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Earth System Dynamics An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union

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Earth Syst. Dynam., 8, 369-386, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-8-369-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
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23 May 2017
Current challenges of implementing anthropogenic land-use and land-cover change in models contributing to climate change assessments Reinhard Prestele et al.
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Land-use change is still overly simplistically implemented in global ecosystem and climate models. We identify and discuss three major challenges at the interface of land-use and climate modeling and propose ways for how to improve land-use representation in climate models. We conclude that land-use data-provider and user communities need to engage in the joint development and evaluation of enhanced land-use datasets to improve the quantification of land use–climate interactions and feedback.
Land-use change is still overly simplistically implemented in global ecosystem and climate...
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