Articles | Volume 14, issue 4
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 1901–1916, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-1901-2022
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 1901–1916, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-1901-2022
Data description paper
26 Apr 2022
Data description paper | 26 Apr 2022

Large ensemble of downscaled historical daily snowfall from an earth system model to 5.5 km resolution over Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica

Nicolas Ghilain et al.

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on essd-2021-12', Anonymous Referee #1, 20 May 2021
    • AC1: 'Reply on RC1', Nicolas Ghilain, 05 Oct 2021
  • EC1: 'Comment on essd-2021-12', Prasad Gogineni, 28 Jul 2021
    • AC2: 'Reply on EC1', Nicolas Ghilain, 05 Oct 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on essd-2021-12', Anonymous Referee #2, 30 Jul 2021
    • AC3: 'Reply on RC2', Nicolas Ghilain, 05 Oct 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Nicolas Ghilain on behalf of the Authors (25 Nov 2021)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (02 Jan 2022) by Prasad Gogineni
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Short summary
Modeling the climate at high resolution is crucial to represent the snowfall accumulation over the complex orography of the Antarctic coast. While ice cores provide a view constrained spatially but over centuries, climate models can give insight into its spatial distribution, either at high resolution over a short period or vice versa. We downscaled snowfall accumulation from climate model historical simulations (1850–present day) over Dronning Maud Land at 5.5 km using a statistical method.