Articles | Volume 22, issue 10
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 5463–5484, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-5463-2018
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 5463–5484, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-5463-2018

Research article 24 Oct 2018

Research article | 24 Oct 2018

Evaluation of ORCHIDEE-MICT-simulated soil moisture over China and impacts of different atmospheric forcing data

Zun Yin et al.

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Simulations in China were performed in ORCHIDEE driven by different forcing datasets: GSWP3, PGF, CRU-NCEP, and WFDEI. Simulated soil moisture was compared to several datasets to evaluate the ability of ORCHIDEE in reproducing soil moisture dynamics. Results showed that ORCHIDEE soil moisture coincided well with other datasets in wet areas and in non-irrigated areas. It suggested that the ORCHIDEE-MICT was suitable for further hydrological studies in China.