Climate Scenario Construction for Midwest Analysis
Our modeling efforts used VEMAP data (and NOAA data for calibration), and the HadCM2 General Circulation Model (GCM) data for two scenarios: one for the greenhouse gas only run, and one for a greenhouse gas and sulfate run. The study area for this analysis is shown in Figure 1, with the approximate location of our representative farm sites shown. These farm locations represent the area for which the modeling was done. Following is a detailed discussion of all the climate data used in this study.
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