Articles | Volume 16, issue 14
Development and technical paper
20 Jul 2023
Development and technical paper |  | 20 Jul 2023

Modelling the terrestrial nitrogen and phosphorus cycle in the UVic ESCM

Makcim L. De Sisto, Andrew H. MacDougall, Nadine Mengis, and Sophia Antoniello

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In this study, we developed a nitrogen and phosphorus cycle in an intermediate-complexity Earth system climate model. We found that the implementation of nutrient limitation in simulations has reduced the capacity of land to take up atmospheric carbon and has decreased the vegetation biomass, hence, improving the fidelity of the response of land to simulated atmospheric CO2 rise.