Precipitation, Recycling, and Land Memory: An Integrated Analysis

  title={Precipitation, Recycling, and Land Memory: An Integrated Analysis},
  author={Paul A. Dirmeyer and C. Schlosser and Kaye L. Brubaker},
Abstract A synthesis of several approaches to quantifying land–atmosphere interactions is presented. These approaches use data from observations or atmospheric reanalyses applied to atmospheric tracer models and stand-alone land surface schemes. None of these approaches relies on the results of general circulation model simulations. A high degree of correlation is found among these independent approaches, and constructed here is a composite assessment of global land–atmosphere feedback strength… 

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