Articles | Volume 9, issue 9
Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 2973–2998, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-9-2973-2016

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

Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 2973–2998, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-9-2973-2016

Model experiment description paper 02 Sep 2016

Model experiment description paper | 02 Sep 2016

The Land Use Model Intercomparison Project (LUMIP) contribution to CMIP6: rationale and experimental design

David M. Lawrence et al.

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Short summary
Human land-use activities have resulted in large changes to the Earth's surface, with resulting implications for climate. In the future, land-use activities are likely to expand and intensify further to meet growing demands for food, fiber, and energy. The goal of LUMIP is to take the next steps in land-use change science, and enable, coordinate, and ultimately address the most important land-use science questions in more depth and sophistication than possible in a multi-model context to date.