Holy Tree on QuShui, Tibet - Photo by Yongjiu Dai

Technical guides for land model:

  • Dai, Y.J., 2005: The common land model (CoLM) user's guide. Available via DIALOG. http://climate.eas.gatech.edu/dai/CLM_ userguide.doc
  • Oleson K.W., Dai Y.J., Bonan G., Bosilovich M., Dickinson R.E., Dirmeyer P., Hoffman F., Houser P., Levis S., Niu G.Y., Thornton P., Vertenstein M., Yang Z.L., Zeng X.B., 2004: Technical Description of the Community Land Model (CLM). NCAR/TN-461+STR.
  • Collins W.D., J.J. Hack, B.A. Boville, P.J. Rasch, C. Bitz, S.-J. Lin, R.B. Rood, M. Zhang, Y. Dai, 2004: Description of the NCAR Community Atmosphere Model (CAM3.0). NCAR/TN-464+STR.
  • Dai Y.J., Zeng X.B., Dickinson R.E., 2002: The Common Land Model: Documentation and Users Guide.
  • Dai, Y., et al. 2001: Common land model: technical documentation and user's guide. http://climate.eas.gatech.edu/, 1-69.

ISI-indexed journal papers:

2013
  • Dai Y.J., Shangguan W., Duan Q.Y., Liu B.Y., Fu S.H., Niu G.Y., 2013: Development of a China dataset of soil hydraulic parameters using pedotransfer functions for land surface modeling. Journal of Hydrometeorology 14: 869-887.
  • Shangguan W., Dai Y.J., Liu B.Y., Duan Q.Y., Ye A.Z., Ji D.Y., Yuan H., 2013: A China Dataset of Soil Properties for Land Surface Modeling. Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 5, 1-13.
  • Zhang Q., Pitman A.J., Wang Y.P., Dai Y.J., Lawrence P.J., 2013: The impact of nitrogen and phosphorous limitation on the estimated terrestrial carbon balance and warming of land use change over the last 156 yr, Earth System Dynamics Discussions, 4: 507-539. (DOI: 10.5194/esdd-4-507-2013.)
  • Exbrayat J.F., Pitman A.J., Zhang Q., Abramowitz G., Wang Y.P., 2013: Examining soil carbon uncertainty in a global model: response of microbial decomposition to temperature, moisture and nutrient limitation, Biogeosciences Discuss., 10, 10229-10269. (DOI:10.5194/bgd-10-10229-2013.)
  • Xiao Y., Zhao L., Dai Y.J., Li R., Pang Q.Q., Yao J.M., 2013: Representing permafrost properties in CoLM for the Qinghai-Xizang (Tibetan) Plateau. Cold Regions Science and Technology, 87: 68-77.
  • Zheng Y.M., Niu Z.G., Gong P., Dai Y.J., Shangguan W., 2013: Preliminary estimation of the organic carbon pool in China's wetlands. Chinese Science Bulletin, 58(6): 662-670. (in Chinese)
  • Lu X.J., Wang Y.P., Ziehn T., Dai Y. J.: An efficient method for global parameter sensitivity analysis and its applications to the Australian community land surface model (CABLE), Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, in Press.
  • Zhang Y.Z., Miao S.G., Dai Y.J., Liu Y.H.: Numerical simulation of characteristics of summer clear day boundary layer in Beijing and the impact of urban underlying surface on sea breeze, Chinese Journal of Geophysics, in press. (in Chinese)
  • Yuan H., Dickinson R.E., Dai Y.J., Muhammad J.S, Zhou L, Shangguan W, Ji D, 2013. A 3-D Canopy radiative transfer model for global climate modeling: description, validation and application. Journal of Climate, accepted.
  • Reich P.B., Rich R., Lu X.J., Wang Y.P., Oleksyn Jacek: Biogeographic variation in evergreen conifer needle longevity and impacts on boreal forest carbon cycle projections. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, under review.
2012
  • Wang Y.P., Lu X.J., Wright I.J., Dai Y.J., Rayner P.J., Reich P.B., 2012: Correlations among leaf traits provide a significant constraint on the estimate of global gross primary production. Geophysical Research Letters, 39, Article Number: L19405. (DOI: 10.1029/2012GL053461)
  • Shangguan W., Dai Y.J., Liu B.Y., Ye A.Z., Yuan H., 2012: A soil particle-size distribution dataset for regional land and climate modelling in China. Geoderma, 171: 85-91.
