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4KM Results: Leaf Area Index (2045 - 2060) simulated by MAPSS using RegCM3 with GFDL boundary conditions

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Original Data Basin Creation Date
2011-08-29 17:56:31
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2012-07-18 14:57:08

Summary

Simulated Leaf Area Index by the biogeography model MAPSS using S. Hostetler's (USGS) climate data (detailed information available at http://regclim.coas.oregonstat e.edu/domains.html , created using RegCM3 with GFDL boundary conditions. MAPSS (Mapped Atmosphere-Plant-Soil System) is a static biogeography model that projects potential vegetation distribution and hydrological flows on a grid (http://www.databasin.org/climate-center/features/mapss-model). MAPSS has been used widely for various climate change assessments including the 2000 National Assessment Synthesis Team's report. MAPSS uses long term, average monthly climate data (mean monthly temperature, vapor pressure, wind speed, and precipitation) as well as soils information [...]

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Ron Neilson, USFS and for current project results: Dominique Bachelet and Ken Ferschweiler. Additional information on the model and its availability: <a href="http://www.databasin.org/climate-center/features/mapss-model">http://www.databasin.org/climate-center/features/mapss-model</a>
Harvested on Fri May 23 09:38:39 MDT 2014 from Data Basin Service

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UniqueKey Data Basin 84287879d1eb4a25af74374470be89bc

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