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Pico, Tamara; Robel, Alexander; Powell, Evelyn; Mix, Alan C; Mitrovica, Jerry X (2019): GI-31 ice history: global ice history spanning the last deglaciation. PANGAEA,, Supplement to: Pico, T et al. (2019): Leveraging the Rapid Retreat of the Amundsen Gulf Ice Stream 13,000 Years Ago to Reveal Insight Into North American Deglaciation. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(21), 12101-12107,

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The GI-31 ice history is constructed based on the ICE-6G ice history (Peltier et al., 2015, doi:10.1002/2014JB011176). We construct an alternate ice model (GI-31) by modifying the deglaciation geometry of the ICE-6G model while requiring that the total ice volume (or global mean sea level) history of that model be preserved in order to satisfy far-field sea-level constraints. We delay ice loss in the CIS/western LIS region within the zone west of 110°W, preserving the ICE-6G ice distribution at 15 ka in this specific region until 13 ka. The ice distribution from 15-13 ka is modified to be consistent with the median ages reported in a large dataset (n= 818) constraining the deglaciation chronology of this region. In particular, we require that regions with minimum ages older than 13 ka must be ice-free by 13 ka in the GI-31 ice history.
Peltier, W.R., Argus, D.F. and Drummond, R. (2015, doi:10.1002/2014JB011176). Available here:
Cordilleran Ice Sheet; Deglaciation; glacial isostatic adjustment; ice history; Laurentide Ice Sheet
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Peltier, W R; Argus, Donald F; Drummond, R (2015): Space geodesy constrains ice age terminal deglaciation: The global ICE-6G_C (VM5a) model. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 120(1), 450-487,
Median Latitude: 72.000000 * Median Longitude: -40.000000 * South-bound Latitude: 60.000000 * West-bound Longitude: -65.000000 * North-bound Latitude: 84.000000 * East-bound Longitude: -15.000000
Greenland * Latitude Start: 84.000000 * Longitude Start: -65.000000 * Latitude End: 60.000000 * Longitude End: -15.000000 * Location: Greenland
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