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Logan, Liz C.; Narayanan, Sri Hari Krishna; Greve, Ralf; Heimbach, Patrick

SICOPOLIS-AD is a version of the ice sheet model SICOPOLIS (SImulation COde for POLythermal Ice Sheets, that enables adjoint code generation via source transformation using the open-source algorithmic differentiation (AD) tool OpenAD. It can be used to assess the sensitivity of some quantity of interest (e.g., the volume of the Greenland ice sheet) to perturbations in variables that may affect that quantity of interest (e.g., the surface temperature at each point on the ice sheet).

Funding acknowledgements: U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, contracts DE-AC02-06CH11357 and SC0008060 (PISCEES). National Science Foundation, grant #1750035. Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) KAKENHI grant numbers JP16H02224, JP17H06104 and JP17H06323. Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Arctic Challenge for Sustainability (ArCS) project (Program Grant Number JPMXD1300000000).
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