Glossary of frequently used terms on the LEMONTREE project
Budyko: Refers to Budyko water balance framework
CRU: (dataset) Climatic Research Unit (CRU) data contains two different products, the gridded time-series (TS) data and Year-by-Year Variation of Selected Climate Variables by Country (CY) data.
E3SM: Energy Exascale Earth system Model
fAPAR fractional absorbed photsynthetic active radiation
Farquar Model: A biochemical model of photosynthetic CO2 assimilation in leaves of C3 species Farquhar GD, von Caemmerer S, Berry JA (1980). Planta 149, 78–90.
Fick’s Law: Fick’s Law of diffusion (lots of sources – as an example here’s one: https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/engineering/ficks-law )
GPP: Gross Primary Productivity
The Huber value (HV) is defined as the sapwood cross-section (or the branch cross-section) divided by the leaf area (or sometimes the leaf dry weight) distal to the branch.
JULES: Joint UK Land Environment Simulator
LAI: Leaf Area Index
Lemontree: Land Ecosystem Models based On New Theory, obseRvations and ExperimEnts
LSM: Land Surface Model
NOAHMP: NOAH-Multi Parameterization Land Surface Model
PAR: Photosynthetic Active Radiation
P model: eco-evolutionary optimality theory model.
RMF: Root Mean Fraction
Rubisco: Ribulose Bisphosphate Carboxylase/Oxygenase. This is the enzyme used in fixing atmospheric CO2 in photosynthetic processes.
SIF: Solar Induced Flouresence
VESRI: Virtual Earth Systems Research Institute Virtual Earth System Research Institute (VESRI) – Schmidt Futures
VPD: Vapour Pressure Deficit