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CMIP6 Experiments

Forcings for simulations:

The historical carbon isotope forcing datasets are described in a GMD paper (Graven et al. 2017) and they are available as a supplement to the paper, as well as through input4mips.
GMD paper: https://www.geosci-model-dev-discuss.net/gmd-2017-166/ 
delta13CO2 data: http://doi.org/10.22033/ESGF/input4MIPs.1601
Delta14CO2 data: http://doi.org/10.22033/ESGF/input4MIPs.1602

CMIP6 landcover change emission data

Models without explicit treatment of landuse changes are encouraged to use the following emission data:

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Figure 1 from Jones et al 2016, click image to enlarge.

Summary of the C4MIP tier-1 and tier-2 simulations
Category Type of Scenario Emission or concentration driven Coupling mode Simulation years Short name
Tier 1
1%BGC Idealised 1% per year CO2 only, BGC mode C-driven CO2 affects BGC 140 1pctCO2-bgc
SSP5-8.5 SSP5-8.5 up to 2100 E-driven Fully coupled 85 esm-ssp585
Tier 2
1%RAD Idealised 1% per year CO2 only, RAD mode C-driven CO2 affects RAD 140 1pctCO2-rad
1%COU-Ndep Idealised 1% per year CO2 only, fully coupled, increasing N-deposition C-driven Fully coupled 140 1pctCO2Ndep
1%BGC-Ndep Idealised 1% per year CO2 only, BGC mode, increasing N-deposition C-driven CO2 affects BGC 140 1pctCO2Ndepbgc
Hist/SSP5-8.5-BGC Historical+SSP5-8.5 up to 2300, BGC mode C-driven CO2 affects BGC i. 165 ii. 85 iii. 200 hist-bgc, ssp585-bgc and ssp585-bgcExt
SSP5-3.4-Overshoot-BGC SSP5-3.4-OS up to 2300 in BGC mode C-driven CO2 affects BGC i. 60 (from 2040-2100)ii. 200 ssp534-over-bgc, ssp534-overbgcExt
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