  • Liang X., Zheng X.G., Zhang S.P., Wu G.C., Dai Y.J., Li Y., 2012: Maximum likelihood estimation of inflation factors on error covariance matrices for ensemble Kalman filter assimilation. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society (Part a), 138(662): 263-273.
2011
  • Yuan H., Dai Y.J., Xiao Z.Q., Ji D.Y., Shangguan W., 2011: Reprocessing the MODIS leaf area index products for land surface and climate modelling. Remote Sensing of Environment, 115 (5): 1171-1187.
  • Zhang Q., Wang Y.P., Pitman A.J., Dai Y.J., 2011: Limitations of nitrogen and phosphorous on the terrestrial carbon uptake in the 20th century. Geophysical Research Letters, 38, Article Number: L22701. (DOI: 10.1029/2011GL049244)
  • Chen H.S., Dickinson R.E., Dai Y.J., Zhou L.M., 2011: Sensitivity of simulated terrestrial carbon assimilation and canopy transpiration to different stomatal conductance and carbon assimilation schemes. Climate Dynamics, 36(5-6): 1037-1054.
  • Widlowski, J.L., Pinty B., Clerici M., Dai Y., De Kauwe M., de Ridder K., Kallel A., Kobayashi H., Lavergne T., Ni-Meister W., Olchev A., Quaife T., Wang S., Yang W., Yang Y., Yuan H., 2011. RAMI4PILPS: An intercomparison of formulations for the partitioning of solar radiation in land surface models. Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, 25. (DOI:10.1029/2010JG001511, 2011.)
  • Shi X.Y., Mao J.F., Wang Y.P., Dai Y.J., Tang X.L., 2011: Coupling a terrestrial biogeochemical model to the common land model. Advanced in Atmospheric Sciences, 28(5): 1129-1142.
2010
  • Mao J.F., Dan L., Wang B., Dai Y.J., 2010: Simulation and evaluation of terrestrial ecosystem NPP with M-SDGVM over continental China. Advances in atmospheric sciences, 27(2): 427-442.
  • Liang X., Dai Y.J., 2010: Soil and plant parameters - Related stochastic uncertainty propagation in the common land model. Chinese journal of atmospheric science, 34(2): 457-470. (in Chinese)
2009
  • Niu Z.G., Gong P., Cheng X., Guo J.H., Wang L., Huang H.B., Shen S.Q., Wu Y.Z., Wang X.F., Wang X.W., Ying Q. Liang L., Zhang L.N., Wang L., Yao Q., Yang Z.Z., Guo Z.Q., Dai Y.J., 2009: Geographical characteristics of China's wetlands derived from remotely sensed data. Science in China Series D - Earth Sciences, 52 (6): 723-738.
  • Zhou L.M., Dai A.G., Dai Y.J., Vose Russell S., Zou C.Z., Tian Y.H., Chen H.S., 2009: Spatial dependence of diurnal temperature range trends on precipitation from 1950 to 2004. Climate Dynamics, 32 (2-3): 429-440.
  • Guo J.X., Bian L.G., Dai Y.J., 2009: Multiple time scale evaluation of the energy balance during the maize growing season, and a new reason for energy imbalance. Science in China Series D - Earth Sciences, 52 (1): 108-117.
  • Chen D.D., Dai Y.J., 2009: Characteristics and analysis of typical anomalous summer rainfall patterns in northwest China over the last 50 years. Chinese journal of atmospheric sciences, 33(6): 1247-1258. (in Chinese)
  • Chen D.D., Dai Y.J., 2009: Characteristics of northwest China rainfall intensity in recent 50 years. Chinese journal of atmospheric sciences, 33(5): 923-935. (in Chinese)
  • Zhao H.B., Wang B., Dai Y.J., 2009: Historical-Sample-Projection Four-Dimensional variational land surface data assimilation and its preliminary application. Climatic and environmental research, 14(4): 383-389. (in Chinese)
  • Shangguan W., Dai Y.J., 2009: Eleven models describing soil partical-size distribution for sparse data. Journal of Beijing Normal University (Natural Science), 45(3): 279-283. (in Chinese)
2008
  • Yang F.L., Mitchell K., Hou Y.T., Dai Y.J., Zeng X.B., Wang Z., Liang X.Z., 2008: Dependence of Land Surface Albedo on Solar Zenith Angle: Observations and Model Parameterization. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 47 (11): 2963-2982.
  • Liu J.P., Zhang Z.H., Hu Y.Y., Chen L.Q., Dai Y.J., Ren X.B., 2008: Assessment of surface air temperature over the Arctic Ocean in reanalysis and IPCC AR4 model simulations with IABP/POLES observations. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 113 (D10): Article Number: D10105.
