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TC | Volume 13, issue 4
The Cryosphere, 13, 1125–1146, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-1125-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
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The Cryosphere, 13, 1125–1146, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-1125-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 09 Apr 2019

Research article | 09 Apr 2019

Modelling the future evolution of glaciers in the European Alps under the EURO-CORDEX RCM ensemble

Harry Zekollari et al.
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Glaciers in the European Alps play an important role in the hydrological cycle, act as a source for hydroelectricity and have a large touristic importance. We model the future evolution of all glaciers in the Alps with a novel model that combines both ice flow and melt processes. We find that under a limited warming scenario about one-third of the present-day ice volume will still be present by the end of the century, while under strong warming more than 90 % of the volume will be lost by 2100.
Glaciers in the European Alps play an important role in the hydrological cycle, act as a source...
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