Articles | Volume 15, issue 20
Geosci. Model Dev., 15, 7879–7901, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-15-7879-2022
Geosci. Model Dev., 15, 7879–7901, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-15-7879-2022
Development and technical paper
26 Oct 2022
Development and technical paper | 26 Oct 2022

Modeling the topographic influence on aboveground biomass using a coupled model of hillslope hydrology and ecosystem dynamics

Yilin Fang et al.

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We develop a model that integrates an Earth system model with a three-dimensional hydrology model to explicitly resolve hillslope topography and water flow underneath the land surface to understand how local-scale hydrologic processes modulate vegetation along water availability gradients. Our coupled model can be used to improve the understanding of the diverse impact of local heterogeneity and water flux on nutrient availability and plant communities.