  • Zhou L.M., Dickinson R.E., Dirmeyer P., Chen H.S., Dai Y.J., Tian Y.H., 2008: Asymmetric response of maximum and minimum temperatures to soil emissivity change over the Northern African Sahel in a GCM. Geophysical Research Letters, 35 (5): Article Number: L05402.
2007
  • Zhou L.M., Dickinson R.E., Tian Y.H., Vose R.S., Dai Y.J., 2007: Impact of vegetation removal and soil aridation on diurnal temperature range in a semiarid region: Application to the Sahel. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 104 (46): 17937-17942.
  • Liu J.P., Curry J.A., Dai Y.J., Horton R., 2007: Causes of the northern high-latitude land surface winter climate change. Geophysical Research Letters, 34 (14): Article Number: L14702.
  • Mao J.F., Wang B., Dai Y.J., Woodward F.I., Hanson P.J., Lomas M.R., 2007: Improvements of a dynamic global vegetation model and simulations of carbon and water at an upland-oak forest. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 24 (2): 311-322.
  • Ye A.Z., Dai Y.J., Xia J., 2007: SL/XR comparative test and precision analysis. Journal of China hydrology, 27(5): 16-20. (in Chinese)
  • Guo J.X., Bian L.G., Dai Y.J., 2007: Measured CO2 concentration and flux at 16m height during corn growing period on the north China plain. Chinese journal of atmospheric sciences, 31(4): 695-707. (in Chinese)
2005
  • Liang X.Z., Choi H.I., Kunkel K.E., Dai Y.J., Joseph E., Wang J.X.L., Kumar P., 2005: Surface boundary conditions for mesoscale regional climate models. Earth Interactions, 9, Article Number: 18.
  • Zeng X.B., Dickinson R.E., Barlage M., Dai Y.J., Wang G.L., Oleson K., 2005: Treatment of undercanopy turbulence in land models. Journal of Climate, 18 (23): 5086-5094.
  • Liang X.Z., Xu M., Gao W., Kunkel K., Slusser J., Dai Y.J., Min Q.L., Houser P.R., Rodell M., Schaaf C.B., Gao F., 2005: Development of land surface albedo parameterization based on Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) data. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 110, Article Number: D11107.
2004
  • Dai Y.J., Dickinson R.E., Wang Y.P., 2004: A two-big-leaf model for canopy temperature, photosynthesis, and stomatal conductance. Journal of Climate, 17 (12): 2281-2299.
  • Liang X.Z., Xu M., Gao W., Kunkel K., Slusser J., Dai Y.J., Min Q.L., 2004: New land surface albedo parameterization based on MODIS data: Preliminary result. Remote Sensing and Modeling of Ecosystems for Sustainability, 5544: 55-60.
  • Tian Y.H., Dickinson R.E., Zhou L.M., Zeng X.B., Dai Y.J., Myneni R.B., Knyazikhin Y., Zhang X., Friedl M., Yu H., Wu W., Shaikh M., 2004: Comparison of Seasonal and Spatial Variations of LAI/FPAR from MODIS and Common Land Model. Journal of Geophysical Research, 109, doi:10.1029/2003JD003777.
  • Collins W.D., Hack J.J., Boville B.A., Rasch P.J., Bitz C., Lin S.J., Rood R.B., Zhang M., Dai Y.J., 2004: Description of the NCAR Community Atmosphere Model (CAM3.0). NCAR/TN-464+STR.
  • Oleson K.W., Dai Y.J., Bonan G., Bosilovich M., Dickinson R.E., Dirmeyer P., Hoffman F., Houser P., Levis S., Niu G.Y., Thornton P., Vertenstein M., Yang Z.L., Zeng X.B., 2004: Technic al Description of the Community Land Model (CLM). NCAR/TN-461+STR.
2003
  • Dai Y.J., Zeng X.B., Dickinson R.E., Baker I., Bonan G.B., Bosilovich M.G., Denning A.S., Dirmeyer P.A., Houser P.R., Niu G.Y., Oleson K.W., Schlosser C.A., Yang Z.L., 2003: The Common Land Model. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 84 (8): 1013-1023. (Featured on the cover)
  • Luo L.F., Robock A., Vinnikov K.Y., Schlosser C.A., Slater A.G., Boone A., Braden H., Cox P., de Rosnay P., Dickinson R.E., Dai Y.J., Duan Q.Y., Etchevers P., Henderson-Sellers A., Gedney N., Gusev Y.M., Habets F., Kim J.W., Kowalczyk E., Mitchell K., Nasonova O.N., Noilhan J., Pitman A.J., Schaake J., Shmakin A.B., Smirnova T.G., Wetzel P., Xue Y.K., Yang Z.L., Zeng Q.C., 2003: Effects of frozen soil on soil temperature, spring infiltration, and runoff: Results from the PILPS 2(d) experiment at Valdai, Russia. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 4 (2): 334-351.
