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Title: The Functionally-Assembled Terrestrial Ecosystem Simulator Version 1

Abstract

The Functionally-Assembled Terrestrial Ecosystem Simulator (FATES) is a vegetation model for use in Earth system models (ESMs). The model includes a size- and age-structured representation of tree dynamics, competition between functionally diverse plant functional types, and the biophysics underpinning plant growth, competition, mortality, as well as the carbon, water, and energy exchange with the atmosphere. The FATES model is designed as a modular vegetation model that can be integrated within a host land model for inclusion in ESMs. The model is designed for use in global change studies to understand and project the responses and feedbacks between terrestrial ecosystems and the Earth system under changing climate and other forcings.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
Contributing Org.:
Los Alamos National Laboratory
OSTI Identifier:
1361387
Report Number(s):
FATES; 005312WKSTN00
DOE Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Software
Software Revision:
00
Software Package Number:
005312
Software CPU:
WKSTN
Open Source:
Yes
https://github.com/NGEET/fates-release
Source Code Available:
Yes
Country of Publication:
United States

Citation Formats

Xu, Chonggang, and Christoffersen, Bradley. The Functionally-Assembled Terrestrial Ecosystem Simulator Version 1. Computer software. https://www.osti.gov//servlets/purl/1361387. Vers. 00. USDOE. 2 Jun. 2017. Web.
Xu, Chonggang, & Christoffersen, Bradley. (2017, June 2). The Functionally-Assembled Terrestrial Ecosystem Simulator Version 1 (Version 00) [Computer software]. https://www.osti.gov//servlets/purl/1361387.
Xu, Chonggang, and Christoffersen, Bradley. The Functionally-Assembled Terrestrial Ecosystem Simulator Version 1. Computer software. Version 00. June 2, 2017. https://www.osti.gov//servlets/purl/1361387.
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title = {The Functionally-Assembled Terrestrial Ecosystem Simulator Version 1, Version 00},
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abstractNote = {The Functionally-Assembled Terrestrial Ecosystem Simulator (FATES) is a vegetation model for use in Earth system models (ESMs). The model includes a size- and age-structured representation of tree dynamics, competition between functionally diverse plant functional types, and the biophysics underpinning plant growth, competition, mortality, as well as the carbon, water, and energy exchange with the atmosphere. The FATES model is designed as a modular vegetation model that can be integrated within a host land model for inclusion in ESMs. The model is designed for use in global change studies to understand and project the responses and feedbacks between terrestrial ecosystems and the Earth system under changing climate and other forcings.},
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year = {Fri Jun 02 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
month = {Fri Jun 02 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
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