Articles | Volume 12, issue 2
Earth Syst. Dynam., 12, 635–670, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-12-635-2021
Earth Syst. Dynam., 12, 635–670, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-12-635-2021

Research article 21 May 2021

Research article | 21 May 2021

Modelled land use and land cover change emissions – a spatio-temporal comparison of different approaches

Wolfgang A. Obermeier et al.

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on esd-2020-93', Anonymous Referee #1, 18 Jan 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on esd-2020-93', Wei Li, 28 Jan 2021
  • RC3: 'Comment on esd-2020-93', Anonymous Referee #3, 08 Feb 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by editor) (29 Mar 2021) by Zhenghui Xie
AR by Wolfgang Obermeier on behalf of the Authors (08 Apr 2021)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (18 Apr 2021) by Zhenghui Xie
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Short summary
We provide the first spatio-temporally explicit comparison of different model-derived fluxes from land use and land cover changes (fLULCCs) by using the TRENDY v8 dynamic global vegetation models used in the 2019 global carbon budget. We find huge regional fLULCC differences resulting from environmental assumptions, simulated periods, and the timing of land use and land cover changes, and we argue for a method consistent across time and space and for carefully choosing the accounting period.
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