge from 1986 through March 2020

Kenneth D. Mankoff et al.

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We have produced an open and reproducible estimate of Greenland Ice Sheet solid ice discharge from 1986 to 2020. Our results show three modes at the the total ice sheet scale: steady discharge from 1986 through 2000, increasing discharge from 2000 through 2005, and steady discharge from 2005 through 2019. The behavior of individual sectors and glaciers is more complicated. This work was done to provide a 100 % reproducible estimate to help constrain mass balance and sea-level-rise estimates.