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VEMAP-1 Model Results Available

Submitted by ORNL DAAC Staff on 2004-09-27

The ORNL DAAC announces the release of a new data set from the Vegetation/Ecosystem Modeling and Analysis Project (VEMAP).

Selected variable output results from the VEMAP Phase I modeling exercise are now available for several combinations of biogeochemistry and biogeography models and climate change scenarios.

VEMAP was an international project studying the response of biogeochemical models and vegetation-type distribution models (i.e., biogeographical models) to variability in climate and to other spatial and temporal factors. Phase 1 compared the results of six models under various climate and vegetation scenarios. Phase 2 compares time-dependent ecological responses of models to historical and projected transient scenarios of climate and atmospheric carbon dioxide.

For further information about VEMAP or to order VEMAP data, visit http://www.daac.ornl.gov/VEMAP/vemap.html.