Articles | Volume 11, issue 2
Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 631–663, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-631-2018
Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 631–663, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-631-2018

Development and technical paper 20 Feb 2018

Development and technical paper | 20 Feb 2018

Coupling the Canadian Terrestrial Ecosystem Model (CTEM v. 2.0) to Environment and Climate Change Canada's greenhouse gas forecast model (v.107-glb)

Bakr Badawy et al.

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We assess the impact of using the meteorological fields from GEM-MACH-GHG to drive CLASS-CTEM. This coupling is considered an important step toward understanding how meteorological uncertainties affect both CO2 flux estimates and modeled atmospheric transport. Ultimately, such an approach will provide more direct feedback to the CLASS-CTEM developers and thus help to improve the performance of CLASS-CTEM by identifying the model limitations based on atmospheric constraints.