  • Zhou L.M., Dickinson R.E., Tian Y.H., Zeng X.B., Dai Y.J., Yang Z.L., Schaaf C.B., Gao F., Jin Y., Strahler A., Myneni R.B., Yu H., Wu W., Shaikh M., 2003: Comparison of seasonal and spatial variations of albedos from MODIS and Common Land Model. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 2003, 108, Article Number: D15.
2002
  • Dai Y.J., Zeng X.B., Dickinson R.E., 2002: The Common Land Model: Documentation and Users Guide.
  • Bonan G.B., Oleson K.W., Vertenstein M., Levis S., Zeng X.B., Dai Y.J., Dickinson R.E., Yang Z.L., 2002: The land surface climatology of the community land model coupled to the NCAR community climate model. Journal of Climate, 15: 3123-3149.
  • Zeng X.B., Shaikh M., Dai Y.J., Dickinson R.E., Myneni R., 2002: Coupling of the common land model to the NCAR community climate model. Journal of Climate, 15 (14): 1832-1854.
2001
  • Yang X.S., Lin Z.H., Dai Y.J., Guo Y.F., 2001: Validation of IAP94 land surface model over the Huaihe River basin with HUBEX field experiment data. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 18(1): 139-154.
  • Slater A.G., Schlosser C.A., Desborough C.E., Pitman A.J., Henderson-Sellers A., Robock A., Vinnikov K.Y., Mitchell K., Boone A., Braden H., Chen F., Cox P.M., de Rosnay P., Dickinson R.E., Dai Y.J., Duan Q.Y., Entin J., Etchevers P., Gedney N., Gusev Y.M., Habets F., Kim J., Koren V., Kowalczyk E.A., Nasonova O.N., Noilhan J., Schaake S., Shmakin A.B., Smirnova T.G., Verseghy D., Wetzel P., Yue X., Yang Z.L., Zeng Q., 2001: The representation of snow in land surface schemes: Results from PILPS 2(d), Journal of Hydrometeorology, 2 (1): 7-25.
1999
  • Yang Z.L., Dai Y.J., Dickinson R.E., Shuttleworth W.J., 1999: Sensitivity of ground heat flux to vegetation cover fraction and leaf area index. Journal of Geophysical Research, 104, No. D16, 19505-19514.
  • Xie Z.H., Dai Y.J., Zeng Q.C., 1999: An unsaturated soil water flow problem and its numerical simulation. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 16(2): 183-196.
  • Lohmann D., Lettenmaier D.P., Liang X., Wood E.F., Boone A., Chang S., Chen F., Dai Y.J., Desborough C., Dickinson R.E., Duan Q.Y., Ek M., Gusev Y.M., Habets F., Irannejad P., Koster R., Mitchell K.E., Nasonova O.N., Noilhan J., Schaake J., Schlosser A., Shao Y.P., Shmakin A.B., Verseghy D., Warrach K., Wetzel P., Xue Y.K., Yang Z.L., Zeng Q.C., 1999: The project for intercomparison of land-surface parameterization schemes (PILPS) phase 2(c) Red-arkansas river basin experiment 3. Spatial and temporal analysis of water fluxes (vol 19, pg 161, 1998). Global and Planetary Change, 20(4): 291-295.
1998
  • Dai Y.J., Xue F., Zeng Q.C., 1998: A land surface model (IAP94) for climate studies, Part II: Implementation and preliminary results of coupled model with IAP GCM. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 15 (1): 47-62.
  • Zeng X.B., Dai Y.J., Dickinson R.E., 1998: The role of root distribution for climate simulation over land. Geophysical Research Letter, 25: 4533-4536.
  • Zeng Q.C., Dai Y.J., Xue F., 1998: Simulation of the Asian Monsoon by AGCM coupled model with an Advanced Land Surface Model (IAP94). Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 15: 1-16.
  • Xie Z.H, Zeng Q.C., Dai Y.J., 1998: Numerical simulation of an unsaturated flow equation. SCI CHINA SER D, 41: (4) 429-436.
