Using ARM observations to test soil moisture dynamics in climate models

Shanshan Sun1, David R. Cook2, Beth Drewniak3, Michael Stein4, Scott M Collis3 and Elisabeth J Moyer5, (1)University of Chicago, Department of the Geophysical Sciences, Chicago, IL, United States, (2)Argonne National Laboratory, Environmental Science Division, Argonne, IL, United States, (3)Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, United States, (4)University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States, (5)University of Chicago, Geophysical Sciences, Chicago, IL, United States