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The Community Climate System Model Version 3 (CCSM3)
Abstract The Community Climate System Model version 3 (CCSM3) has recently been developed and released to the climate community. CCSM3 is a coupled climate model with components representing theExpand
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Forests and Climate Change: Forcings, Feedbacks, and the Climate Benefits of Forests
  • G. Bonan
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Science
  • 13 June 2008
The world's forests influence climate through physical, chemical, and biological processes that affect planetary energetics, the hydrologic cycle, and atmospheric composition. These complex andExpand
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Global Consequences of Land Use
Land use has generally been considered a local environmental issue, but it is becoming a force of global importance. Worldwide changes to forests, farmlands, waterways, and air are being driven byExpand
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The National Center for Atmospheric Research Community Climate Model: CCM3*
The latest version of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Community Climate Model (CCM3) is described. The changes in both physical and dynamical formulation from CCM2 to CCM3 areExpand
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Ecological Climatology: Concepts and Applications
1. Introduction 2. Global climatology 3. Climate variability 4. Climate change 5. Hydrologic cycle 6. Soils 7. Surface energy fluxes 8. Surface climates 9. Leaves and plants 10. Populations,Expand
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The Common Land Model
The Common Land Model (CLM) was developed for community use by a grassroots collaboration of scientists who have an interest in making a general land model available for public use and furtherExpand
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Terrestrial Gross Carbon Dioxide Uptake: Global Distribution and Covariation with Climate
Carbon Cycle and Climate Change As climate change accelerates, it is important to know the likely impact of climate change on the carbon cycle (see the Perspective by Reich). Gross primary productionExpand
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Parameterization improvements and functional and structural advances in version 4 of the Community Land Model
[1] The Community Land Model is the land component of the Community Climate System Model. Here, we describe a broad set of model improvements and additions that have been provided through the CLMExpand
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Regions of Strong Coupling Between Soil Moisture and Precipitation
Previous estimates of land-atmosphere interaction (the impact of soil moisture on precipitation) have been limited by a lack of observational data and by the model dependence of computationalExpand
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The land surface climatology of the community land model coupled to the NCAR community climate model
The land surface parameterization used with the community climate model (CCM3) and the climate system model (CSM1), the National Center for Atmospheric Research land surface model (NCAR LSM1), hasExpand
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