Evaluation of Vegetation Biomass in CMIP5 Models over the Northern High-Latitudes

Cheng-En Yang1,2, Jiafu Mao3, Forrest M. Hoffman4, Daniel M Ricciuto3 and Joshua S Fu5, (1)University of Tennessee, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Knoxville, TN, United States, (2)Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Computational Earth Sciences Group and Climate Change Science Institute, Oak Ridge, TN, United States, (3)Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge, TN, United States, (4)University of California Irvine, Department of Earth System Science, Irvine, CA, United States, (5)University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, United States