Articles | Volume 15, issue 22
Geosci. Model Dev., 15, 8153–8180, 2022
Geosci. Model Dev., 15, 8153–8180, 2022
Model description paper
14 Nov 2022
Model description paper | 14 Nov 2022

Modeling demographic-driven vegetation dynamics and ecosystem biogeochemical cycling in NASA GISS's Earth system model (ModelE-BiomeE v.1.0)

Ensheng Weng et al.

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We develop a demographic vegetation model to improve the representation of terrestrial vegetation dynamics and ecosystem biogeochemical cycles in the Goddard Institute for Space Studies ModelE. The individual-based competition for light and soil resources makes the modeling of eco-evolutionary optimality possible. This model will enable ModelE to simulate long-term biogeophysical and biogeochemical feedbacks between the climate system and land ecosystems at decadal to centurial temporal scales.