Data supplement for: Agreement of analytical and simulation-based estimates of the required land depth in climate models

Norman J. Steinert, J. Fidel González Rouco, Camilo A. Melo Aguilar, Félix García-Pereira, Elena García-Bustamante, Philipp De Vrese, Vladimir Alexeev, Johann H. Jungclaus, Stephan J. Lorenz & Stefan Hagemann
Many current-generation climate models have land components that are too shallow. Under climate change conditions, the long-term warming trend at the surface propagates deeper into the ground than the commonly used 3-10m. Shallow models alter the terrestrial heat storage and distribution of temperatures in the subsurface, influencing the simulated land-atmosphere interactions. Previous studies focusing on annual timescales suggest that deeper models are required to match subsurface-temperature observations and the classic analytical heat conduction solution. However,...

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  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
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  • Complutense University of Madrid
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  • Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Centre for Materials and Coastal Research
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  • Max Planck Institute for Meteorology
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  • Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas
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