Articles | Volume 13, issue 7
Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 3203–3220, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-3203-2020

Special issue: Coupled Model Intercomparison Project Phase 6 (CMIP6) Experimental...

Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 3203–3220, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-3203-2020

Model description paper 14 Jul 2020

Model description paper | 14 Jul 2020

Global rules for translating land-use change (LUH2) to land-cover change for CMIP6 using GLM2

Lei Ma et al.

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Earth system models require information on historical land cover change. We present transition rules to generate land cover change from newly developed land use dataset (Land-use Harmonization, LUH2). The resulting forest cover, vegetation carbon, and emissions from land use and land cover change are simulated and evaluated against remote sensing data and other studies. The rules can guide the incorporation of land-cover information within earth system models for CMIP6.