Articles | Volume 9, issue 10
Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 3817–3857, 2016
Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 3817–3857, 2016

Model description paper 28 Oct 2016

Model description paper | 28 Oct 2016

PALADYN v1.0, a comprehensive land surface–vegetation–carbon cycle model of intermediate complexity

Matteo Willeit and Andrey Ganopolski

Data sets

Permafrost temperature and active-layer thickness of Yakutia with 0.5-degree spatial resolution for model evaluation (10.1594/PANGAEA.808240) C. Beer, A. N. Fedorov, and Y. Torgovkin

Revision of the EPICA Dome C CO2 record from 800 to 600 kyr before present ( B. Bereiter, S. Eggleston, J. Schmitt, C. Nehrbass-Ahles, T. F. Stocker, H. Fischer, S. Kipfstuhl, and J. Chappellaz

Global mosaics of the standard MODIS land cover type data S. Channan, K. Collins, and W. R. Emanuel

The ERA-Interim reanalysis: configuration and performance of the data assimilation system ( D. P. Dee, S. M. Uppala, A. J. Simmons, P. Berrisford, P. Poli, S. Kobayashi, U. Andrae, M. A. Balmaseda, G. Balsamo, P. Bauer, P. Bechtold, A. C. M. Beljaars, L. van~de Berg, J. Bidlot, N. Bormann, C. Delsol, R. Dragani, M. Fuentes, A. J. Geer, L. Haimberger, S. B. Healy, H. Hersbach, E. V. Hólm, L. Isaksen, P. Kållberg, M. Köhler, M. Matricardi, A. P. McNally, B. M. Monge-Sanz, J.-J. Morcrette, B.-K. Park, C. Peubey, P. de~Rosnay, C. Tavolato, J.-N. Thépaut, and F. Vitart

High-resolution fields of global runoff combining observed river discharge and simulated water balances ( B. M. Fekete, C. J. Vörösmarty, and W. Grabs

The Northern Circumpolar Soil Carbon Database: spatially distributed datasets of soil coverage and soil carbon storage in the northern permafrost regions (10.5879/ECDS/00000002) G. Hugelius, C. Tarnocai, G. Broll, J. G. Canadell, P. Kuhry, and D. K. Swanson

Towards global empirical upscaling of FLUXNET eddy covariance observations: validation of a model tree ensemble approach using a biosphere model ( M. Jung, M. Reichstein, and A. Bondeau

Atmospheric carbon dioxide variations at Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii ( C. D. Keeling, R. B. Bacastow, A. E. Bainbridge, C. A. Ekdahl Jr., P. R. Guenther, L. S. Waterman, and J. F. S. Chin

Trend-preserving blending of passive and active microwave soil moisture retrievals ( Y. Liu, W. Dorigo, R. Parinussa, R. de~Jeu, W. Wagner, M. McCabe, J. Evans, and A. van Dijk

Benchmark products for land evapotranspiration: LandFlux-EVAL multi-data set synthesis ( B. Mueller, M. Hirschi, C. Jimenez, P. Ciais, P. A. Dirmeyer, A. J. Dolman, J. B. Fisher, M. Jung, F. Ludwig, F. Maignan, D. G. Miralles, M. F. McCabe, M. Reichstein, J. Sheffield, K. Wang, E. F. Wood, Y. Zhang, and S. I. Seneviratne

MCD43C3 MODIS/Terra+Aqua BRDF/Albedo Albedo Daily L3 Global 0.05Deg CMG V006 (10.5067/MODIS/MCD43C3.006) C. Schaaf and Z. Wang

GPCC's new land surface precipitation climatology based on quality-controlled in situ data and its role in quantifying the global water cycle ( U. Schneider, A. Becker, P. Finger, A. Meyer-Christoffer, M. Ziese, and B. Rudolf

Fusion of Active and Passive Microwave Observations To Create an Essential Climate Variable Data Record on Soil Moisture ( W. Wagner, W. Dorigo, R. de~Jeu, D. Fernandez, J. Benveniste, E. Haas, and M. Ertl

Reprocessing the MODIS Leaf Area Index products for land surface and climate modelling ( H. Yuan, Y. Dai, Z. Xiao, D. Ji, and W. Shangguan

Short summary
PALADYN is presented; it is a new comprehensive and computationally efficient land surface–vegetation–carbon cycle model designed to be used in Earth system models of intermediate complexity for long-term simulations and paleoclimate studies.