Mu, Longjiang; Losch, Martin; Yang, Qinghua; Ricker, Robert; Losa, Svetlana; Nerger, Lars (2018): The Arctic combined model and satellite sea ice thickness (CMST) dataset. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.891475, Supplement to: Mu, L et al. (2018): Arctic-wide sea ice thickness estimates from combining satellite remote sensing data and a dynamicice-ocean model with data assimilation during the CryoSat-2 period. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 123(11), 7763-7780, https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JC014316
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An Arctic sea ice thickness record covering from 2010 to 2016 is generated by assimilating satellite thickness from CryoSat-2 and Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS). The model is based on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology general circulation model (MITgcm) and the assimilation is performed by a local Error Subspace Transform
Kalman filter (LESTKF) coded in the Parallel Data Assimilation Framework (PDAF).
The sea ice thickness data (V1.0) are provided north of 65N, starting from 2010-10-01 and ending on 2016-12-31. Note that the record on 2016-12-31 is just the duplication of 2016-12-30, as we did not have the ensemble atmospheric forcing on 2017-01-01, when we did this work at that time. There are 5 records missing also because of the forcing, and they are linear interpolated between adjacent records.
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