Articles | Volume 13, issue 12
Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 5973–6009, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-5973-2020
Geosci. Model Dev., 13, 5973–6009, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-13-5973-2020

Model description paper 01 Dec 2020

Model description paper | 01 Dec 2020

Energy, water and carbon exchanges in managed forest ecosystems: description, sensitivity analysis and evaluation of the INRAE GO+ model, version 3.0

Virginie Moreaux et al.

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Short summary
The model GO+ describes the functioning of managed forests based upon biophysical and biogeochemical processes. It accounts for the impacts of forest operations on energy, water and carbon exchanges within the soil–vegetation–atmosphere continuum. It includes versatile descriptions of management operations. Its sensitivity and uncertainty are detailed and predictions are compared with observations about mass and energy exchanges, hydrological data, and tree growth variables from different sites.