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Title: The global gridded crop model intercomparison: Data and modeling protocols for Phase 1 (v1.0)

We present protocols and input data for Phase 1 of the Global Gridded Crop Model Intercomparison, a project of the Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP). The project consist of global simulations of yields, phenologies, and many land-surface fluxes using 12–15 modeling groups for many crops, climate forcing data sets, and scenarios over the historical period from 1948 to 2012. The primary outcomes of the project include (1) a detailed comparison of the major differences and similarities among global models commonly used for large-scale climate impact assessment, (2) an evaluation of model and ensemble hindcasting skill, (3) quantification of key uncertainties from climate input data, model choice, and other sources, and (4) a multi-model analysis of the agricultural impacts of large-scale climate extremes from the historical record.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [4] ;  [5] ;  [2] ;  [1] ;  [6] ;  [7] ;  [8] ;  [9] ;  [10] ;  [11] ;  [12] ;  [12] ;  [13]
  1. Univ. of Chicago and Argonne National Lab. Computation Inst., Chicago, IL (United States)
  2. Potsdam Inst. for Climate Impact Research (Germany)
  3. Univ. of East Anglia, Norwich (United Kingdom). Tyndall Centre
  4. Columbia Univ., New York, NY (United States). Center for Climate Systems Research
  5. Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, FL (United States). Dept. of Agronomy
  6. Univ. of Chicago, IL (United States). Dept. of Geophysical Science
  7. Potsdam Inst. for Climate Impact Research (Germany); International Livestock Research Inst., Nairobi (Kenya); Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), St Lucia QLD (Australia)
  8. National Inst. for Agro-Environmental Sciences, Tsukuba (Japan)
  9. Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD (United States). Dept. of Geographical Sciences
  10. Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States). Center for the Environment
  11. Univ. of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN (United States). Inst. for the Environment
  12. NASA Goddard Inst. for Space Studies, New York, NY (United States)
  13. Princeton Univ., NJ (United States). Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
AC02-06CH11357; SBE-0951576; GEO-1215910; 01LL0905L; 031A103B
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Geoscientific Model Development (Online)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Geoscientific Model Development (Online); Journal Volume: 8; Journal Issue: 2; Journal ID: ISSN 1991-9603
Publisher:
European Geosciences Union
Research Org:
Univ. of Chicago, IL (United States); Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States); Potsdam Inst. for Climate Impact Research (Germany)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE; National Science Foundation (NSF) (United States); German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) (Germany)
Contributing Orgs:
Univ. of East Anglia, Norwich (United Kingdom); Columbia Univ., New York, NY (United States); Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, FL (United States); International Livestock Research Inst., Nairobi (Kenya); Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), St Lucia QLD (Australia); National Inst. for Agro-Environmental Sciences, Tsukuba (Japan); Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD (United States); Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States); Univ. of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN (United States); NASA Goddard Inst. for Space Studies, New York, NY (United States); Princeton Univ., NJ (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
OSTI Identifier:
1349062
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1349062