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# Biosphere-atmosphere interactions over West Africa. I: Development and validation of a coupled dynamic model

@inproceedings{G2006BiosphereatmosphereIO, title={Biosphere-atmosphere interactions over West Africa. I: Development and validation of a coupled dynamic model}, author={G.. and E. A.J. and ELTAHIR}, year={2006} }

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In this study we develop a zonally symmetric, synchronously coupled biosphere-atmosphere model including ecosystem dynamics, and apply this model to study biosphere-atmosphere interactions in the region of West Africa. The atmospheric model is zonally symmetric, and includes representation of atmospheric dynamics, a radiation scheme, a moist convection scheme, a boundary-layer scheme, and a cloud-parametrization scheme. The biospheric model is the Integrated BIosphere Simulator (IBIS), which… CONTINUE READING

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