Model Studies

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  9. Ichii et al., 2013 Recent changes in terrestrial gross primary productivity in Asia from 1982 to 2011, Remote Sens., doi: 10.3390/rs5116043
  10. Xin et al., 2013 A production efficiency model-based method for satellite estimates of corn and soybean yields in the midwestern US, Remote Sens., doi: 10.3390/rs5115926
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  18. Robinson et al., 2008. An empirical approach to retrieve monthly evapotranspiration over Amazonia, Int. J. Remote Sens., Vol. 29:7045–7063.
  19. Ichii et al., 2007. Constraining rooting depths in tropical rainforests using satellite data and ecosystem modeling for accurate simulation of gross primary production seasonality, Global Change Biology, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2006.01277.x
  20. Tian et al., 2004. Land boundary conditions from MODIS data and consequences for the albedo of a climate model. Geophys. Res. Lett., doi: 10.1029/2003GL019104
  21. Tian et al., 2004. Comparison of seasonal and spatial variations of LAI/FPAR from MODIS and Common Land Model. J. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1029/2003JD003777
  22. Zhou et al., 2003. Comparison of seasonal and spatial variations of albedos from MODIS and the Common Land Model. J. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1029/2002JD003326
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  24. Dickinson et al., 2002. Nitrogen Controls on Climate Model Evapotranspiration. J. Clim., 15(3): 278-295.
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  26. Dong et al., 2001. Improving numerical precision of simulated soil water fluxes in land surface models. J. Geophys. Res., 106(D13): 14,357-14,368.