Impact model: CLM5.0

CLM5.0 is the latest in a series of land models developed through the CESM project

Sector
Water (global)
Region
global
Contact Person

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Basic information
Model Version: CLM5.0
Reference Paper: Main Reference: Lawrence, D.M., et al., et al. Technical Description of version 5.0 of the Community Land Model (CLM)National Center for Atmospheric Research,None,,
Output Data
Experiments: I, II, III
Climate Drivers: IPSL-CM5A-LR, HadGEM2-ES, GFDL-ESM2M, MIROC5
Date: 2018-06-18
Resolution
Spatial Aggregation: regular grid
Spatial Resolution: 0.5°x0.5°
Temporal Resolution Of Input Data: Co2: annual
Temporal Resolution Of Input Data: Land Use/Land Cover: annual
Temporal Resolution Of Input Data: Soil: constant
Input data sets used
Simulated Atmospheric Climate Data Sets Used: IPSL-CM5A-LR, HadGEM2-ES, GFDL-ESM2M, MIROC5
Land Use Data Sets Used: Historical, gridded land use (HYDE 3.2)
Other Data Sets Used: Land-sea mask, River-routing network
Climate Variables: ta, ua, rlds, rhs, rsds, ps, pr, va
Spin-up
Was A Spin-Up Performed?: Yes
Natural Vegetation
Natural Vegetation Partition: 24 PFTs for the vegetation land unit
Natural Vegetation Cover Dataset: 0.05 degree MODIS based data
Technological Progress
Technological Progress: No
Soil
Soil Layers: 15 soil layers
Water Use
Water-Use Types: Irrigation
Water-Use Sectors: Agriculture
Routing
Runoff Routing: RTM routing module
Dams & Reservoirs
Dam And Reservoir Implementation: No
Methods
Snow Melt: A physically based snow module