Model Documentation

The land surface model has been thoroughly described in an NCAR technical note (150 pages with 31 figures and 17 tables). A hard copy of the LSM technical note can be obtained by sending a request to

Alternatively, you can copy to your system a compressed tar file, "technote.tar.Z", that contains postscripts files for the text and figures. If you are using "Netscape", click on the "copy technical note" keyword: copy technical note to save the file on your system. The file "technote.tar.Z" is a compressed tar file that contains the postscript files for the technical note. It was made by:

To restore the "technote" directory:

/ LSM home page / Bonan home page