Articles | Volume 7, issue 3
Research article
25 Jul 2016
Research article |  | 25 Jul 2016

Soil-frost-enabled soil-moisture–precipitation feedback over northern high latitudes

Stefan Hagemann, Tanja Blome, Altug Ekici, and Christian Beer


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Short summary
The present study analyses how cold-region physical soil processes, especially freezing of soil water, impact large-scale hydrology and climate over Northern Hemisphere high-latitude land areas. For this analysis, an atmosphere–land global climate model was used. It is shown that including these processes in the model leads to improved discharge in spring and a positive land–atmosphere feedback to precipitation over the high latitudes that has previously not been noted for the high latitudes.
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