Articles | Volume 10, issue 12
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-10-4405-2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-10-4405-2017
Model experiment description paper
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05 Dec 2017
Model experiment description paper |  | 05 Dec 2017

Compiled records of carbon isotopes in atmospheric CO2 for historical simulations in CMIP6

Heather Graven, Colin E. Allison, David M. Etheridge, Samuel Hammer, Ralph F. Keeling, Ingeborg Levin, Harro A. J. Meijer, Mauro Rubino, Pieter P. Tans, Cathy M. Trudinger, Bruce H. Vaughn, and James W. C. White

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Modelling of carbon isotopes 13C and 14C in land and ocean components of Earth system models provides opportunities for new insights and improved understanding of global carbon cycling, and for model evaluation. We compiled existing historical datasets to define the annual mean carbon isotopic composition of atmospheric CO2 for 1850–2015 that can be used in CMIP6 and other modelling activities.