Articles | Volume 12, issue 4
Earth Syst. Dynam., 12, 1061–1098, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-12-1061-2021
Earth Syst. Dynam., 12, 1061–1098, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-12-1061-2021

Research article 02 Nov 2021

Research article | 02 Nov 2021

Climate change in the High Mountain Asia in CMIP6

Mickaël Lalande et al.

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Climate change over High Mountain Asia is investigated with CMIP6 climate models. A general cold bias is found in this area, often related to a snow cover overestimation in the models. Ensemble experiments generally encompass the past observed trends, suggesting that even biased models can reproduce the trends. Depending on the future scenario, a warming from 1.9 to 6.5 °C, associated with a snow cover decrease and precipitation increase, is expected at the end of the 21st century.
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