Input data set: Historical, gridded land use (HYDE 3.0)

Protocol relation: Protocol
Data Type: Land use
Simulation rounds: ISIMIP2a

Time-varying historical crop-land areas for 12 crop-functional types and pastures for rainfed and irrigated land use for the years 1700-2012. Based on MIRCA 2000 and historical trends from HYDE 3.0.

Scenarios: histsoc
Data source

Fader, M., Rost, S., Müller, C., Bondeau, A., & Gerten, D. (2010). Virtual water content of temperate cereals and maize: Present and potential future patterns. Journal of Hydrology, 384(3–4), 218–231.

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For ISIMIP participants, these files are available for download on the DKRZ server using the path

This data is also available from the ISIMIP data portal. See link below

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