IMOGEN: an intermediate complexity model to evaluate terrestrial impacts of a changing climate
Huntingford, C.; Booth, B.B.B.; Sitch, S.; Gedney, N.; Lowe, J.A.; Liddicoat, S.K.; Mercado, L.M.; Best, M.J.; Weedon, G.P.; Fisher, R.A.; Lomas, M.R.; Good, P.; Zelazowski, P.; Everitt, A.C.; Spessa, A.C.; Jones, C.D.. 2010 IMOGEN: an intermediate complexity model to evaluate terrestrial impacts of a changing climate. GeoScientific Model Development, 3. 679-687. 10.5194/gmd-3-679-2010Full text not available from this repository.
We present a computationally efficient modelling system, IMOGEN, designed to undertake global and regional assessment of climate change impacts on the physical and biogeochemical behaviour of the land surface. A pattern-scaling approach to climate change drives a gridded land surface and vegetation model MOSES/TRIFFID. The structure allows extrapolation of General Circulation Model (GCM) simulations to different future pathways of greenhouse gases, including rapid first-order assessments of how the land surface and associated biogeochemical cycles might change. Evaluation of how new terrestrial process understanding influences such predictions can also be made with relative ease.
|Item Type:||Publication - Article|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.5194/gmd-3-679-2010|
|Programmes:||CEH Topics & Objectives 2009 - 2012 > Biogeochemistry > BGC Topic 1 - Monitoring and Interpretation of Biogeochemical and Climate Changes|
|CEH Sections:||Harding (to 31.07.11)|
|Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.:||GeoScientific Model Development is an open access journal - to access full text, please click on the OFFICIAL URL link|
|NORA Subject Terms:||Ecology and Environment
|Date made live:||15 Dec 2010 11:42|
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