International Center for Climate and Global Change Research CHESS Cluster Leading Center

The global Nitrous oxide Model Intercomparison Project – NMIP

Modeling Teams
CLM-CNEri SaikawaEmory University, USASaikawa et al. (2013)
DLEMHanqin TianAuburn University, USATian et al. (2015); Xu et al. (2017)
LM3V-NStefan GerberUniversity of Florida, USAHuang and Gerber (2015)
LPJ-GUESSStefan Olin/ Almut ArnethLund University, Sweden
KIM, Dept. Atmospheric Environmental Research, Germany
Olin et al. (2015); Xu-Ri and Prentice (2008)
LPX-BernSebastian Lienert/ Fortunat JoosInstitute for Climate and Environmental Physics,
University of Bern, Switzerland
Stocker et. al. (2013) Xu-Ri and Prentice (2008)
O-CNSönke ZaehleMax Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, GermanyZaehle et al. (2011)
ORCHIDEENicolas VuichardIPSL – LSCE, FranceVuichard et al. (in prep)
ORCHIDEE-CNPJinfeng Chang/ Daniel GollIPSL – LSCE, FranceGoll et al., 2017
TRIPLEX-GHGChanghui PengUniversity of Quebec at Montreal, CanadaZhu et al. (2014); Zhang et al. (2017)
VISITAkihiko ItoNational Institute for Environmental Studies, JapanInatomi et al. (2010); Ito and Inatomi (2012)

  • Saikawa, E., Schlosser, C., and Prinn, R., 2013: Global modeling of soil nitrous oxide emissions from natural processes, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 27, 972-989.
  • Tian, H. and Coauthors, 2015: Global methane and nitrous oxide emissions from terrestrial ecosystems due to multiple environmental changes, Ecosystem Health and Sustainability, 1, 1-20.
  • Xu, R., Tian, H., Lu, C., Pan, S., Chen, J., Yang, J., and Zhang, B., 2017: Preindustrial nitrous oxide emissions from the land biosphere estimated by using a global biogeochemistry model, Climate of the Past, 13, 977-990,
  • Huang, Y. and Gerber, S., 2015: Global soil nitrous oxide emissions in a dynamic carbon nitrogen model, Biogeosciences, 12, 6405-6427.
  • Olin, S. and Coauthors, 2015: Soil carbon management in large-scale Earth system modelling: implications for crop yields and nitrogen leaching, Earth System Dynamics, 6, 745-768.
  • Xu-Ri, and Prentice I. C.: Terrestrial nitrogen cycle simulation with a dynamic global vegetation model. Global Change Biology, 14, 1745-1764, 2008.
  • Stocker, B. D., Roth, R., Joos, F., Spahni, R., Steinacher, M., Zaehle, S., Bouwman, L., and Prentice, I. C., 2013: Multiple greenhouse-gas feedbacks from the land biosphere under future climate change scenarios, Nature Climate Change, 3, 666-672.
  • Zaehle, S., Ciais, P., Friend, A. D 918 ., and Prieur, V., 2011: Carbon benefits of anthropogenic reactive nitrogen offset by nitrous oxide emissions, Nature Geoscience, 4, 601-605.
  • Vuichard et al., Accounting for carbon and nitrogen interactions in a global terrestrial ecosystem model: Multi-site evaluation of the ORCHIDEE model, in prep.
  • Goll, D. S. and Coauthors, 2017: A representation of the phosphorus cycle for ORCHIDEE, Geoscientific Model Development Discussion,, in review.
  • Zhu, Q. and Coauthors, 2014: Modelling methane emissions from natural wetlands by development and application of the TRIPLEX-GHG model, Geoscientific Model Development, 7, 981-999.
  • Zhang, K., Peng C.H., Wang M., Zhou X.L., Li M.X., Wang K.F., Ding J.H., and Zhu Q.A., 2017: Process-based TRIPLEX-GHG model for simulating N2O emissions from global forests and grasslands: Model development and evaluation. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, In revision.
  • Inatomi, M., Ito, A., Ishijima, K., and Murayama, S., 2010: Greenhouse gas budget of a cool temperate deciduous broad-leaved forest in Japan estimated using a process-based model, Ecosystems, 13, 472-483.
  • Ito, A. and Inatomi, M., 2012: Use of a process-based model for assessing the methane budgets of global terrestrial ecosystems and evaluation of uncertainty, Biogeosciences, 9, 759-773

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