Articles | Volume 11, issue 11
Development and technical paper
02 Nov 2018
Development and technical paper |  | 02 Nov 2018

Advances in representing interactive methane in ModelE2-YIBs (version 1.1)

Kandice L. Harper, Yiqi Zheng, and Nadine Unger

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Multiple datasets and an optimization process based on atmospheric modeling are used to develop an updated spatially explicit inventory of contemporary natural methane fluxes and advance the representation of interactive methane in the ModelE2-YIBs global chemistry–climate model. Simulations using interactive methane can provide an improved understanding of chemistry–climate interactions. Strong model–measurement agreement is found for both the distribution and lifetime of atmospheric methane.