Articles | Volume 18, issue 2
Biogeosciences, 18, 467–486, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-467-2021
Biogeosciences, 18, 467–486, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-467-2021

Research article 20 Jan 2021

Research article | 20 Jan 2021

Extending a land-surface model with Sphagnum moss to simulate responses of a northern temperate bog to whole ecosystem warming and elevated CO2

Xiaoying Shi et al.

Data sets

dmricciuto/ELM_SPRUCE_scripts X. Shi and D. Ricciuto https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4439419

Model code and software

dmricciuto/CLM_SPRUCE: Release of CLM_SPRUCE (Version v1.0.0) D. M. Ricciuto, X. Xu, and X. Shi https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3733924

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The Sphagnum mosses are the important species of a wetland ecosystem. To better represent the peatland ecosystem, we introduced the moss species to the land model component (ELM) of the Energy Exascale Earth System Model (E3SM) by developing water content dynamics and nonvascular photosynthetic processes for moss. We tested the model against field observations and used the model to make projections of the site's carbon cycle under warming and atmospheric CO2 concentration scenarios.
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