  • Liang X., Wood E.F., Lettenmaier D.P., Lohmann D., Boone A., Chang S., Chen F., Dai Y.J., Desborough C., Dickinson R.E., Duan Q.Y., Ek M., Gusev Y.M., Habets F., Irannejad P., Koster R., Mitchell K.E., Nasonova O.N., Noilhan J., Schaake J., Schlosser A., Shao Y.P., Shmakin A.B., Verseghy D., Warrach K., Wetzel P., Xue Y.K., Yang Z.L., Zeng Q.C., 1998: The Project for Intercomparison of Land-surface Parameterization Schemes (PILPS) phase 2(c) Red-Arkansas River basin experiment: 2. Spatial and temporal analysis of energy fluxes. Global and Planetary Change, 19 (1-4): 137-159.
  • Lohmann D., Lettenmaier D.P., Liang X., Wood E.F., Boone A., Chang S., Chen F., Dai Y.J., Desborough C., Dickinson R.E., Duan Q.Y., Ek M., Gusev Y.M., Habets F., Irannejad P., Koster R., Mitchell K.E., Nasonova O.N., Noilhan J., Schaake J., Schlosser A., Shao Y.P., Shmakin A.B., Verseghy D., Warrach K., Wetzel P., Xue Y.K., Yang Z.L., Zeng Q.C., 1998: The Project for Intercomparison of Land-surface Parameterization Schemes (PILPS) phase 2(c) Red-Arkansas River basin experiment: 3. Spatial and temporal analysis of water fluxes. Global and Planetary Change, 19 (1-4): 161-179.
  • Wood E.F., Lettenmaier D.P., Liang X., Lohmann D., Boone A., Chang S., Chen F., Dai Y.J., Dickinson R.E., Duan Q.Y., Ek M., Gusev Y.M., Habets F., Irannejad P., Koster R., Mitchel K.E., Nasonova O.N., Noilhan J., Schaake J., Schlosser A., Shao Y.P., Shmakin A.B., Verseghy D., Warrach K., Wetzel P., Xue Y.K., Yang Z.L., Zeng Q.C., 1998: The Project for Intercomparison of Land-surface Parameterization Schemes (PILPS) phase 2(c) Red-Arkansas River basin experiment: 1. Experiment description and summary intercomparisons. Global and Planetary Change, 19 (1-4): 115-135.
  • Qu W., Henderson-Sellers A., Pitman A.J., Chen T.H., Abramopoulos F., Boone A., Chang S., Chen F., Dai Y., Dickinson R.E., Duemenil L., Ek M., Gedney N., Gusev Y.M., Kim J., Koster R., Kowalczyk E.A., Lean J., Lettenmaier D., Liang X., Mahfouf J.F., Mengelkamp H.T., Mitchell K., Nasonova O.N., Noilhan J., Robock A., Rosenzweig C., Schaake J., Schlosser C.A., Schulz J.-P., Shmakin A.B., Verseghy D.L., Wetzel P., Wood E., Yang Z.L., Zeng Q.,1998: Sensitivity of latent heat flux from PILPS land-surface schemes to perturbations of surface air temperature, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 55, 1909-1927.
1997
  • Dai Y.J., Zeng Q.C., 1997: A land surface model (IAP94) for climate studies, Part I: formulation and validation in off-line experiments. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 14 (4): 433-460.
  • Dai Y.J., Zeng Q.C., Wang B., 1997: A simple land surface model for use in AGCM. Scientia Atmospheric Sinica, 21(6): 705-716. (in Chinese)
  • Chen T.H., Henderson-Sellers A., Milly P.C.D., Pitman A.J., Beljaars A.C.M., Abramopoulos F., Boone A., Chang S., Chen F., Dai Y.J., Desborough C.E., Dickinson R.E., Duemenil L., Ek M., Garratt J.R., Gedney N., Gusev Y.M., Kim J., Koster R., Kowalczyk E.A., Laval K., Lean J., Lettenmaier D., Liang X., Mahfouf J.F., Mengelkamp H.T., Mitchell K., Nasonova O.N., Noilhan J., Polcher J., Robock A., Rosenzweig C., Schaake J., Schlosser C.A., Schulz J.P., Shao Y., Shmakin A.B., Verseghy D.L., Wetzel P., Wood E., Xue Y., Yang Z.L., Zeng Q., 1997: Cabauw experimental results from the Project for Intercomparison of Land-surface Parameterization Schemes (PILPS), Journal of Climate, 10: 1194-1215.