Articles | Volume 11, issue 4
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-1343-2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-1343-2018
Model description paper
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12 Apr 2018
Model description paper |  | 12 Apr 2018

LPJmL4 – a dynamic global vegetation model with managed land – Part 1: Model description

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Here we provide a comprehensive model description of a global terrestrial biosphere model, named LPJmL4, incorporating the carbon and water cycle and the quantification of agricultural production. The model allows for the consistent and joint quantification of climate and land use change impacts on the biosphere. The model represents the key ecosystem functions, but also the influence of humans on the biosphere. It comes with an evaluation paper to demonstrate the credibility of LPJmL4.