Glossary

Glossary of frequently used terms on the LEMONTREE project

 

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Budyko: Refers to Budyko water balance framework

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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.

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E3SM: Energy Exascale Earth system Model

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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 )

 

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GPP: Gross Primary Productivity

 

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Huber Value:  See: The hydraulic architecture of trees and other woody plants – TYREE – 1991 – New Phytologist – Wiley Online Library

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.

What Huber Value can tell us about the traits coordination – LPICEA

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JULES

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LAI: Leaf Area Index

Lemontree: Land Ecosystem Models based On New Theory, obseRvations and ExperimEnts

LSM: Land Surface Model

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NOAHMP

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PAR

P model

 

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RMF: Root Mean Fraction

Rubisco

 

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SIF: Solar Induced Flouresence

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VESRI

VPD: Vapour Pressure Deficit

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WFD5 (dataset)

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Budyko: Refers to Budyko water balance framework