Articles | Volume 13, issue 11
Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 5425–5464, 2020

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

Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 5425–5464, 2020

Model description paper 10 Nov 2020

Model description paper | 10 Nov 2020

Harmonization of global land use change and management for the period 850–2100 (LUH2) for CMIP6

George C. Hurtt et al.


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AR by George C. Hurtt on behalf of the Authors (22 Jul 2020)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (23 Jul 2020) by Min-Hui Lo
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (28 Jul 2020)
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (11 Aug 2020)
ED: Publish as is (23 Aug 2020) by Min-Hui Lo
Short summary
To estimate the effects of human land use activities on the carbon–climate system, a new set of global gridded land use forcing datasets was developed to link historical land use data to eight future scenarios in a standard format required by climate models. This new generation of land use harmonization (LUH2) includes updated inputs, higher spatial resolution, more detailed land use transitions, and the addition of important agricultural management layers; it will be used for CMIP6 simulations.