[SICOPOLIS:114] Region mask files for Greenland

Ralf Greve greve at lowtem.hokudai.ac.jp
Mon Mar 22 16:22:48 JST 2021

Dear all,

I also made available region mask files in NetCDF format for Greenland. 
Similar to Antarctica, the required variable 'mask_region' is contained 
in the latest versions of the IMBIE basin files 
grl{05,10,20,40}_imbie2016_basins_extrapolated.nc. To download them, run 
the script get_input_files.sh that is part of the SICOPOLIS package. The 
regions defined are the six IMBIE basins NO, NE, SE, SW, CW and NW 
(<http://imbie.org/imbie-2016/drainage-basins/>, scroll down to "Rignot 

So, to create regional scalar output for these six regions, get the 
latest revision of SICOPOLIS and define

#define MASK_REGION_FILE 'grlxx_imbie2016_basins_extrapolated.nc'

(xx to be replaced by the chosen resolution) in the run-specs header. 
The rest will happen automatically.

Best regards,


Dr. Ralf Greve
Professor, Glacier and Ice Sheet Research
Institute of Low Temperature Science (ILTS)
Hokkaido University
Kita-19, Nishi-8, Kita-ku
Sapporo 060-0819, Japan
greve at lowtem.hokudai.ac.jp

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