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The dynamic vegetation modeling framework LPJ-GUESS



LPJ-GUESS is a global dynamic model that is being jointly developed an applied by the IMK-IFU PAI group and Lund University, department of Physical Geography & Ecosystem Analysis (http://iis4.nateko.lu.se/lpj-guess/). The model is designed to simulate global and regional dynamics and composition of vegetation and ecosystems in response to changes in climate, atmospheric CO2 concentration, nitrogen deposition, and land management. Further information can be found e.g., in the following publications:


Smith, B., D. Warlind, A. Arneth, T. Hickler, P. Leadley, J. Siltberg, and S. Zaehle (2014), Implications of incorporating N cycling and N limitations on primary production in an individual-based dynamic vegetation model, Biogeosciences, 11(7), 2027-2054. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-11-2027-2014

Lindeskog, M., A. Arneth, A. Bondeau, K. Waha, J. Seaquist, S. Olin, and B. Smith (2013), Implications of accounting for land use in simulations of ecosystem carbon cycling in Africa, Earth System Dynamics, 4(2), 385-407. https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-4-385-2013

Olin, S., M. Lindeskog, T. A. M. Pugh, G. Schurgers, D. Wårlind, M. Mishurov, S. Zaehle, B. D. Stocker, B. Smith, and A. Arneth (2015), Soil carbon management in large-scale Earth system modelling: implications for crop yields and nitrogen leaching, Earth Syst. Dynam., 6(2), 745-768. https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-6-745-2015

Rabin, S. S., et al. (2017), The Fire Modeling Intercomparison Project (FireMIP), phase 1: Experimental and analytical protocols, Geoscientific Model Development, 10, 1175-1197. https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-10-1175-2017